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Anushka Shetty

Anushka Shetty is a popular Indian actress who mainly works in Telugu and Tamil film industries. She is best known for her role as Princess Devasena in the Indian film series Baahubali (2015–2017). She was critically acclaimed for her lead roles in the Tamil drama films Vaanam (2011), Deiva Thirumal (2011) and Size Zero (2015). She is also known for playing lead roles in the Telugu films Arundhati (2009), Vedam (2010), and Rudramadevi (2015).

Wiki/Biography

Anushka Shetty was born on 7 November 1981 (Age 41 years; Until 2022) as Sweety Shetty in Puttur, Mangaluru, Karnataka, India. His zodiac sign is Scorpio.

A childhood picture of Anushka Shetty (sitting on her mother's lap) with her family

A childhood picture of Anushka Shetty (sitting on her mother’s lap) with her family

He graduated from Mount Carmel College, Bengaluru with a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Applications. Later, actress Bhumika Chawla’s husband Bharat Thakur trained in yoga. Later, he moved to Hyderabad, Telangana, India.

Physical appearance

Height (Approx): 5′ 9″

Weight (Approx): 60 kg

Hair Color: Black

Eye Color: Black

Body Measurements (Approx): 34-30-36

Anushka Shetty

Anushka Shetty

Body change

Anushka gained 20 kg to play the female lead Soundarya in Size Zero (2015). When asked why she actually puts on weight instead of using prosthetics or a body suit, she said,

We did a photoshoot with prosthetics, but even though my body was fat, my arms and face felt slimmer. Realizing that the mismatch wouldn’t look good on screen, I decided to pile on the kilos and do it naturally.

Anushka Shetty as Soundarya in Size Zero (2015).

Anushka Shetty as Soundarya in Size Zero (2015).

Family

Parents & Siblings

His father name is AN Vittal Shetty and mother name is Prabulla Shetty. He has two brothers, Gunaranjan Shetty, a businessman and Sai Ramesh Shetty, a cosmetic surgeon.

Anushka Shetty with her parents

Anushka Shetty with her parents

Anushka Shetty with her brothers

Anushka Shetty with her brothers

Husband & Children

She is unmarried.

Relationships/affairs

After starring in the 2010 Telugu film Veda, Anushka Shetty was rumored to be dating its director, Girish Jagarlamudi; He married Ramya Velaka in 2016.

Anushka Shetty with director Krish

Anushka Shetty with director Krish

Anushka Shetty is often linked with her Baahubali co-star Prabhas. However, he rubbished the rumours,

I have known Prabhas for over 15 years and he is one of my 3AM friends. We are usually linked because neither of us are married and make an amazing on-screen couple. If there was anything between us, it would have come out by now.

Anushka Shetty with Prabhas

Anushka Shetty with Prabhas

In May 2021, Anushka was reportedly set to marry a Dubai-based businessman, but media reports turned out to be mere speculations. It was once speculated that she was going to marry a businessman from Hyderabad. It was also rumored that Anushka is dating a cricketer who is playing for the South Indian team in the Ranji Trophy. But he denied all those rumours.

I will definitely inform everyone when I get married.”

Religion and Race

He belonged to the Tuluva caste belonging to the Hindu Punt community. In 2016, he attended the Kola festival at his ancestral house Kuthu Mane in Bellipadi, Budhur, Karnataka. Kola is a festival of spirit dance celebrated by the Tulu-speaking communities of South Kanara districts and Kasaragod districts of Kerala to appease the gods. He participated in all the festive rituals of the community and received the blessings of the deities Modadeya, Rakdeswari, Maisandaya and Gulika.

Anushka Shetty along with her family attended the Kola festival at her native house in Bellipadi village in Puttur, Karnataka.

Anushka Shetty along with her family attended the Kola festival at her native house in Bellipadi village in Puttur, Karnataka.

Signature/Autograph

Anushka Shetty's autograph

Anushka Shetty’s autograph

profession

Telugu movie

In 2005, Shetty made her acting debut with Puri Jagannath’s Telugu film Super, in which she played the role of Sasha opposite Nagarjuna and Ayesha Takia.

Telugu Movie Super (2005)

Telugu Movie Super (2005)

In the same year, he appeared in Mahanandi. In 2007, she first gained recognition for her role as Priya in the film Don, in which she shared the screen with Nagarjuna.

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Anushka Shetty as Priya in Don (2007).

In 2010, she came to limelight for playing a prostitute named Saroja in the anthology film Vedam.

Veda (2010)

Veda (2010)

She rose to fame for her role in the 2009 horror fantasy film Arundhati, in which she played the titular role. The film was a huge commercial success and became one of the highest-grossing Telugu films in history at the time, which was later dubbed into various languages ​​such as Malayalam, Tamil, Oriya and Hindi.

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Anushka Shetty as Arundhati (2009)

He is known for his stunning dance performances in various songs like I Wanna Spider-Man from Stalin (2006), Nuvvu Redi Nenu Redi from King (2008) and Ragada Ragada Ragada from Kedi (2010) and Ragada (2010). .

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Anushka Shetty in Ragada Ragada Ragada song from Ragada (2010).

