Priyanka Jawalkar Latest New Photoshoot – Priyanka Jawalkar, a Marathi girl born and brought up in Anantapur, is making her big screen debut with Taxiwaala, which is due in cinemas on November 17. Interacting with the media on Wednesday, Priyanka said that she felt very good when social media was flooded with wishes for her debut under the hashtag #Anantapurpilla, which in Telugu means ‘the girl from Anantapur’. “I was happy. I think I’m the only heroine in the industry from Anantapur. I think that’s why people back there are so happy for me.”
Along with her computer science degree, Priyanka Jawalkar also holds a diploma in Fashion Clothing Technology from NIFT, Hyderabad. “I wanted to be an actor since I was a child. But you know how parents are? They pushed me towards academics. When I was in my engineering final year, I was offered a short film. I was impressed with the previous work of that filmmaker. So I agreed to do that.
Her tryst with show business began with the short film titled Possessiveness about five years ago. “It went viral,” Priyanka recalled. She continued pursuing her academic interests. After she completed her eight-month statistics course at Harvard in the US, she decided to pursue an acting career. “In 2016, I joined the acting classes conducted by Bhikshu and Aruna Bhikshu. After four months of training, my photos were sent to Geetha Arts.