Actress Shazahn Padamsee, who will be seen in a prominent role in 'Solid Patels', says she loves the comedy genre even though it is tough. Off-screen too, she enjoys her share of humour by playing pranks on the film's team.

"An actor's on screen persona has to be an extension of one's real life persona. I like comedy, and I think it's one of the most difficult thing to do on screen... so jokes, laughs keeps you positive and in mode.

"I love playing pranks on the team of 'Solid Patels'. The energy of the team is so positive that it is fun to have fun with them," Shazahn told IANS.

Shazahn Padamsee is the prankster on 'Solid Patels' setShazahn Padamsee

In the film, she portrays the role of a Gujarati girl. She says she has worked hard to perfect her diction, body language, dialect and comic timing.

'Solid Patels' director Saurabh Varma knew Shazahn was the right choice for the film, courtesy her pranks.

Varma said: "When an actress plays a prank on the director during shoot, you know you have made the right choice for a comedy movie. She loves playing pranks! Someday, I am going to have a panic attack because of her.

"Her comic timing is brilliant and so organic. Shazahn is a fun girl to work with, she is always smiling, playing jokes, keeping it light and positive," he added.

'Solid Patels', produced by Krian Media, also features Shiv Pandit and Ali Asgar among others. It will release on April 24.