Shamita Shetty – Biography, Career, Awards and Net Worth
Shamita Shetty is an Indian actress, model and interior designer. She made her acting debut with hit movie “Mohabbatein” in 2000. She is the younger sister of Bollywood diva Shilpa Shetty Kundra.
Born on 2nd February, 1979, Shamita starred in movies like “Bewaaa”, “Zeher” and “Cash” along with Ajay Devgn, Emraan Hashmi, Anil Kapoor and Akshay Kumar. Although, younger Shetty sister enjoyed moderate success in her earlier days, she cannot continue it. Thus, she has quit acting and is currently involved in the interior designing.
Shamita Shetty’s Early Life and Relationship
Shamita Shetty was born in Chembur, Mumbai to Surendra Shetty and Sunanda Shetty. She grew up in Mumbai with her elder sister, Shilpa Shetty, with whom she shares a great bonding.
Shetty did her schooling from St Anthony’s Girls High School whereas graduated from Sydenham College in Fashion Designing. The gorgeous actress Shamita has the height of 5’4″ and weighs 117lbs. Her zodiac sign is Aquarius. She is Indian by nationality, whereas practices Hindu religion and culture.
Concerning her relationship status, Shamita Shetty is currently not in any relationship. Previously, she was dating actor Harman Baweja. The duo parted due to personal differences. However, Shetty is an eligible bachelor in the town till the date.
Shamita Shetty’s Career
Shamita started her career as a model and later on took up acting as a profession. Her glamorous looks, acting skills and killer dance move opened many doors of opportunity for her in the industry. As an actress, she appeared in Tamil and Telugu films along with Hindi.
Shamita made a grand entry in the Boolywood in the 2000 superhit “Mohabbatein” starring alongside Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai, and Shah Rukh Khan. She became a household name in India after the success of the movie. Further, Shetty starred in movies such as such as “Zeher”, “Bewafaa”, “Fareb” and “Cash”. Her sensuous dance moves in the song “Sharara” from “Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai” is still famous among the audiences.
Shetty participated in “Jhalak Dhikhhla Jaa 8” and gave several mind blowing performance in the competition. She was also seen on the popular reality show Bigg Boss Season 3 but however, could not continue so as to attend her sister’s wedding. Shamita departed from the film industry in 2011.She then moved forward to pursue her passion as an interior designer.
Shamita Shetty’s Awards
As an actress and model, Shetty is praised for her work. She has gained much love and support from her fans as well. Shetty won the IIFA Award for Star Debut of the Year for her work in Mohabbatein.
Shamita Shetty’s Net Worth and Lifestyle
Shamita has earned a good sum of money from her career in acting, modeling and interior designing. She owns an interior design company and makes quite a profit from it. However, there is no concrete figure to explain the net worth of Shetty, she must be enjoying in a million.
Shamita lives in a lavish house along with her family. She rides a silver Audi 6 car, gifted by her sister dearest. Apart from acting and interior designing, she enjoys hitting the gym. When it comes to dining, her favorite foods are Pasta, apple pie and chocolates. Shamita Shetty is active in Instagram, where she regularly interacts with her fans and well-wishers.