Anushka Shetty Biography, Wiki, Age, Movies, Family, Images

Anushka Shetty Biography, Wiki, Age, Movies, Family, Images: Anushka Shetty is an Indian film actress who predominantly appears in Telugu and Tamil films. After making her debut in the 2005 Telugu movie Super, directed by Puri Jagannadh, she made her Tamil film debut in the 2006 movie Rendu, directed by Sundar C.

Anushka has become a successful and critically acclaimed actress who has been the recipient of several prestigious awards such as the CineMAA Awards, Nandi Awards, Tamil Nadu State Film Awards, and several Filmfare Awards. She is an established star in the South Indian film industry and continues to enjoy huge success as one of the highest-paid and most influential actresses in the Telugu and Tamil industries.

Anushka Shetty Biography
Anushka Shetty Biography

Anushka Shetty is an Indian film actress and model, best known for her iconic role as Arundhati in the blockbuster movie Arundhati, for which she won the Nandi Special Jury Award and Filmfare Best Actress Award in 2009. She has since gone on to star in the Tamil remake movie Billa with Ajith Kumar, Vettaikkaran with actor Vijay, and most recently Singam with Suriya in a blockbuster Tamil police story.

Shetty is known for her commitment to delivering nuanced, powerful performances in a range of roles that show her immense talent as an actress. Anushka Shetty is a South Indian actress and one of the most versatile performers in India. Since her breakout performance in A. L. Vijay’s family drama Deiva Thirumagal in 2011, Anushka has made an indelible impression on the audience with her stunning performances and range as an actor.

She worked in movies like Yennai Arindhaal, Rudhramadevi, Si3, Lingaa (starring Super Star Rajinikanth), and most notably Baahubali: The Beginning and Baahubali: The Conclusion, in which she starred alongside Prabhas, Tamannaah, and Rana Daggubati and earned praise from both critics and the audience. Shetty has won multiple awards for her outstanding performances including the Vijay Award for Favourite Heroine in 2011.

Anushka Shetty Biography

Name Anushka Shetty
Real Name Sweety Shetty
Nickname Mac, Sweety
Profession Actress
Date of Birth 7 November 1981
Age (as of 2022) 41
Zodiac sign Scorpio
Family Father: A.N. Vittal Shetty
Mother: Prafulla Shetty
Brothers: Gunaranjan Shetty (Businessman) and Sai Ramesh Shetty (Doctor)
Marital Status Unmarried
Affairs/Boyfriends Krish (Director, Rumour)
Prabhas (Actor, Rumour)
Husband NA
Children NA
Religion Hindu
Educational Qualification Graduate
School Yet to be updated
College Mount Carmel College, Bengaluru, Karnataka
Hobbies Listening to music, Singing, Mimicry, Cooking
Birth Place Mangalore, Karnataka, India
Hometown Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Current City Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Nationality Indian

Social Media Profiles

Interesting Facts

  • Before entering the film industry she was a yoga instructor and she was trained under Bharat Thakur.
  • Anushka Shetty started her acting career in the year 2005 with the Telugu movie Super, directed by Puri Jagannadh. In that movie, she acted with Akkineni Nagarjuna and Ayesha Takia.
  • In 2010, she acted as a prostitute in the movie titled Vedam with Allu Arjun. For her performance in the movie, she grabbed Filmfare Award for Best Actress.
  • She expressed her grief for Krishnam Raju’s death on her social media pages.
  • She is the biggest fan of Tamil Star Vijay Serial Thendral Vanthu Ennai Thodum.

