My journey has been fulfilling: Shanvi Srivastava

Deccan Chronicle.  | Sashidhar Adivi

Entertainment, Tollywood

Actress Shanvi Srivastava reflects on her decade long stint in films (Photo by arrangement)

Shanvi Srivastava might have started her career in Telugu in 2012 with the film Lovely, but with time she had later expanded her horizons and ventured into Kannada, Malayalam and Marathi films. She describes her decade journey as ‘very enriching.’

“The best aspect of learning was that I could meet people from various cultures. That itself was very enriching to know because just like how cinema reaches out to every nook and corner, we get to work with people from the smallest of towns,” shares Shanvi.

Having been part of more than 20 films in a decade long career, Shanvi says she always did films at her own pace. “I was never in a hurry for work because you should fit into the role naturally,” says the actress, adding that playing different roles gave her a lot of work satisfaction and confidence.

Working in multiple industries, according to her, is recognition of work. “When filmmakers from other languages approach you, it’s a validation of your hard work. Also, it’s always exciting to work in a new language because of the opportunity to connect with a new audience,’ she says.