Anushka Shetty aka Sweety is now one of the most popular actresses in the South Indian film industry. Not many know that Anushka reached the zenith of success only after traversing a lot of hardship and rejection. She is now basking in the success of 'Devasena' in Baahubali. 

Recently, a few of her pictures from one of her early auditions were seen surfacing in social media pages. Apparently, those pictures are from her first ever audition. It was for a Kannada movie for which she was unfortunately rejected.

According to reports, she had finished her schooling in Bengaluru and wanted to become an actress. She auditioned for a couple of films and was rejected. 

 

OMG! Anushka Shetty was not selected after this audition

Later, Anushka made her acting debut with the Telugu film Super in 2005. Then came S S Rajamouli directorial Vikramarkudu which was a huge hit. And the success story continues with Baahubali

Post the success of these movies, Anushka grabbed some big projects in Tollywood.

Her thriller Arundhati (2009) was a huge success all across South India. The movie was later dubbed in Hindi too. Anushka's  performance in films like Vedam, Billa, Nagavalli, Rudhramadevi and now in the Baahubali series has made her one of the leading actresses of the South.

 

OMG! Anushka Shetty was not selected after this audition