11 Facts About Athiya Shetty


Athiya Shetty was born on 5 November 1992 and is an Indian actress.


Athiya Shetty has a younger brother, Ahan Shetty, who became an actor after debuting in the film Tadap.


Athiya Shetty studied at the Cathedral and John Connon School and later shifted to the American School of Bombay.


Athiya Shetty relocated to New York City to enroll at the New York Film Academy, as she wanted to act in films.


Athiya Shetty made her acting debut in 2015 with the Nikhil Advani-directed romantic action film Hero, a remake of co-producer Subhash Ghai's 1983 classic of the same name.


Athiya Shetty portrayed the role of Mumbai-based aspiring dancer Radha Mathur, who falls in love with her kidnapper Sooraj, a gangster trying to extort her police chief father, IG Shrikant Mathur.


Athiya Shetty received positive to mixed reviews for her performance in the film, though the film received mixed to negative reviews.


Athiya Shetty then appeared in a song, "Tere Naal Nachna", in 2018, composed, written and sung by Badshah, and featuring newbie singer Sunanda Sharma, for the film Nawabzaade, produced by Remo D'Souza and directed by choreographer Jayesh Pradhan, starring Raghav Juyal, Dharmesh Yelande and Punit Pathak.


Later on, in 2019, Athiya Shetty was cast as Anita "Ani" Awasthi, a young woman who is desperate to settle abroad by marrying an NRI, in Debamitra Biswal's comedy drama Motichoor Chaknachoor, opposite Nawazuddin Siddiqui.


Athiya Shetty is next committed to appear in footballer Afshan Ashiq's biopic film, Hope Solo, where she will be seen playing the title role.


Athiya Shetty married her long time partner, Indian cricketer KL Rahul on 23 January 2023.