Anushka Shetty, the gorgeous lady is turning 37 today (November 7). The actress who rose to national wide fame with SS Rajamouli’s magnum opus Baahubali has entered the TFI in 2005 with Puri Jagannadh’s Super.
In her more than a decade-long career, Sweety has earned a huge fan base in South India with her scintillating performances and with the role Devasena, she has won the hearts of North Indians as well.
Right from donning a strong woman role in Arundhati to her glamour show in Billa, playing a prostitute in Vedam to putting up 20kgs for her role in Size Zero and gracefully carrying off a princes' role and imprisoned mother Devasena in Baahubali, Anushka has nailed each and every role with her brilliant performance.
Here is a list of Anushka’s best of the best characters she played on-screen. Go through them and let us know which role of hers is your favourite.
Sasha - Super
Anushka stole the hearts of many with her very first role Sasha. She delivered a decent performance in her debut film alongside Nagarjuna and Sonu Sood. Though the film bombed at BO, the actress got good roles to play.
Jejamma - Arundhati
With this movie, Sweety has proved that women-oriented films also can do good at the ticket counters. If we are not wrong, after Vijayashanti, it is Anushka who can carry off such lady-centric movies with ease.
Anushka as the fearless Jejamma impressed many and the movie stood as the turning point in her career. She won a Filmfare, CineMaa, Nandi, Gemini Ugadi and Santosham Film awards for her role.
Maya - Billa
Anushka Shetty upped her glamour quotient in this Prabhas starrer. The actress has till date paired up with the actor for three times.
Saroja - Vedam
Saroja, the role where she played a prostitute has earned her CineMaa, Santosham and Filmfare awards in the Best Actress category. Anushka in the role of Saroja has not only impressed general audience but also grabbed critics attention.
Su - Khaleja
Sweety in the role of Su aka Subashini fits the bill. Her innocent expressions and cute antics made everyone fall for her time and again. Though the film did not run well, the movie garners good TRP’s whenever it airs on TV.
Vennela - Mirchi
Easy going village girl Vennela who tries to stop her matchmaking happen with her cousin evokes pretty good laughs. The actress gained brownie points for her role. The movie has done extremely well and her pairing with Prabhas is critically acclaimed.
Rudramadevi - Rudramadevi
Anushka as Rudradeva, a princess in the disguise of a prince has done her role to the perfection. The movie has the best ever introduction scene for the female lead in the Indian cinema. Though the movie was a fiasco at the BO for the poor execution, her role earner her CineMaa, SIIMA Filmfare, Apsara and Santosham Film awards.
Sweety - Size Zero
Sweety has put on at least 20 kgs to portray her character who stole the show with her stunning performance. Anushka was applauded for doing the film as it has a social message regarding weight loss.
Devasena - Baahubali
Finally here comes Devasena. Anushka as the princess Devasena and an imprisoned mother has made us believe that she can pull off any character with ease. Sweety in the role of Devasena collecting twigs for Bhalla’s pyre or a warrior princess who never minces her words is equally endearing.
Chanchala IAS - Bhaagamathie
The film starring Anushka in the titular role was so terrific where the actress steals the show by portraying the two shades of the same character as Chanchala and Bhaagamathie.
So, what is that one role which made you fall in love with Sweety? Comment below.
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