Shamita Shetty is an Interior designer and former actress and model. She is the younger sister of Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty.
Personal Profile (Personal Biography): Shamita Shetty
Date of Birth (Birthday): 2 Februa 1979
Hair Color: Black
Birth Place: India
Marital Status: Single
Languages: Hindi, English
Hobbies: Volley ball
Father’s Name: Surendra Shetty
Mother’s Name: Sunanda Shetty
Sister(s): elder sister Shilpa Shetty
Ex-Spouse: Ex-boyfriend: Uday Chopra
Film Background (Filmography)
Debut Film: Mohabbatein
Famous Movies: Fareb, Zeher, Bewafaa, Wajahh: A Reason to Kill, Agni Pankh, Piliste Palukutha, Saathiya, Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai, Mohabbatein
Latest Movies: Fareb, Zeher
Upcoming Movies: Mohabbat Ho Gayi Hai Tumse
Other Facts: She was among the first in India to publicly criticize militant Islam.
Shamita Shetty has made her debut in Bollywood with the Yash Raj Films Mohabbatein, directed by Aditya Chopra. The movie was a blockbuster hit in which she played the role of Ishika which earned her IIFA Award for Star Debut of the Year – Female. Later, she was mostly seen in item numbers like “Sharara Sharara” in Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai (2001) and “Chori Pe Chori” in Saathiya (2002).
She was seen playing the lead role in the movie Zeher opposite Emraan Hashmi which was her first solo hit. She was seen along with her actress sister Shilpa Shetty in the movie Fareb. She was also seen in the popular reality show Bigg Boss Season 3 but opted out of the show for her sister Shilpa’s wedding. On 14 June 2011, Shamita announced her retirement from acting to start a career in interior designing.
Actress Shamita Shetty, who has been part of reality shows like “Bigg Boss 3” and “Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa”, says she is keen to do something on the small screen.
Asked if she would like to explore more on the medium, Shamita told IANS here: “I would definitely like to. It’s such a great medium to be part of today. People are coming up with some really new stuff and I would like to do something on television.”
The 38-year-old actress says she is waiting for some good work.
“I am waiting for some good work to come my way — whether it’s TV or films… As long as it catches my interest, I will take it,” she said.
Shamita forayed into Hindi filmdom with superstar Shah Rukh Khan starred “Mohabbatein”, which was directed by Aditya Chopra. She also found success as an actress with her first solo hit “Zeher”.
She was last seen on the silver screen in 2007 in the film “Cash”.
Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai
Wajahh: A Reason to Kill
Mohabbat Ho Gayi Hai Tumse
Hari Puttar : A Comedy of Terrors
Naan Aval Adhu (Tamil)