Anketa Maharana better known by her level call Apsara Rani, is an Indian actress and Model, who appears in Odia and Telugu films.
She made her performing debut with the 2019 Telugu romantic drama 4 Letters in the lady lead role.
Anketa Maharana made her acting debut in 2019 with the Telugu romantic drama 4 Letters directed by R. Raghuraj. She played one of the two female lead roles, Anupama, a fashion designing student. She was cast in the bilingual film Patnagarh, made in Odia and Telugu languages, based on the Patnagarh bombing.
About Apsara Rani Latest Movie Thriller
Bollywood is going to witness a new face very soon and it’s actress Apsara Rani. The actress who’s real name is reportedly Anketa Maharana hails from Odisha and has been brought up in Dehradun. Apsara, who is all set to mark her debut in Bollywood is being launched by none other than filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma in his forthcoming film titled ‘Thriller’.
RGV is constantly promoting Apsara through social media by sharing her photoshoot pictures and stills from the sets of ‘Thriller’.
In a recent tweet, Ram Gopal Varma appreciated the actress as he wrote, ‘Never even thought of Odisha as a talent pool for film industry.
But going by Apsara Rani, coming from there , both the rest of the country and Odisha itself should seriously look at Odisha.’
Meanwhile, Apsara has been part of a few Odia and Telugu films.
Starring Odia actors Apsara Rani and Rock Kacchi in the lead roles, the movie received all the attention of netizens for the bold poster and trailer released by the ace director.
Just like his other movies released during COVID-19 lockdown, Thriller too is chargeable. Viewers will have to watch the film on the app by paying Rs 200 per view.
The film is released in nine languages including Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada Marathi, Bhojpuri, Odia, Hindi and Gujarati.
The movie is the fourth Ram Gopal Varma Film to release during lockdown after Climax, Naked and Powerstar. The fillmaker will also be casting Apsara Rani in his upcoming project Dangerous.
Talking about the same he had tweeted, “It is darkly passionate high-intensity lesbian love story between two women Apsara Rani and Naina Ganguly.”
Interestingly, RGV changed actress Anketa Maharana’s name to Apsara Rani for Thriller.
Ram Gopal Varma has been regularly posting pictures of the actress and still from the sets of Thriller on social media. Apsara recently joined social media platforms like Instagram and her fan following is on a steady rise.
On the work front, Ram Gopal Varma is also set to make a movie on Tollywood superstar Pawan Kalyan and his life post 2019 elections. The director also shared the first look poster of the movie recently.
He had also announced another film of the coronavirus pandemic, which he will be producing. He had released the trailer of the Telugu film titled Coronavirus.
Releasing the trailer in May, Varma had said the film was shot in the lockdown period while ‘strictly following guidelines’. Coronavirus features Srikanth Iyengar and is helmed by Agasthya Manju.