Anushka has been one of the top choices of filmmakers down south and she is one of the few female actors that has managed to gain a fan following at par with her male counterparts.
South Indian actress Anushka Shetty is only getting better with age. The Baahubali star who turned 36 on Tuesday continues to dominate the big screen and the hearts of millions of fans
Anushka scaled new heights following the epic success of Baahubali: The Beginning and she topped it with her performance in Baahubali: The Conclusion. Her Devasena act and the chemistry with her co-star Prabhas aka Baahubali swept fans off their feet worldwide. She has a slew of other blockbusters to her credit, including a few solo movies that became big hits at the box office. So, if you have been thinking of following the previous works of Anushka, here is the list of five films that you should start with.
Not many female actors of her league would have agreed to play a role of prostitute in this 2010 Telugu drama, which received critical acclaim. She delivered an impressive performance in the film even reprised her role when it was remade in Tamil as Vaanam in 2011.
The sleek gangster drama was a remake of the 2007 Tamil film of the same name, which had Thala Ajith in the lead role. Before Baahubali film series, Anushka and Prabhas had set the big screen on fire with their sparkling chemistry in the film. She had played an ultra-glamour role of a tough girl who seeks to avenge her brother’s death.
3. Inji Iduppazhagi
Not just all style, but Anushka is also an actor full of substance. Female actors are expected to have a certain body type to ensure their job offers don’t dry up.
4. Deiva Thirumagal
The directorial outing of AL Vijay, which was loosely based on I Am Sam, had her playing an interesting character of a lawyer, who takes on a big fish to reunite a father with a developmental disability (Vikram) with his daughter
Arundhati is a 2009 Telugu, fantasy film written and directed by Kodi Ramakrishna, starring Anushka and Sonu Sood in the lead. The film was released on 16 January 2009 to positive
Singam is a 2010 Indian Tamil action-masala film directed by Hari, starring Suriya and Anushka Shetty in the lead. The film, produced by K. E. Gnanavel Raja.
Rudhramadevi is an upcoming Indian 3D historic film, simultaneously being made in Telugu and Tamil. The film is directed by Gunasekhar, and has an ensemble cast including Anushka Shetty.
Thaandavam is a 2012 Indian Tamil action thriller film written and directed by A. L. Vijay, starring Vikram, Jagapati Babu, Anushka Shetty, Amy Jackson and Lakshmi Rai.
Vikramarkudu is a 2006 Telugu action thriller film co-written and directed by S.S. Rajamouli. Ravi Teja and Anushka Shetty play the lead roles. Ravi Teja played a double role.
Panchakshari is a 2010 Telugu film that stars Anushka Shetty. It was directed by V. Samudra and released on June 11, 2010. It is dubbed in Tamil as Panchamukhi.