Anantpur girl makes big debut opposite Vijay Devarakonda in Taxiwala

Anantpur girl Priyanka Jawalkar makes a big debut in Tollywood as lead actress in Taxiwala starring Vijay Devarakonda.

Priyanka Jawalkar is waiting for her debut film Taxiwala. She is hailing from a Maharashtrian family, and is a complete Telugu girl and she is born and brought up in Anantapur. Her parents settled in Anantapur and she completed her engineering there itself.

Taxiwala poster

Priyanka joined NIFT in Hyderabad to get herself a diploma in fashion designing and was then approached by the production house. She thought to try it and acted in two short films. One of her short films ‘Possessiveness’ became viral.

After short films, she decided to do a course on data analysis and applied to few colleges and got a call from Harvard University. After Telugu people started recognizing her after watching short films, that motivated her to pursue acting on a serious note. So she said she took consent from her parents and explained about her plans and they said that it was upto her. She returned to Hyderabad after eight months of college and joined Bikshu and his wife Aruna who taught her acting.

She decided to try acting for one year and if it did not turn up, she thought to go back to university to complete her Masters within three years.

After training in acting, she auditioned for Taxiwala. Director Rahul approached her for first film The End after seeing her short film, but she was not interested at that time. He then later messaged her about Taxiwala.

Vijay Devarakonda was not a star when Priyanka signed the film and now he is a top stat that will help Priyanka. She revealed that she had crush on Allu Arjun at the audio function of Taxiwala. Allu Arjun responded saying that it was now too late.

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