Anushka Shetty is an Indian actress, model, and former Yoga Teacher who is working in Telugu and Tamil films. She is especially known for her extraordinary characters like Arundathi, Rudhrama Devi, Devsena, and many others. She performed in many hit films like Vaanam, Damarukam, Alex Pandian, Singham II, Iraandam Ulagam, Linga and many more.

Biography & Wiki

Anushka Shetty’s real name is Sweety Shetty and her Nickname is Mac. She was born on 7 November 1981 in Mangalore, Karnataka, India. Therefore, her current age is 39 years. Anushka’s Zodiac is Scorpio. She currently resides in Hyderabad, Telangana, India.


Height, Weight & Body Measurements

Height in Centimeters 178 cm
Height in meters 1.78 m
Height in Inches 5′ 10″
Weight in Kilograms 62 Kg
Weight in Pounds 137 lbs
Hair Color Black
Eye Colour Dark Brown

Family Members

Anushka is the daughter of A.N. Vittal Shetty and her mother’s name is Prafulla Shetty. Her brothers are Gunaranjan Shetty who is a Businessman and Sai Ramesh Shetty who is a Doctor. She is from the Hindu Bunt community.


Education and School, College

Anushka completed her Bachelor of Computer Applications degree from Mount Carmel College, Bengaluru, India. After completion of her studies in Bangalore, she started her career as a Yoga instructor.

Boys, affairs, spouse name

It was rumored that Anushka Shetty dated Director Krish whose real name is Radhakrishna Jagarlamudi. Both had worked together in the film Vedam. Even they moved in together. Also as per media Anushka dated Prabhas who is co-starring with her in the epic action film Baahubali.

Favorite Things

Favorite Actor Akkineni Nagarjuna, Mahesh Babu
Favorite Actress Soundarya, Simran, Jyothika
Favorite Color Black, White
Favorite Food Chicken dishes
Favorite Movie Not Available
Hobbies Yoga, reading, traveling, gardening

Anushka Shetty filmography

Anushka made her on-screen debut in 2005 with Telugu Movie Super. She is now one of the leading & commercial successful film actresses in the Telegu film industry. She ger her first Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Telugu, Nandi Award, Cinema Award for Best Actress for her dual roles in the dark fantasy Arundhati. She got her first success with ‘Vikramarkudu’ (2006), opposite Ravi Teja.

Anushka Shetty debuts the Tamil film industry with Rendu in 2006. In 2006, she got the first movie from SS Rajamouli paired with Ravi Teja named, Vikramarkudu. This film became a successful film and got lots of admiration from the people of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. In 2007, a remake of Sarfarosh named Astrum and Stalin has made a place for her in the south film industry.


She worked in a blockbuster Film Baahubali 2: The Conclusion in 2017, where she played Maharai Devasena. This film is all time Blockbuster and crossed 1000 crores in the worldwide box office collection in just 10 Days. She is the only actress to have worked with S.S. Rajamouli more than once.

Awards and recognition

Anushka received many honors and awards for her acting skills. She declared as Bangalore Most Desirable Women 2010, Banglore Times Most Desirable Women-Kannada 2013, Hyderabad Most Desirable Women 2015, Hyderabad Most Desirable Women 2016-Telugu, and Chennai Times Most Desirable Women 2016 – Tamil.

Salary and Net Worth

Anushka Shetty has an estimated net worth of almost $5 Million or ₹35 crores. She earns almost ₹1 to ₹2 crores for every movie she plays.

Contact Address

6th floor, Woods Apartments, 
Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, 
Telangana, India
Phone Number She didn’t like to share her Phone number publicly.
Email Id Not Known

Facts About Anushka Shetty

  • She highest-paid actress in the south Indian movie industry. Also, She demanded Rs 5 crore for the movie “Rudramadevi” directed by Gunasekhar in 2015.
  • In November 2011, the Income Tax department officials raided her residence in Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, in regards to their Income Tax returns. According to reports, the officials seized cash, bank passbooks, and other documents from her residence.
  • Anushka has proved her versatility as an actress in 2015 for the movie “Size Zero”. Moreover, She has gained 20 kg weight for the role to give real character.
  • She is the only actor who has worked more than one with SS Rajamouli.
  • In 2015, She voted as Hyderabad times the most desirable woman.
  • Anushka Became the second Indian actress after Sridevi who has $1 Million grosser at the USA Box Office.
  • Anushka was a yoga teacher under renowned yoga master, Bharat Thakur, before getting into acting.
  • Though she made her film debut in 2005, her first success came up with ‘Vikramarkudu’ (2006), opposite Ravi Teja.

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