Mumbai: TV actress Antara Banerjee, who had a cameo role in Akshay Kumar-starrer "The Shaukeens", feels lucky to have started her Bollywood career with the superstar's movie.
Antara was seen on TV shows like "Gumrah" and "Savadhaan India".
She will next star in her first full-fledged role in patriotic drama, "Yeh Hain India", opposite "Big Boss 2" winner Ashutosh Kaushik.
"Sharing a screen space with Akshay Kumar (in "The Shaukeens") was very lucky for me to begin my career in Bollywood films. I am very excited as it's a dream come true for me," Antara said in a statement here.
"I am a bit nervous for my film. I have worked hard in television and will continue to work harder in Bollywood," she said.
Antara will be seen playing a journalist in the movie. "She (the character) is a media person and a true Indian, exploring the various facets of India," she adds.