Popular YouTuber Shirley Setia will soon be making her Bollywood debut opposite Abhimanyu Dasani in Nikamma. The Gen Z star already has a huge following on social media with over 6 million Instagram followers. The singer-turned-actor would love to work with Imtiaz Ali and Mohit Suri, read on for the scoop here.
Shirley rose to fame with her melodious singing on YouTube and started doing shows around the world.
In a conversation with YOU, Shirley Setia spoke about her transition from singing to acting and said, “There have been a lot of challenges, ups and downs, but I guess it will always be a part of life, it doesn’t matter what we choose to do. I feel like I still have a long way to go so I look forward to more opportunities and work along the way.
Shirley continued, “I have always dreamed of becoming an actress, but I never knew how it could become a reality. But I’m really grateful that I can live this dream now and see it come true.
Speaking of being a movie buff, Shirley Setia said, “Growing up we watched a lot of Bollywood movies. I really liked Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol. I also loved Aamir Khan and Rani Mukerji.
Speaking of the filmmakers she would like to work with, actress Nikamma said, “I admire the works of Imtiaz Ali and Mohit Suri sir and would love to work with them.
The Gen Z star also spoke about trolling on social media and said, “I would be lying if I said it didn’t concern me at all. However, after a while you have to realize that it will always be so and you cannot reason with the trolls. The best way out is to be dedicated and stay focused on your job. “
We wish Shirley Setia all the best!
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