Anushka Shetty Opens Up About Her Post-Baahubali Career Choices

Anushka Shetty, renowned for her portrayal of Devasena in the epic saga Baahubali, recently shared her insights in an interview with The Indian Express, shedding light on her decision to abstain from pan-Indian cinema projects following the monumental success of Baahubali. During the conversation, she elaborated on why she deliberately gravitated towards Tamil and Telugu cinema.

Key Highlights:

  • Anushka Shetty consciously chose to focus on Tamil and Telugu films post-Baahubali.
  • She took a hiatus from acting to better prepare for future projects.
  • Anushka is now open to exciting opportunities in languages across India.
  • “Miss Shetty Mr Polishetty” received positive reviews, with Chiranjeevi praising the film’s entertainment value and performances.

A Pause for Reflection

After wrapping up her role in Baahubali, Anushka had committed herself to the Telugu film “Bhaagamathie.” Following its completion, she took a deliberate hiatus from acting. Her decision was guided by a desire to be more present for her upcoming projects. Although unconventional, Anushka believed this break was necessary. She shared that during this respite, she refrained from entertaining scripts but is now actively exploring exciting opportunities in diverse languages across the nation.

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Miss Shetty Takes the Stage Again

Anushka Shetty marked her return with the Telugu release “Miss Shetty Mr Polishetty.” Directed by Mahesh Babu, this film also stars Naveen Polishetty. Anushka portrays the role of a chef in this romantic drama, which has garnered favorable reviews.

Renowned actor Chiranjeevi lauded the film as a hilarious entertainer. Sharing his thoughts on social media (formerly known as Twitter), he praised Naveen Polishetty for infusing double energy and entertainment into the movie, while Anushka Shetty breathed life into her character. Chiranjeevi also commended director Mahesh Babu for expertly blending emotions in the storyline. He expressed his eagerness to experience the film’s magic with a live audience and extended his congratulations to the entire cast and crew.