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Anushka Shetty South Indian Film actress

Updated on October 18, 2013

Anushka Shetty

Anushka Shetty is an Indian film actress who works mainly in South Indian Languages. Anushka is rocking the Tollywood film industry with her performance mixed with glamour. She concreted her place in the Tollywood and as well as getting offers from Kollywood too.

Anushka real name is Sweety Shetty. His screen name is Anushka Shetty, She basically from Bangalore. She did his schooling and college in Bangalore. After that she learnt Yoga, while doing his graduation degree in Computer Applications from Mount Carmel College of Bangalore University. She is also a Yoga Instructor who learnt yoga from Bharat Thakur, the husband of famous actress Bhoomika Chawla.

Then she started teaching Yoga in Bangalore and Bombay.

Vikram paring Anushka and Amy Jackson in next

Arya and Anushka in a film Irandam Ulagam by Director Selvaraghavan

Thaandavam new Movie stills

Thaandavam new Movie stills
Thaandavam new Movie stills

Starring : Vikram, Anushka Shetty, Jagapati Babu, Amy Jackson, Lakshmi Rai, Naaser

Direction : AL Vijay

Music : GV Prakash Kumar

Anushka in Thaandavam

Anushka in Thaandavam
Anushka in Thaandavam


Thaandavam Movie review
Thaandavam Movie review

Produced by UTV Motion Pictures, Vikram, Anushka and Vijay are coming together again in this film. Madarapattinam glam Amy Jackson joined again with A.L.Vijay film that's very exciting too.

Vikram plays a visually impaired officer. Vikram and Jagapathi Babu are playing intelligence officials.

Anushka's role in this filmm is powerful and her performace is hype in this film

Besides Anushka, there is also the petite Amy Jackson who has reportedly dubbed herself for the movie.

Film Thaandavam also has Lakshmi Rai in the cast list.

Santhanam, Nassar, Saranya, Thambi Ramaiah, MS Baskar, Kota Srinivasa Rao, Sayaji Shinde and Delhi Ganesh are the other cast members of the ensemble star cast of the movie.

GV Prakash's 25th movie and the songs have already begun hit

Thaandavam is also released in Telugu as Shiva Thaandavam.

Thandavam stills

Thandavam stills
Thandavam stills

Thandavam Movie Audio Songs Tracklist

Thandavam Movie Audio Songs Tracklist
Thandavam Movie Audio Songs Tracklist

Thandavam is the upcoming action thriller that features Chiyaan Vikram, Anushka, Jagapathi Babu, Amy Jackson, Santhanam and Lakshmi Rai in the lead roles. AL Vijay has directed Thaandavam in the production of UTV Motion Pictures banner.

GV Prakash Kumar has composed six tracks and two themes for Thandavam album.

Song 01: Oru paadhi kadhavu neeyadi

Singers: Haricharan & Vandhana

Song 02: Yaaradi mohini

Singers: Rahul Nambiar

Song 03: Mayyal kuyyal

Singers: GV Prakash , Chinna Ponnu & Velmurugan

Song 04: Adhigaalai pookal

Singer: GV Prakash

Song 05: Uyirin uyire

Singers: Saindhavi & Sathya Prakash

Song 06: Will you be there

Singers: Alyssa & Nithya Maria

Theme: Love theme

Theme: Thaandavam theme

Singers: SP Balasubramaniam

'Thaandavam' gets ready - Another Cop film from Vikram

Thaandavam poster
Thaandavam poster

The first picture designs of UTV’s next project, Thaandavam, starring Vikram and Anushka, is out in the media.

The film is being directed by AL Vijay who brought the lead pair together in his Deivathirumagal earlier.

The film also stars Amy Jackson who is currently hot in Bollywood as well.

the action sequences for the film will now be shot in and around London

Talking about the film, the director says, "It's a complete action entertainer, and both Vikram and JB (as Jagapathi Babu will be known in Kollywood henceforth!), who is a big star in Tollywood play cops. Vikram has already played cop in most of his films, but he was sure that neither his look nor his body language in this film should remind the audience of his previous cop flicks. So, he has worked hard on toning his physique. He is quite kicked about his role, and is eager to do a lot of films in Tamil after this."

National Award winner’s Saranya and Thambi Ramaiah also part of the Film

Director Vijay, cameraman Nirav Shah and the production team left the actors will head to UK this week.

The film's music, composed by G V Prakash, is expected to be launched in July.

The action entertainer, starring Vikram, Anushka, Amy Jackson and JB, is likely to hit theatres by late August or early September.

"It is a complete action entertainer with romance,"

Anushka makes a special appearance in Saguni

Anushka makes a special appearance in Saguni
Anushka makes a special appearance in Saguni

Anushka makes a special appearance in Karthi starring Saguni.

The Movie “Saguni” is released by Ayngaran which features, Karthi, Praneetha, Naseer, Santhanam, Radhika and Mumtaj.

The Film “Saguni” is yet to release on April 14 2012, Tamil New Year

Anushka in dual roles in 'Irandam Ulagam' - Arya in dual roles in 'Irandam Ulagam'

Anushka and Arya in dual roles in 'Irandam Ulagam'
Anushka and Arya in dual roles in 'Irandam Ulagam'

Anushka will appear as a housewife and as a Tribal woman in the film.Anushka role in Irandam Ulagam has been revealed.

The actress is said to have a powerful role in the film and added to this, she will appear in dual roles. She was impressed with Selva's script due to the characters she'll be essaying. Director Selvaraghavan has come out with a superb characterization for Anushka, say sources close to the Irandam Ulagam film unit.

