Athiya Shetty is an Indian actress who is seen in several Bollywood films. She is the daughter of actor Suniel Shetty and was born on 5th November 1992. Athiya has debuted in a romantic action film ‘Hero’ with actor Sooraj Pancholi. She has also received a Filmfare award nomination for the Best Female Debut.
About Athiya Shetty
Athiya Shetty was born on 5 November 1992 to actor Suniel Shetty and director Mana Shetty in Mumbai. Suniel Shetty hails from a Tulu-speaking Bunt community while her mother comes from a Punjabi-Gujarati family. Athiya has a younger brother, Ahan Shetty. She studies at the Cathedral and John Connon School. Later on, she shifted to the American School of Bombay. She participated in the school plays along with Shraddha Kapoor and Tiger Shroff. She relocated to New York City at the age of 18, to enroll at the New York Film Academy as she was very enthusiastic to act in the films
Athiya Shetty’s Career
Athiya Shetty made her acting debut in 2015 in the romantic action film named ‘Hero’, directed by Nikhil Advani. It was a remake of co-producer Shubhash Ghai’s 1983 classic of the same name. The movie Hero was produced by Salman Khan and was co-written by Advan and Umesh Bisht. After her debut in the movie, she became the brand ambassador for the Indian franchise of Maybelline New York. She was also featured in the Indian edition of high-profile magazine covers such as Cosmopolitan, Verve, Harper’s Bazaar, and much more.
After 2 years, she appeared in Anees Bazmee’s romantic comedy film, ‘Mubarakan’ in 2018. Starring opposite Anil Kapoor, Arjun Kapoor and Ileana D’Cruz. The film was a box office hit and was shot in Punjab and London. In the same year, she appeared in a song, “Tere Naal Nachna”, composed, written, and sung by Badshah, and featuring new singer Sunanda Sharma for the Remo D’souza film, Nawabzaade.
Later in 2019, Athiya was cast as Anita Awasthi, a young woman who is desperate to go abroad, in Debamitra Biswal’s comedy-drama Motichoor Chaknachoor, starring opposite Nawazuddin Siddiqui.
Athiya Shetty’s Interets
Athiya Shetty is a fan of sports, and she actively participated in several sports events during her childhood. She was also part of her school swimming team. She is also good at singing and she was even a part of her school choir. Athiya was also involved in dramatics in her school days. In her childhood days, she used to drape her mother’s saree and mimic the Bollywood actresses. She had a keen interest in acting. Athiya is a trained Kathak dancer. Also, she had received training in several dance forms. She is a strong believer in Sai Baba. She is a big fan of dogs, also she has a pug as a pet dog, named Squish. The girl is also part of an NGO, where they teach mentally impaired children.
Athiya Shetty’s Net Worth
Athiya is on the way to her successful career. Her net worth as of 2021 is 2 million dollars.
|Father’s Name||Suniel Shetty|
|Date of Birth||November 5, 1992|
|Place of Birth||Mumbai|