Bollywood actress Shilpi Shukla, who came to limelight with her stint in Hindi TV serials, has made her grand debut in Telugu film industry with the movie Andaru Andarena. The actress has played the female lead opposite Posani Krishna Murali in this flick. She has impressed the viewers with her excellent acting skills and hot and glamourous looks in this romance drama that released in September 2013.
Andaru Andarena is a romantic horror movie with a nice blend of entertainment quotient in it. The film has been directed by Kasula Ramakrishna and produced by Sivasai Srikar Gupta K under his production banner - Srikar Movie Makers. Besides direction, Ramakrishna has also written story, screenplay and dialogue for the movie for which Sai Srikanth has composed soundtracks and background score.
Posani Krishna Murali has essayed a crucial role in Andaru
Andarena. Thagubothu Ramesh, Chitram Sreenu, Dhanraj and Venu have filled
comedy slot and their comedy scenes made the audience spill laughs
in theaters. Ayesha, Fathima and FM Babai have appeared in other
important roles in the film. Shilpi Shukla has played central
character in the movie. We bring you pictures of her glamourous
look in the film. Continue to see her hot photos in the
Shilpi Shukla's Education
Shilpi Shukla was born in Mumbai on July 22, 1987 and brought up in Lucknow. She had her primary education there. She was very passionate about modelling and she started attending fashion shows during her college days.
Shilpi's Modelling Career
She started her career through modeling and has done several ad films and catalogue shoots. She has modelled for many print and TV commercials and magazine shoots.
Shilpi Shukla loves acting shopping, listing to music, watching movies and dancing. She has also been trained in playing guitar.
Shilpi's Acting Career
She was interested in theatre activities. She got an opportunity to star in Avadi film and was able to impress the viewers. Her friends told her that she has wonderful acting skills and she should go for it.
Then onwards, she started dreaming of heading to make an acting career for herself in this colourful city. Since she was from a conservative family, it was not an easy to get into the field. She struggled a lot to convince her parents.
Shilpi In Kul Ki Jyoti Kanya
She travelled to Mumbai, where she got her first offer for acting. She got a chance to star in a TV serial Kul Ki Jyoti Kanya aired on Doordarshan. Her family members watched the serial and were very happy with her performance in it.
Shilpi's Other TV Shows
Later, she featured in few other TV serials like Aise Karo Na Vida (Colors), Shapath (Life Ok) and Meera and Swaminarayan (Imagine).
Shilpi In Bhojpuri Films
Her stint on small screen got her several offers to star in Bhojpuri films. But she could not accept many of them due to busy work schedule in TV industry. She started her journey with an item song in a Bhojpuri movie.
Shilpi's Item Numbers
She did another item song in the movie titled Dildar Sawariya. The actress says, "As I went on doing a few other special numbers, I got noticed by several filmmakers across the country and many exciting offers started coming my way."
Shilpi In Marumugam
In 2012, she received her first film acting offer from South. She debuted in Kollywood with director Abhavanan's Tamil film Marumugam starring Daniel Balaji and Runya in leads. She played an important role in the film.
Shilpi's Debut In Telugu
In 2013, she forayed into Tollywood with Andaru Andarena. She become heroine with independent heroine with this movie. With her glam looks, she was successful in winning the heart of the viewers.
She says, "During my childhood days, I wanted to become an advocate. When I entered college, I dreamed of completing graduation in economic and do PhD. But accidentally, I became an actress."
Shilpi Wants To Make It Big With Bhojpuri Films
After Hindi, Bhojpuri is next biggest language to have highest number of speakers. In recent years, Bhojpuri films have got very good demand in the market. They are also being watched in foreign countries too. She would like to make it big in this industry.
Shilpi On Bhojpuri Films
Talking about Bhojpuri Films, she says, "The industry should concentrate on making good movies, which members of a family sit together and watch. When compared to the movies in the past, today Bhojpuri films feature lot of vulgarity and double meaning dialogues and song. It is difficult for family audience to watch together. I feel the industry should stop doing such movies."
Vulgarity Defames Film Industry
She added, "Bhojpuri Film industry has made good name itself and non-Bhojpuri viewers like our films because of our clean entertainer values. Doing films with vulgarity would defame the industry. Many of my friends looked down upon me as well as industry for doing item songs."