Shamita Shetty

Shamita Shetty


Shamita Shetty was born on Feb 02, 1979 in India. Shamita Shetty's big-screen debut came with Mohabbatein directed by Aditya Chopra in 2000.

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[5]. 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 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-starcast projects like "Cash" (2007) , "Bewafa" (2005). Alongside her acting career, she 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 few other properties abroad. She has a registered company called "Golden Leaf interiors" [6] Her passion for the entertainment industry kept drawing her back and she returned with a popular reality show Bigg Boss [7]internationally known as Big Brother on Indian television. She opted out of the show for her sister Shilpa Shetty wedding [8]. She was out of the show on 14 November 2009 (day 41) after staying for 6 weeks and the only contestant who wasn't nominated even once during her stay in Bigg Boss house. .Soon after, she 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 [9]. Recently she did a web series "Yo Ke Hua Bro" [10] streaming on Voot, Viacom 18 digital platform. Directed by Suparn Verma and stars talented bunch of actors like Aparshakti Khurana, Gaurav Pandey and Ridhima Pandit.

  • Birthday

    Feb 02, 1979
  • Place of Birth

    Mangalore, Karnataka, India
  • Also known



2 wins & 4 nominations

Gold Awards
Best Power Pack Performance of the Year (Reality Show)
Winner - OTT Platform
Bigg Boss OTT (2021)
Awards of the International Indian Film Academy
Best Female Debut
Winner - Popular Award

Movies & TV Shows

TV Shows