Anushka Shetty made her performing debut in Puri Jagannath’s 2005 Telugu film Tremendous alongside Akkineni Nagarjuna. The same year, Anushka acted in one other film Mahanandi, which was an unsuccessful venture. In 2006, she had 4 releases, the first being S. S. Rajamouli’s Vikramarkudu reverse Raviteja, during which she portrayed the character Neeraja Goswami. The film went on to turn out to be very successful and obtained her a lot recognition, that ultimately made her very talked-about in Andhra Pradesh. Anushka subsequent had starred in the film Astram, a remake of the 1999 Hindi movie Sarfarosh, following which she debuted in the Tamil film industry, performing within the Sundar C.-directed motion flick Rendu, sharing display screen house with R. Madhavan. Later that 12 months, she made a special look in A. R. Murugadoss’ directorial debut in Telugu, Stalin.
Her first launch in 2007 was Lakshyam, after which Anushka starred in Raghava Lawrence’s Don reverse Nagarjuna once more, of which particularly the previous did very nicely at the field office. 2008 she had appeared in six films total; Okka Magaadu was the primary release, wherein she performed certainly one of three feminine leads. Her subsequent releases Swagatam alongside Jagapati Babu and Bhumika Chawla and Baladur reverse Ravi Teja once more, garnered poor opinions and box office returns. She next appeared within the movie Souryam pairing with Gopichand once more, which became a box workplace hit.
In 2009, Anushka Shetty first starred within the block-buster hit Arundati. The movie, a heroine-centric film, wherein she essayed two roles for the primary time, was a crucial as well as commercial success. Her performance, as Jejamma in particular, was highly critically acclaimed and fetched her her first Nandi Award and the Filmfare Greatest Actress Award. Her subsequent film, the action flick Billa, a remake of the 2007 Tamil namesake, itself a remake of the 1978 Hindi movie Don, featured Shetty in a wholly contrary function to her position in Arundati. Her closing release in 2009 was her second Tamil characteristic movie, Vettaikkaran, in which she was paired with lead actor Vijay and which she was also successful.