Anushka Shetty Family, Wedding Pics | Age, Biography, Wiki, Husband, Daughter, Son
Born: November 7, 1981 (age 36 years), Mangalore, India
Height: 1.75 m
Siblings: Sai Ramesh Shetty, Gunaranjan Shetty
Parents: Prafulla Shetty, A.N. Vittal Shetty
Sweety Shetty (born 7 November 1981), known by her stage name Anushka Shetty, is an Indian actress and model who predominantly works in Telugu and Tamil films. She has received several accolades, including three CineMAA Awards, a Nandi Award, TN State Film Awards and three Filmfare Awards from eight nominations.
She made her acting debut with the 2005 Telugu film Super, which garnered her a Filmfare Best Supporting Actress – Telugu nomination. The following year, she starred in S. S. Rajamouli’s Vikramarkudu, which went to become a major commercial success.
Her further releases Lakshyam (2007) and Souryam (2008), and Chintakayala Ravi (2008) were also box office successes. In 2009, Shetty played dual roles in the dark fantasy Arundhati, which garnered her critical acclaim and several awards, including her first Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Telugu, Nandi Award, Cinemaa Award for Best Actress.
The following year, Shetty’s portrayal of a prostitute in the acclaimed drama Vedam won her a second consecutive Best Actress Award from Filmfare and CineMaa Award. Following the success of a series of films, she established herself as one of the leading actresses of Telugu cinema.
In the 2010s, Shetty also achieved success in Tamil cinema with starring roles in the action films such as Singam (2010), Singam II (2013), Yennai Arindhaal (2015), and Si3 (2017), all of which were major commercial successes.
She continued to draw praise from critics with her leading performances in the dramas Vaanam (2011), Deiva Thirumagal (2011) and Inji Iduppazhagi (2015).
She portrayed the titular Queen in the 2015 epic historical fiction Rudramadevi, which won her the third Filmfare Award for Best Actress- Telugu. Shetty’s portrayal of Princess Devasena in the Baahubali series (2015–17) received widespread acclaim.
While The Beginning (2015) is the fourth highest-grossing Indian film, its sequel The Conclusion (2017) was the highest-grossing Indian film of all time and also made her the highest-paid actress in South Indian Cinema.With Bhaagamathie, Anushka Shetty emerges as the second Indian actress after Sridevi to have a $1 Million grosser at the USA Box Office
Real Name Sweety Shetty
Famous Role Devasena in Baahubali: The Beginning (2015), and Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (2017)
Anushka Shetty as Devasena in Baahubali
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) in centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in Feet Inches- 5′ 10″
Weight (approx.) in Kilograms- 62 Kg
in Pounds- 137 lbs
Figure Measurements 34-28-34
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Black
Date of Birth 7 November 1981
Age (as in 2016) 35 Years
Birth Place Mangalore, Karnataka, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Scorpio
Hometown Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
School Not Known
College Mount Carmel College, Bengaluru
Educational Qualifications Bachelor of Computer Applications
Debut Film: Super (2005, Telugu)
Rendu (2006, Tamil)
Family Father- A.N. Vittal Shetty
Anushka Shetty with her father
Mother- Prafulla Shetty
Anushka Shetty with her mother
Brothers- Gunaranjan Shetty (Businessman) and Sai Ramesh Shetty (Doctor)
Address 6th floor, Woods Apartments, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana
Anushka Shetty house in Hyderabad
Hobbies Yoga, reading, travelling, gardening
Controversies On November 2011, the Income Tax department officials raided her residence in Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, in regards to their Income Tax returns. According to reports, the officials seized cash, bank passbooks and other documents from her residence.
Favourite Food Chicken dishes
Favourite Actors Akkineni Nagarjuna, Mahesh Babu
Favourite Actresses Soundarya, Simran, Jyothika
Favourite Destination London
Favourite Book The Alchemist by Palio Coelho
Favourite Color Black, White
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital Status Unmarried
Affairs/Boyfriends Krish (Director, rumour)
Anushka Shetty with Krish
Prabhas (Actor, rumour)
Prabhas with Anushka Shetty
Salary 2-3 crore/film (INR)
Net Worth Not Known
Some Lesser Known Facts About Anushka Shetty
Anushka was a yoga teacher under renowned yoga master, Bharat Thakur, before getting into acting. Anushka Shetty doing yoga
Puri Jagannath was looking for a new face and it was Bharat Thakur who recommended Anushka’s name to Jagannath.
Though she made her film debut in 2005, her first success came up with ‘Vikramarkudu’ (2006), opposite Ravi Teja. Anusha Shetty in Vikramarkudu
She gained 20 kg of weight to play the role of an obese lady in the film ‘Size Zero’ (2015), opposite Arya. Anushka Shetty weight gain in Size Zero
In 2015, she was voted as Hyderabad Times Most Desirable woman.
She is the only actress to have worked with S.S. Rajamouli for more than once.
During her school days, she had a great interest in Geography.
She loves collecting poems and articles on nature.