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Kalki Koechlin not upset about criticism or trolls anymore


The actress says she has now become a 'veteran' when it comes to handling comments and compliments.

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During her initial days in showbiz, she used to get upset over negative reviews, criticism and social media trolls. However, actress Kalki Koechlin says while surviving in the industry for over a decade, she has now become a "veteran" when it comes to handling comments and compliments.

"I used to get affected by it (being in limelight) when I started my career. I used to get upset about criticism or a troll. Even if I used to get a thousand compliments, I only used to remember that one comment that criticised me. Somewhere it's human nature... We tend to do that," Koechlin said.

"But with experience, now I let it go. I have been here for a decade now so, now I am like a veteran. Now I take criticism and praise in the same way... I look at them in a constructive way, something that can help me learn and evolve.

"Sometimes there are also moments when I say 'No, I don't want to hear all this, I am going to switch off from social media and focus on whatever I am doing at that time'. Ultimately, your work speaks for yourself," she added.

The 33-year-old is best known for portraying unconventional characters onscreen. She ventured into filmdom with Dev D and went on to play critically acclaimed roles in films like Shaitan, That Girl in Yellow Boots, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, My Friend Pinto, Margarita with a Straw, Waiting and more.

After Konkana Sen Sharma's A Death in the Gunj, Koechlin is now looking