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Shalini Bathina is a graduate from the School of Dramatic Arts at USC. During her time at USC she worked as an administrative and creative intern at a film production company called Southpaw Entertainment. After graduating from college, she continued to pursue her career in the arts. She signed with a manager, and commercial agent, began auditioning, taking professional classes, and continued dancing with MKM Bollystars. During the summer of 2014, she modeled for an up and coming Indian American Fashion company called Chynni, which specializes in American influenced sarees, and other styles of Indian clothing. Through the company, she landed a summer job as the administrative, advertising, and social media manager, where she helped the founder promote the Kickstarter to fund Chynni. Shalini loves being a part of these companies which are in the fields that she is passionate about, whether it is film, fashion, or dance and she will continue to work in these fields for as long as she can.

Shalini Bathina is an actress, who graduated from USC School of Dramatic Arts with a bachelor’s degree in Theatre and a minor in Cinematic Arts. Prior to college, she trained under Jyothi Lakkaraju at Natyalaya School of Dance in Kuchipudi form of classical Indian dance and has performed solo and group performances in India and California. Falling in love with the arts as a child, she decided to pursue it as a career, studying theatre, performing in college plays and films, being part of the Bollywood team, and choreographing classical and fusion dances at USC. She is now moving forward with her acting career, going on auditions, taking acting classes at The Beverly Hills Playhouse, and dancing with MKM Bollystars since 2013.

Shalini Bathina is an actress, who graduated from USC School of Dramatic Arts with a bachelor’s degree in Theatre and a minor in Cinematic Arts. Prior to college, she trained under Jyothi Lakkaraju at Natyalaya School of Dance in Kuchipudi form of classical Indian dance and has performed solo and group performances in India and California. Falling in love with the arts as a child, she decided to pursue it as a career, studying theatre, performing in college plays and films, being part of the Bollywood team, and choreographing classical and fusion dances at USC. She is now moving forward with her acting career, going on auditions, taking acting classes at The Beverly Hills Playhouse, and dancing with MKM Bollystars since 2013.

Shalini Bathina is an actress, who graduated from USC School of Dramatic Arts with a bachelor’s degree in Theatre and a minor in Cinematic Arts. Prior to college, she trained under Jyothi Lakkaraju at Natyalaya School of Dance in Kuchipudi form of classical Indian dance and has performed solo and group performances in India and California. Falling in love with the arts as a child, she decided to pursue it as a career, studying theatre, performing in college plays and films, being part of the Bollywood team, and choreographing classical and fusion dances at USC. She is now moving forward with her acting career, going on auditions, taking acting classes at The Beverly Hills Playhouse, and dancing with MKM Bollystars since 2013.