The actor, who was criticised for weight gain, has posted a new, post work-out photograph of herself, sporting short hair.

Sweat determination hard work Anushka Shettys new look whips up fan frenzyFacebook/ Anushka Shetty
Flix Cinema Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 10:51

Actor Anushka Shetty's new look has sent fans into a tizzy. The actor, who has usually had long hair, seems to have chopped off her tresses and is sporting a short haircut. In a photo posted on her Facebook page, Anushka says, "A dream doesn't become reality through magic,it takes Sweat,Determination and Hardwork".

The photo looks like it was taken during or after a work-out session. Anushka, among the top rated women actors in the south Indian film industry, has been receiving body shaming comments ever since she put on the kilos for her bilingual film Inji Iduppazhagi/ Size Zero.

The film, which was about an overweight young woman, delved into the weight loss industry and the unethical practices within it. Not content with using prosthetics, Anushka had chosen to put on weight for the role.

However, the actor, who used to work as a yoga instructor previously, was not willing to take to unhealthy weight loss methods to shed the weight after the film was done. The fact that she'd put on weight attracted a lot of criticism, especially around the time of Baahubali's release, with speculation on how much the makers had spent to make her look slim on screen. There were also reports that she'd been dropped from the upcoming film Sahoo with Prabhas because of her weight. It was later clarified that Anushka had declined the film due to date issues.

Having completed shooting for Bhagamaathie, the actor appears to be determined to shut her critics up and doing it in her own way. In style, too!

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