Anushka Shetty Height Weight Body Statistics

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Born Name

Sweety Shetty

Nick Name

Anushka, Sweetu

Anushka Shetty at the promotional event for Rudramadevi in 2015
Anushka Shetty at the promotional event for Rudramadevi in 2015

Sun Sign

Scorpio

Born Place

Puttur, Mangalore, Karnataka, India

Residence

Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Nationality

Indian

Education

Anushka completed her school education in Bangalore. Later, she got enrolled at the Mount Carmel College, Bangalore to graduate with a Bachelor of Computer Applications degree.

Occupation

Actress and model

Family

  • Father – A.N. Vittal Shetty
  • Mother – Prafulla Shetty
  • Siblings – Gunaranjan Shetty (Brother), Sai Ramesh Shetty (Brother) (Cosmetic Surgeon)

Manager

Unknown

Build

Average

Height

5 ft 9 in or 175 cm

Weight

65 kg or 143 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Anushka Shetty has dated –

  1. Naga Chaitanya (2011) – Anushka was RUMORed to have dated actor Naga Chaitanya. Towards the mid-2011, it was even reported that they had got engaged and were very serious about settling down.
  2. Nagarjuna – Having worked with legendary actor Nagarjuna on numerous occasions, it is often whispered in South Indian movie industry that he has been having an extra-marital affair with Anushka from a very long time. Nagarjuna has refuted these rumors and has claimed that it is nasty to link him as well as Chaitanya with the same girl.
  3. Prabhas (2015) – In 2015, Anushka was reported to be in a relationship with actor Prabhas, who was her co-star in the movie series, Baahubali (2015, 2017). There were also rumors about their imminent marriage.
Anushka Shetty and Prabhas at the Baahubali: The Conclusion screening event in 2017
Anushka Shetty and Prabhas at the Baahubali: The Conclusion screening event in 2017

Race / Ethnicity

Indian

She has ethnic Tuluva ancestry. Also, she is reported to have descended from Bellipady Uramalu Guthu family.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Sweet smile
  • Innocent looking face

Measurements

35-28-36 in or 89-71-91.5 cm

Dress Size

8 (US) or 38 (EU)

Bra Size

32C

Shoe Size

8 (US) or 38.5 (EU)

Anushka Shetty in a still from her movie Baahubali: The Conclusion (2017)
Anushka Shetty in a still from her movie Baahubali: The Conclusion (2017)

Brand Endorsements

Anushka has appeared in a TV commercial for the

  • Head & Shoulders.
  • Colgate Active Salt toothpaste
  • Intex Aqua
  • Chennai Silk

Religion

Hinduism

Best Known For

  • Being cast as Princess Devasena in Baahubali, which was a historical action movie series.
  • Having played an important role in the crime action movie, Singam and Singam II.
  • Having portrayed the lead character in the 3D historical action movie, Rudrama Devi.

First Film

Anushka was first seen in romantic comedy Hindi film Run in 2004.

First TV Show

In 2011, Anushka was seen on the talk show, Prematho Mee Lakshmi.

Personal Trainer

For her role in Baahubali 2, Anushka went on to lose 20 kg weight, some of which she had gained for her other project. Her workouts lasted for about 45 minutes and featured some high-intensity exercises. She also traveled to US for a special weight loss program. The archery and sword fighting sessions provided her with some extra workout.

In general, she has relied on yoga for years to keep her body lean and supple. Also, she tries to squeeze in 30 minutes of light exercise session daily.

To speed up her weight loss program, she focused on eating low carb and high protein diet. She had small 5 to 6 meals a day with a focus on having salads, veggies, and sprouts, dry fruits, and juices from fresh fruits.

In general, she steers clear of oily and junk food and focusses on eating fresh fruits and vegetables. She eats her dinner before 8 and doesn’t snack about two to three hours before sleep. Lastly, she tries to drink at least 6 liters of water daily.

Anushka Shetty Favorite Things

  • Food – Chicken dishes
SourceNet TV 4 U
Anushka Shetty at the photocall for Baahubali: The Conclusion in May 2017 in London
Anushka Shetty at the photocall for Baahubali: The Conclusion in May 2017 in London

Anushka Shetty Facts

  1. Before finding success as an actress, she used to work as a yoga instructor. She had taken yoga training from iconic yoga guru Bharat Thakur.
  2. In 2017, her movie Baahubali 2: The Conclusion became first Tamil and Telugu movie to cross $270 million mark in terms of worldwide box office collection.
  3. She was reportedly paid 5 crore rupees for her role in Baahubali 2: The Conclusion, which made her the first Tamil and Telugu actress to cross that mark in movie salary.
  4. Anushka is multilingual and fluent in 5 languages – Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, and English.
  5. The actress is from a family of doctors and engineers.
  6. Follow her on Facebook and Instagram.

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