Sanam Shetty is an Indian actress, model, and former beauty queen probably best known for her appearances in such films as Ambuli, Srimanthudu, Vellaiya Irukiravan Poi Solla Maatan, Sawaari, Thiruttuppayale 2, Sadhuram 2, Walter, and Maha. She has been crowned Miss South India in 2016. Before earning fame as an actress, she worked as a Software Engineer in London. She made headlines earlier this year when she and Tharsan of Bigg Boss fame had a terrible breakup and each took to the media to explain their stance. Sanam has been a part of the 2020 season of Bigg Boss Tamil, a reality show hosted by actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan.
Sanam Shetty Biography
Sanam Shetty was born on the 12th of November 1985, in Bengaluru, Karnataka, India. She’s currently 37 years old.
|Birth Name||Sanam Shetty|
|Date of Birth||November 12, 1985|
|Place of Birth||Bengaluru, Karnataka, India|
|Age||37 years old|
|Profession||Actress, Model, and Former Beauty Queen|
|Residence||Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India|
Early Life: Family and Education
Sanam Shetty has kept all information regarding her family and early life away from the spotlight except that her father is from Karnataka and her mother is from Andhra Pradesh.
After completing her schooling in Chennai, she studied engineering and then worked as a software engineer for a reputed multinational software company in London before pursuing acting.
Sanam Shetty Personal Life
Regarding her personal life, Sanam Shetty is currently single. She was previously in a relationship with the Sri Lankan model and actor Tharshan Thiyagarajah. He shot to fame after appearing on season three of Bigg Boss Tamil.
It appears that they were in a relationship even before Bigg Boss Season 3. Their relationship deteriorated while he was inside Bigg Boss’ house as he was romantically linked up with another contestant Sherin. Shortly after he left the show, they ended their relationship citing irreconcilable differences. Sanam accused him of cheating on her as he promised to marry her but he didn’t keep up the promise and refused to marry her.
Sanam revealed that they got engaged in May 2019 and their marriage was scheduled to happen in June of that year. She lodged a police complaint against her ex-significant other accusing him of cheating, breach of trust, and harassment.
|Height||Feet – 5 feet 6 inches|
Centimeters – 168 cm
Meters – 1.68 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 56 kg|
Pounds – 123 lbs
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Distinctive Features||Attractive large eyes|
Sanam Shetty had always wanted to pursue a career in modeling from an early age. As per her father’s wish, she studied engineering and went on to work for TCS as a software engineer in London, UK. Having spent a few years working in IT, she quit her job and decided to pursue her dreams.
Sanam returned to Chennai and began her modeling career. She landed her first acting role in 2012 when she was cast as Poongavanam in R Parthiepan’s Ambuli. She continued to do minor roles in various films before landing her major acting gig as Madhu in the Tamil-language action film, Katham Katham, starring Nandha, and Natarajan Subramaniam.
Since launching her career, she has become quite a familiar face in the entertainment industry, with around twenty film credits. She has appeared in films, including Cinema Company, Singham123, Srimanthudu, Vellaiya Irukiravan Poi Solla Maatan, Sawaari, Sadhuram 2, Thiruttuppayale 2, and Walter. In 2016, she won the Miss South India pageant title.
Besides being a successful actor, Sanam has also taken part in various reality TV shows such as Villa To Village and Bigg Boss Tamil 4.
Sanam on Social Media
Sanam Shetty has quite a presence on social media, especially on Instagram, where she’s got over 800 thousand followers. She has amassed nearly 10 thousand followers on her official Facebook page.