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Anushka Shetty

Anushka Shetty is an Indian actress and model, who works in Telugu and Tamil films. She has received several awards, including three CineMAA Awards, a Nandi Award, and three Filmfare Awards from eight nominations. She made her acting debut with the 2005 Telugu film Super. In 2009, Anushka played dual role in the dark fantasy Arundhati which became Blockbuster hit in South India. Her portrayal of Princess Devasena in the Baahubali series gave her huge acclaim.


Anushka was born as Sweety Shetty on 7 November 1981 in Banglore, Karnataka. She completed her graduation in BCA from Mount Caramel College of Banglore University. Her wish of doing PG in Computer Science has not yet fulfilled. She was also featured in several television commercials. Apart from films and ads, she is a Yoga Instructor and got trained under yoga guru Bharat Thakur. She can speak Tulu, Telugu, Tamil, English and Kannada languages.

Personal Profile

Real Name : Sweety Shetty
Stage Name : Anushka Shetty
Pet Name : Mac
Date of birth : 7 November 1981
Age : 35 years
Height : 5'10"
Weight : 62 kgs
Education : Mount Caramel College of Banglore University
Zodiac Sign : Scorpio
Religion : Hindu
Mother tongue : Tulu

Latest news

According to the reports, Anushka Shetty is set to play the role of a real life police officer DIG Roopa. Actress Nayanatara will also be part of the film in a powerful cop role. Talk is also that, the IPS officer gave nod to the biopic and also shared some details of her life with the Kannada filmmaker A.M.R. Ramesh.

Upcoming movie Bhagmati

Bhagmati is an Indian Telugu period film, which is being written and directed by G.Ashok. It is being produced by Pramod and V. Vamsi Krishna Reddy. It features Anushka Shetty, Aadhi Pinisetty, Jayaram in lead roles.


Actress Anushka Shetty is an ethnic Tuluva hails from Bellipady Uramalu Guthu family. Her father is Vittal Shetty and mother Prafulla Shetty. She has two elder brothers. Her first brother Sai Ramesh Shetty, is a cosmetic surgeon got married to Saloni Rai. Her second brother Gunaranjan Shetty is a businessman.


Several rumours are running around Anushka regarding her marriage. She has been linked up with almost all actors, whom she worked with. She was also linked up with her co-star Prabhas. Recently Anushka has refused all the gossips about her. She also said that, "I can't think of getting hitched anytime soon".

In Baahubali series

Baahubali is the combination of two parts: Baahubali : The Begining and Baahubali 2: The Conclusion. Both the series are directed by SS Rajamouli, which featured Prabhas, Anushka Shetty, Tamannaah, Rana Daggubati in lead roles. Anushka played the role as Devasena opposite Prabhas as Amarendra Baahubali.


Anushka has started her acting career with Puri Jagannath's film "Super" alongside Akkineni Nagarjuna. She got her big break with 2006 movie "Vikramarkudu". In 2008 she had appeared in six films and then starred in the fantasy film "Arundhati". This movie has gained her "Nandi Special Jury Award" and "Filmfare Best Actress Award".

After her movie Vedam, her next Telugu film Panchakshari, was a heroine-centric film. In 2013 she played main lead in action-romantic flick "Mirchi" which was a block buster hit. In 2017 she was seen Om Namo Venkatesaya, Singam 3 and Baahubali 2.


Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress
Nandi Special Jury Award
Ugadi Award for Best Actress
South Scope Cine Award for Best Actress
Vijay Award for Favourite Heroine
Santosham Best Actress Award
Best Heroine Award

Filmography/Movies List

2005 Super
2005 Maha Nandi
2006 Vikramarkudu
2006 Rendu (Tamil)
2006 Astram
2007 Don
2008 Chintakayala Ravi
2008 Okka Magaadu
2012 Dhamarukam
2013 Singam II
2013 Mirch
2015 Baahubali - The Begining
2015 Rudhramadevi
2015 Zero-Size
2017 Singam 3
2017 Om Namo Venkatesaya
2017 Baahubali 2: The Conclusion

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