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Shamita Shetty

Shamita Shetty is a well-known interior designer and actress from India. Shilpa Shetty, the famed Bollywood actress, is her real sister. In the year 2000, she made her Bollywood debut in Shahrukh Khan and Amitabh Bachchan’s film “Mohabbatein.” For this picture, Shamita won the IIFA award for best female debut. She also appeared in Season 9 of ColorTV’s “Fear Factor: Khatron ke Khiladi,” which was hosted by Rohit Shetty.

Personal Life

She was born in Mangalore, Karnataka, on February 2, 1979. Surendra Shetty, her father, worked in the pharmaceutical industry as a maker of tamper-proof water caps. Her mother is a stay-at-home mom. She came to Mumbai after finishing school and studied Commerce at Sydenham College of Commerce and Economics.

Shamita was in relationship with Raqesh Bapat. They met each other on Bigg Boss OTT. But unfortunately, in 2022, they both parted their ways.

Bio of Shamita Shetty

Shamita Shetty
Real NameShamita Surendra Shetty
ProfessionActress, Model, Interior Designer
Height5’6″ Inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourDark Brown
Date of Birth2 February 1979
Age (as of 2022)43 Years
BirthplaceMangalore, Karnataka
ReligionHinduism
HometownMangalore, Karnataka
DebutBollywood– Mohabbatein (2000)
TV– Big Boss (2009)
SchoolSt. Anthony’s Girls’ High School, Mumbai
College/UniversitySydenham College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai
SNDT Women’s University, Mumbai
Inchbald School of Design, London
Central Saint Martins, London
Educational QualificationB. Com.
Three years Fashion Designing Course
Interior Design and Fashion Course
HobbiesSinging, Dancing, Travelling

Family and Relationship

FatherSurendra Shetty
Death in 2017
MotherSunanda Shetty
BrotherNot Known
SisterShilpa Shetty Kundra
BoyfriendFirst boyfriend died in car accident
Raqesh Bapat (Started dating in 2021)

Career of Shamita Shetty

Shetty made her film debut in the 2000 film Mohabbatein, directed by Aditya Chopra for Yash Raj Films. She won the 2001 IIFA Award for Star Debut of the Year – Female for her portrayal of Ishika.

She went on to give Bollywood hit dance moves like Sharara Sharara in Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai (2002), Chori Pe Chori in Saathiya (2002), and Mind Blowing Mahiya in Cash (2007).

Shamita Shetty

Her performance in the film Zeher was praised (2005). In the film Fareb, she collaborated alongside her sister Shilpa Shetty. She also appeared in multi-star films such as Bewafaa (2005) and Cash (2007). In 2009, she was a contestant on Bigg Boss 3. Shetty decided to pursue her career for home design with her acting profession.

She started her own interior design firm, Golden Leaf Interiors, after completing an interior design course in London and an internship with an architect’s office. For creating Chandigarh Iosis Spa, she won the Asia Spa Awards’ Best Interior Design Award.

She appeared on the dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa in 2017. She later starred in Yo Ke Hua Bro, a comedy web series created by Voot. Shetty competed in Colors TV’s reality show Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi in 2019. She became the third runner-up. She played Meera in the film The Tenant in 2020.

After that, Shetty played Kavita Tharoor in the ZEE5 thriller Black Widows. Her film The Tenant was featured at the Los Angeles Indian Film Festival in 2021. At the Indian Film Festival Stuttgart 2021, it got the Best Film Award.

Shamita Shetty

She competed in Voot’s Bigg Boss OTT in September 2021, ending as the second runner-up. She appeared on Colors TV’s Bigg Boss 15 in October 2021.

Shamita has also been featured in many music videos. In 2013, she was seen in “Betiyaan” which was sung by Sonu Nigam and Sunidhi Chauhan. Recently, in 2022, she was featured opposite her ex boyfriend, Raqesh Bapat. They are featured in the music video ‘Tere Vich Rabb Disda’.

Brands, Ramp Walks and Other Works

Shetty walked the runway for the charity fashion show Caring With Style in 2012 to raise money for children with cancer. Betiyaan, a government-sponsored social cause music video for the Save The Girl Child campaign, was released in 2013. In 2017, Shetty joined up with a non-profit organisation committed to the protection of stray and abandoned cats. She also walked the ramp for Roopa Vohra at the She Matters fashion show for a social purpose. She teamed up with Help Age India in 2018.

For a year, Shetty and her sister Shilpa Shetty have supported Pantene. She has worked with corporations and brands such as Aldo, Audi, and the IIFJAS Jewellery Exhibition.

Shetty walked the ramp for Divya Reddy during Lakme Fashion Week in 2016. She walked the Surya Golds ramp at the India International Jewellery Week in 2017. At GJC NITE 2019, she also walked the ramp for Swarovski Gemstones.

At Lotus India Fashion Week in 2020, she was the show-stopper for designer Priya Machineni’s spring collection. The Lifestyle Journalist, G Magazine, Stuff Magazine, iCraze, Women Fitness Magazine, Femina India, and Fitlook Magazine have all had Shetty on their covers.

Net worth

The net worth of Shamita is estimated to be about 8 million approx (as of 2022). The primary source of her income comes from acting, modelling, commercial ads and brand promotions.

Exciting Facts About Shamita Shetty

  • Shamita Shetty is an Indian actress who was born in Mangalore, Karnataka.
  • She was a commerce graduate student who wanted to be a fashion designer since she was a child.
  • She worked as an intern for Manish Malhotra, a fashion designer.
  • On Instagram, she is followed by 4 million people.
  • In 2006, she was named Star of the Year – Female at the Stardust Awards.
  • In 2017, Shamita appeared in the online series “Yo Ke Hua Bro.”

FAQs

Who is Shamita Shetty?

Shamita Shetty is a well-known interior designer and actress from India. Shilpa Shetty, the famed Bollywood actress, is her real sister. In the year 2000, she made her Bollywood debut in Shahrukh Khan and Amitabh Bachchan’s film “Mohabbatein.”

What was the debut film of Shamita Shetty?

Shetty made her film debut in the 2000 film Mohabbatein, directed by Aditya Chopra for Yash Raj Films. She won the 2001 IIFA Award for Star Debut of the Year – Female for her portrayal of Ishika.

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