When Sneha Ullal made her Bollywood debut in 2005 with "Lucky: No Time For Love", she made instant headlines. Not just because she was cast opposite superstar Salman Khan in her first film, but because of the uncanny resemblance she bore with Aishwarya Rai Bachchan.
Over the last couple of days, Sneha shared a series of pictures in bridal avatar, which reminded netizens of Aishwarya’s look in “Jodhaa Akbar.”
Check out the pictures below.
Since her Bollywood debut, Sneha has not shared much in common with Aishwarya. The film tanked despite Salman, and many feel the constant comparisons with Bollywood star and former Miss World Aishwarya were perhaps the reason that fans failed to fully see her potential as an individual artiste.
"I am so comfortable in my own skin and all those comparisons didn't bother me. Also, that was also their PR strategy on how to describe me. That thing actually emphasised the entire comparison. Otherwise, it may not have been such big deal," she claimed.
She does wish she had trained herself better when she was younger.
"I don't have regrets in my life, but I feel I started my acting career too early. If I waited, maybe I could have trained myself better or understood the importance of things better," she added.
Fifteen years later, Sneha made her digital debut in the Zee5 thriller show "Expiry Date", which revolves around two couples and the extra-marital affairs that they are involved in.
"I was a little bit nervous before starting the shoot, as I was acting after a while and this is a new medium for me. But when I reached the set, all those thoughts disappeared. I tried to give my best," Sneha recalled.
Sneha has delivered commercially successful films in Tollywood naming "Ullasamga Utsahamga", "Simha", "Ala Modalaindi" among others.
"While films still tend to focus on the glamour factor, shows and films on the digital platforms like Netflix and Amazon emphasise on storytelling, talents. So, I am working towards projects of such quality," Sneha said.
With inputs from IANSCinema Journal Exclusive: Sneha Ullal, Suhasini Mulay join Isha Koppikar’s comeback film
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