Anushka Shetty Biography

Anushka Shetty is an Indian model/actress who is best-known for selecting female centric movies such as Size Zero, Rudharamadevi, and Arundathi. Anushka Shetty, also known as Sweety Shetty, has received a number of accolades including a Nandi Award, three Cinemaa Awards, three Filmfare awards, and TN state film awards. Further, she received a title of South India’s Lady Super Star from the Times of India at 63rd South Filmfare Awards.

Anushka Shetty

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Early life:

She was born to Tulu Speaking Family, Prafulla and AN Vittal Shetty. Anushka has two brothers Sai Ramesh Shetty and Gunarajan Shetty. After completed her studies in Bangalore, she has become a yoga instructor under the guidance of Bharat Thakur.

Career life:

Anushka started her acting career with the Telugu Film “Super” released in 2005. This film earned her a nomination for Filmfare Best Supporting Actress in Telugu. Then, she starred in “Vikramarkudu” directed by S.S Rajamouli. This film also gained a major commercial success at the box office.

She continued to give box office successes with the further releases Lakshyam, Souryam, and chintakayala Ravi. In 2009, she played two different roles in Arundhati, which became a blockbuster hit in the South India. This film won her critical acclaim together with several awards including Nandi Award, Filmfare award for the Best Actress, and Cinemma Award.

In the following year, she received her second Best Actress Award from CineMaa and Filmfare award for the portrayal of her role as a prostitute in the film “Vanam”. After getting an astonishing success in a series of films, Anushka established herself as the leading actress in the Telugu Film Industry.

Besides working in Telugu cinema, she also accomplished success in Tamil Film Industry with her starring performance in the action movies like Singam, Singam 2, S3, and Yennai Arindhaal, almost all of which has received a huge commercial success. With widespread acclaim, the portrayal of her role “Princess Devasena” in Baahubali Series has made her one among the highest paid actresses in South Indian Cinema.

Some lesser unknown facts about Anushka Shetty:

  • She was a yoga instructor before entering into film industry
  • She gained an additional weight of 20 kg to star in the movie “Size zero”, released in 2005
  • Times of India stated her as the most desirable woman in Hyderabad
  • She was very much interested in studying Geography during her school days
  • She often likes to collect articles and poems on nature.

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