If you aren’t unfamiliar with Tamil and Telugu films. Then, most likely Shalini Pandey isn’t a new name to you. Even if she is, but her famous role as “Preethy Shetty in the famous movie “Arjun Reddy” should remind you of this actress. So, without further ado let’s jump into Shalini Pandey Biography.
Shalini Pandey biography
Arjun Reddy starred Shalini is a 28-year-old Indian film actress born on 23rd September 1993.
Her hometown is in Jabalpur, Madhyapradesh.
Current residence – Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh.
Educational Qualification Of Shalini Pandey:-
She finished her 12th grade at Christ Church Girls Higher Secondary School, Jabalpur.
And did her B.Tech in Computer Science Engineering from Global Engineering College, Jabalpur.
Shalini Pandey Family
Shalini’s Father’s name is Bhajan Singh Pandey and he is a Madhya Pradesh government employee.
Her Mother’s name is Neelam Pandey and she is a trained Carnatic singer.
She is one sister Pooja Pandey.
Shalini Pandey movies
Active – 2017 to Present
Shalini Pandey is a talented actress who has worked in Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu films. She officially made her Telugu debut in 2017 with the hit romantic movie “Arjun Reddy”. Later, the director of this movie decided to remake it as “Kabir Singh” in Bollywood.
Her other Telugu films include “Meri Nimmo”, “Mahanati” – a classic drama movie, “N.T.R. Kathanayakudu”, “118” and “Iddari Lokam Okate”.
Her career as an actress started a year before that in 2016. Because she appeared in a Hindi show “Man Mein Hai Vishwas” on Sony Television in 2016.
In October 2019, she made her Tamil Debut with “100 Percent Kadhal”, a romantic comedy film. And then later as Jhansi in movie “Gorilla”.
She also lent her voice for the song “Naa Pranamay” in 2018.
Pandey will be debuting in Bollywood opposite Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh in the movie “Jayeshbhai Jordaar”. She will play the role of “Kinjal Ajmera”.
Currently, Shalini is filming for the Bollywood film “Maharaja”. In which she is sharing the screen with Junaid Khan, who is the son of Actor Aamir Khan.
She also did two bilingual films, “Nishabdham” and “Silence”.
Her appearance is not only limited to the silver screen of cinemas. But also she did several television shows, web series, and even short films.
In 2020, she was the lead actress for the short film, “Dwand”.
Apart from all this, she also played a role in “Crime Patrol” in 2017 and one in a ZEE5 Original web series “Gandii Baat”.
Lesser-known facts about Shalini Pandey
Food – Pizza
Actors – Amitabh Bacchan and Kamal Hashan.
In an interview, she has also mentioned that it’s her dream to act alongside these legendary actors even if it’s just for five minutes.
Actresses – Madhuri Dixit, Sridevi, Kajol, Kangana Ranaut, and Waheeda Rehman
Film – “A Clockwise Range” (1971)
- Although she is not absolutely fluent in Telugu, she did her own dubbing for her Telugu debut film “Arjun Reddy”.
- Did you know her nickname is Shalzp which is also her Instagram username.
- In the meantime of pursuing her graduation she was intrigued by her college theatre group and participated in many plays.
- Some of her hobbies are watching movies, dancing and reading.
- Her father was against her career in the entertainment industry and wanted her to be an engineer.
In an interview, she shared her experience of rebellion against her father for coming to Mumbai to try out her luck in the industry.
It was a struggle for her to convince him to let her be on her own and manage her frustration of things not working out alone.
- Actress Ritika Singh is one of her best friends and from one of her tweets it’s evident that she admires the honest, transparent and genuine Shalini.
She has come a long way since then and hopefully soon with her Bollywood film releases her face won’t just stay limited inside the south Indian cinemas.
I hope I cover the whole Shalini Pandey Biography. Do you know anything more about her? Don’t hesitate to share with me in the comment section below.