|Famous For||Appearing in the Telugu film 'Arjun Reddy' in 2017 as the female lead opposite Vijay Deverakonda.
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in feet inches- 5’ 5”
|Debut||Film, Telugu (Actor): Arjun Reddy (2017)
Film, Tamil (Actor): Nadigayar Thilagam (2018)
Film, Hindi (Actor): Jayeshbhai Jordaar (2020)
|Awards, Honours, Achievements||• Zee Golden Awards
2017: Best Debut Actress for Arjun Reddy (2017)
• Apsara Awards
2018: Best Find of the Year for Arjun Reddy (2017)
|Date of Birth||23 September 1993 (Thursday)|
|Age (as in 2019)||26 Years|
|Birthplace||Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh|
|Hometown||Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh|
|School||Christ Church Girls Higher Secondary School, Jabalpur|
|College/University||Global Engineering College, Jabalpur|
|Educational Qualification||B.Tech. in CSE Facebook|
|Hobbies||Watching Movies, Dancing, and Reading|
|Tattoo||A Tattoo on Her Ankle
|Relationships & More|
|Parents||Father: Name Not Known (a Madhya Pradesh Government Employee)
Mother: Name Not Known (Homemaker)
|Siblings||Sister- Pooja Pandey (Younger)
|Actor(s)||Amitabh Bachchan and Kamal Haasan|
|Actress(es)||Madhuri Dixit, Sridevi, Kajol, Kangana Ranaut, and Waheeda Rehman|
|Film||A Clockwork Orange (1971)|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Shalini Pandey
- Does Shalini Pandey drink alcohol?: Yes
- Shalini Pandey is an Indian film actress. She gained immense popularity with her debut film “Arjun Reddy” in 2017.
- She was born into a middle-class family of Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh.
- Her mother is a trained Carnatic singer.
- While she was pursuing her graduation, she joined a theatre group in her college and performed in many theatre plays.
- Her father was against her acting career and wanted her to work as an engineer in a firm. In an interview, she said,
It was then that I told him to let me go to Mumbai and try my luck for a week. It was a struggle to allow him to let me go. He did so only after he bought my return ticket! However, once I landed there, he kept calling me often, asking me to return. I was already frustrated with the film not having begun, and other things not seeming to work out. I snapped. I knew he was capable of coming to take me back to pursue a career he thought was safer and right for me. He replied to my mail saying he’d go to the police in a bid to find me. I told him that I’d do the same and tell them he’s torturing me! I was a grown-up.”
- She has appeared in Sony TV’s serials like ‘Man Mein Hai Visshwas’ and ‘Crime Patrol.’
- She debuted in the superhit Telugu film ‘Arjun Reddy’ in 2017, opposite Vijay Deverakonda. The film got its remake in Hindi and Tamil languages with the name ‘Kabir Singh’ (2019) and ‘Adithya Varma’ (2019), respectively.
- She did her own dubbing for the film Arjun Reddy, even though she is not well versed in speaking Telugu fluently.
- She has acted in various Telugu films including ‘Mahanati’ (2018), ‘118’ (2019), and ‘Iddari Lokam Okate’ (2020).
- She has appeared in Tamil films like Gorilla (2019) and 100% Kadhal (2019).
- She lent her voice for the song ‘Naa Pranamay’ in 2018.
- In 2019, she was roped in for the 2020 Bollywood film ‘Jayeshbhai Jordaar,’ opposite Ranveer Singh.
- Shalini’s dream is to act with legendary actors Amitabh Bachchan and Kamal Haasan, even for five minutes.
- Actress Ritika Singh is one of her best friends. On Shalini’s birthday, Ritika posted a sweet message on her social media account, she posted,
We plan trips and adventures passionately, and we have still not been on a vacay together! And this video makes me LMAO! The second one especially. Now Idk where to start, but I love you Shalini. you are one of the most honest, transparent, genuine and real people I know! And also a fab actor on top of it all. Knowing you has been amazing, coz Tum Heera ho.”
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