Shamita Shetty

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Shamita Shetty
Shamita Shetty at Audi Magazine India Launch (cropped).jpg
Born 1979 (age 35–36)
Mangalore, Karnataka, India
Occupation Actress, model
and interior designer
Years active 2000–2011
Spouse(s) None

Shamita Shetty (born 1979) is an Indian interior designer, former film actress and model. She is the younger sister of Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty.


She 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 and her fellow co-stars Kim Sharma and Preeti Jhangiani the 2001 IIFA Award for Star Debut of the Year – Female. Since then, she mostly found success in item numbers, including "Sharara Sharara" in Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai (2001) and "Chori Pe Chori" in Saathiya (2002). Later, Shetty found success as an actress with her first solo hit Zeher. She worked once with her sister Shilpa Shetty in Fareb in that same year. She was a guest on Bigg Boss (Season 3)[1] on Colors TV. She opted out of the show for her sister Shilpa's wedding. She was out of the show on 14 November 2009 (day 41) after staying for 7 weeks.

On 14 June 2011, Shetty announced her retirement from acting to start a career in interior design.[2]


Year Title Role Other notes
2000 Mohabbatein Ishika Dhanrajgir IIFA Award for Star Debut of the Year – Female
2002 Saathiya Special appearance in song "Chori Pe Chori"
Raajjiyam Pooja Karthikeyan Tamil Film
Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai Special appearance in song "Sharara Sharara"
2003 Piliste Palakutha Student Telugu Film
2004 Wajahh: A Reason to Kill Ishita Singhania
Agnipankh Anjana
2005 Fareb Ria A. Singhania
Zeher Sonia Mehra
Bewafaa Pallavi Arora
2006 Mohabbat Ho Gayi Hai Tumse Megha
2007 Cash Shanaya Rao
Heyy Babyy Special appearance in song "Heyy Babyy"
Hari Puttar: A Comedy of Terrors Dancer / Singer Special Appearance
2011 Naan Aval Adhu Geetha Tamil film
Simultaneously made in Telugu as Adi Oka Idhi Le


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