- Shamita Shetty is an Indian Bollywood actress and interior designer. In the year 2021, Shamita participated as a participant in the new season of the Big Boss show, Big Boss OTT. On Saturday 18th September 2021, she stood third in the finale of Bigg Boss OTT.
- She made his debut in the year 2000 with the blockbuster film ‘Mohabbatein’. Apart from this he also did some films like Poison, Cash with other actors.
- She was a contestant in the reality show, Bigg Boss 3 in 2009. Later she participated in Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Season 8 in 2019 and Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 9 in the year 2019.
- In the year 2021, he was selected as a participant in the new season of the show Bigg Boss OTT, although his life was greatly affected by his brother-in-law Rajkundra’s involvement in the porn film case.
- Shamita participated in the Bigg Boss OTT show despite being embroiled in controversies between Raj Kundra and Shilpa Shetty. He stated during the premiere that he had considered leaving the show amid the controversies but then felt that work should be put aside from personal problems.
Shamita Shetty Biography
- Name – Shamita Shetty
- Nick Name – Shamita
- Birthday – 2 February 1979
- Age – 44 Years
- Birth Place – Mangalore, Karnataka
- Zodiac sign – Aquarius
- Citizenship – Indian
- Hometown – Mumbai, India
- Education – Graduate in Commerce, Diploma in Fashion Designing
- School – St. Anthony’s Girls’ High School, Mumbai
- College – Sydenham College, Mumbai, SNDT Women’s University, Mumbai
- Religion – Hindu
- Hobbies (Likes) – Gymming
- Length (Height) – 5 feet 5 inches
- Weight – 53 kg
- Body Measurements – 34-26-34
- Eye Color – Dark Brown
- Hair Color – Black
- Occupation – Actress, model and interior designer
- Film Debut – Mohabbatein (2000)
- TV Debut – Bigg Boss 3 (2009)
Shamita Shetty Early Life
In the Karnataka state city of Mangalore, Shamita Shetty was born on 2 February 1979 to parents Surendra Shetty and Sunanda Shetty. Shamita Shetty’s elder sister’s name is Shilpa Shetty, who is a Bollywood actress, although Shamita Shetty did not get as much fame as Shilpa Shetty in Bollywood.
Both Shamita’s parents work in the pharmaceutical industry as tamper-proof water manufacturers. Shamita started training under renowned Indian fashion designer Manish Malhotra after doing a fashion designing course from Mumbai but Manish found a fashion designer inside Shamita. When more than one actress appeared, he advised Shamita to act in films.
Education of Shamita Shetty
Shamita Shetty received her early education from St. Anthony’s Girls’ High School, Chembur. Shamita then went on to Sydenham College in Mumbai to earn a Bachelor of Commerce degree before continuing her education. Shamita then completed a fashion design diploma at SNDT College in Mumbai.
Family of Shamita Shetty
- Father’s Name – Surendra Shetty
- Mother’s Name – Sunanda Shetty
- Sister’s Name – Shilpa Shetty
Shamita Shetty Career
- Shamita Shetty started her film career in the year 2000 with the film ‘Mohabbatein’ directed by Aditya Chopra. For her work in the movie, she won the 2001 IIFA Award for Star Debut of the Year – Female.
- After this, in the year 2001, she danced items in the film ‘Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai’, “Sharara Sharara” and in the year 2002, “Chori Pe Chori” in the film Saathiya and other Bollywood films.
- In the year 2005, his film ‘Zehar’ came in which the main actor’s role was played by Emraan Hashmi. The majority of this movie’s songs were huge hits. The crowd enjoyed Shamita’s performance in the movie. Her name was included in the Star of the Year – Female at Stardust Awards for the character played in this film, although she did not win this award.
- Shamita has also been seen acting in the film Fareb along with her elder sister Shilpa Shetty. Shamita has additionally made appearances in films with an all-star cast, including Cash (2007) and Bewafa (2005).
- Apart from films, Shamita has also participated in many reality TV shows. Her first TV show was Big Boss season 2009 in which she first appeared as a contestant. However, after spending a month on the show, he left the show midway for his sister Shilpa Setty’s marriage.
- After this she appeared in the dance reality show – Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa. In addition to this, he also contributed to the online series “Yeh Kya Hua Bro.” The reality programme Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi Season 9 aired in 2019. After this, she was recently seen acting in the web series “Black Widows”.
Shamita Shetty’s first film
- Movie Name – Mohabbatein
- Release Date – 2000
- Director – Aditya Chopra
- Producer – Yash Chopra
- Co-Actor – Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Aishwarya Rai, Uday Chopra, Shamita Shetty and others
Some of Shamita Shetty’s best movies
- Mohabbatein (2000)
- Saathiya (2002)
- Fareb (2005)
- Poison (2005)
- Bewafa (2005)
- Hey Baby (2007)
Shamita Shetty’s TV show
- Big Boss 3 (2009)
- Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa (2015)
- Fear Factor – Khatron Ke Khiladi Season 9 (2019)
- Bigg Boss OTT (2021)
Shamita Shetty Big Boss OTT
- From August 8, 2021, the new season of the reality show Bigg Boss Bigg Boss OTT has started and this time a change has been made in it that this time the show will be hosted by filmmaker and director Karan Johar instead of Salman Khan.
- Shamita Shetty has got a chance to become a participant in Big Boss OTT. This is not Shamita’s first journey in Big Boss. She made an appearance on Bigg Boss 3 as recently as ten years ago. Shamita then appeared in the show for 34 days before leaving it as a result of her sister Shilpa Shetty’s marriage to Raj Kundra.
- Shamita started fighting as soon as she entered the show, which is being well-liked by the audience.
- Shamita gave a tough fight to Divya Aggarwal, Nishant Bhatt, Rakesh Bapat and Prateek Sahajpal in the finale of Big Boss OTT held on Saturday 18 September 2021 but she failed to become the winner of the show. Divya Agarwal was declared the winner of Big Boss OTT while Nishant Bhatt was the first runner-up.
Shamita Shetty Bigg Boss 15
At the launch of Bigg Boss 15 on September 23, hosts Devoleena and Aarti revealed that Shamita Shetty will also be a part of Bigg Boss 15. Recently he was seen in Bigg Boss OTT.
The actress had previously participated in Bigg Boss 3 but had to leave the show for her sister Shilpa Shetty’s marriage to Raj Kundra. Shamita Shetty did not manage to emerge as the winner in Bigg Boss OTT. This time he will have a chance to win and go out of the show.
Shamita Shetty’s likes and dislikes
- Favorite Actor – Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan and R Madhavan
- Favorite Food – Pasta, Apple Pie and Chocolate
- Favorite Restaurant – Frangipani in Mumbai
- Favorite Place – Egypt
Shamita Shetty Net Worth
Shamita hasn’t appeared in films for a while, but her most recent appearance was in the web series “Black Widow.” Shamita Shetty reportedly works as an interior designer full-time. She also does many brand endorsements. His net worth is said to be between 1 to 5 million dollars (roughly Rs. 7.5 crores to Rs. 35 crores).
- Net Worth (2021) $1 to 5 million
- Net worth in Indian Rupees: 7 to 35 crores