Shamita Shetty is an Indian Bollywood actor and interior designer who was born on February 2, 1979. In 2000, she made her film debut in the hit Mohabbatein. She won the IIFA Award for Star Debut of the Year for her depiction of Ishika. In 2009, she was a participant in the reality program Bigg Boss 3. She went on to compete in Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 8 (2015) and Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 9 in 2019, where she was a finalist in both shows.
In 2005, she featured in the Bollywood film Fareb and 2009; she appeared in season 3 of the popular Indian reality show Big Boss. She completed her Bachelor of Commerce and Diploma in Fashion Designing at Saint Anthony’s Girls’ High School in Mumbai and Sydenham College in Mumbai, as well as SNDT Women’s University in Mumbai. Sunanda Shetty and Surendra Shetty are her parents.
Shamita Shetty Early life and career
Shamita was born in Mangalore to a Tulu Bunt family. Surendra, her father, and Sunanda, her mother, both work in the pharmaceutical business as producers of tamper-proof water caps. She is Shilpa Shetty’s younger sister.
She attended Mumbai’s St. Anthony’s Girls’ High School for her education. Shamita earned a fashion design certificate from SNDT College in Mumbai after graduating with a bachelor’s degree in commerce from Sydenham College. She began her internship with renowned fashion designer Manish Malhotra after that, but Manish recognized the potential in her and advised that she prepare for a career in acting. Shamita chose to pursue her passion for interior design in 2011 and designed Royalty, a club in Mumbai, as her first solo project. Her passion for interior design led her to pursue a diploma at London’s Central Saint Martins and Inchbald School of Design.
In 2000, she made her Bollywood debut in Aditya Chopra’s Yash Raj Films flick Mohabbatein. For her portrayal of Ishika, she received the 2001 IIFA Award for Star Debut of the Year – Female. Soon after, she was renowned for her dance in Bollywood films such as “Sharara Sharara” in Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai (2001) and “Chori Pe Chori” in Saathiya (2002), as well as her acting in Zeher (2005), for which she received a Stardust Award nomination for Star of the Year – Female (2006). Shamita has also worked beside her sister Shilpa Shetty in the movie Fareb.
She’s also appeared in films with a large cast, such as Cash (2007) and Bewafa (2009). (2005). She chose to focus on her other passion, interior design, in addition to her acting profession. She created the Royalty Chandigarh Iosis spa, which won the best interior award at the Asia Spa Awards, as well as a few other hotels across the world. She has a firm named “Golden Leaf Interiors” that she has registered.
Her love of the entertainment business drew her back, and she resurfaced with a reality show Bigg Boss, also known as Big Brother of Indian television. She decided to skip the show to attend her sister Shilpa Shetty’s wedding.
She was a contestant on Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa, an Indian version of Dancing with the Stars. She recently starred in the online series Yo Ke Hua Bro, which is currently available on the Vooton Viacom 18 digital platform. Suparn Verma directed the film, which has Aparshakti Khurana, Gaurav Pandey, and Ridhima Pandit among the cast. Her comeback to the Hindi screen with an acting part in the online series “Black Widows” last year took her 13 years after “Cash.”
Shamita Shetty Relationships
When Shamita Shetty’s family was going through a difficult period, she astonished everyone by entering Bigg Boss OTT. Not only that, but she has also discussed her personal life on the show, something she has never done before. Recently, the actress has spoken up about her first lover, who died in a vehicle accident, as well as the treatment she received in other of her relationships.
While the actress has kept her personal life quiet, she recently revealed to Neha Bhasin, a close friend in the house, how she lost her lover in a vehicle accident. She recounted some of her most cherished memories with him, as well as how his death caused her to become so sensitive.
Shamita has also had few other relationships in past, but none of them managed to stand the test of time. Uday Chopra and Shamita Shetty made their acting debuts in Mohabbatein and were said to be dating during filming. They, however, quickly fell out of love.
Harman Baweja, who plays Shamita Shetty in What’s Your Raashee, has also been related to Shamita Shetty. According to accounts, Harman Baweja was in a committed relationship. When Shamita’s father died, Harman Baweja was reported to be her pillar. They were spotted together at several gatherings. Their families appeared to be extremely close, but things didn’t work out for them.