From making her mark on the big screen, television and even the digital space with her wellness channel, Shilpa Shetty Kundra now makes her big radio debut as she lends her voice to the Mahabharata.
The star who has always been very spiritually inclined and takes great interest in mythology, will now narrate the Mahabharata as Draupadi.
Says Shilpa, ” As kids, BR Chopra’s Mahabharat was the only show we were allowed to watch on TV. I have always been spiritually inclined, Draupadi is a beautifully etched, iconic character and I am happy to lend my voice to her while exploring a new medium.”
Shilpa Shetty Kundra, has always been a torch bearer and was the first to make fitness a trend in a big way, after winning hearts in Big Brother in the UK ,she was also among the first celebrities to judge reality television and later turned author with her bestseller. She is now all set to leave her mark over the radio platform in the company of several stalwarts.
” I listen to the radio a lot when I am on the road and so must many others in the homes. This show will reach out to all of them,” adds Shilpa.
Anchal Singh, a very well known face from the arena of entertainment, says that it was Ranbir Kapoor who made her realise she is meant to be in Bollywood, while they were shooting a commercial for a well known brand.
It so happened that between shots, I approached Ranbir to click selfie, to which he happily agreed inspite of he wasn’t agreeing with anyone else on the set, because of his look. Not only that he appreciated my acting skills which Anchal says, “It was one of a lifetime experience to be appreciated by a star like Ranbir. This experience changed my thoughts and convinced me that I have a long way to go in Bollywood.”
Having being worked with over 350 plus commercials and big name in Bollywood personalities like Priyanka Chopra, Sonakshi Sinha, Hrithik Roshan, Ranbir Kapoor, Shilpa Shetty, Hema Malini to name a few and directors like Anurag Basu and Prabhudeva, she did her first Sri Lankan movie ‘Sri Siddhartha Gautama’ where she played the role of Princess Yashodhara, leading her to be congratulated by His Excellency, Mahindra Rajapaksa, President of Sri Lanka after her ground breaking performance in the movie. Post that she was starred in another Sri Lankan movie ‘Akarsha’.
Post her movie break; she galloped her foot into the south with the movie ‘Dhilluku Dhuddhu’ directed by Rambala. She now is making her Punjabi debut with the film ‘PunjKhaab’ directed by Gurcharan Singh where she will be taking the audiences through the various types of societal stereotypes and stigmas which are still prevalent in Punjab. She also makes her Tollywood debut soon.
She not only is an establishing actress, but also a renowned Clairvoyant and a Tarot card reader. Her interests also lie in interior styling. For the multi-talented and fun loving person that Anchal is, sky is the limit!