Athiya Shetty is like a ray of hope in the darkness of nepotism. She is one of those actors whose acting speaks for itself and does not need her father, Sunil Shetty’s name to prove her mettle.
Athiya, at the age of 18, decided to become an actor. Her cute looks and flawless acting made her debut in Bollywood with Nikhil Advani’s Film- Hero for which she got the nomination for Filmfare Awards for Best Female Debut.
Her other notable acting works include Mubarakan and Motichoor Chaknachoor opposite Nawazuddin Siddiqui.
Athiya is also a fashion icon, known for her trendy and stylish fashion sense, featuring in distinguished magazine covers like Cosmopolitan, Verve, and Harper’s Bazaar.
Athiya will soon feature in footballer Afshan Ashiq’s biopic titled ‘Hope Solo’.
About Athiya Shetty
Name: Athiya Shetty
Known For: Actress, Model
Date of Birth of Athiya Shetty: 5 November 1992
Age of Athiya Shetty: 29 Years
Height of Athiya Shetty: 178 cm / 1.78m / 5 ft 10 inch
Weight of Athiya Shetty: 54 kg (119 lbs)
Body Measurement: 32-24-34
Eye Colour: Dark Brown
Hair Colour: Brown
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Known Languages: English, Hindi
Favorite Actors: Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan
Favorite Actress: Madhuri Dixit, Kajol
Favourite Food: Rajma Rice, Chicken Fried Rice
Favorite Desserts: Cinnamon Apple Pie, Gulab Jamun
Favorite Beverage: Coca-Cola
Net Worth of Athiya Shetty: $10 Million (Rumored)
Marital Status: Unmarried
Home Town: Mumbai, India
Currently Living: Mumbai, India
Controversies about Athiya Shetty
Nepotism has become a reasonably sensitive subject within the movie industry and therefore the credibility of several actors hailing from film families has come under question.
Amidst all this debate early in 2020 actor Suniel Shetty faced the accusation of getting over-involved together with his daughter Ahity Shetty’s film Mothichoor Chanknachoor and was served a legal notice.
The actor who had earlier clarified that he wasn’t involved in the project in any capacity has now said that the experience of Motichoor has now scarred her.
In an interview with ETimes, Sunil said, “I am her sounding board, I’m her bounce board and boxing bag also, she punches me the foremost. She is extremely clear about what she doesn’t want to try to do.
Sometimes it gets difficult and there are numerous films that come her way and now ‘Motichoor’ has scarred her such a lot, tremendous appreciation as an actor but scarred her from the purpose of view.”
Addressing how his relationship with Athiya has changed after the controversy the actor added, “With no fault of hers she was dragged into something that she wasn’t even liable for.
She is so scared now that anything which comes from me she wants to believe it 25 times. She doesn’t have that sort of religion. She says they’re your friends and this happens.”
The actor also added that Athiya is secure in her career and knows what she is doing while his son Ahan is additionally pretty chilled out.
Interesting Facts about Athiya Shetty
- She has a strong bond with her younger brother Ahan Shetty.
- Her nick-name is Attu-Pattu.
- Shraddha Kapoor and Tiger Shroff studied within the same school. They were 2 years senior.
- She once confessed that Tiger Shroff went to bully her an Krishna Shroff, his sister as they were friends.
- She’s a complete tomboy and likes to play football, basketball, and other outdoor game.
- She is keen on adventures sports.
- She loves dancing and learned a couple of styles professionally at Remo D’souza’s dance academy.
- Athiya and her father Sunil Shetty debuted in Bollywood on an equivalent day i.e. 11th September, but 23 years apart!
- She was linked to Arjun Kapoor when news broke out they were allegedly found kissing at an evening.
Boyfriend/Affairs of Athiya Shetty
Boyfriend: KL Rahul (Rumoured)
Movies By Athiya Shetty
- Motichoor Chaknachoor – 2019
- Nawabzaade – 2018
- Mubarakan – 2017
- Hero – 2015
Family of Athiya Shetty
Father- Suniel Shetty
Mother – Mana Shetty
Brother: Ahan Shetty
Social Media Profiles Athiya Shetty
Facebook: Athiya Shetty
Education/Qualification of Athiya Shetty
School: Cathedral and John Connon School, Mumbai
American School of Bombay, Mumbai
College: New York Film Academy (NYFA), New York, United States
Hobbies of Athiya Shetty
Dancing, Playing with Pets, Doing Photography