Anushka Shetty

Anushka Shetty

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.

Bio 
Real NameSweety Shetty
NicknameMac
ProfessionActress
Famous RoleDevasena 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
Figure Measurements34-28-34
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth1981-11-07
Age (as in 2016)35 Years
Birth PlaceMangalore, Karnataka, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signScorpio
NationalityIndian
HometownBengaluru, Karnataka, India
SchoolNot Known
CollegeMount Carmel College, Bengaluru
Educational QualificationsBachelor of Computer Applications
DebutFilm: Super (2005, Telugu)
Rendu (2006, Tamil)
FamilyFather- A.N. Vittal Shetty
Mother- Prafulla Shetty
Sister- N/A
Brothers- Gunaranjan Shetty (Businessman) and Sai Ramesh Shetty (Doctor)
ReligionHinduism
Address6th floor, Woods Apartments, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana
HobbiesYoga, reading, travelling, gardening
ControversiesOn 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 Things
Favourite FoodChicken dishes
Favourite ActorsAkkineni Nagarjuna, Mahesh Babu
Favourite ActressesSoundarya, Simran, Jyothika
Favourite DestinationLondon
Favourite BookThe Alchemist by Palio Coelho
Favourite ColorBlack, White
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsKrish (Director, rumour)
Prabhas (Actor, rumour)
Money Factor
Salary2-3 crore/film (INR)
Net WorthNot Known

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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.
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