Shamita Shetty is an Indian recognised interior designer, model and actress. She started her film career with the film ‘Mohabbatein’. In her very first film, Shamita was seen wearing very short clothes. Her bold image was exposed to the world from this film. After this Shamita never looked back. Shamita was awarded the IIFA Best Debut Actress Award for her debut film. Shamita made her Bollywood debut by giving the item number ‘Sharara-Sharara’ in the film ‘Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai’.
This item number of her was a super hit. Shamita Shetty is also known as the younger sister of Bollywood superstar actress, film producer, dancer, author, businesswoman and former model Shilpa Shetty. Shamita Shetty has worked in many Bollywood films, TV serials and web series till now. In the year 2021, Shamita joined as a participant in the new season of the Bigg Boss show Big Boss OTT (Over The Top). On 18th September 2021 (Saturday), Big Boss finished third in the final of OTT. And now she also appeared in the 15th season of Bigg Boss.
Shamita Shetty received her early education from St. Anthony Girls’ High School located in Chembur. Thereafter, Shamita did her Bachelor of Commerce degree from Sydenham College, Mumbai for further studies. After that Shamita did a Diploma in Fashion Designing from SNDT College, Mumbai. After doing a course in fashion designing, Shamita started training under the well-known Indian fashion designer Manish Malhotra, but when Manish Malhotra saw her as an actress more than a fashion designer, he advised Shamita to act in films.
Age, Biography & Wiki
|Age, Biography & Wiki|
|Full Name||Shamita Surendra Shetty|
|Profession||Actor, Model, Interior Designer|
|Debut||Bollywood-Mohabbatein, as Ishika Dhanrajgir, In the year 2000
Kollywood-Raajjiyam, as Geeta Karthikeyan, In the year 2002
Tollywood-Pilisthe Palukutha, as Shanti, In the year 2003
TV-Bigg Boss Season 3, as a Contestant, In the year 2009
OTT/Web series-Yo Ke Hua Bro, as Suman Rao, In the year 2017
|Language Known||Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Bengali & English|
|Date Of Birth||2 February 1979 (Friday)|
|Age (as of 2021)||42 Years|
|Birthplace||Mangalore, Karnataka, India|
|Hometown||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Star Sign/ Zodiac Sign||Aquarius|
|Hobbies||Travelling, Dancing, Listening To Music, Doing Yoga|
|Ethnicity||She belongs to a Tulu family hailing from the Bunt community of Udupi|
|Adress||Aditya Apartment, 701 D-Wing, opposite Versova Telephone Exchange, S.V.P. Nagar, Andheri West, Mumbai, Maharashtra, 400053|
|Height, Weight & Physical Overview
|Height in Centimeters||168 cm|
|In Meters||1.68 m|
|In Feet & Inches||5′ 6″|
|Weight in Kilograms||55 kg|
|Weight in Pounds||121 lbs|
|Figure Measurement (approx.)||34-27-34|
|Family & Relatives|
|Boyfriend, Affairs, Husband, and Marital Status|
|Affairs/Boyfriends||First boyfriend died in a car crash
Manoj Bajpayee (Rumored)
Harman Baweja (Actor)
Uday Chopra (Actor)
Aftab Shivdasani (Actor)
Raqesh Bapat (started dating in 2021)
Education Qualification School and College
|School||St. Anthony’s Girls’ High School, Mumbai|
|College/University||Sydenham College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai
SNDT Women’s University, Mumbai
Inchbald School of Design, London
Central Saint Martins, London
|Educational Qualification||A bachelor’s degree in commerce
A three-year course in fashion designing at SNDT Women’s University, Mumbai
Interior design and decoration courses at Inchbald School of Design and Central Saint Martins, London
|Favourite Things and Like & Dislike|
|Fast Food||French Fries|
|Dessert||Dark Chocolate Pastry|
|Colour||Green, Red, Blue, Black|
|Holiday Destination||Goa, London, Maldives|
|Car Collection||Not Known|
|Salary (approx.)||INR 3.75 Lakhs/Episode|
|Net Worth (approx.)||$1 Million-$5 Million|
Shamita Shetty has a Stunning figure and she is 168 cm tall which is 5 feet 6 inches. She has a keen interest to maintain her body fitness her weight is 55 kg. Shamita Shetty is very health conscious she always takes care of her looks and appearance. She visits the gym regularly and her figure measurement is 34-27-34 and she has attractive Black hair and Brown eyes.
Family Background, Boyfriend, and Relationship
Shamita Shetty was born on 2 February 1979 (Friday) to father Surendra Shetty and mother Sunanda Shetty in the city of Mangalore, Karnataka state. Shamita Shetty’s sister’s name is Shilpa Shetty Kundra, who is one of the famous actresses of Bollywood. Her brother-in-law’s name is Raj Kundra.
Shetty is not married yet. Talking about Shamita Shetty’s love life, Shamita Shetty’s name has been associated with many people at different times till now. There were reports of an affair between Shamita Shetty and Manoj Bajpayee in the media at some point. After this, the news of Shamita Shetty’s affair with Harman Baweja, Uday Chopra and Aftab Shivdasani has also come to the fore. During Bigg Boss OTT, closeness was also seen between Shamita Shetty and Raqesh Bapat.
