Model-turned-actress Anushka Shetty is a renowned face in the South Indian film industry. She mainly works in Telugu and Tamil films and has starred in high-profile films, including the Baahubali franchise. While many actresses would hesitate to double their weight for a character (Size Zero film), she did it at ease and subsequently reduced it in weeks. Basically a Yoga teacher, she inclined towards modeling because of her height and good shape and entered into cinema in 2005. Since the debut film, Anushka’s fame, reputation and popularity have only enhanced.
Anushka Shetty Biography
Anushka Shetty was born on the 7th of November 1981 in Puttur, Mangalore, Karnataka, India. She is currently 41 years old.
|Birth Name||Sweety Shetty|
|Nickname||Anushka, Sweetu, Mac|
|Date of Birth||7 November 1981|
|Place of Birth||Puttur, Mangaluru, Karnataka, India|
|Age||41 years old|
|Residence||Bengaluru, Karnataka, India|
Family and Education
Anushka Shetty is the daughter of Prafulla and A.N. Vittal Shetty. She grew up alongside her two brothers, Gunaranjan and Sai Ramesh Shetty, who is a cosmetic surgeon.
She has ethnic Tuluva ancestry. Also, she is reported to have descended from the Bellipady Uramalu Guthu family.
After completing her school studies, she attended Mount Carmel College in Bangalore and graduated with a Bachelor of Computer Applications degree.
Anushka Shetty Love Life
Naga Chaitanya – She was rumored to be dating Naga Caitanya in 2011.
Krish – She was rumored to be dating director Krish.
Prabhas – Anushka and Prabhas worked together in the Baahubali franchise and were eventually reported to be in a relationship. However, both actors denied the rumors citing baseless.
|Height||Feet – 5 feet 10 inches|
Centimeters – 178 cm
Meters – 1.78 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 68 kg|
Pounds – 149 lbs
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Shoe Size||9 (US)/7 (UK)|
|Dress Size||8 (US)/ 12 (UK)|
|Distinctive Features||Tall Height|
In 2005, she made her debut in Puri Jagannadh’s 2005 Telugu film Super as Sasha. The following year, she appeared in her first Tamil film, Rendu alongside R. Madhavan.
She is currently acting in a multilingual (Tamil – Telugu – Malayalam) film titled Bhaagamathie, which is scheduled to release in 2018. This film marks her debut in Mollywood.
She hasn’t appeared in television series but has occasionally been a part of movie promotional talk shows.
Being a top-paid celebrity endorser in south India, she has been featured in television commercials and print ads like Head & Shoulders, Colgate Active Salt toothpaste, Intex Aqua, and Chennai Silk.
Anushka Shetty Net Worth
Shetty is one of the richest and the most popular actresses in the South, who charges Rs 3 – 4 crores per film. Anushka Shetty has an estimated net worth of $22 million as of 2023. Her source of income includes films, endorsements, modeling, and personal investments.
Anushka Shetty owns a luxury pad in Woods apartments in Jubliee Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana. She has a couple of exotics cars from the makers of Audi and Mercedes Benz.
Anushka Shetty Favorite Things
- Food – All Chicken dishes
- Actors – Akkineni Nagarjuna, Mahesh Babu, Abhishek Bachchan
- Actress – Simran, Jyothika
- Book – The Alchemist by Palio Coelho
- Color – Black and White
- Holiday Destination – London
- Sport – Volleyball
- Car – Maruti Swift
- Perfume – Davidpff Cool Water
- Attire – Saree
Social Media Portfolio
- Facebook – AnushkaShetty
- Instagram – anushkashettyofficial (Fan Account)
- Twitter – Anushka_ASF (Fan Account)
Anushka Shetty Facts
Anushka is also a profound Yoga instructor. She got Yoga training from Yoga guru Bharat Thakur.
When Puri Jagannath was eyeing a fresh face for his film Super, Bharat Thakur suggested her name and after a successful audition, she was selected for the main role.
Anushka gained more than 20 kg weight for the film Size Zero starring Arya.
She was a bright student while in school, and do you what’s her favorite subject? It’s Geography.
Shetty has a crazy hobby of collecting paper cuts of natural calamities. She also loves listening to music.
Anusha has won several awards for her stunning performance in Arundathi, Vedam, Deiva Thirumagal, and Baahubali.
She is very fluent in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Hindi, and English.
According to reports, Anushka Shetty was paid Rs 5 crore for Baahubai 2: The Conclusion, making her the first South Indian actress to get the 5 crore mark as a salary.