India, Feb. 5 -- A live stage act can be nerve-wracking even for accomplished actors. So, it can be understood when Guddi Maruti says she's had a mental block about theatre. Popular for her comedy roles in films such as Khiladi (1992), Shola Aur Shabnam (1992), Aashik Aawara (1993), and Dulhe Raja (1998), Guddi says,"I've been getting opportunities in theatre for the last 15 years."

"People were like ki aa jao, aa jao, aa jao, but at that point I was really busy with my films and other projects. Basically, there was a mental block. I felt that I can't do theatre. I used to think, what if I forget on stage, what will happen? So I used to avoid, saying I'm busy," the actor says.

The 60-year-old, who recently made her stage debut in Delhi wi...