Shamita Shetty began her movie career in the year 2000 with the movie ‘Mohabbatein’ directed by Aditya Chopra. She was awarded the 2001 IIFA Award for Star Debut of the Year – Female for the character she played in this film. After this, in the year 2001, she did item dance in the film ‘Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai’, ‘Sharara Sharara’ and in the year 2002, ‘Chori Pe Chori’ in the film Saathiya, apart from other Bollywood films. In the year 2005, her film ‘Zehar’ came in which Emraan Hashmi played the lead actor. Most of the songs of the movie “Zeher” were super hit.
Shamita’s acting in the movie was very much liked by the public. Shamita was nominated for the Star of the Year – Female at Stardust Awards for her character in the movie, although Shetty did not win the award. The actress has also appeared in the film Fareb with her elder sister Shilpa Shetty. Shamita has also appeared in multi-star-cast films such as the 2005 film Bewafa and the 2007 film Cash.
Apart from movies, Shetty has also joined several reality television shows. Shamita Shetty started her TV career with the reality show Bigg Boss. She was seen in the third season of Bigg Boss and she was playing very well in the show. In Bigg Boss season 3, Shamita spent 34 (thirty-four) days and then came out of the show due to sister Shilpa Shetty’s marriage to Raj Kundra.
In 2017, Shamita Shetty started her digital journey with the web series ‘Ye Kya Hua Bro’ after being away from films for almost 10 years. Apart from this, she also spread her dancing skills in ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa’ season 8 but could not become a winner. She also appeared in the reality show Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi season 9 in 2019. After this, she appeared in the film ‘The Tenant’. Her performance in this film was once again highly praised. In the year 2020, she had a strong performance in Zee5’s series ‘Black Widow’.
Shamita Shetty in Bigg Boss
Shamita Shetty got a chance to become a participant in Big Boss OTT. She started fighting as soon as she entered the show, which is being liked a lot by the audience. Shamita gave a tough competition to Divya Agarwal, Nishant Bhat, Raqesh Bapat and Prateek Sahajpal in the final of Big Boss OTT held on Saturday 18 September 2021 but she failed to become the winner of the show. Divya Agarwal was declared the winner of Big Boss OTT (Over The Top) while Nishant Bhat was the first runner-up.
In the year 2021, she was selected as a participant in the new season of the Big Boss show Big Boss OTT, however, her life was affected by her brother-in-law Rajkundra’s implicated in the porn film case. Despite being embroiled in controversies between Raj Kundra and Shilpa Shetty, Shamita participated in the Big Boss OTT show. She had said during the premiere that she had considered withdrawing from the show amid controversies but then felt that work should be kept away from personal problems.
At the launch of Bigg Boss 15 on September 23, hosts Devoleena Bhattacharjee and Aarti revealed that Shamita Shetty will also be a part of Bigg Boss 15. Recently Shamita was seen in Bigg Boss OTT (Over The Top). The actress had earlier joined Bigg Boss Season 3 but had to leave the show for her sister Shilpa Shetty’s wedding to Raj Kundra. Shamita Setty did not manage to become the winner in Bigg Boss OTT. This time she will have a chance to win and walk out of the show.
Although Shamita has not acted in movies for a long time, Shamita was last seen in the web series ‘Black Widow’ (2020) along with Mona Singh. According to reports, the actress is an interior designer by profession. She also does many brand endorsements. Shetty’s net worth is stated to be between $1 to $5 million (approximately INR 7.5 crores to INR 35 crores).
Contact and Social Media Information
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Some Unknown Facts About Her
- Apart from being an actress and model, Shamita Shetty is also an interior designer. Apart from this, Shamita Shetty also earns lakhs of rupees through brand endorsements.
- When Shamita was working with Manish Malhotra. Then Manish encouraged her to pursue a career in acting.
- Her film Mohabbatein proved to be a blockbuster and Shamita’s performance in the film was also highly appreciated. She also received the Debut of the Year Award for this film.
- Shamita also gave a few hit dance numbers, including ‘Sharara Sharara’ in ‘Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai (released on 7th June 2002)’ and ‘Chori Pe Chori’ in ‘Saathiya’ (released on 20 December 2002).
- Apart from this, she acted in films like ‘Agnipankh’, ‘Wajah’ and ‘Fareb’ with her sister Shilpa.
- Apart from Bollywood cinema, Shamita Shetty has worked in Tamil (Kollywood) and Telugu (Tollywood) movies. The names of movies such as Rajiyam (2002), Geeta Karthikeyan and Naan Aval Adhu (2008) are included in this list. Though, Shetty could not show anything special in the South world as well.
- Shamita Shetty is also a well-known name in the world of interior designing and she also has an interior design company named ‘Golden Leaf Interiors’.
- Along with fashion designing, Shamita is also very fond of interior designing. Shamita has designed royalty (a club in Mumbai, Maharashtra), Chandigarh Losses Spa and some properties abroad.
- In ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa’ season 8, she had spread her dancing skills but could not become a winner. Due to this, in the year 2011, she decided to retire from acting.