Anushka, who was so far known for her glam-doll roles, proved she
could act with her double role in Arundhati. Portraying a
sedate princess from the Nawabi era on one hand and a modern girl
on the other, Anushka had ample scope to prove her acting skills.
She had to learn how to walk and behave like a young princess from
the famed Nawabi period in Hyderabad's history. She has an entirely
different look – demure, sari-clad with a big bindi – compared to
her earlier look.
Not only were ordinary audiences awed by the transformation in
her image, Anushka also got an unexpected admirer named Puri
Jagannath. The ace director, who has started pre-production work on
his next project with Prabhas, was so impressed with her acting
skills that he decided to approach Anushka with a very tempting
offer. Puri is working on a woman-centric script and who better
than Anushka to essay this role?
begun her career with Rendu in Kollywood, Anushka then concentrated
all her efforts on reaching the top slot in Tollywood. But now, she
is making a comeback to Tamil films, starring opposite Vijay in his