Shamita Shetty life and biography

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Shamita Shetty biography

Date of birth : 1979-02-02
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Mangalore, India
Nationality : Indian
Category : Arts and Entertainment
Last modified : 2011-08-17
Credited as : Bollywood actress, ,

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Shamita Shetty is an Indian actress. She is the younger sister of Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty.

Shamita is the second and youngest daughter of Surendra and Sunanda Shetty. She was born in a traditional close-knit family that hails from the Bunt community of Udupi. Her parents are manufacturers of tamper-proof caps for the pharmaceutical industry and her native language is Tulu. Shamita Shetty attended St Anthony's Girls High School in Chembur, Mumbai. She graduated from Sydenham College.

Shetty made her debut in 2000 with the Yash Raj Films blockbuster Mohabbatein, which was directed by Aditya Chopra. Since Mohabbatein, 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. Currently she is not working on any film. She was a guest on Bigg Boss (Season 3) 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 after staying for 7 weeks in the show on day 41.

On 14 June 2011, Shamita announced retirement from acting to start career in interior design. Her announcement was a trending topic on twitter.

Filmography:

Mohabbatein (2000)
Saathiya (2002)
Raajjiyam (2002)
Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai (2002)
Piliste Palakutha (2003)
Wajahh: A Reason to Kill (2004)
Agni Pankh (2004)
Fareb (2005)
Zeher (2005)
Bewafaa (2005)
Mohabbat Ho Gayi Hai Tumse (2006)
Cash (2007)
Heyy Babyy (2007)
Hari Puttar (2007)
Naan Aval Adhu (2011)

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