The movies of Madhur Bhandarkar are seemed to be inspired by real life incidences. His upcoming movie Calendar Girls is also inspired by real life characters. According to sources, one of the character is inspired by Shilpa Shetty. The character of Akanksha is a girl from South India, who has come to the industry to make her career. But after sometime her downfall stars. She then gets married to a business tycoon, just like Shilpa. Sources telling more about it said that model Akanksha Puri is playing the character inspired by Shilpa Shetty. She is the camp member of Vijay Malya and has also been seen in many social events. It is interesting that to stay away from the controversy, the producers of the movie are not expecting this fully. But when the audience will see the movie they will figure it out themselves. The character of Akansha is similar to that of Shilpa Shetty. Akanksha Puri was born in Madhya Pradesh on 26 July 1988. She belongs to Indore city. Her film journey is very interesting. Her mother has many years back had predicted that her daughter will join the world of movies. She was even the air hostess of Kingfisher and then during travelling she was given the advice to be a mode. He then started doing modelling in her free time. She has done around 10 ad shoots. Then she was seen at a hoarding and then the Tamil director signed her for his movie. This is how her first movie was Tamil. It was Alex Pandian.