India, Aug. 1 -- In 17 years of their friendship, which began on the sets of the TV show Jassi Jaisi Koi Nahin, actors Mona Singh and Gaurav Gera have only gone from strength to strength. Our conversation with them starts right off the bat as we ask how was their first meeting like.

Gera, 46, reveals, "We were shooting for Jassi. look test, and had to do one scene to get the feel, and it had a lot of retakes. The makers wanted perfect chemistry. I had not seen Mona before that, and I was already three years old in the industry. Voh mujhe bhaav hi nahi de rahi thi! I thought 'this is the first time I am seeing a newcomer who is behaving like this' I also thought that the show is called Nandu and Jassi, I had no iaea it's Jassi Jaisi Koi N...