Shamita Shetty is an Indian Bollywood actress and interior designer. Shamita made her debut with the blockbuster Mohabbatein in 2000, the movie was directed by Aditya Chopra. Her portrayal of Ishika earned her the IIFA Award for Star Debut of the year-female. Shamita was a contestant in the reality show, Bigg Boss 3, in 2009 And Also she participated in Bigg Boss OTT where she becomes more popular nowadays.
|Full Name||Shamita Shetty|
|Full Name||Shamita Shetty|
|Date Of Birth||February 2,1979|
|Age||42 Years (as in 2021)|
|Birth Place||Chembur Mumbai India|
|Home Town||Mumbai, India|
|School||Saint Anthony's Girls' High School, Mumbai|
|College||Sydenham College, Mumbai
SNDT Women's University, Mumbai
|Educational Qualifications||Bachelor of Commerce
Diploma in Fashion Designing
|Debut||Film Debut: Mohabbatein (2000)
TV Debut: Bigg Boss 3 (2009)
|Height||5' 2" (feet inches)
Shamita Shetty did her schooling at the St. Anthony's Girls' High School, Mumbai.
After completing her degree in Commerce from Sydenham College, Shamita did a fashion designing diploma from SNDT college Mumbai. After this, she started her internship with ace fashion designer Manish Malhotra.
Manish saw a spark in her and suggested to prefer her acting career.
In 2011, Shamita decided to follow her passion for Interior design and did her first solo project by designing Royalty, a club in Mumbai. Later, her love for interior design pushed her to do a diploma from Central Saint Martins and Inchbald School of Design in London.
Shamita made her film debut in 2000 with the Yash Raj Films blockbuster Mohabbatein, which was directed by Aditya Chopra. Her portrayal of Ishika earned her the 2001 IIFA Award for Star Debut of the Year - Female.
Soon after she gave the best dance numbers to Bollywood, including Sharara Sharara in Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai (2001) and Chori Pe Chori in Saathiya (2002) to getting appreciated for her acting in the blockbuster hit Zeher (2005) where she was nominated as the Star of the Year - Female at Stardust awards (2006). She worked once with her sister Shilpa Shetty in Fareb. She has also been part of multi-star cast projects like "Cash" (2007), "Bewafa" (2005).
Alongside her acting career, Shamita decided to focus on other love i.e. Interior designing. She designed Royalty (a club in Mumbai), Chandigarh Iosis spa (Won best interior award at Asia spa awards), and a few other properties abroad. She has a registered company called Golden Leaf interiors.
Shamita endorsed Pantene along with Shilpa Shetty for a year. Over the years, She has been associated with brands like Aldo, Audi, IIJAS Jewellery exhibition.
Shamita Shetty's passion for the entertainment industry kept drawing her back and she returned with the popular reality show Bigg Boss internationally known as Big Brother on Indian television. She opted out of the show for her sister Shilpa Shetty's wedding. She was out of the show on 14 November 2009 (day 41) after staying for 6 weeks and was the only contestant who wasn't nominated even once during her stay in Bigg Boss house.
Shamita, who had previously participated in Bigg Boss season 3, entered the Karan Johar-hosted show in the midst of the ongoing legal case against her brother-in-law and Shilpa’s husband Raj Kundra. While Shilpa recently got back to work too, Shamita entered the house stating that it was a prior commitment and that she wants to prove her name outside the shadow of her elder sister. In this show, she is just doing Great and also in the limelight which is Rakesh Bapat.
Shamita Shetty’s first debut on TV is Bigg Boss 3.
Shamita stormed the nation with her graceful dancing and became the most popular face on the Indian version of Dancing with the stars - Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa.
Recently she did a web series Yo Ke Hua Bro streaming on Voot, Viacom 18 digital platform. Directed by Suparn Verma and stars a talented bunch of actors like Aparshakti Khurana, Gaurav Pandey, and Ridhima Pandit.
Also, she works on Black Widows TV Series as a Kavita in 2020. Currently, she is on Bigg Boss OTT which is steaming on Voot.
Although Shamita has not appeared in films for a long time, she was last seen in the web series Black Widow. It is natural for people to be curious about the earnings of actors who have been missing from the big screen for a long time.
According to reports, Shamita Shetty is an interior designer by profession. She also does numerous brand endorsements. Her net worth is said to be somewhere between 1 to 5 million dollars (Around Rs 7.5 crore to Rs 35 crore). Shamita charge 60-65 lakh per movie.
|2020||Black Widows (TV Series)||Kavita (2020)|
|2008||Naan Aval Adhu||-|
|2008||Hari Puttar: A Comedy of Terrors||Dancer / Singer|
|2007||Heyy Babyy||(Special appearance in song)|
|2005||Fareb||Ria A. Singhania|
|2004||Wajahh: A Reason to Kill||Ishita Singhania|
|2004||Agni Pankh||Anjana Ravat|
|2002||Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai||Dancer (song 'Sharara')|
|2000||Yeh Kaisi Hukumat||-|
|2021||Bigg Boss 15||Not Yet|
|2021||Bigg Boss OTT||2nd runner-up|
|2019||Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 9||Finalist|
|2015||Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 8||2nd runner-up|
|2009||Bigg Boss 3||Entered day 1, withdrew day 34|
|Food||Pasta with arrabbiata sauce, apple pie and chocolates|
|Restaurant||Frangipani in Mumbai|
|Actor||Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan, Ranveer Singh and R Madhavan|
|Holiday Destination Place||Egypt|
|Wikipedia Link||Shamita Shetty|