All About Sonam’s Love Interest in ‘Ek Ladki...’ Regina Cassandra

The Anil Kapoor, Sonam Kapoor Ahuja and Rajkummar Rao starrer Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga hit the screens on Friday, 1 February 2018. It also happens to be the first mainstream Hindi film to showcase a lesbian romance.

The film revolves around a typical Punjabi “happy” family’s acceptance of a blossoming romance between Sonam Kapoor (Sweety) and Regina Cassandra in a small town in Punjab. But who is Sonam’s love interest in the film? Here are 10 facts about South actor, Regina Cassandra.

1. Regina began anchoring at the age of nine for a kids channel, and appeared in many commercials after that.

2. She worked in her first feature film, Kanda Naal Mudhal at age 16 in 2005.

3. Regina took a break from films to complete her graduation in psychology from Women's Christian College, Chennai.

4. She has worked in over 30 Tamil, Telugu and Kannada films.

5. Regina has more than a million followers on Instagram.

6. Telugu film 'Power' is the Regina’s biggest hit.

A still from Power.

7. Regina has received the SIIMA Award for Best Female Debut Actor (Female).

8. Regina did not give an audition for her role in Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga.

Director Shelly Chopra Dhar flew down to Chennai to narrate the script to me. Although apprehensive at first, Regina agreed to do the film because it was being helmed by a female director.

9. Regina bonded with Sonam Kapoor over fitness and travelling on set.

Sonam Kapoor and Regina Cassandra. 

10. Regina is a certified adventure junkie!

She has already struck sky diving off her bucket list.

The Shelly Chopra Dhar-directed film brings together Anil with daughter Sonam on screen for the first time. The film also stars Rajkummar Rao and Juhi Chawla.

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