Shamita Shetty – Biography, Husband, Family, Career & Movies

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Shamita Shetty is an Indian actress and interior designer. She is the sister of Bollywood’s veteran actress Shilpa Shetty. Shamita Shetty is famous for playing Ishika Dhanrajgir in the film Mohabbatein, Sonia Mehra in Zahar and Pallavi Arora in Bewafa.


Shamita Shetty

Full Name Shamita Surendra Shetty
birth 2 February 1979
Place of birth Mangalore, Karnataka, India
Age/Age 43 years
birthday 2 February
profession Actress, model and
interior designer
Height (approximately) 1.68 m or
168 centimeters
dark brown
Color of eyes black
Zodiac water pot
nationality Indian
duty Hinduism
net worth Not known


Shamita Shetty’s family

Father Surendra Shetty
small pox Sunanda Shetty
Sister Shilpa Shetty
Boyfriend Rakesh Bapat
{Raqesh Bapat}
Husband N/A


Shamita Shetty’s education

School St Anthony Girls’
High School, Mumbai
College Central St Martin’s,
Inchbald School
of Design, London
SNDT Women’s
University, Mumbai
Sydenham College
of Commerce and
Economics, Mumbai
Degree in Commerce.
course in Fashion
Designing at SNDT Women’s
Interior Design and Decoration courses at Inchbald
of Design
, London
and Central St.
Martin’s, London.



Debut Hindi Films:
Mohabbatein {2000}
Tamil Films:
Rajjiyam {2002}
Telugu Films:
Palukutha {2003}
TV: Bigg Boss 3
is known
Khatron Ke Khiladi 9
Bigg Boss OTT
Bigg Boss 15


Shamita Shetty Biography

Shamita Shetty was born on 2 February 1979 in Mangalore, Karnataka. His father Surendra Shetty is a manufacturer of tamper-proof water caps for the pharmaceutical industry. Her sister, Shilpa Shetty, is an established Indian actress.

She completed her schooling from St. Anthony Girls’ High School, Mumbai. Subsequently, he earned a degree in Commerce from Sydenham College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai.

After completing her degree in commerce from Sydenham College, Shetty did a fashion designing diploma from SNDT College, Mumbai. After this, she started her internship with fashion designer Manish Malhotra, Manish saw the talent in her and suggested her to pursue a career in acting.

After working as an actress for some time, she enrolled first at the Inchbald School of Design and later at Central St. Martins in London, where she studied interior design and decoration.


personal life

In the 2021 Bigg Boss OTT show, she came close to Indian actor Rakesh Bapat. After the show, the two started dating and were spotted together on different dates.

On the show, she also revealed that her first boyfriend had died in a car accident and she lived alone for several years after the incident.


Shamita Shetty’s acting career

Shamita Shetty started her Bollywood career in the year 2000 with the romantic drama film ‘Mohabbatein’ in which she played the role of Ishika Dhanrajgir.

In the film, Vicky, a student of the prestigious All-Boys College Gurukul, falls in love with Ishika, a student of a neighbouring all-girls college.

She received the IIFA Award for Star Debut of the Year – Female for her role of Ishika Dhanrajgir in this film.

In 2002, she made her debut in the Tamil film industry with ‘Raajjiyam’, in which she played the role of Geetha Karthikeyan, wife of protagonist Karthikeyan, who runs a secret agency.

In 2003, she made her debut in the Tollywood film industry with ‘Pilisthe Palukutha’, in which she played the lead role of Shanti, a college student and devotee of Indian spiritual guru Sai Baba.

In 2005, she played the role of Sonia Mehra in the Bollywood mystery thriller film ‘Zahar: A Love Story’.

His other famous films are Wajah: A Reason to Kill (2004), Fareb (2004), Bewafa (2005), and Cash (2007). In 2020, she starred in the film ‘The Tenant’, in which she played the lead role of a charming cosmopolitan woman named Meera.


Web Series/OTT 

In 2017, she made her digital debut with MX Player’s web series ‘Yo Ke Hua Bro’, in which she played the role of Suman Rao.

The story of the series revolves around two young boys, Mahendra and Piyush, who look for the girls of their dreams.

In 2020, she played the role of Kavita Tharoor in zee5 original dark comedy series ‘Black Widows’.

The story of the series revolves around three women, Veera, Jayati and Kavita, who plan to get rid of their abusive husbands to end the misery in their married life.

From 8 August 2021 to 18 September 2021 she was a contestant in the reality show Bigg Boss OTT.



She started her television career in the year 2009 when she appeared in the popular Indian reality game show Bigg Boss (Season 3) on Colors TV.

After this, Shamita Shetty also appeared in the television reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa season 2015 in 8 and Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi season 2019 in the year 9.

In October 2021, she participated in Colors TV’s famous reality show Bigg Boss 15.


Interior Designing

In 2011, she decided to pursue a career again in interior design. He took up his first solo assignment for a royalty club in Mumbai. He also opened an interior designing company named “Golden Leaf Interiors”.


Facts about Shamita Shetty {Some Interesting Facts about Shamita Shetty}

She had rejected Aamir Khan-starrer epic music sports film Lagaan (2000) for playing Ishika in ‘Mohabbatein’ (2001).

In an interview, she revealed that she wanted to run a business called Golden Leaf since childhood. Talking about his interior designing company, he said.


“When I was a kid, I wanted to run a business called Golden Leaf. I think everything happens at the right time. ”

In 2017, Shetty collaborated with an NGO dedicated to the care of stray and abandoned cats. In 2018, she joined hands with NGO Help Age India, which works for the welfare of the elderly.

In the reality show Bigg Boss OTT (2021), she revealed that she was suffering from a disease called colitis, which causes irritation in the gut.

On 30 April 2008, she, along with her parents and sister, Shilpa Shetty, became the Director of S-2 Global Productions Private Limited Company.



In 2007, her private parts were opened when her skirt rose upwards at the launch party of the film ‘Awarapan’.

In 2013, she made headlines for not wearing a bra under her outfit while attending Raveena Tandon’s jewellery launch event.

In 2019, he received a lot of criticism for behaving rudely with a fan who approached him for a selfie.


Shamita Shetty Movies List

Year – Film – Role

  • 2000 – Mohabbatein – Ishika Dhanrajgir
  • 2002 – Saathiya – Special Appearance in Song “Chori Pe Chori”
  • 2002 – Rajjiyam – Geeta Karthikeyan
  • 2002 – Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai – Special Appearance in Song “Sharara Sharara”
  • 2003 – Pilisthe Palukutha – Shanti
  • 2004 – Agnipankh – Anjana
  • 2004 – Wajahh: A Reason to Kill – Ishita Singhania
  • 2005 – Fareb – Ria A. Singhania
  • 2005 – Zeher – Sonia Mehra
  • 2005 – Bewafaa – Pallavi Arora
  • 2006 – Mohabbat Ho Gayi Hai Tumse – Megha
  • 2007 – Cash – Shanaya Rao
  • 2007 – Heyy Babyy – Special appearance in song “Heyy Babyy”
  • 2008 – Hari Puttar: A Comedy of Terrors – Special Appearance
  • 2020 – The Tenant – Meera


Web Series 

Year – Title – Role

  • 2017 – Yo Ke Hua Bro – Suman Rao
  • 2020 – Black Widows – Kavita Tharoor



Year – Title – Role

  • 2009 – Bigg Boss 3 – Contestant
  • 2015 – Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 8 – Contestant
  • 2019 – Khatron Ke Khiladi 9 – Contestant
  • 2021 – Bigg Boss OTT – Contestants
  • 2021–22 – Bigg Boss 15 – Contestant


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