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Athiya shetty Biography

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Full Name: Athiya Shetty
Nick Name: Athiya
Age: 22 years
Parents: Sunil Shetty, Mana Shetty
Siblings: Aahan Shetty
Marital Status: Single
Religion: Hinduism
Nationality: Indian
Occupation: Actress

Athiya shetty is daughter of sunil shetty. Athiya was born on November 5, 1992, and has been brought up in Mumbai. Her dad got into the film industry around the time that she was born. She first went to the Cathedral school and after that her parents shifted her to the American School as they wanted her to do the IB programme. She was amongst the first few Indian kids along with Tiger Shroff and his sister, Krishna Shroff, to join the school. She recalls that her mom would make sure that she had her breakfast before dropping her to school everyday from Altamount Road in town to Bandra Kurla Complex. Shraddha Kapoor and Tiger, who are two years older to her, were her classmates. In a Bombay Times report, the actress has confessed that Tiger used to bully and trouble her. But she insists that she and Tiger’s sister, Krishna, have always been best friends.

Her debut movie is Hero, which is a remake of the 1983 film of the same name. She is being paired opposite Sooraj Pancholi.

Grandparents’s little girl

Athiya insists that while she is very close to her parents, she loves her grandfather the most. She says in a Bombay Times report as saying that he has been such an inspiration in her life. she says she respects her grandfather for the manner in which he came to Mumbai and made his life in the city and how that has helped him understand that there is no difference between a girl and a boy. She recalls the time when he had bought her the DVD of Dil To Pagal Hai. She says she admires him for his modern values and the fact that he is liberating. Apparently the actress’ grandmother has also had a role to play in her upbringing, which explains as to why the actress is superstitious. Apparently, her nani believed in Shirdi Sai Baba and so does Athiya. They both also believe in nazar, which is why if a black cat crosses her path or a ladder is passing, she waits for it to pass.

Some lesser known facts about Athiya Shetty:

  • She loves dancing, she learned few professional forms of dancing from REMO Dance Academy, Mumbai.
  • She loves clicking selfies, playing with dogs.
  • She decided to become an actress when she was 18 years old.
  • She used to watch almost every Bollywood film in her childhood.
  • She had a boyfriend when she was 18 years old but her relationship didn’t last much.
  • She says she is a tomboy, she plays football, basketball and many outdoor sports.
  • She is very religious & superstitious, she doesn’t cross the road when a black cat crosses her path.
  • Athiya Shetty, Tiger Shroff, Krishna Shroff (Tiger’s sister) & Shraddha Kapoor used to study in a same school, Tiger & Shraddha were 2 years senior to Athiya.
  • Athiya told in an interview that Tiger used to bully & trouble her while his sister Krishna was Athiya’s best friend.

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