Anushka Shetty is an Indian film actress and model. She predominantly works in the Telugu and Tamil film industries. She made her acting debut in Puri Jagannadh’s 2005 Telugu film Super. Her portrayal of Princess Devasena in the Baahubali series received widespread acclaim. She is one of the highest-paid actresses in India.
About Anushka Shetty in brief
Anushka Shetty is an Indian film actress and model. She predominantly works in the Telugu and Tamil film industries. She has received several accolades, including three CineMAA Awards, a Nandi Award, TN State Film Awards and three Filmfare Awards from eight nominations. Anushka, who has appeared in over 50 films, is one of the highest-paid actresses in India and is popularly referred as Lady Superstar of South Indian cinema. She made her acting debut in Puri Jagannadh’s 2005 Telugu film Super, where she featured alongside Akkineni Nagarjuna and Ayesha Takia. She portrayed the titular Queen in the 2015 epic historical fiction Rudramadevi, which won her the third Filmfare Award for Best Actress- Telugu. Shetty’s portrayal of Princess Devasena in the Baahubali series received widespread acclaim. She is an ethnic Tuluva hailing from the Bellipady Uramalu Guthu family. Her parents are Prafulla and A. N. Vittal Shetty and she has two elder brothers, Gunaranjan Shetty, and Sai Ramesh Shetty. She received her Bachelor of Computer Applications from Mount Carmel College in Bangalore. She was also a yoga instructor, trained under Bharat Thakur, and trained as a personal trainer. She currently lives in Bangalore with her husband and two children, who live in Hyderabad, Hyderabad and Kolkata.
She works as a model and teaches yoga classes in Bangalore and Hyderabad. She also has a successful acting career in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. She starred in the Hindi film Sarfarosh, a remake of the 1999 Hindi film Astram Astram, which she debuted in the following year, following the success of the film. In the 2010s, she achieved success in Tamil cinema with starring roles in the action films such as Vettaikaran, Singam, Singam II, and Yennai Arindhaal, all of which were major commercial successes. She continued to draw praise from critics with her leading performances in the dramas Vaanam, Deiva Thirumagal and Size Zero. In 2006, she had four releases, the first being S. Rajamouli’s Vikramarkudu. The film went on to become very successful and got her much recognition, making her very popular. In 2009, Shetty played dual roles in Telugu dark fantasy film Arundhati, which garnered her critical acclaim and several awards, including her first Filmfare award. In 2010, she acted in another film Maha Nandi, opposite Srihari and Sumanth. In 2011, she starred in another Tamil film, the action film Singam, which went to become a major commercial success. In 2012, she was paired with Teja in the successful film Now Teja.