Sources revealed that Shilpa Shetty, inspired one of the characters in Calender Girls. Sources confirmed that the character of Akansha Puri would be a south Indian girl who comes to Mumbai to make it big in B-town. The character would be seen earning a big name in the glamour world, and as the story progresses, she would eventually quit and marry a business tycoon. However, when contacted the makers of the film denied any resemblance to a living celebrity.
It would be interesting to see the Director’s take on Shilpa’s life and the way he portrays it onscreen.