Anushka Shetty Biography

Anushka BiographyAnushka Shetty is well recognized face in Telugu and Tamil film industries. She has impressive personality and exhibited her talent in numerous blockbuster movies.

In Telugu film industry, she made her acting debut in ‘Super’ (2005). She came in limelight for her brilliant performance in Vikramarkudu (2006) which was highly acclaimed by audiences and gained commercial success.

She made her first appearance in Tamil cinema with Rendu (2006) with actor Madhavan. Here she played the role of innocent girl and her performance was well appreciated.

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Her next Tamil film was Arundhathi, that was originally made in Telugu. This film gave her fame and she was being recognized in Telugu and Tamil industry.

Anushka Shetty did six films in 2008. Souryam with Gopichand was highly successful film. She acted in “OkkaMagaadu”, “Swagatam” and “Baladur” but these movies that did not do well at the box office.

South Indian Actress Anuskha Anushka played a most contentious role as male in the film Vettaikkaran in 2009 which was well appreciated by the viewers. In the 2010, Shetty gained fame for her excellent performance in Tamil action-masala film  Singam (2010) that bombed at the box office.

Her role in movies like Vaanam (2011) and DeivaThirumagal (2011) was critically applauded. She appeared in film Singam II (2013), a sequel to Singam that was a blockbuster.

Anuska was credited for Filmfare Award for Best Actress in 2009. In 2010, Anushka won the Nandi Awards for Special Jury Award for the Film Arundhati and in the same year she was honoured with Filmfare Award for Best Actress in the Telugu Film, Vedam.

Anushka Shetty was born as Sweety Shetty on 7 November 1981 in Mangalore. She hails 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 Shetty did her schooling in Bangalore and completed her graduation in Computer Applications at Mount Carmel College, Bangalore. She was also a trainer of yoga and took training under Yoga Guru Bharat Thaku.

Anushka Shetty Latest News

Always doubting myself as a filmmaker: Rajamouli

    Updated On : Oct 23,2016   2:12 am
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Filmmaker S.S. Rajamouli, who broke various records with his magnum opus "Baahubali: The Beginning", says he is very confident as a storyteller, but has doubts about his filmmaking skills. View More..

First look of Baahubali 2 unvelied at MAMI

    Updated On : Oct 22,2016   9:02 pm
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) The motion poster of S.S. Rajamouli's "Baahubali 2: The Conclusion" made a thunderous debut on Saturday at the ongoing Jio MAMI 18th Mumbai Film Festival with Star. View More..

'Baahubali 2...' first look to be shown at MAMI

    Updated On : Oct 18,2016   2:38 pm
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Jio MAMI Movie Mela with Star will showcase the first look of S.S. Rajamouli's "Baahubali 2: The Conclusion" on October 22 here. View More..

'Baahubali 2...' first look to be showacased at MAMI

    Updated On : Oct 18,2016   1:08 pm
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Jio MAMI Movie Mela with Star will showcase the first look of S.S. Rajamouli's "Baahubali 2: The Conclusion" on October 22 here. View More..

Prabhas not part of 'Singam 3'

    Updated On : Oct 04,2016   12:00 pm
Chennai, Oct 4 (IANS) The makers of Suriya-starrer Tamil actioner "Singam 3", the third installment in the "Singam" franchise, have denied reports that "Baahubali" fame Prabhas has been roped in to play a cameo in the film. View More..

Lost weight to play Bhallala Deva's younger version: Rana Daggubati

    Updated On : Oct 04,2016   11:36 am
Chennai, Oct 4 (IANS) Actor Rana Daggubati, who is losing and gaining weight for his film roles like it's a cakewalk, says he had shed weight to play the younger version of his character Bhallala Deva from "Baahubali: The Conclusion". View More..

Suriya's 'S3' climax being shot in Talakona forest

    Updated On : Sep 26,2016   12:04 pm
Chennai, Sep 26 (IANS) The makers of Suriya-starrer "S3" aka "Singam 3", which is inching closer to completion, are currently canning the climax action sequence in Talakona forest near Guntur district, Andhra Pradesh, a source said. View More..

