Anushka Shetty is a popular Indian actress who mostly works with Tamil and Telugu cinema. She is one of the highest paid actresses of Telugu film industry. After late actress Sridevi, she is the second Indian actress to have a $ 1 Million grosser at the US Box Office. Check out Anushka Shetty Wiki, Height, Weight, Age, Boyfriend, Family, Husband, Biography, Facts & More.
Anushka was born on 7 November 1981 as Sweety Shetty in Puttur, Mangalore, Karnataka, India. She currently resides in Hyderabad, Telangana, India. Her nickname is Mac. She is well-known for her acting skills and gave numerous hit films. In 2011, she was honoured with the Kalaimamani Award by Tamil Nadu State Government. In the same year, she received the TSR Lalitha Kala Parishath Award. She ranked number one multiple times, that is, in Bangalore Times Most Desirable Women 2012 – Kannada, Bangalore Times Most Desirable Women 2013 – Kannada, Chennai Times Most Desirable Woman 2013 – Tamil, Hyderabad Times Most Desirable Women 2015, Hyderabad Times Most Desirable Women 2016 – Telugu, and Chennai Times Most Desirable Women 2016 – Tamil.
Born in Mangalore, Karnataka, Anushka is an ethnic Tuluva hailing from the landed Bellipady Uramalu Guthu family. Her parents are Prafulla and A.N. Vittal Shetty. She has two brothers Gunaranjan Shetty and Sai Ramesh Shetty who is a cosmetic surgeon. Anushka did her schooling in Bangalore and her Bachelor of Computer Applications at the Mount Carmel College, Bangalore. She was also a yoga instructor, trained under Bharat Thakur.
Anushka Shetty was born in a Tulu speaking family hailing from Mangalore and pursued her studies in Bangalore. Her parents are A N Vittal Shetty and Prafulla. She has two brothers, Gunarajan Shetty and Sai Ramesh Shetty, who is a cosmetic surgeon. She was also a yoga instructor trained under Bharat Thakur.
Even after acting in Puri Jagan’s Super in 2005, she did not get any fame. But after director S S Rajamouli cast her in Vikramarkudu, the film went on to become very successful and got her much recognition.
In 2009, Anushka first starred in the blockbuster hit, the fantasy film Arundhati. In this heroine-centric film, she essayed two roles for the first time. It was a critical as well as commercial success. Critics heaped praise on Anushka for her performance.
In 2010, she portrayed a prostitute’s role in Krish’s critically acclaimed anthology film Vedam. For her performance, she won the Filmfare Award for Best Actress, her second consecutive Filmfare Award. In 2015, she starred in the first part of Baahubali directed by S. S. Rajamouli which became one of the top grossing films in the Indian film industry.
Her third release in 2015 was Gunashekar’s bilingual Rudhramadevi in which she portrayed the title role of Kakatiya dynasty queen Rudrama Devi opposite Rana Daggubati and Allu Arjun. Her final release in 2015 was Size Zero where she played the role of a plus-sized woman. Even though the movie did not click at the boxoffice, her acting was prased by the critics as well as the audience.
She is a talented and hard-working Indian girl who is approximately 5’ 9’’ tall and weighs around 60 kg. She has dark brown eyes and black hair.
Family, Caste & Boyfriend
She belongs to a Hindu Bunt community and was born to A.N. Vittal Shetty and Prafulla Shetty. She has two brothers, a businessman Gunaranjan Shetty and a cosmetic surgeon Sai Ramesh Shetty.
She did her graduation (Bachelor of Computer Applications) at Mount Carmel College, Bengaluru. After completing studies, she used to work as a yoga teacher and received training under Yoga instructor cum husband of actress Bhumika Chawla, Bharat Thakur. She also shared some yoga videos on YouTube.
Her yoga guru Bharat Thakur suggested her to try her luck in the entertainment industry. She then started her acting career in 2005 by playing the role of Sasha in the Telugu film Super, directed by Puri Jagannadh. In the same year, she got another lead role in Telugu film Mahanandi which was moderately successful.
In 2006, she made her Tamil debut with the director Sundar C.’s film Rendu. She also made her special appearances in several Telugu songs like I Wanna Spider Man of film Stalin (2006), Nuvvu Ready Nenu Ready of film King (2008), and Kedigaadu of film Kedi (2010). As of 2018, she has worked in 5 bilingual films that were released in Telugu and Tamil languages such as Baahubali: The Beginning (2015), Size Zero (2015), Oopiri (2016), Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (2017), and Bhaagamathie (2018).
Facts You Never Knew About Anushka Shetty!
- During her school days, her favourite subject was Geography.
- She charges around three crores per film.
- She hates giving auditions.
- She loves to eat Chicken dishes.
- Black and White are her favourite colours.
- London is her all-time favourite place.
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.
- She loves collecting poems and articles on nature.
Prior appearing into film industry, Anushka underwent yoga teaching from Bharat Thakur and was a certified instructor. Anushka knows very well how to keep her fit and healthy.
- In the year 2015, Anushka was nominated as the “Most desirable Lady of Hyderabad”; guys fall in love for her charming beauty.
- Anushka Shetty is a bike lover.
- Anushka hates to give auditions; even all through her 1st movie “Super” she was compelled to give auditions; fortunately she got her role opposite megastar Nagarjuna immediately.