Jayeshbhai Jordaar: Arjun Reddy actor Shalini Pandey to make Bollywood debut opposite Ranveer Singh
Shalini Pandey says she is ‘very fortunate to be sharing screen space with Ranveer Singh who is one of the biggest superstars of our generation’.Updated: Dec 11, 2019 12:28 IST
Speaking with Hindustan Times, Shalini said about her debut, “I’ve been blessed with this huge chance to show my mettle in the Hindi film industry and I’m incredibly thankful for it. I’m also very fortunate to be sharing screen space with Ranveer Singh who is one of the biggest superstars of our generation and also one of the most versatile actors. I’m thrilled about being paired opposite him and this inspires me to prepare myself thoroughly to deliver the best.”
Producer of Jayeshbhai Jordaar, filmmaker Maneesh Sharma, said the script and vision of the film demanded a fresh face for the role. “Shalini’s audition was so spontaneous and nuanced that we knew immediately that she was the right person for the part. She is an assured actor with a refreshing presence, and we have real confidence in backing her talent. She’s really going to catch your attention in Jayeshbhai Jordaar,” Maneesh said in a statement.
The 25-year-old actor started her career as a theatre actor in Jabalpur before heading to the Telugu film industry. Billed as a humorous entertainer set in Gujarat, Jayeshbhai Jordaar is directed by debutant Divyaang Thakkar and stars Ranveer in the title role.
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