9 Awesome Facts about Sonam Kapoor's Love Interest in ELKDTAL, Regina Cassandra

Touted as the first mainstream Hindi film to showcase a lesbian romance, 'Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Aisa Laga' has been receiving rave reviews from audience and critics alike.
We all are aware of the stars in the movie, but who is the newcomer Regina Cassandra? So here are 9 awesome facts about the South Indian star.

9 Awesome Facts about Sonam Kapoor's Love Interest in ELKDTAL, Regina Cassandra 9 Awesome Facts about Sonam Kapoor's Love Interest in ELKDTAL, Regina Cassandra Source : Press

Touted as the first mainstream Hindi film to showcase a lesbian romance, 'Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Aisa Laga' has been receiving rave reviews from audience and critics alike. Starring Sonam Kapoor, Anil Kapoor, and Rajkummar Rao, the movie revolves around a typical Punjabi family who finds it difficult to accept the romantic relationship between Sonam's and Regina Cassandra's character.

We all are aware of the stars in the movie, but who is the newcomer Regina Cassandra? So here are 9 awesome facts about the South Indian star -

1 - Regina's first real break in the entertainment industry came at the age of 9 when she was selected to anchor a show for a kids channel. After that, the actress also appeared in many TV commercials.



2 - In 2005, Regina made her film debut with Kanda Naal Mudhal. The actress was just 16 years old when she had to essay the role of a 21-year old pregnant woman in the movie. Though challenging, Regina was pitch-perfect in the movie.



3 - Although receiving success in the entertainment industry, Regina did not neglect her education. The actress took a break from films to complete her graduation in psychology from Woman's Christian College, Chennai.



4 - Regina is a popular actress down south and has worked in over 30 Tamil, Telugu and Kannada films. Regina's biggest hit in her career was Telegu film 'Power' with Telugu superstar Ravi Teja. Regina also has an Instagram following of more than a million.



5 - A trained Bharatnatyam dancer, Regina received the SIIMA Award for Best Female Debut Actor in 2013.



6 - A non-vegetarian before, the actress turned vegetarian after reading a PETA article in a newspaper. Regina also has two pet cats, one of which is blind.



7 - Regina is a certified adventure junkie as the actress has already struck off sky diving from her bucket list!



8 - Regina did not give audition for 'Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Aisa Dekha'. Director Shelly Dhar flew down to Chennai to narrate the script to her. Although apprehensive at first, Regina agreed to do the film as it was helmed by a female director.



9 - Her role in 'Ek Ladki..' caught the eye of the gay community and one of its members took to social media stating "Listen, Regina Cassandra, us gays have adopted you now, ab aapke poore career mai hum sabka full support rahega aapko! Gays migrating to your next project be like" and have posted a GIF of a group of Flamingos flapping in unison.




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