Anushka Shetty is a Telegu actress and her original name is Sweety Shetty. She is also a model who predominantly works in the Telugu and Tamil film industries. She has received several accolades, including three CineMAA Awards, a Nandi Award, TN State Film Awards and three Filmfare Awards from eight nominations.
|Real Name||Sweety Shetty|
|Famous Role||Devasena in Baahubali: The Beginning (2015), and Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (2017)|
|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|
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|Date of Birth||1981-11-07|
|Age (as in 2016)||35 Years|
|Birth Place||Mangalore, Karnataka, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Scorpio|
|Hometown||Bengaluru, Karnataka, India|
|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|
|Mother- Prafulla Shetty|
|Brothers- Gunaranjan Shetty (Businessman) and Sai Ramesh Shetty (Doctor)|
|Address||6th floor, Woods Apartments, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana|
|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 Book||The Alchemist by Palio Coelho|
|Favourite Color||Black, White|
|Boys, Affairs and More|
|Affairs/Boyfriends||Krish (Director, rumour)|
|Prabhas (Actor, rumour)|
|Salary||2-3 crore/film (INR)|
|Net Worth||Not Known|
Anushka Shetty in News
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Some Lesser Known Facts About Anushka Shetty
- Does Anushka Shetty smoke?: No
- Does Anushka Shetty drink alcohol?: Not Known
- Anushka was a yoga teacher under renowned yoga master, Bharat Thakur, before getting into acting.
- 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.
- She gained 20 kg of weight to play the role of an obese lady in the film ‘Size Zero’ (2015), opposite Arya.
- 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.