India, Sept. 20 -- H

ow many of us know that actor Neha Dhupia started her career with a Japanese film? So technically, it has been 20 years for her as an actor! "Interesting" is how she describes the experience so far.

"The fact that I've lasted this long! I've worked every day of my life. Did I think I was going to survive and last this long? Not at all. I was in the midst of a decision, whether I should write my IAS papers or not 20 years ago, or go for Miss India. I went in for the latter, thinking it will be a short stint and I'll come back in three months. I packed my suitcase for two months, and stayed on for 20 years," the 40-year-old tells us.

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