Shalini Pandey, who played Preethi in the Telugu box office hit Arjun Reddy, is ready to enter Bollywood. The young actress will make her debut with Ranveer Singh in the next production of Yash Raj Films, Jayeshbhai Jordaar.
The producer turned to social networks to make the announcement. "#ShaliniPandey is the heroine of @ RanveerOfficial in #JayeshbhaiJordaar of YRF! #ManeeshSharma | #DivyangThakkar | @JJ_TheFilm," reads the tweet in the official YRF Twitter ID.
Written and directed by the debutante writer and director Divyang Thakkar, Jayeshbhai Jordaar is a story of the Empowerment of women. The first poster of the film presented Ranveer as a Jayjahbhai Gujarati man who seeks to protect women and work towards their best position in society.
Excited to be part of the YRF project and to share screen space with Ranveer, Shalini Pandey said: “I have been blessed with this great opportunity to show my worth in the Hindi film industry and I am incredibly grateful for that. I am also very fortunate to share screen space with Ranveer Singh, who is one of the greatest superstars of our generation and also one of the most versatile actors. I am delighted to be paired in front of him and this inspires me to prepare thoroughly to offer the best. "
Jayeshbhai Jordaar producer Maneesh Sharma, who played Shalini in the film, said: "Our script and the vision of the film demanded a new face for the protagonist's part." Shalini's hearing was so spontaneous and nuanced that we knew immediately that she was the right person for the role. She is a guaranteed actress with a refreshing presence, and we have real confidence in supporting her talent. It's really going to get your attention in Jayeshbhai Jordaar. "
The release date of Jayeshbhai Jordaar has not yet been announced.