Srinidhi Shetty seems to be the next female superstar in the South film industry. She made her debut in 2018 with the Kannada film KGF and, in 2022, she was again featured in KGF’s sequel. Two films old Srinidhi is now very much in demand, owing to the success of KGF franchise. Being a debut actress, Srinidhi was paid a hefty amount for her role in KGF 2.
It is reported that Srinidhi Shetty charged Rs 3 crore for her role in KGF 2. She essayed the leading lady Reena Desai and received worldwide attention for the same. KGF 2 was made on a budget of Rs 100 crore and is considered the most expensive Kannada film ever made. It is a period action film written and directed by Prashanth Neel and features superstar Yash as Rocky Bhai. Bollywood actors Sanjay Dutt and Raveena Tandon also have pivotal roles in the film. KGF: Chapter 2 is the second highest-grossing film in India as it recorded earnings of over Rs 1200 crore globally.
After the record-breaking success of the KGF franchise, Srinidhi Shetty is getting several movie offers. She has recently finished the shooting of the Tamil film ‘Cobra’.
‘Cobra’ is an action thriller film starring Tamil superstar Vikram in the lead role. Interestingly, former Indian cricketer, Irfan Pathan will be seen making his film debut with ‘Cobra’. Music is being composed by AR Rahman and the film will release on 11 August 2022.