Ananya Panday is the emerging actress who won developed a huge fanbase with her debut movie Student Of The Year 2. The actress developed a girl next door and bubbly image in front of her fans. Because of the similarity in debut movies, she was considered the next Alia Bhatt. In between, she was also trolled when Siddhant Chaturvedi passed a comment during a Rajeev Masand round table conversation of newcomers in Bollywood. After SOTY2, she was seen in Pati Patni Aur Woh and Khaali Peeli too. The latter disappointed fans heavily. The actress is also rumoured to date Ishaan Khatter. The duo was snapped together on Valentine’s Day as well. While the actress is being compared with Alia, she has different plans for her career. Ananya Panday wants to shape her career by following the lines of Deepika Padukone.
Ananya Panday REVEALS she wants to be the Next Deepika Padukone
The source told Bollywood Life, “Ananya doesn’t want to be cast into a particular image. She wants to do roles that help her portray versatility. So be it glam or girl next door roles, she wants to be able to play varied characters, and be able to come across as relatable to the audience. She’s been following and observing Deepika’s body of work and is an admirer of how Deepika can do an XXX: Return of Xander Cage, Padmaavat, Piku and Chhapaak, and be convincing in all the characters that are too far apart.”
The Student of the Year 2 actress seems to be making a smart move by opening ways to varied characters.
Next up, she will be seen opposite Vijay Deverakonda for Puri Jagannadh’s multilingual film Liger.
Talking about her personal life, she was snapped with Ishaan Khatter, her last release’s co-star, on Valentine’s Day. They were said to be out on a lunch date. What added masala to this news was, the couple did not shy away from posing for the paparazzi. This has made fans puzzled whether the actors are trying to make their relationship official? Read about it here.