Shalaka began her acting career in the early 90’s and is an accomplished TV actress having worked for well known production companies like BR Chopra, Balaji Telefilms and UTV Productions. For over 20 years now she has shown a strong passion and enthusiasm for working in the performing arts industry.
Shalaka has accumulated extensive experience in India and UK & Singapore producing, directing and acting in international TV, film and stage productions.
Shalaka is now based in Singapore and since 2007 has been actively involved in producing and directing local productions. Her latest play in Singapore ‘Rojak’ based on migrant workers was a sold out production and extremely well received by the audience.
Wecandoit was set up in Singapore in 2009. As founder director of the company, Shalaka Ranadive brings to the company a wealth of experience ranging over 20 years.
The objective of Wecandoit is to tap and encourage the local creative talents of adults and children who are passionate about performing arts. The stage is a powerful medium that can entertain, provoke thoughts and convey messages.
Wecandoit has produced 6 plays in Singapore since its inception.
||Dia (Story about a young speech impaired girl who chooses to be unaware of her predicament)
||Coming Soon (A spoof like comedy on the cliché’s of Bollywood)
||Friendly Fire (A play on love and betrayal set in war- torn Afghanistan)
||Trikon – The War Within (An interpretation of the great epic- Mahabharata through the eyes of the three protagonists- Kunti, Draupadi and Gandhari)
||Rojak (A play based on migrant workers)
||Nikki’s Magikal World (A young girls magical journey in search of the fairy Godmother)