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Happy Birthday Shefali Shah: Catch the actor's powerful performances on OTT

Aishwarya Vasudevan

Aishwarya Vasudevan
Jul 20, 2021
Shefali Shah/Instagram

It's Shefali Shah's birthday today and she is definitely a celebrated actor. From being a part of all the mediums of entertainment be it TV series, movies and OTT platforms, the actor has proved her mettle time and again. Currently, she is a hot favourite in the webspace by delivering back-to-back incredible performances. Shefali started her movie career with a brief role in Rangeela directed by Ram Gopal Varma. 

Just three years after that, she played Manoj Bajpayee's onscreen wife in RGV's Satya which won the hearts of many. Since then there was no turning back for Shefali. She has left an impressive mark in movies namely Monsoon Wedding, The Last Lear, Dil Dhadakne Do to name a few.

Her outings on OTT are an instant hit and she started the journey with her silent yet powerful performance in the short film Juice which came out in 2017. She also played the leading role in Once Again which currently streams on YouTube and her latest outing include Ajeeb Daastaans anthology wherein she starred in the movie titled Ankahi by Kayoze Irani.

Shefali stands out with her performance in the Emmy award-winning show Delhi Crime in which she is seen as DCP Vartika Chaturvedi.

On the occasion of Shefali's birthday, take a look at the list of the titles featuring her which you can catch up online.

Ajeeb Daastaans
7.2OTTplay Rating
Ajeeb Daastaans is an anthology that streams on Netflix and features four short films by four different directors. Shefali features in the film titled Ankahi, directed by Kayoze Irani. The movie is about a couple whose daughter is on the verge of becoming deaf. While the mother (Shefali) is all in to learn sign language, the father (Tota Roy Chowdhury) is reluctant to do so. This takes an emotional turn in their lives when the mother meets a deaf photographer (Manav Kaul).
Delhi Crime
8.9OTTplay Rating
The Emmy winning Netflix original show is based on the 2012 Delhi gang rape the heinous crime which shook the nation. The series showcases the police side of the story and how they did an investigation into nabbing the rapists who assaulted and murdered the girl. Shefali Shah played the leading role of DCP Vartika Chaturvedi in Delhi Crime.
Dil Dhadakne Do
7.4OTTplay Rating
This Zoya Akhtar directorial is about a filthy rich and dysfunctional elite family belonging to the high-class club of Delhi. The film showcases a cruise journey organised by the Mehra family and how the whole trip brings out the ugly truths and hidden secrets which the family managed to keep under wraps even from one another. Shefali Shah is featured as Neelam Mehra, onscreen wife of Anil Kapoor who is the parents of Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Ranveer Singh.
8.3OTTplay Rating
The Neeraj Ghaywan directorial short film Juice is set inside a house where a get together is going on. In the film, the group of men are sitting in the living room and gossiping while the women are working in the kitchen. The host of the get together is Manju played by Shefali Shah who could see the unfairness and yet controls her frustration on witnessing gender inequality.
Once Again
7.3OTTplay Rating
Once Again is a story about two middle-aged individuals played by Neeraj Kabi and Shefali Shah who fall in love against all odds. They talk to each other on phone for hours and eventually decide to meet in person.
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