Sunil Shetty Daughter – Age, Name, Biography And Hidden Facts

Leela Adwani |Feb 29, 2020

Let’s take a look at some interesting facts about the stunning daughter of Bollywood evergreen actor Sunil Shetty.

The evergreen actor, producer, and entrepreneur Sunil Shetty is no stranger to stardom. He is one of the most prominent names in the film industry and loved by the audiences from all quarters thanks to his impeccable acting mettle. His life and his family have always been on the radar of the media, and no prize for guessing Sunil Shetty daughter is also one of the most sought-after names. Her popularity is said not to pale in comparison with her proud father.

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Like her father, Sunil Shetty's daughter is loved by many.

If you already watched the 2015 hit Hero, you obviously know who we are mentioning. This leggy beauty has made viewers fall in love with her flawless acting skills. Let’s take a look at some interesting facts about this stunning actress.

Who is Sunil Shetty’s daughter?

  • Sunil Shetty daughter name

Her name is Athiya Shetty. However, little do we know that she also has another adorable name. Other than the name Athiya which is called many the majority, Attu-Pattu is her nick-name.

  • Sunil Shetty daughter age

Athiya was born on 5 November 1992 in Mumbai and she is 28 years old now.

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She has a flawless beauty

A picture is worth a thousand words. Let's take a look at Sunil Shetty's daughter photos below to see how beautiful she is!

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1992 born actress enjoys a huge fan following

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Athiya is loved not only because she is a celebrity kid, but also the talent of her own. The actress completed her schooling in a Cathedral School, though soon decided to move to an American school. Later, she went on to pursue her acting dream as she took a course in film making and liberal arts at the New York Film Academy.

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Sunil Shetty's daughter pursued her higher education abroad.

The actress made her grand Bollywood debut with the romance action drama Hero in the year 2015. She portrayed the role of an aspiring dancer Radha Mathur who then falls in love with her kidnapper Sooraj (played by Sooraj Pancholi).

For this successful portrayal of Radha in the film, Athiya was then nominated for the Best Female Debut. After the debut, she soon became the brand ambassador for Indian Maybelline New York and a sought-after face of many leading magazine covers including Harper’s Bazaar, Cosmopolitan, Verve and many more.

>>> Check out our exclusive interview with Suniel Shetty:  Suniel Shetty Exclusive Interview: “Pailwaan Is Like My First Film Again”

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Athiya Shetty featured on Harper Bazaar magazine cover.

After a hiatus of 2 years, the actress appeared in the rom-com Mubarakan alongside Anil Kapoor, Ileana D’Cruz and Arjun Kapoor. Once again, her second film also turned out to be a box office hit. The young starlet got a mix reaction for her performance in the film.

Lately, in the year 2019, Sunil Shetty daughter was cast as a young woman named Anita “Annie” Awasthi who is desperate to go abroad.

Now, Athiya will be next seen in the footballer Afshan Ashiq’s biopic drama, Hope Solo.

Interesting facts about Sunil Shetty's daughter

  • Her favorite Bollywood star

The fact is that she hails from a filmy family with father Sunil Shetty who is one of the biggest names in the film industry. Not just this she also, fortunately, had a super mentor like Salman Khan. Her favorite actor is neither of them but another B-town megastar and he is none other than Shah Rukh Khan. The actress reveals that she admires him a lot and is always inspired by him.

Athiya spilled the beans that she started becoming a fan of King Khan after watching his film Kal Ho Na Ho.

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Suniel Shetty and his dearest daughter

  • Celebrity schoolmates

Shraddha Kapoor and Tiger Shroff are two of the rising stars in Bollywood and they were also Athiya’s schoolmates during the time she was completing her schooling. The actress remained a good relationship with both of them.

  • An absolute foodie

Unlike many other actresses who are always obsessed with diet to keep their body in shape, Athiya Shetty is a true foodie as she eats a lot. She is also keen on trying new cuisines, new recipes and delicious dishes.

  • Hobbies

The hidden hobbies of our Bollywood celebrities always trigger the curiosity of the public and they have been the talk of the town. Speaking of Sunil Shetty daughter’s hobbies, the 28-year-old beauty is fond of adventure sports. The adventurous sky-diving is her favorite.

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Hobbies like no other girls

  • Teenage-days celebrity crush

B-town’s heartbreakingly handsome actor Hrithik Roshan has been her crush since she was a teen girl.

  • Her decision to pursue the acting career

Even though she is the daughter of Suniel Shetty, an extremely famous actor in Bollywood, it would come as a shock as her father didn’t direct her to choose Bollywood as her professional career field. Interestingly, the reason behind her decision to become an actress already came when she was little and especially under the influence of Aishwarya Rai Bachchan.

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It's interesting that Athiya is inspired by Aishwarya Rai and King Khan.

  • Coincidence in father's and daughter's debut

Her father Suniel Shetty made his Bollywood debut with the film Balwaan which released on 11 September 1992. After exactly 23 years later, she also appeared on the silver screen for the first time with debuted film Hero on 11 September 2015.

More about Sunil Shetty family

Sunil Shetty is a massively recognized action superhero of the Hindi film industry. He has been a household name and also become the nation’s heartthrob. The actor was born in Karnataka on August 11, 1961, and his complete name is Suniel Veerappa Shetty.

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Suniel Shetty with his family members.

Sunil hails from a Tulu speaking Bunt Hindu Family and his father is Late Veerapa Shetty while information about his mother is not much unveiled. He has an elder sister and her name is Sujata Shetty.

At the age of 30, Sunil and his wife Mana who is a creative director and also runs an NGO for kids tied the knot and started a family together. They are blessed with two kids, son Ahan and daughter Athiya Shetty.

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With her beauty and talent, Athiya Shetty will surely go further in Bollywood industry.

Sunil Shetty daughter or Athiya Shetty still has a long way to go in the film industry but we hope she will have more interesting projects in the future.

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