Shalini Pandey is the lead actress in Telugu film Arjun Reddy, that has become controversial for its kissing scenes. Shalini is an engineering grad and spoke about her very conservative father. He tried to get her in to a normal IT job, which she did not like. At a point, her father's possessive behaviour made her to take some rude decisions, she said. He even threatened to complain to the police, she confessed. Shalini Pandey talks about the filmmaking and her principles regarding money.