Athiya Shetty is the daughter of Actor and Producer Suniel Shetty and Mana Shetty. Mana Shettyis the creative director of R House Furnishing Solutions Pvt. Ltd. and director of S2 Realty Developers Pvt. Ltd. Athiya has very supportive parents when it comes to her career choosing. They supported her decision of taking up acting and she was enrolled in a renowned filmmaking institute at New York some years ago. She has made her Bollywood debut with Nikhil Advani’s movie Hero.
Personal Profile Details
Name : Athiya Shetty
Born on : November 5, 1992
Real Age : 23 years
Height : 5’8″
University : New York Film Academy(NYFA)
Father’s Name : Suniel Shetty
Mother’s Name : Mana Shetty
Brother’s Name : Ahaan Shetty
Favourite Actor : Shahrukh Khan
Favourite Actress : Kareena Kapoor Khan
Star kid Athiya Shetty was in New York Film Academy(NYFA) studying ‘Filmmaking & Liberal Arts’. Suniel Shetty as a responsible father has no qualms about his daughter wanting to try acting but his only concern is if Athiya will be able to handle the pressing demands of the industry.
Director Sidharth Anand is all set to start his next directorial with Sanjay Dutt. Tentatively titled Badlaa, the makers are on a search for the female lead. The actress will be seen as a rebellious boxer who has eloped. The makers want a slim, athletic and tall girl for the role, who will be seen doing plenty of action sequences with Sanjay. Sanjay wants Athiya to be part of the film due to his closeness with her father Suneil Shetty. Athiya will be finalised for the role soon. It’s an ambitious project and will be shot on a grand scale all over Europe.
Athiya Shetty has taken up Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) training to stay in shape. She is training under grand master Shifuji Shaurya Bhardwaj, who in the past is said to have trained the special armed force commando units of different security forces. She Athiya said, “It is the highlight of my day, whether it is waking up at 6 am for it or ending my day with it. It might sound crazy, but if you have faith and if you believe, you can achieve so much. It’s all about training your mind.”
Father Suniel Shetty
Athiya Shetty is the daughter of actor Suniel Shetty. She is very close to her father and said, “Papa is always the reminder in my life. He has told me, with success there is failure. No matter what, there are both ups and downs in life. And you have to handle yourself with respect, humility and an equal amount of grace.”