Shamita Shetty Biography, Age, Career, Boyfriend, Ex, and Family

Shamita Shetty Biography: In this article, we will give all the information related to the biography of the beautiful Bollywood actress and model, Shamita Shetty. Shamita Shetty is a Bollywood actress, model, and interior designer.

In the year 2000, she made her Bollywood debut with the film, Mohabbatein. She has been a part of many Hindi reality shows like Bigg Boss 3, Bigg Boss 15, Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 8, and Khatron Ke Khiladi. Shamita Setty is the younger sister of the famous Bollywood actress.

Shamita was the 2nd runner-up of Bigg Boss OTT and the runner-up of Bigg Boss 15. Shamita Shetty, who has won the hearts of millions of fans with her acting and acting, always gives more importance to her work. For detailed information about Shamita’s life, definitely read this article till the end.

Shamita Shetty Biography

Full Name Shamita Surendra Shetty
Nick Name Tunky
Age 42 years
Profession Actress, model, interior designer
Famous For Playing the role of Ishika in the movie Mohabbatein
Date of Birth ( 2 February 1979
Birth Place Mangalore, Karnataka
Home town  Mumbai, Maharashtra
Current Place Mumbai, Maharashtra
Religion Hindu religion
Caste Not Known
Nationality Indian
School St. Anthony Girls High School, Mumbai
College Sydenham College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai
SNDT Women’s University Mumbai
Central Saint Martins, London
The Inchbald School of Design, London
Education Graduation
Zodiac Sign Aquarius

Shamita Shetty Early Life

Shamita Shetty was born on 2 February 1979 in Mangalore, Karnataka in a Tulu family. She completed her schooling at St. Anthony Girls High School, Mumbai. After this, she graduated from Sydenham College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai.

After completing her graduation, she thought of studying fashion design and joined SNDT. She enrolled for Diploma in Women University Mumbai. After studying fashion design, she did an internship with the famous fashion designer Manish Malhotra.

It was during her internship with Manish Malhotra that Manish advised him to pursue a career in acting. Further, she worked with great interest in fashion designing and also did many projects. Then she decided to take a course in interior designing and learned the nuances of interior designing from London’s Central Saint Martins and The Inchbald School of Design for a diploma.

Shamita Shetty Career

Talking about Shamita’s career, she first made her Bollywood debut in 2000 with the film Mohabbatein produced by Yash Raj Films. In this film, she played the role of Ishika Dhanrajgir, for which she received the IIFA Award for Star Debut of the Year – Female in 2001.

In 2002, she worked in the Tamil film Rajziyam and in the same year she appeared in the item song in Bollywood films Saathiya and Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi. In addition, she worked in many Hindi films like Agnipankh, Wajahh, Fareb, Zeher, Bewafa, and many more. Shamita has also been a part of TV reality shows Khatron Ke Khiladi, Jhalak Dikh Laja, and Bigg Boss 15.

Shamita Shetty in Bigg Boss 15

The 15th season of the Bigg Boss show aired on Colors on October 2, 2021, in which 19 contestants participated and Shamita Shetty is also included in the list of these 19 contestants. Shamita is considered to be the most powerful contestant on this show.

Meanwhile, Raj Kundra was arrested and it was expected that Shamita would no longer participate in the show. Despite this, Shamita participated in Bigg Boss 15 and kept her professional life away from her personal life.

Shamita Shetty’s Family

shamita shetty family

Shamita, who rose to fame as Ishika in the movie Mohabbatein, is the younger sister of Bollywood actress and actress Shilpa Shetty. Shamita’s father’s name is Surendra Shetty and her mother’s name is Sunanda Shetty. Her father is a manufacturer of tamper-proof water caps in the pharmaceutical industry.

Father Surendra Shetty
Mother Sunanda Shetty
Brother None
Sister Shilpa Shetty Kundra

Shamita Shetty Boyfriend

shamita shetty husband

Shamita is not married yet. Currently, she is dating Rakesh Bapat who has appeared with her in Bigg Boss 15. Even before this, she had a boyfriend, who had died in a car accident.

Marital status Unmarried
Boyfriend Rakesh Bapat
Husband N/A
Children N/A

Shamita Shetty Height, Weight, and Physical Appearance

Height in centimeters – 168
in meters- 1.68
Inch – 5’6″
Weight In kg – 50
in pounds – 110
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Black

Shamita Shetty Favorites

Favorite Actor Shahrukh Khan, Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar
Favorite actress Shilpa Shetty, Madhuri Dixit, Hema Malini
Favorite singer Lata Mangeshkar, Alka Yagnik
Favorite sport Swimming, badminton
Hobbies Dancing, watching movies

Facts Related to Shamita Shetty

  • Shamita worked on a digital platform in web series in 2017.
  • In 2006, she was presented with the Stardust Awards for the star of the year.
  • Shamita is the Director of S2 Global Productions Pvt Ltd.
  • Shamita is also a pet lover, she has two cats.
  • She was also featured on the cover page of The Lifestyle Magazine.
  • She did item numbers in many Bollywood Hindi films and hence she remained in the headlines.
  • Shamita is also fond of tattoos and has got tattoos on her body too.

FAQs About Shamita Shetty

Who is Shamita Shetty?
Shamita Shetty is a Bollywood actress, model, and interior designer.
When did Shamita Shetty get married?
Shamita Shetty is not married yet
What is the name of Shamita Shetty's husband??
Shamita Shetty is still unmarried and is dating Raqesh Bapat.
What is the relation between Shamita Shetty and Shilpa Shetty?
Shilpa Shetty and Shamita are both real sisters. Shamita is younger than Shilpa.


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