Who is Anushka Shetty?
Born on 7 November 1981, Anushka Shetty is an Indian actress and model who mainly works in the Telugu and Tamil films. She is the recipient of three CineMAA Awards, a Nandi Award, a TN State Film Award, and three Filmfare Awards. She has appeared in more than 47 films. She is one of the highest-paid South Indian actresses and is popularly referred to as the Lady Superstar of South Indian cinema.
She made her acting debut with the 2005 Telugu film Super, which garnered her a Filmfare Best Supporting Actress – Telugu nomination. In 2009, Shetty played dual roles in the Telugu dark fantasy film Arundhati, which led her to her first Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Telugu, Nandi Award, and 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. In the 2010s, Shetty also starred in Tamil cinema in the action films such as Vettaikaran (2009), Singam (2010), Singam II (2013), and Yennai Arindhaal (2015), all of which were major commercial successes.
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 seventh highest-grossing Indian film, its sequel The Conclusion (2017) is the second highest-grossing Indian film of all time and also made her the highest-paid actress in South Indian cinema.
Anushka Shetty Parent / Siblings / Ethnicity
Shetty was born in Mangalore, Karnataka to Prafulla and A. N. Vittal Shetty. She is an ethnic Tuluva hailing from a Tulu-speaking Bunt family from Bellipady village in Puttur taluk of Dakshina Kannada district. She has two elder brothers, Gunaranjan Shetty and Sai Ramesh Shetty. Shetty graduated with a Bachelor of Computer Applications from Mount Carmel College in Bangalore.
Anushka Shetty Controversy
In 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
Anushka Shetty Boyfriend / Married / Husband / Affair
Anushka Shetty Net Worth / Age / 2022
As of 2022, Shetty is 41 years old and has a net worth of $150 million.
- Full Name: Sweety Shetty
- Nick Names: Anushka Shetty
- Birthday: 7 November 1981
- Age in 2022: 41
- Birth Place: Mangalore, Karnataka, India
- School: N/A
- College/University: Mount Carmel College
- Education: BCA
- Profession: Actress, model
- Nationality: Indian
- Ethnicity/Race: Asian
- Religion: Hindu
- Zodiac: Scorpio
- Net Worth: $150 million
- Height: 5 feet 10 inches
- Weight: 57 kg
- Feet/Shoe Size: N/A
- Dress Size: N/A
- Body Measurement: 34-28-35
- Bra Size: 34D
- Waist Size: 28 inch
- Hip Size: 35 inch
- Body Type: Unknown
- Hair Color: Black
- Eye Color: Brown
- Father: A.N. Vittal Shetty
- Mother: Prafulla Shetty
- Sister: N/A
- Brother: Gunaranjan Shetty, Sai Ramesh Shetty
- Husband / Spouse: Unmarried
- Boyfriend / Dating / Affairs: Prabhas ( rumor)
- Children: N/A
Facts / Trivia
- She was also a yoga instructor, trained under Bharat Thakur.
- Shetty made her acting debut in Puri Jagannadh’s 2005 Telugu film Super.
- She is one of the highest-paid South Indian actresses.
- Shetty is popularly referred to as the Lady Superstar of South Indian cinema.
- She has 989.4K Followers on Twitter and 5.4m followers on Instagram.