Anushka Shetty is a model and actress who works mainly in Telugu and Tamil film industry.
Age and Height
Born on 7th November 1981, at Mangalore Karnataka, Anushka Shetty is of 37 years and is 5 feet and 9 inches tall which makes her personality, all the more charming.
Marriage and relationship
Anushka Shetty is not married yet and was rumored to be in a relationship with the Baahubali fame actor Prabhas. Anushka strongly refuted these claims and it is said that her parents are looking for a suitable groom for Anushka.
Daughter of Mr. A.N Vittal Shetty and Mrs. Prafulla Shetty, Anushka has two brothers named Sai Ramesh Shetty and Gunaranjan Shetty.
Anushka made her career debut in 2005 in a Telugu film Super, in which she played a role alongside Ayesha Takia and Akkineni Nagarjuna. During 2006, Anushka played role in four movies. Out of these four, Vikramarkudu, in which she paired with Ravi Teja became an instant hit.
Astram which was a remake of Hindi movie Sarfarosh also saw Anushka in the lead role in the year 2007. During 2008, Anushka portrayed diverse roles in 6 movies. Of these movies, Souryam, in which she paired opposite Gopichand became a hit.
She attained critical acclaim and box office success during 2009-10 with Vedam in which she played the role of a prostitute. She did a range of roles from 2013 to 2017, which also included fantasy adventure-laden portrayal in the movie Irandam Ulagam. 2015 was turning points in Anushka Shetty’s career as she appeared in the first part of Baahubali, which went on to become the highest grosser in the history of Bollywood.
2017 was a different year for Anushka as she appeared in Si3 and Om Namo Venkatesaya, in which she portrayed the role of a Devi. Baahubali-2 also added a lot of fame to her career and Anushka Shetty became a household name not only in the Southern part of India but the entire country. She also appeared in a horror thriller Bhaagamathie at the end of 2017 adding a new dimension to her acting career.
Anushka’s favorite cuisine includes Punjabi delicacies and dishes made out of chicken. She likes yoga, reading, travelling and gardening.
Anushka has won numerous awards and nominations throughout her career. These include Filmfare award for supporting actress in 2005 and Filmfare award for best actress in 2009 and 2010. She has also won Best actress - Critics Choice award in 2015.
Though Anushka has not been in any major controversy, she landed up in a soup during 2012 when her makeup artist was not found to be a member of makeup artist union. However, later the issue was solved amicably.
Anushka is fluent in many languages including Kannada, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, and English.
She took upon the challenge of gaining 20Kg for her movie “Size Zero” and lost it soon too, post the movie.
|Real Name||Anushka Shetty|
|Famous Role||Devasena in Baahubali|
|Height (In Cm)||178|
|Eye color||Dark Brown|
|Date of Birth||1981-11-7|
|Home Town||Not known|
|Birth Place||Mangalore, Karnataka, India|
|Sun Sign||Not known|
|College||Mount Carmel College, Bangalore|
|Education Qualification||Bachelor of Computer Applications|