Movies

Year Title Role(s) Language Notes
2005 Super Sasha Telugu
2005 Mahanandi Nandini Telugu
2006 Astram Anusha Telugu
2006 Vikramarkudu Neeraja Goswami Telugu
2006 Stalin Herself Telugu Special appearance in the song “I Wanna Spider-Man”
2006 Rendu Jothy Tamil
2007 Lakshyam Indu Telugu
2007 Don Priya Telugu
2008 Okka Magaadu Bhavani Telugu
2008 Swagatam Sailaja (Sailu) Telugu
2008 Baladoor Bhanu Telugu
2008 Souryam Shweta Telugu
2008 Chintakayala Ravi Sunita Telugu
2008 King Herself Telugu Special appearance in the song “Nuvvu Ready Nenu Ready”
2009 Arundhati Arundhati / Jejamma Telugu
2009 Billa Maya Telugu
2009 Vettaikaaran Susheela (Susi) Tamil
2010 Kedi Herself Telugu Special appearance in the song “Kedigaadu”
2010 Singam Kavya Mahalingam Tamil
2010 Vedam Saroja Telugu
2010 Panchakshari Panchakshari / Honey Telugu
2010 Khaleja Subashini Telugu
2010 Thakita Thakita Herself Telugu Cameo appearance
2010 Nagavalli Chandramukhi (Nagavalli) Telugu
2010 Ragada Sirisha Telugu
2011 Vaanam Saroja Tamil
2011 Deiva Thirumagal Anuradha Raghunathan Tamil
2012 Saguni Inspector Anushka Tamil Cameo appearance
2012 Thaandavam Dr.Meenakshi Shiva Kumar Tamil
2012 Damarukam Maheshwari (Mahi) Telugu
2013 Alex Pandian Divya Tamil
2013 Mirchi Vennela Telugu
2013 Singam II Kavya Mahalingam Tamil
2013 Irandaam Ulagam Ramya / Varna / Unnamed woman Tamil
2014 Lingaa Lakshmi Tamil
2015 Yennai Arindhaal Thenmozhi Tamil
2015 Baahubali: The Beginning Devasena Telugu Bilingual film
2015 Baahubali: The Beginning Devasenai Tamil Bilingual film
2015 Rudhramadevi Rudrama Devi (Rudradeva Maharaja) Telugu
2015 Size Zero Soundarya (Sweety) Telugu Bilingual film
2015 Inji Iduppazhagi Soundarya (Sweety) Tamil Bilingual film
2016 Soggade Chinni Nayana Krishna Kumari Telugu Cameo appearance
2016 Oopiri Nandini Telugu Bilingual film; cameo appearance
2016 Thozha Nandini Tamil Bilingual film; cameo appearance
2017 Si3 Kavya Durai Singam Tamil
2017 Om Namo Venkatesaya Krishnamma Telugu Extended Cameo lead role
2017 Baahubali 2: The Conclusion Devasena Telugu Bilingual film
2017 Baahubali 2: The Conclusion Devasenai Tamil Bilingual film
2018 Bhaagamathie Bhaagamathie / Chanchala Telugu Bilingual film
2018 Bhaagamathie Bhaagamathie / Sanchala Tamil Bilingual film
2019 Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy Rani Lakshmi Bai Telugu Cameo appearance
2020 Nishabdham Sakshi Telugu Bilingual film
2020 Silence Sakshi Tamil Bilingual film
TBA Untitled film co-starring Naveen Polishetty TBA Telugu Filming

Music Videos

  • 2012 – Sachin Anthem as Herself

Filmfare Awards South

Year Artist/Work Category Language Outcome
2005 Super Best Supporting Actress Telugu Nominated
2009 Arundhati Best Actress Telugu Won
2010 Vedam Best Actress Telugu Won
2010 Nagavalli Best Actress Telugu Nominated
2011 Deiva Thirumagal Best Actress Tamil Nominated
2012 Dhamarukam Best Actress Telugu Nominated
2013 Mirchi Best Actress Telugu Nominated
2015 Rudhramadevi Best Actress Telugu Won
2017 Baahubali 2 :The Conclusion Best Actress Telugu Nominated
2018 Bhaagamathie Best Actress Telugu Nominated

South Indian International Movie Awards

  • 2011 – Best Actress for Deiva Thirumagal – Nominated
  • 2011 – Youth Icon of South Indian Cinema – Won
  • 2015 – Best Actress for Rudhramadevi – Nominated
  • 2015 – Best Actress (Critics) for Rudhramadevi – Won
  • 2017 – Best Actress for Baahubali 2: The Conclusion – Nominated
  • 2018 – Best Actress for Bhaagamathie – Nominated

Nandi Awards

  • 2008 – Special Jury Award for Arundhati – Won
  • 2015 – Best Actress for Size Zero – Won

Tamil Nadu State Film Awards

  • 2011 – Special Prize (Best Actress) for Deiva Thirumagal – Won

CineMAA Awards

  • 2009 – Best Actress (Telugu) for Arundhati – Won
  • 2010 – Best Actress (Telugu) for Vedam – Nominated
  • 2010 – Best Actress (Jury) for Vedam – Won
  • 2015 – Best Actress (Telugu) for Rudhramadevi – Won

Santosham Film Awards

  • 2009 – Best Actress (Telugu) for Arundhati – Won
  • 2010 – Best Actress (Telugu) for Vedam – Won
  • 2013 – Best Actress (Telugu) for Mirchi – Nominated
  • 2015 – Best Actress (Telugu) for Rudhramadevi – Won
  • 2017 – Best Actress (Telugu) for Baahubali 2: The Conclusion – Nominated
  • 2018 – Best Actress (Telugu) for Bhaagamathie – Nominated

Vijay Awards

Year Artist/Work Category Outcome
2009 Vettaikaran Favorite Heroine Won
2010 Singam Favorite Heroine Nominated
2011 Deiva Thirumagal Favorite Heroine Won
2011 Deiva Thirumagal Best Actress Nominated
2012 Thaandavam Favorite Heroine Nominated
2013 Singam 2 Favorite Heroine Nominated
2017 Baahubali 2: The Conclusion Favorite Heroine Nominated

