India, Jan. 20 -- A known and established name in the fashion world, Masaba Gupta tried her hands at acting last year with great results. Her debut, a semi autobiographical web series, Masaba Masaba, was received well and though there are upcoming seasons planned for it, the designer-turned-actor wants to branch out now.

"I don't want to play myself on screen anymore except for Masaba Masaba. I want to make sure that whatever role I choose, I can show the many layers and dimensions that I have. What I really want to do next is an out-and-out intense drama. I am going to pick stuff that will make me uncomfortable. I want to do something that shakes me up," shares Gupta.

The 32-year-old, who is the daughter of actor Neena Gupta, says she is...