Anushka Shetty Biography

Anushka Shetty is a true beauty who seems to have descended from heaven. Her delightful personality and too hot to handle looks has made her the top choice of every director.

Her dazzling performances in movies like Super, Vikramarkudu, Lakshyam, Singam, Arundhati, Alex Pandian with Tamil star Karthi and Vedam, were the highlights of Tamil and Telugu cinema.

Her unique perspective towards acting and thorough character research for her roles has made her the Lady Superstar of South Indian cinema.

The most important moment in Anushka’s life was her portrayal of Princess Devasena in the Baahubali series starring opposite Prabhas and Rana Daggubati. 

Her spotless dialogue delivery, fiery look and elegance in Baahubali were extremely pleasant to the public eye.
Her powerful performances have made her achieve various accolades such as Filmfare Best Supporting Actress – Telugu, CineMAA Award for Best Actress, and Nandi Award.    

About Anushka Shetty

Name: Anushka Shetty

Real Name: Sweety Shetty

Nickname: Mac

Date of Birth of Anushka Shetty: 7 November 1981

Age of Anushka Shetty: 39 Years (as of 2020)

Height of Anushka Shetty: 178 cm, 1.78m, 5’ft 10” inch

Weight of Anushka Shetty: 62 kg (137 lbs)

Body Measurements of Anushka Shetty: 33-26-33

Eye Colour: Dark Brown

Hair Colour: Black

Zodiac Sign/Star Sign: Scorpio

Known Languages: Tamil, Telugu, Tulu, English, and Hindi

Religion: Hindu

Profession: Actress, Model, Yoga Instructor

Favourite Actors: Akkineni Nagarjuna, Mahesh Babu

Favourite Actresses: Soundarya, Simran, Jyothika

Favourite Food: Chicken Dishes

Favourite Destination: London

Net Worth of Anushka Shetty: $15 Million

Marital Status: Unmarried 

Nationality: Indian

Home Town: Puttur, Mangalore, Karnataka, India

Currently Living: Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Controversies about Anushka Shetty

1. Rohit Shetty approached Anushka Shetty for the female lead role in his film Singham, but the actress declined the offer, which made Rohit and Ajay Devgn quite unhappy.

Various speculations were made by the media houses regarding Anushka’s disapproval, finally, the actress cleared the air and mentioned that there was a miscommunication regarding the price quotation.  

2. Comedian-actor Ali, in a conversation, compared Anushka Shetty to a ‘hot jalebi’ and passed some bold comments related to her thighs. He even commented on her bikini photo.

The comments were highly criticized by Anushka’s fans and by Anushka herself as the whole act was very disrespectful.

Interesting Facts about Anushka Shetty

  • Anushka’s real name is Sweety Shetty. Her parents liked the way she looked when she was a baby and liked the name, Sweety for her. So, they didn’t change her name to anything other than, Sweety. 
  • Anushka was given her first break by Puri Jagannath in the film Super.
  • Anushka was neither a trained actor nor a dancer before her entry into movies.
  • She joined Bharat Thakur’s School of Yoga, before becoming an actor.
  • Her first commercial hit was Vikramarkudu starring opposite Ravi Teja.
  • For her role in ‘Size Zero’ she went to great lengths and put on 20 kg for her role.
  • Her beautiful looks made her the Hyderabad Times Most Desirable Woman.
  • She has worked twice with South India’s most eminent director S.S. Rajamouli.
  • Anushka Shetty has also worked with one of the most esteemed actor of Tamil Cinema Vikram. They both have worked together in the film Thaandavam.

Boyfriend/Affairs of Anushka Shetty

Boyfriend – Krish (Rumoured)

Boyfriend – Prabhas (Rumoured)

 Movies By Anushka Shetty

  • Vikramarkudu (2006), 
  • Arundhati (2009), 
  • Vedam (2010), 
  • Rudramadevi (2015), 
  • Size Zero (2015),
  • Baahubali: The Beginning (2015),
  • Baahubali: The Conclusion (2017).

Family of Anushka Shetty

Father- A.N. Vittal Shetty

Mother – Prafulla Shetty

Brothers: Gunaranjan Shetty, Sai Ramesh Shetty

Social Media Profiles Anushka Shetty

Facebook: AnushkaShetty

Instagram: @anushkshetty

Twitter: @Anushka_ASF

Education/Qualification of Anushka Shetty

School: Eastwood High School, Bangalore.

College: Bachelor of Computer Applications, Mount Carmel College, Bengaluru.

Hobbies of Anushka Shetty

Yoga, Reading, Travelling, Gardening.

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