Happy Birthday, Anushka Shetty. Charming @ 36

November 07, 2018 00:02
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    Anushka Shetty, one of the most sought after actresses in the Telugu and Tamil industry celebrates her 36th birthday today. She has played some of the most iconic characters on screen including the role that is going to live on forever, including Devasena from s Rajamouli's Baahubali. On her 36th birthday, here's alook at her journey so far:

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    Anushka Shetty was born in Mangalaore, Karnataka to Prafulla and A N Vittal Shetty. Anushka did her schooling in Bangalore and her Bachelor of Computer Applications at the Mount Carmel College, Bangalore. Anushka made her Telugu debut with Puri Jagannadh's 2005 film Super, which also featured Akkineni Nagarjuna and Ayesha Takia. She was nominated for the Filmfare Best Supporting Actress for her role in the film.

    The photo was shared on Instagram by anushkashettyofficial

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    The following year she also featured in S Rajamouli's film Vikramarkudu, which was a major box office success. She later featured in films like Lakshyam (2007) and Souryam (2008), and Chintakayala Ravi (2008), which were also successful at the box office.

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    In 2009, Anushka Shetty featured in Arundhati in which she played dual roles of Jejamma and Arundhati. The film opened to positive reviews from the critics and did remarkably well at the box office. Anushka Shetty's role in Arundhati garnered several awards including Filmfare Award for Best Actress - Telugu, Nandi Award, Cinemaa Award for Best Actress.

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    The following year, Anushka Shetty appeared in Vedam, where she portrayed the role of a sex worker. Anushka won her second consecutive Best Actress Award from Filmfare and CineMaa Award for her role in Vedam.

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    S Rajamouli's two-part magnum opus Baahubali hit the screens in 2015 and 2017 respectively. In Baahubali: The Beginning, Anushka portrayed the role of Mahendra Baahubali mother Devasena. Her role in the first part of the film was non-glam and she also had to put on weight for her character.

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    In the second part, Baahubali: the Conclusion, Anushka featured as the younger version of Devasena. Her role in the second part won critical acclaim from all corners.

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    It's been a while that the gossip mills have been churning out dating rumours about Prabhas and Anushka Shetty on and off. Prabhas and Anushka first co-starred in 2009's Telugu movie Billa and have also shared screen space in 2013's Telugu action drama Mirchi.

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    Anushka Shetty was last seen in 2018's horror-thriller Bhaagamathie. She played the role of IAS Chenchala, who is jailed for killing her fiance.

    Happy birthday, Anushka Shetty!

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