Athiya Shetty

Athiya Shetty

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Athiya Shetty
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Shetty at the 63rd Jio Filmfare Awards 2018
Born Athiya Suniel Shetty-Kadri
(1992-11-05) 5 November 1992 (age 25)
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Nationality Indian
Education Cathedral & John Connon School
American School of Bombay
Occupation Actress
Years active 2015–present
Parent(s) Sunil Shetty
Mana Shetty
Relatives See Shetty family

Athiya Shetty (born 5 November 1992)[1] is an Indian actress who appears in Bollywood films. She debuted in the romantic action film Hero for which she received the Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award and a Filmfare award nomination for the Best Female Debut.[2]

Early life and career[edit]

Shetty was born on 5 November 1992 to actor Sunil Shetty and director Mana Shetty in Mumbai.[3] Her father Suniel Shetty hails from the Bunt community.[4][5]

Shetty studied at the prestigious Cathedral and John Connon School and later shifted to the American School of Bombay.[6] While there, she participated in school plays alongside Shraddha Kapoor and Tiger Shroff.[7] At the age of 18, she relocated alone in New York City to enroll at the New York Film Academy as she wanted to act in films.

In 2015, she made her acting debut in the romantic action film Hero. Produced by Salman Khan and directed by Nikkhil Advani, the film earned a total revenue of ₹33.37 crore (US$4.6 million).[citation needed] Shetty portrayed the role of a girl named Radha Mathur, who fell in love with a kidnapper who was paid to abduct her in order to extort her father. For her portrayal as Radha, she received Filmfare award nomination for the Best Female Debut.[8] Bollywood Hungama, a leading website of India, wrote that ″Shetty needs some more time to improve her acting skills″.[9] After her debut, she became the brand ambassador for the Indian franchise of Maybelline New York[10] and featured in the Indian edition of high-profile magazine covers such as Cosmopolitan, Verve, Harper’s Bazaar and many more.[11][12][13] In 2017 Athiya appeared in Anees Bazmee’s romantic comedy Mubarakan opposite Anil Kapoor, Arjun Kapoor and Ileana Dcruz. The film was a box office hit and earned 93.59 crores. In the film, Athiya played the role of a simple Punjabi girl named “Binkle” who fell in love with Charan but her wedding was fixed with Charan’s twin brother Karan, The role of Charan and Karan was played by Arjun Kapoor. Athiya received mainly positive reviews for her acting in the film. After Mubarakan Athiya appeared in a song called “Tere Naal Nachna” in 2018, This song was composed and sung by Badshah and Sunanda Sharma, Song was shot for the promotional purpose of the film Nawabzaade directed and produced by Remo D’souza. Athiya’s performance was appreciated by all for the song.

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2015 Hero Radha Mathur Debut
2017 Mubarakan Binkle Sandhu
2018 Nawabzaade N/A Special Appearance
2019 Motichoor Chaknachoor TBA Fiming

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Film Award Category Result
2015 N/A Vogue Beauty Awards Face To Watch Out For Won
Hero Stardust Awards Superstar of Tomorrow (Female) Nominated
Best Jodi Of The Year (Shared with Sooraj Pancholi) Won[14]
Dada Saheb Phalke Excellence Awards Best Debut (Female) Won
BIG Star Entertainment Awards Most Entertaining Debut (Female) Nominated
2016 Filmfare Awards Best Female Debut Nominated
Producers Guild Film Awards Best Female Debut Nominated
Most Promising Debut Jodi (Shared with Sooraj Pancholi) Won[15]
Screen Awards Best Female Debut Nominated
Jodi No. 1 (Shared with Sooraj Pancholi ) Nominated
Zee Cine Awards Best Female Debut Nominated
International Indian Film Academy Awards Star Debut of the Year (Female) Nominated
Hottest Pair (Shared with Sooraj Pancholi) Won
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