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.