Anushka Shetty's Profile

Anushka Shetty

Age : 39

Date of Birth : 1981-Nov-07

Height : 175

Weight : 64

Figure : 35-28-35

Complexion : Fair

Body type : Average

Industry : Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Hindi

Education : Graduate

Relationship : Single

Zodiac sign : Scorpio

Hair color : Dark Brown

Hair pattern : Long Layer

Eye color : Black

Religion : Hindu

Profession : Actor, Model, Dancer

Father's name : A.N. Vittal Shetty

Mother's name : Prafulla

Siblings : Gunaranjan Shetty and Sai Ramesh Shetty

Home town : Puttur, Karnataka

Current locaion : Bengaluru

Languages known : Telugu, Hindi, English, Kannada

About :

Born in Mangalore, Karnataka, Anushka is an ethnic Tuluva hailing from the landed Bellipady Uramalu Guthu family. Her parents are Prafulla and A.N. Vittal Shetty. She has two brothers Gunaranjan Shetty and Sai Ramesh Shetty who is a cosmetic surgeon. Anushka did her schooling in Bangalore and her Bachelor of Computer Applications at the Mount Carmel College, Bangalore. She was also a yoga instructor, trained under Bharat Thakur.

Career :

Even after acting in Puri Jagan's Super in 2005, she did not get any fame. But after director S S Rajamouli cast her in Vikramarkudu, the film went on to become very successful and got her much recognition.

In 2009, Anushka first starred in the blockbuster hit, the fantasy film Arundhati. In this heroine-centric film, she essayed two roles for the first time. It was a critical as well as commercial success. Critics heaped praise on Anushka for her performance.

In 2010, she portrayed a prostitute's role in Krish's critically acclaimed anthology film Vedam. For her performance, she won the Filmfare Award for Best Actress, her second consecutive Filmfare Award. In 2015, she starred in the first part of Baahubali directed by S. S. Rajamouli which became one of the top grossing films in the Indian film industry.

Her third release in 2015 was Gunashekar's bilingual Rudhramadevi in which she portrayed the title role of Kakatiya dynasty queen Rudrama Devi opposite Rana Daggubati and Allu Arjun. Her final release in 2015 was Size Zero where she played the role of a plus-sized woman. Even though the movie did not click at the boxoffice, her acting was prased by the critics as well as the audience.