Behindwoods Gold Medals

  • 2017 – Best Actress in a Leading Role Baahubali 2: The Conclusion – Won

Zee Cine Awards – Telugu

  • 2017 – Best Actress in a Leading Role for Baahubali 2: The Conclusion – Nominated
  • 2017 – Favorite Actress for Baahubali 2: The Conclusion and Om Nao Venkatesaya – Nominated
  • 2018 – Favorite Actress for Bhaagamathie – Nominated
  • 2018 – Best Actress in a Leading Role for Bhaagamathie – Nominated

TSR-TV9 National Film Awards

  • 2012 – Best Heroine (Telugu) for Dhamarukam – Won
  • 2013 – Best Heroine (Telugu) for Mirchi – Nominated
  • 2015 – Best Heroine (Telugu) for Size Zero – Nominated
  • 2015 – Best Actress (Telugu) for Rudhramadevi – Nominated
  • 2017 – Best Actress (Telugu) for Baahubali 2: The Conclusion – Nominated
  • 2018 – Best Actress (Telugu) for Bhaagamathie – Nominated

Edison Awards (Tamil)

Year Artist/Work Category Outcome
2010 Singam Best Actress Nominated
2010 Singam The Gorgeous Belle Nominated
2011 Deiva Thirumagal Favorite Actress Nominated
2011 Vaanam Best Actress Nominated
2012 Thaandavam Best Actress Nominated
2015 Inji Iduppazhagi Best Actress Nominated
2017 Baahubali 2: The Conclusion Best Actress Nominated

South Scope Style Awards

  • 2009 – Best Actress for Arundhati – Won

Ugadi Awards (Telugu)

  • 2009 – Best Actress for Arundhati – Won
  • 2010 – Best Actress for Vedam – Won
  • 2015 – Best Actress for Rudhramadevi – Won

International Tamil Film Awards

  • 2011 – Best Actress for Deiva Thirumagal – Nominated
  • 2011 – Best Actress for Vaanam – Nominated

Jaya TV Awards

  • 2011 – Best Actress for Deiva Thirumagal – Nominated

Apsara Awards

  • 2015 – Best Actress for Rudhramadevi – Won
  • 2015 – Anushka Shetty for Entertainer of the Year – Won

International Indian Film Academy Awards | IIFA Utsavam

  • 2015 – Best Actress for Rudhramadevi – Nominated
  • 2015 – Best Actress for Size Zero – Nominated

Hyderabad Times Film Awards

  • 2012 – Best Actress for Dhamarukam – Nominated

Radio City Cine Awards

  • 2018 – Best Actress for Bhaagamathie – Nominated

Cinegoers Association Awards

  • 2017 – Best Actress for Baahubali 2: The Conclusion – Won

Vamsee Film Awards

  • 2010 – Best Actress for Arundhati – Won
  • 2011 – Best Actress for Vedam – Won

Bharatumuni Film Awards

  • 2015 – Best Actress for Rudhramadevi – Won

Other Awards and Honors

Year Honouring Body Category Award/rank
2011 Tamil Nadu Government Kalaimamani Award by Tamil Nadu State Government Won
2011 TSR Awards TSR Lalitha Kala Parishath Award Won
2012 Times of India Bangalore Times Most Desirable Women 2012 3
2012 Times of India Hyderabad Times Most Desirable Woman 2012 3
2012 Times of India Chennai Times Most Desirable Women 2012 5
2012 Times of India India’s Top 50 Most Desired women of 2012. 45
2013 Times of India Bangalore Times Most Desirable Women 2013 3
2013 Times of India Hyderabad Times Most Desirable Woman 2013 15
2013 Times of India Chennai Times Most Desirable Woman 2013 10
2014 Times of India Bangalore Times Most Desirable Women 2014 13
2014 Times of India Hyderabad Times Most Desirable Woman 2014 3
2014 Times of India Chennai Times Most Desirable Woman 2014 6
2015 Times of India Hyderabad Times Most Desirable Women 2015 1
2015 Times of India Chennai Times Most Desirable Women 2015 4
2016 Times of India Hyderabad Times Most Desirable Women 2016 2
2016 Times of India Chennai Times Most Desirable Women 2016 9
2017 Times of India Hyderabad Times Most Desirable Women 2017 9
2017 Times of India Chennai Times Most Desirable Women 2017 14
2017 IMDb IMDb Top 10 Stars of Indian Cinema in 2017 8
2018 Times of India Hyderabad Times Most Desirable Women 2018 16
2018 Times of India Chennai Times Most Desirable Women 2018 24
2019 Eastern Eye Sexiest Asian Women of the Decade 8
2020 Times of India Hyderabad Times Forever Desirable Women 2021 1
2021 Forbes India Most Influential Instagram South Indian Celebrities 23
2021 Twitter India Most Tweeted about Actors (Female) in South Indian Entertainment 9

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