Athiya Shetty Height, Age, Boyfriend, Family, Biography & More
Bio/Wiki ProfessionActress Famous ForBeing the daughter of 'Suniel Shetty' Physical Stats & More Height (approx.)in centimeters- 178 cm in meters- 1.78 m in feet inches- 5’ 10” Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 54 kg in pounds- 119 lbs Figure Measurements (approx.)32-24-34 Eye ColourDark Brown Hair ColourBlack Career DebutFilm: Hero (2015)
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Athiya Shetty was born to Suniel Shetty and Mana Shetty in Mumbai.
Athiya Shetty in her childhood
Athiya actively participated in sports like football, basketball, and badminton in her school days. She was a part of her school’s swimming team.
Shetty was also good at singing and was a part of her school choir.
She was even involved in dramatics in her school days.
In her childhood, she often used to drape her mother’s sarong as a saree and mimic the Bollywood actresses.
Before becoming an actress, she had worked as an interior designer, fashion designer, chef, architect, and waitress in the New York cafe.
In 2018, Athiya featured in the song ‘Tere Naal Nachna’ from the film “Nawabzaade.”
After the release of her first film, she was made the brand ambassador of the Indian franchise of Maybelline New York.
Shetty has featured on the covers of various magazines like “Vogue,” “Verve,” “Hello,” “Femina” and “Cosmopolitan Magazine.”
Athiya Shetty on the cover of Femina Magazine
Athiya is a trained Kathak dancer. She has also received training in few other dance forms from the Remo Dance Academy in Mumbai.
She loves watching movies and says that she has watched every single Bollywood film in her childhood.
Shetty had a strong belief on Sai Baba.
She is very fond of dogs and has a pet pug, Squish.
Athiya Shetty with her pet dog
Athiya revealed during an interview that Tiger Shroff has bullied her a lot in her childhood.
Her first film “Hero” was offered to her by Salman Khan, after his sister, Alvira spotted Athiya at Yasmin Karachiwala’s gym. However, Alvira at that time was not aware that Athiya was Suniel Shetty‘s daughter.
Athiya Shetty considers her parental grandfather, Veerapa Shetty, and her maternal grandmother, Vipula Kadri as her inspiration.
Athiya Shetty with her grandfather
Athiya has been working for the mentally challenged and hearing impaired children at her grandmother’s NGO since she was 12 years old.
Shetty once shared an incident from the sets of her film ‘Mubarakan’ when she alone ate three McDonald’s burgers while others were looking out for a leafy salad.
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1. ↑ Free Press Journal 2. ↑ India Today 3. ↑ Times Of India