Reshma Shetty

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Reshma Shetty
Born (1977-11-02) 2 November 1977 (age 41)
EducationJames Madison University (BM)
University of Kentucky (MM)
University of Cincinnati (GrDip)
OccupationActress, singer
Years active2007–present
Spouse(s)
Deep Katdare (m. 2011)

Reshma Shetty (born 2 November 1977) is a British-American television and film actress and singer best known for her role as Divya Katdare on the USA Network television series Royal Pains.

Early life[edit]

Shetty was born on November 2, 1977 to Hindu Indian parents in Manchester, England and was raised in both England and Richmond, Virginia in the United States.[1] She originally studied pre-med at James Madison University, but success in vocal competitions prompted her to switch majors and graduate with a BM in opera performance.[2] Shetty received her Master of Music in performance from the University of Kentucky before moving on to the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, where she earned her artist diploma in opera in 2005.[1][3]

Career[edit]

Shetty was the female lead in a touring company of the musical Bombay Dreams in 2006. Shetty also acted in the Off-Broadway play Rafta Rafta.[3] Shetty was a cast member on the American television program Royal Pains (airing on USA Network) portraying a physician assistant (PA) named Divya Katdare.[4][5]

She was also an occasional guest-panelist on the Fox News Channel satire show Red Eye w/Greg Gutfeld.

Reshma Shetty is also the face of Dove moisturizer bar in India.

Personal life[edit]

Shetty currently resides in New York City where they shot parts of Royal Pains. Shetty is married to Deep Katdare who starred with her in the Broadway production, Bombay Dreams. She married him on March 19, 2011. She gave birth to daughter, Ariya Eliana, in October 2015.[6]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2007 Steam Niala
2007 30 Rock Party Attendant Episode: "Secrets and Lies"
2009–2016 Royal Pains Divya Katdare Main cast
2010 Hated Arianna
2011 The Wendy Williams Show Herself
2011 Fashion in Television Herself
2011 Delivering the Goods Sarah
2012 Allegiance Leela
2012 CSI Miami Jane Caldicott Season 10, Episode 15
2015 Odd Mom Out Rima Episode: "Omakase"
2016–2017 Pure Genius Dr. Talaikha Channarayapatra Main cast
2017 OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes Elodie (voice) Episode: "You Have to Care"
2017 Blindspot Megan
2018 She-Ra and the Princesses of Power Angella (voice) Main cast

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Reshma Shetty's Bollywood musical adventure". Archived from the original on 2009-07-05.
  2. ^ Souri, Ranjit (November 9, 2009). "Desis On Cable: Reshma Shetty and Danny Pudi". India Currents. Archived from the original on June 4, 2011. Retrieved December 25, 2009.
  3. ^ a b "Royal Pains". USA Network.
  4. ^ Royal Pains Q&A: Reshma Shetty[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ Interview with Reshma Shetty Archived 2010-06-08 at the Wayback Machine. in Buzzine Magazine
  6. ^ "Reshma Shetty Welcomes Daughter Ariya Eliana – Moms & Babies – Celebrity Babies and Kids - Moms & Babies - People.com". PEOPLE.com.

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