Anushka Shetty

Anushka Shetty
Anushka Shetty

Anushka Shetty


Birthday: November 7, 1981 (40 years)

HomeTown: Mangalore, Karnataka, India

Anushka Shetty (Sweety Shetty) is an Indian actress who predominantly works in Telugu and Tamil film industry. She made her big-screen debut in the 2005 Telugu film Super which also starred Nagarjuna Akkineni and Ayesha Takia in the pivotal roles. She has received several accolades, including three CineMAA Awards, a Nandi Award, TN State Film Awards and three Filmfare Awards from eight nominations. Anushka is one of the highest-paid actresses of India and is popularly referred as Lady Superstar of South Indian cinema. Born on 7 November 1981 to a Tulu speaking Bunts family, Anushka Shetty hails from Mangalore, Karnataka, India. As in 2022, Anushka Shetty’s age is 40 years. Check below for more deets about the actress. This page will put a light upon the Anushka Shetty Biography, wiki, age, birthday, family details, affairs, upcoming movies, controversies, rumours, lesser-known facts and more.

Anushka Shetty Biography:

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Personal Info

Stage Name Anushka Shetty
Real Name Anushka Shetty
Profession(s) Actress
Debut Films
  • Super (2005, Telugu)
  • Rendu (2006, Tamil)
Birthday 7 November 1981
Age 40 years
Sexuality Straight
Birthplace Puttur, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
Hometown Puttur, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
Current City Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Zodiac sign Scorpio
Religion Hindu
Caste/Ethnicity Bunts
Mothertongue Tulu
Nationality Indian
Food Habit Non-Vegetarian
Height 5’10”


Parents Father: A.N. Vittal Shetty
Mother: Prafulla Shetty
Sibling(s) Brother(s):

  • Gunaranjan Shetty (Businessman)
  • Sai Ramesh Shetty (Doctor)
Sister(s): None

Relationships & More

Marital Status Unmarried
  • Krish (Director, rumour)
  • Prabhas (Actor, rumour)
Spouse / Husband Unmarried

Educational & Qualification

School NA
College Mount Carmel College, Bangalore
Eduction Bachelor of Computer Applications

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Anushka Shetty’s Known and Lesser Known Facts

Anushka Shetty

  1. Anushka Shetty was born on 7 November 1981, in Mangalore, Karnataka, India.
  2. Anushka Shetty’s birthday is on 7 November 1981.
  3. As in 2022, Anushka Shetty’s age is 40 years.
  4. Anushka Shetty’s father name is A.N. Vittal Shetty and Anushka Shetty’s mother name is Prafulla Shetty. She has two brothers, Gunaranjan Shetty (Businessman) and Sai Ramesh Shetty (Doctor).
  5. Anushka did her schooling in Bangalore and her Bachelor of Computer Applications at the Mount Carmel College, Bangalore.
  6. Anushka was a yoga teacher under renowned yoga master, Bharat Thakur, before getting into acting.Anushka Shetty
  7. Puri Jagannath was looking for a new face and it was Bharat Thakur who recommended Anushka’s name to Jagannath.
  8. Though she made her film debut in 2005, her first success came up with ‘Vikramarkudu’ (2006), opposite Ravi Teja.
  9. She gained 20 kg of weight to play the role of an obese lady in the film ‘Size Zero’ (2015), opposite Arya.
  10. Other than Babubali she has acted in Blockbusters like Singham, Rudrmadevi, Arundhati, and Vedam. Bahubali gave her career an amazing boost and now she is one of the highest-rated Film actresses of south India.
  11. She is popularly referred as Lady Superstar of South Indian cinema.
  12. As per the report in 2020, she is getting married to an Indian cricketer. The name of the cricketer yet to be revealed.

Anushka Shetty’s Rumours / Controversies

Anushka Shetty

  1. 👉 At the audio launch event, Ali commented that instead of asking Sonal Chauhan to slap her thighs in Size Zero, makers should have asked Anushka Shetty to slap her stunning thighs. Not stopping there, Ali added that ever since he saw Anushka in Billa, he became her fan. It is heard that the comments of Ali were not liked by Anushka, although she was seen smiling while Ali was making those comments. Anushka reported this incident to her good friend Rana Daggubati, who warned Ali of not repeating such comments on actresses.Anushka Shetty Ali Baasha controversy
  2. 👉 On November 2011, the Income Tax department officials raided her residence in Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, in regards to their Income Tax returns. According to reports, the officials seized cash, bank passbooks and other documents from her residence.Anushka Shetty Ali Baasha controversy
  3. 👉During the shooting of Karthi’s Alex Pandian, people from the makeup union of Kollywood protested against the actress for appointing a make-up artist from another state and insisted that Anushka’s makeup artist should register her name in their guild. According to reports, Anushka Shetty had stood by the side of her make-up artist when she was reproached by Tamil Film Workers Union. However, the movie’s hero Karthi arbitrated and requested Anushka’s make-up artist to leave the sets. Hurt by the incident, the actress broke to tears, sources say. She did not even hire any other makeup artist and done makeup by herself.
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