Born : Nov 5, 1992
Age : 22 years
Father’s Name : Suniel Shetty
Mother’s Name : Mana Shetty
Brother’s Name : Ahaan Shetty
Height : 5’8″ approx
Wiki : Athiya Shetty is still an unknown name in Bollywood as she will be making her debut with Nikhil Advani’s forthcoming movie Hero. She is the daughter of the known actor and producer Suniel Shetty. Considering the fact that she has a strong Bollywood family background, she has a good launch pad for her film career. Both are parents are bigwigs of B Town and for those who do not know her mother Mana Shetty, she is the creative head of R House Furnishing Solutions Pvt. Ltd apart from being one of the directors of S2 Realty Developers Pvt Ltd. After her schooling and college, she expressed her desire to make a career in the acting world.
Both her parent accepted her decision and thus sent her to the prestigious Institute of filmmaking based in New York. This Institute is known as one of the best places to learn filmmaking and explore career in liberal arts in the US. Accordingly when she returned she got the chance to make her debut in Salman Khan’s production movie called hero, which is directed by Nikhil Advani. Being a star kid, she went straight to the prestigious filmmaking institute called NYFA (New York Film Acadmey). She is making her debut with another novice called Sooraj Pancholi who is also making his innings in Bollywood with the movie Hero.
Now, talking about Athiya upcoming movie Hero in which she is making her debut, it is the remake of old classic of Subhash Ghai with the same title. The classic had Jackies Shroff and Meenashi Sheshadri in the lead roles. Salman Khan wanted to do a remake of this classic of 1983 with new faces. Hence the two star kids turned out to be his choice. As per reports, she is very much inspired by character of Kareena Kapoor called Geet in the film Jab We Met directed by Imtiyaz Ali.