Suriya's 'S3' set for worldwide release on Dec 16

    Updated On : Sep 20,2016   11:00 am
Chennai, Sep 20 (IANS) Suriya-starrer Tamil actioner "S3", the third part in the "Singam" franchise, is finally slated for worldwide theatrical release on December 16, the makers announced. View More..

Malaysia beckons Suriya's 'Singam 3' team

    Updated On : Aug 24,2016   11:12 am
Chennai, Aug 24 (IANS) The makers of Suriya-starrer Tamil actioner "Singam 3", which is nearing completion, are headed to Malaysia to shoot the climax. The film is gearing up for a grand release this Diwali. View More..

'Baahubali: The Conclusion' first look out on Prabhas's birthday

    Updated On : Aug 20,2016   12:00 pm
Chennai, Aug 20 (IANS) The first look of S.S. Rajamouli's highly anticipated "Baahubali - The Conclusion", which is nearing completion, will be unveiled as a special treat to fans on Prabhas's birthday on October 23. View More..

'Baahubali - The Conclusion' to release in April, 2017

    Updated On : Aug 05,2016   5:14 pm
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar has shared that the second instalment of S.S. Rajamouli's magnum opus "Baahubali" will hit the screens in April next year. View More..

'Baahubali 2' TN theatrical rights snapped for Rs 45 crore

    Updated On : Aug 03,2016   11:10 am
Chennai, Aug 3 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu theatrical rights of S.S Rajamouli's magnum opus "Baahubali 2", which is on the verge of completion, have been snapped for a whopping price of Rs. 45 crore. View More..

Would love to do full-length action role: Angana Roy

    Updated On : Jul 30,2016   1:14 pm
Chennai, July 30 (IANS) After her brief stint with action in the upcoming Tamil thriller "7 Naatkal", actress Angana Roy now wishes she lands an opportunity to do a full-length action role. She says she would love to do something on the lines of Telugu film "Arundhati". View More..

Prabhas excited over China outing of 'Baahubali...'

    Updated On : Jul 21,2016   6:38 pm
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) "Baahubali: The Beginning" star Prabhas is elated over the film's trailer getting a rave response in China, and says he "can't wait for audiences there to watch the movie". View More..

Suriya's 'S3' Tamil Nadu theatricals bagged for Rs. 41 crore

    Updated On : Jul 16,2016   1:32 pm
Chennai, July 16 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu theatrical rights of Suriya-starrer Tamil actioner "S3", formerly known as "Singam 3", have been bagged for a whopping Rs. 41 crore, a source said. View More..

Shruti Haasan plays a journalist in 'Singam 3'

    Updated On : Jul 09,2016   11:20 am
Chennai, July 9 (IANS) Actress Shruti Haasan, who is currently shooting for Suriya-starrer Tamil actioner "Singam 3" aka "S3" in Vishakhapatnam, reportedly plays a journalist in the film. View More..

Tamil star Ajith's 57th film launched

    Updated On : Jul 06,2016   12:54 pm
Chennai, July 6 (IANS) Actor Ajith Kumar's next Tamil outing, tentatively titled "Thala 57", was officially launched here on Wednesday. View More..

Mahesh Babu, Nayanthara win at Filmfare Awards South

    Updated On : Jun 19,2016   11:40 am
Hyderabad, June 19 (IANS) Mahesh Babu won the Best Actor for Telugu drama "Srimanthudu", while Nayanthara bagged the Best Actress trophy for her performance in Tamil action-comedy "Naanum Rowdydhaan" for the year 2015 at the star-studded 63rd Filmfare Awards southern edition. View More..

'Baahubali 2' team begins filming climax portion

    Updated On : Jun 13,2016   1:38 pm
Hyderabad, June 13 (IANS) The makers of S.S. Rajamouli's magnum opus "Baahubali 2" on Monday began filming the climax portion of the film, which will be shot over a period of 10 weeks at the Ramoji Film City here. View More..

Chiranjeevi's next to go on floors in June

    Updated On : May 29,2016   12:36 pm
Chennai, May 29 (IANS) Megastar Chiranjeevi's highly anticipated upcoming Telugu film, which is tentatively titled "Kathilantodu", is expected to roll from the first week of June, a source said. View More..