Model turned actress Anushka Shetty is a renowned face of South Indian film industry. She mainly works in Telugu and Tamil films, who has starred in high-profile films, including Baahubali franchise. Anushka is one of the finest actresses in industry who would do anything for acting. While many actress 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 modelling because of her height and good shape and entered into cinema in 2005. Since the debut film, Anushka’s fame, reputation and popularity has only enhanced.
Check out her biography to know about her childhood, career, height, weight, vital stats, boyfriend, affairs, lifestyle, net worth and fun facts.
Anushka, Sweetu, Mac
Birthday / Date of Birth
Anushka was born on 7 November 1981 in Puttur, Mangalore, Karnataka, India.
She is currently 36 years old.
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
She did her schooling in Bangalore. After schooling, she attended Mount Carmel College in Bangalore and graduated with a Bachelor of Computer Applications degree.
Indian. She has ethnic Tuluva ancestry. Also, she is reported to have descended from Bellipady Uramalu Guthu family.
- Father – A.N. Vittal Shetty
- Mother – Prafulla Shetty
- Siblings – Gunaranjan Shetty (Brother), Sai Ramesh Shetty (Brother) (Cosmetic Surgeon)
Anushka Shetty has dated –
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 Baahubali franchise and were eventually reported to be in relationship. However, both actor denied the rumors citing baseless.
- In feet – 5 feet 10 inches
- In centimeters – 178 cm
- In meters – 1.78 m
- In Kilograms – 68 kg
- In Pounds – 149 lbs
- Measurements – 35-28-36
- Bust – 35 inches
- Waist – 28 inches
- Hip – 36 inches
- Bra Size – 32C
She wears a size 8 (US) shoe.
Her dress size is 8 (US).
In 2005, she made her debut inPuri 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 have occasionally been a part of movie promotional talk shows.
Being a top paid celebrity endorser in south India, she has featured in a selected television commercials and print ads like Head & Shoulders, Colgate Active Salt toothpaste, Intex Aqua, and Chennai Silk.
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 Net worth
Shetty is one of the richest and the popular actresses down the South, who charges Rs 3 – 4 crore per film. Anushka Shetty has an estimated net worth of $22 million as of 2017. Her source of income includes films, endorsements, modeling and personal investments.
Anushka Shetty Favorites
- Favorite Food – All Chicken dishes
- Favorite Actors – Akkineni Nagarjuna, Mahesh Babu, Abhishek Bachchan
- Favorite Actress – Simran, Jyothika
- Favorite Book – The Alchemist by Palio Coelho
- Favorite Color – Black and White
- Favorite Holiday Destination – London
- Favorite Sport – Volleyball
- Favorite Car – Maruti Swift
- Favorite Perfume – Davidpff Cool Water
- Favorite 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 for a fresh face for his film Super, Bharat Thakur suggester her name and after successful audition, she was selected for the main role.
Anushka gained more than 20 kg weight for the film Size Zero starring opposite 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 listing music.
Anusha has won various wards 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 5 crore mark as salary.