Shamita Shetty (born 2 February 1979) is an Indian actress. She is the younger sister of Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty.
Shetty is the second and youngest daughter of Surendra and Sunanda Shetty. She was born in a traditional close-knit family that hails from the Bunt community of south Kannada\Mangalore. Her parents are manufacturers of tamper-proof caps for the pharmaceutical industry and her native language is Tulu. Shamita Shetty attended St Anthony's Girls High School in Chembur, Mumbai. She graduated from Sydenhams College.
Shetty made her debut with the 2000 blockbuster Mohabbatein. Since Mohabbatein, she mostly found success in item numbers, for which she is best known, these include : "Sharara Sharara" in Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai (2001) and "Chori Pe Chori" in Saathiya (2002). Later Shetty found success as an actress in in her first solo-hit Zeher. She also worked with sister Shilpa Shetty for the first time in Fareb in the same year.
Year Title Role Other notes
2000 Mohabbatein Ishika
2002 Saathiya Cameo ("Chori Pe Chori") song
Raajiyam Pooja Karthikeyan Tamil
Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai Cameo ("Sharara Sharara") song
2003 Piliste Palakutha Student
2004 Wajahh: A Reason to Kill Ishita
Agni Pankh Anjana
2005 Fareb Ria
Zeher Sonia Mehra
2006 Mohabbat Ho Gayi Tumse
2007 Cash Shania
Heyy Babyy Special Appearance in a song
Simultaneously made in Telugu as Adi Oka Idhi Le
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