India, Sept. 24 -- Many actors, who started their careers with TV and later forayed into films, have spoken about how difficult the transition has been. Mona Singh of Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin (JJKN) fame, who made her film debut with 3 Idiots (2009), says that at a time when so many TV actors are doing films, she fails to understand why TV actors are still looked down upon.

"I've always been so busy doing TV that I didn't even hire a manager to get me into films. It just happened organically. While working for 3 Idiots, I remember Aamir (Khan) sir coming up to me and saying, 'Oh, JJKN was such a big show, we all know about it'. That was such a big thing," says Singh.

The actor further adds, "I don't know why people still look down upon TV a...