Shalini Pandey has mesmerised everyone with her infectious charm and acting prowess in the Telugu blockbuster Arjun Reddy and she made her big Bollywood launch as the leading lady opposite Ranveer Singh in the Yash Raj Film's 2022 release Jayeshbhai Jordaar. The storyline of the film celebrated women empowerment and Shalini received critical acclaim for her performance.
Shalini started her career as a theatre actor in Jabalpur (Madhya Pradesh) before working in the Telugu industry. Despite not knowing Telugu fluently, Shalini prepared herself thoroughly to do her own dubbing in Arjun Reddy and was widely appreciated for her performance. She has also worked in the cult classic Mahanati.
About her big ticket Bollywood debut Shalini says, “Being given the opportunity to be signed on as a talent and also being cast under the Yash Raj Films banner is truly any artist’s dream. 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 too. I’m thrilled about being paired opposite to him and this inspires me to prepare myself thoroughly to deliver the best”.