An actress with simply three movies and one hit below her belt has simply been topped India’s hottest actor forward of superstars like Shah Rukh, Salman, Prabhas, and Deepika
The Web Film Database (IMDb) comes out with its periodic lists of hottest celebs within the subject of leisure. Each week, IMDb India, like its international counterpart, shares the listing of the highest movers in that rating, on social media. This week sprang a shock because the listing was headed by an actress who has simply achieved three movies, solely one in every of which is a success.
How a brand new actress beat Shah Rukh, Prabhas, Deepika
In response to IMDb India’s listing of hottest Indian celebs for the week ending January 16, Medha Shankr is at nuber one, courtesy the newfound following and craze round her movie 12th Fail, which is operating efficiently in cinemas and in addition garnering reward since its digital launch on Disney+ Hotstar. By the way, the movie’s lead and Medha’s co-star Vikrant Massey is on the quantity 2 spot. Superstars like Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Prabhas, Hrithik Roshan, and Deepika Padukone are lagging behind.
The foremost motive for that is that the listing is decided by the visits and pursuits on an actor’s profile on IMDb. As a comparatively unknown actress, Medha’s profile is more likely to get extra searches than already established actors, significantly when her movie is a rage throughout India. The timing can also be such the place the movie is each in theatres and on OTT and is being mentioned as a contender for the awards season. One other new Bollywod sensation from late final 12 months – Triptii Dimri of Qala and Animal fame – can also be not within the high 10.
Who’s Medha Shankr?
Born and introduced up in Noida, Medha is an actress and a educated classical singer as effectively. She is a publish graduate in style administration from the distinguished Nationwide Institute of Style Expertise, Delhi, however ultimately selected appearing as her calling. She made her appearing debut with the British TV sequence Beecham Home in 2019 earlier than making her option to Bollywood with the 2021 launch Shaadisthan. The next 12 months, she appeared in one other indie movie Max, Min and Meowzaki. Together with this, Megha additionally performed a supporting function in Disney+ Hotstar movie Dil Bekaraar. However her brealthrough got here with 12th Fail, a Vidhu Vinod Chopra movie primarily based on the actual success story of IPS Manoj Kumar Sharma. Medha performed Shraddha Joshi, Manoj’s fellow IAS aspirant, eventual life accomplice, and an IAS officer herself.