Several Tollywood filmmakers have tried their hands to import Bollywood actresses like Deepika Padukone, Katrina Kaif, Sonam Kapoor and few others to Telugu films in the past, but these hot babes have turned down their offers over salary or dates issues. The latest B-Town girl to join this league is none other than Anushka Sharma, who has reportedly rejected three big ticket Telugu movies starring Superstars Mahesh Babu, Junior NTR and Allu Arjun.
Anushka Sharma is one of the busiest actresses in Bollywood. Besides films, she has also got great demand in fashion and ad industry. It is reported that a few Telugu filmmakers have approached Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma for their upcoming movies, but could not rope in this leggy lass due to her high price tag.
The makers of Stylish Star Allu Arjun's forthcoming movie, which is to be directed by Harish Shankar, wanted to cast Anushka Sharma for the film. "The filmmakers approached the actress, but things did not work out as there was an issue with the price and dates," the TOI quotes a member of the film's casting crew as saying.
This is not all! The producers of Mahesh Babu's next film Aagadu reportedly wanted to rope in Anushka Sharma. It is also said that this Bollywood actress was the first choice for one of Junior NTR's upcoming movies. But things did not fall in place due to exorbitant price tag. Continue to See Anushka's pictures in the slideshow.
Anushka Sharma's Education
Born to Col. Ajay Kumar Sharma on May 1 in 1988, Anushka Sharma studied in Army School and graduated with specialization in arts from Mount Carmel College, Bangalore. Later, she later moved to Mumbai to further pursue her modelling career.
Anushka Sharma's Modelling Career
Basically, she wanted to make it big in the modeling world and she do not any plans to enter films. She began her modeling career at the Lakme Fashion Week. Later, she has done campaigns for Silk & Shine, Whisper, Nathella Jewelry and Fiat Palio.
Anushka's Debut In Films
She made her acting debut in Aditya Chopra's Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi (2008) opposite Shahrukh Khan. This movie brought her to limelight and gave her much needed break in the industry. She was also nominated for Filmfare Award for Best Actress for her performance in the film.
Ups And Downs In Anushka's Career
Later, she worked with Shahid Kapoor in Badmaash Company and Akshay Kumar in Patiala House, but both the films failed to make it big at the Box Office. Her third film Band Baaja Baaraat is another big hit in her career. In recent years, she has scored to back-to-back hits with Ladies vs Ricky Bahl, Jab Tak Hai Jaan and Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola.
Anushka's Upcoming movies
Currently, she has two big ticket movies in her kitty. She is working with Superstar Aamir Khan in PK and Ranbir Kapoor in Bombay Velvet. Both are most-hyped and highly-anticipated movies of the year.
Anushka's Demand In Ad World
She apparently is much in demand in the ad-world. Considering her present endorsement deals, the actress is fast heading to join the league of A-listers like actors Kareena Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra.
Anushka's Debut In Telugu
Ever since Band Baaja Baaraat changed her fortunes in Bollywood, Anushka Sharma has been on the radar of Tollywood filmmakers, who have been trying very hard to rope in her for a slew of upcoming films. She is yet to make her debut in Telugu movies.
Anushka's Pay Cheques
A casting manager says, "It seems like every big filmmaker wants Anushka Sharma in his project, but like with other Bollywood actresses, including Sonam Kapoor and Deepika Padukone, the negotiations fail at the mention of the pay cheques.
Anushka Is Too Pricey For Tollywood
The casting manager adds that she is said to quote three times more than what a top Tollywood actress like Samantha, Kajal or Tamanna would charge. When will foray into Tollywood? Only time will tell.