Other popular Telugu films under her belt include Lakshyam (2007), Sauryam (2008), and Sindakayala Ravi (2008), Rudramadevi (2015), Bhagamati (2018).

Tamil movie

In 2006, she made her Tamil debut with the action thriller Rendu, in which she played R. Acted opposite Madhavan and Reema Sen. She was nominated for Best Supporting Actress at the Filmfare Awards South (2005) for her performance as Jyoti. .

Anushka Shetty (as Jyothi) and Madhavan (as Shakti, Kannan) in Rendu (2006) Tamil film

Anushka Shetty (as Jyothi) and Madhavan (as Shakti, Kannan) in Rendu (2006) Tamil film

In 2011, she starred alongside actor Vikram in the film Deiva Thirumal, in which she played the role of Anuradha Raghunathan.

Wee Guttersnipe — Vizhigalil Oru Vaanavil from Goddess...

Anushka Shetty as Anuradha Raghunathan in Deiva Thirumal (2011).

Her other critically acclaimed performance came in the film Size Zero (2015), in which she played Soundarya ‘Sweetie’.

Anushka Shetty in Size Zero Animated Gif

Anushka Shetty as Soundarya ‘Sweetie’ in Size Zero (2015).

Other popular Tamil films she acted in include Vedettakaraan (2009), Singam (2010), Singam 2 (2013), and Meni Aindaal (2015).

Chandritha — The Lion and His Tiger Singham (2010) Singham 2 (2013) ...

Anushka Shetty as Kavya Mahalingam in Singam (2010).

A pan-India film

In 2015, he rose to fame with the first installment of the epic action film series Baahubali, in which he played Devasena. Initially, the film was shot simultaneously in both Telugu and Tamil languages, and later became an Indian film. In Baahubali: The Beginning (2015), Devasena is a prisoner under the tyrannical rule of King Pallaladeva, rescued by Shiva.

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Anushka Shetty as Devasena in Baahubali: The Beginning (2015).

In 2017, she appeared in the sequel to Baahubali, Baahubali 2: The Conclusion, in which Devasena was portrayed as the Kundala princess who marries Baahubali.

Happy #Chandratha's #birthday Anushka

Anushka Shetty as Devasena in Baahubali 2: The Conclusion

OTT

After a two-year hiatus from the entertainment industry, she starred in the film Silence on Amazon Prime Video.

Awards, Honors, Achievements

  • She won Favorite Heroine at the Vijay Awards for Vedettakaran (2009).
  • Special Jury Award at Nandi Awards for Arundhati (2009)
  • Filmfare Awards South India for Best Actress for Arundhati (2009).
  • Award for Best Actress at the Cinema Awards for Arundhati (2009).
  • Best Actress Award at Santhosham Film Awards for Arundhati (2009).
  • Best Actress (Jury) at the Cinema Awards for Vedam (2010)
  • Filmfare Awards South India for Best Actress for Vedam (2010).
  • Best Actress Award at Santosham Film Awards for Vedam (2010).
  • Best Actress Award at the Nandi Awards for Size Zero (2015).
  • Youth Icon of South Indian Cinema South Indian International Film Awards (2011)
  • Tamil Nadu State Government Kalaimamani Award (2011)
  • DSR Lalitha Kala Parishad Award (2011)
  • Special Award – Best Actress at the Tamil Nadu State Film Awards for Deiva Thirumal (2011).
  • She won Favorite Heroine at the Vijay Awards for Deiva Thirumal (2011).
  • South Indian Filmfare Awards for Best Actress for Rudramadevi (2015)
  • Best Actress (Critic) Awards at the South Indian International Film Awards for Rudramadevi (2015)
  • Best Actress at the Cinema Awards for Rudramadevi (2015).
  • Best Actress Award at Santosham Film Awards for Rudramadevi (2015).
  • She won the Behindwoods Gold Medal for Best Actress in a Leading Role for Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (2017).

Favorites

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facts

  • Popularly known as the Lady Superstar of South Indian Cinema.
  • While she was shooting for her debut film Super, director Puri Jagannath and producer Nagarjuna Shetty felt that her real name Sweety might not appeal to the audience, so they persuaded her to adopt a screen name. While they were thinking of different names, they came across singer Anushka Manjantha, who had lent her voice to a song in the film. Puri Jagannath and Nagarjuna liked her first name and decided to adopt Anushka as Shetty’s screen name.
  • He has supported various NGOs like Yuva Global Foundation, Sri Ragum School for the Blind.
  • She worked as a geography teacher and yoga instructor before venturing into the entertainment industry.
    Anushka Shetty doing yoga

    Anushka Shetty doing yoga

  • She hates auditioning. She was rejected after her first audition.
    A collage of pictures from Anushka Shetty's first audition when she was in her 20s

    A collage of pictures from Anushka Shetty’s first audition when she was in her 20s

  • She likes to collect nature essays and poems.
  • She is one of the highest paid female actors in the South film industry, reportedly earning Rs 5 crore for playing Devasena in Baahubali. She is the second Indian actress after late actress Sridevi to cross $1 million at the US box office.
  • She topped the Hyderabad Times Most Desirable Woman (2015) and Hyderabad Times Forever Desirable Women (2021) lists.

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