Anushka is the latest toast of Kollywood. Be it a bikini clad role or a traditional one, the leggy lass has carved a niche for herself. Though she started with Madhavan’s Rendu, she migrated to Tollywood and hit big time after the record-breaking success of Arundhathi.She was the first actress rumoured to have touched the one crore mark (in remuneration) in K’town when she was brought back for the Vijay starrer Vettaikkaran Then Singham with Suriya happened! Anushka’s second innings in Kollywood was in an enviable position and what followed were inspiring films likeVaanam and Deiva Thirumagal, which established her as an actress of substance. Anushka reduced her Tollywood assignments and started giving priority to Tamil films. Today, every big hero in Tamil wants to act with the Mangalore beauty and her kitty is full with half-a-dozen Tamil films. While she is doing a cameo appearance in Karthi’sSaguni, the leggy lass is his heroine in Alex Pandian directed by Suraj.Smitten by her stunning beauty and acting prowess, director A.L. Vijay has repeated her in his Thaandavam with Vikram.The former yoga instructress is rumoured to be trying out a dual role — of a homely girl as well as that of an action heroine — in Selvaraghavan’s magnum opus Irandam Ulagam alongside Arya.Yet another movie she is touted to be in is Ajith’s next withSirutthai Siva. She was also considered by the two icons of the Tamil film industry — Rajinikanth for Kochadiayaan and Kamal for Viswaroopam — which didn’t work out due to various reasons.