helly shah. hina khan, cannes film festival

Actress Helly Shah made her acting debut as Talli – Zindagi Ka Har rang Gulaal. She is best known for her portrayal of Swara Sanskaar Maheshwari in Swaragini and Devanshi Pawan Bakshi in Devanshi. Helly has also successfully made her transition from TV to the big screen as she marked her debut with Kaya Palat.

The actress who has many feathers added to her hat was seen making her dream debut on the red carpet of the Cannes Film Festival. Helly was the second actress in the world of Indian television after Hina Khan did so. The Ishq Mein Marjawan actress further revealed that her inspiration is none other than Hina Khan.


Speaking to Bollywood Bubble host Akash Bhatnagar, Helly Shah opened up on Hina Khan and why she looks up to her.

Helly Shah said, “Hina Khan is an inspiration to everybody, she inspires me so much. She is that one lady who was very solid and very strong with her opinions. I have always said that there’s that one person who inspires you and she is really inspiring and I really love that about her. I think what she did was amazing no matter about all the trolling, I think what she did was amazing. I don’t know if I got saved from all that trolling maybe yes, maybe no. But I always like to see the positives more than the negatives.”


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She further revealed her reaction to receiving an invitation to Cannes, “When I first received an invitation for Cannes I was like ok. I knew that I was going to Cannes for the poster launch of Kaya Palat. almost five to six days back we were offered that Do you want to walk for L’Oreal Paris, obviously it is a big brand and who would not want to walk for it. I was quite excited but not showing it at all. I was waiting for my visa and not sharing anything with anybody. Then my Visa came and I was quite excited about going to Cannes.”

Watch the entire conversation with Helly Shah here.

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