Shirley Setia stepped into Bollywood after she became famous through social media. She used to sing Bollywood covers on Youtube. She participated in a T-series online singing competition and won through thousands of entries received. Not keeping herself to just singing, Shirley is all set to make her acting debut. She will be seen in ‘Nikamma‘ romancing Abhimanyu Dassani. Yes, you heard that right! Shirley is all set to show her acting skills to her fans now.
Shirley Setia shared a post on her Instagram with the caption,
This is for all my well-wishers and fans out there! Thank you so much for being by my side all these years! Extremely excited to share my Bollywood venture #Nikamma with Abhimanyu Dassani directed by Sabbir Khan sir. Thank you so much #SabbirKhanFilms & sonypicturesin😇 #NikammaFirstLook
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This is for all my well wishers and fans out there! Thank you so much for being by my side all these years! Extremely excited to share my Bollywood venture #Nikamma with @abhimanyud directed by @sabbir24x7 sir. Thank you so much #SabbirKhanFilms & @sonypicturesin 😇 #NikammaFirstLook
On the other hand, Abhimanyu Dassani was last seen in ‘The Man Who Feels No Pain’ and has bagged the lead role in ‘Nikamma’ as well. We hope the duo ace there characters successfully. After Shirley shared the news of her acting debut in Bollywood, Abhimanyu also took to his Instagram account to share another picture from Nikamma’s first look. He captioned his post,
Sabbir Khan sir excited to be part of your Vision.
Congratulations to Shirley Setia I’m telling you she’s gonna light up the screen!
Thank you Sony Pictures India for putting your faith in me.
My effort will be nothing short of 💯
This is a whole new world for me and I’m looking forward to the challenges ahead.
Grateful to the love and blessings that you send across 😇 and thank you to the whole team that works behind the vision they are integral in bringing you what you see!
In the pictures, Shirley looks cute and hot, both at the same time, while Abhimanyu looks fierce. The film will be a typical Bollywood Masala film. It will be a comedy, romance, emotions and action-packed movie.
Before announcing the big news about her debut, Shirley shared a video in which she informed her fans about a very big surprise coming their way. Her fans obviously got really excited to know what it would be, maybe a new song. But, to their surprise, it came out to be her debut in acting that too with such great director and production house.
Check out her video:
Being a Youtube sensation, Shirley Setia has a huge fan following and in result to that, her fans got really excited and reacted this way,
The director of ‘Nikamma’ is Sabbir Khan. The film is jointly produced by Sony Pictures International India and Sabbir Khan Films.
Vivek Krishnani, Managing Director at Sony Pictures Entertainment, India said, “The movie “Nikamma” is part of Sony’s larger plans where the studio is sharply focused on introducing new talent to the industry on the back of strong content and talented filmmakers as it mounts an impressive slate for 2020.”
It is also being proclaimed that the first schedule of the film has been wrapped by the makers. And the duo has shot a song and a few scenes till now. Nevertheless, Nikamma will be releasing in the summers of 2020.