Sources add that Anushka will appear as a housewife and as a Tribal woman in the film. Anushka liking for varied roles. Selvaraghavan has planned two completely different looks for his leading lady.

She is experiencing training for self-defence courses to appropriate the character, as she'll be seen in many action sequences!

The film will travel between times. Arya plays the male lead in Irandam Ulagam. Arya will undergo training for action sequences in the US...

Arya plays the lead in this film that has music by Harris Jayaraj. 'Irandam Ulagam' is one of the biggies this year and is already much hyped about.

Harris Jayaraj is scoring the music for this film. The second schedule of this film is due to begin in Brazil and later move on to the US. Selva is scouting for good locations in the US now.

Irandam Ulagam also features Raadhika Sarathkumar, Y Gee, Mahendra and others in the cast. Other details are awaited.

Selvaraghavan On Irandam Ulagam Song

Selvaraghavan On Irandam Ulagam Song
Selvaraghavan On Irandam Ulagam Song

Selvaraghavan is continuing full steam ahead with his Arya and Anushka film, Irandam Ulagam.

For the first time ever, the ace director is teaming up with Harris Jeyaraj and insiders have opined that it is the pairing of the decade.

Great things are expected from this duo and they are keen to deliver.

Recently, a track was recorded sung by Karthik and with lyrics by Vairamuthu. Selvaraghavan is in love with this song and said that the music director, singer, and lyricist have outdone themselves

Karthik, who has recently debuted as music composer with Aadhi and Dhansika starrer Aravaan has rendered a song in the composition of Harris Jayraj for Irandam Ulagam.

In Selva’s words, “Recorded a fabulous song with Harris sung by Karthik. Superb composition and wonderful singing! Bloody romantic! And with kaviperarasu Vairamuthu’s lyrics! Feeling enthralled listening to those beautiful words!”

Selvaraghavan seems happy with the progress of his upcoming flick Irandam Ulagam.

Alex Pandian - Stills

Alex Pandian Stills
Alex Pandian Stills

Alex Pandian Movie based on Action and Romance oriented packaged film.

Karthi, Anushka, Santhanam starrer in Alex Pandian, directed by Suraj he has done lot of effects put this film. He always put effects more so surely hit this film.

Music composed by Devi Sri Prasad he is the one of the best music director in Kollywood and Tollywood all the songs are nice.

Alex Pandian produced by K.E Ganavelraja under Studio Green Productions banner. editing by Praveen K.L and N.B.Srikanth and Cinematography by Saravanan.

The performance of Karthi, Anushka, Santhanam will surely hit the film. Karthi, and Santhanam combination will also hit after their successful combination in Siruthai

Alex Pandian is the name of the iconic character played by Superstar Rajinikanth in Moondru Mugam.


Thaandavam Stills
Thaandavam Stills

Vikram and AL Vijay's second combo movie Thaandavam was launched.

The movie brings the successful combination of Deiva Thirumagal - Vikram, Anushka, director AL Vijay, Comedy actor Santhanam and Music Director GV Prakash Kumar together. Produced by UTV Motion Pictures

Telugu actor Jagapathi Babu is all set to team up with Vikram in his forthcoming bilingual movie Thaandavam. He will be gotten in the role of a villain in the movie

Anushka Shetty and Amy Jackson are the leading ladies of the movie.

Thaandavam will be shot in Delhi, US and Chennai.

Anushka in Thaandavam

Anushka in Thaandavam
Anushka in Thaandavam

Thaandavam will be an action-entertainer starring Vikram, Anushka, Amy Jackson, and Santhanam among others.

The film will have music from G.V. Prakash Kumar, Lyrics by Na. Muthukumar, Camera from Nirav Shah, Editing by Anthony, Art direction by Nagu, written & directed by A.L.Vijay.

Thaandavam is said to be roughly motivated by Hollywood flick The Bourne Identity. Vikram's character named Shiva will be doing the role of a retrograde amnesia patient, which was played by Matt Damon in the original. While Anushka performs the character of Vikram's wife, Amy Jackson plays the role of his girlfriend.

Thaandavam will have never-seen- action scenes in Indian cinema, encompassing Hollywood experts.

It will be a summer 2012 release for Vikram.

Anushka Shetty in a 3-D horror Malayalam film

Anushka Shetty in a 3-D horror Malayalam film
Anushka Shetty in a 3-D horror Malayalam film

Anushka Shetty does enjoy a great fan. Director Vinayan has approached Anushka Shetty to play the lead role in his upcoming horror thriller, which is to be made using 3D technology.

Popular Mollywood filmmaker Vinayan, who was greatly impressed by Anushka's acting skills after he watched "Arundhati", wants the actress Anushka Shetty to take up the project.

The movie titled "Dracula 2012" will be based on a novel penned by Bram Stoker. The entire shooting will take place in Romania.

Now the director is doing his duties to enhance the screening tests to collect few more talented celebrities and of course new faces in acting in his upcoming movie. Anushka must be more jovial and frank to showcase her sizzling figure and apply her razor sharp acting.

He plans to release it across South India in all 4 languages namely Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu and Kannada apart from English.

Damarukam - Damarukam is Nagarjuna's High Budget Film

Damarukam stills
Damarukam stills

Damarukam is an forthcoming Telugu socio-fantasy film directed and written by Srinivasa Reddy with visual effects spectacular. Nagarjuna, Ganesh Venkatraman and Anushka Shetty play the lead roles in this film. The film features music by Devi Sri Prasad.

It is expected to have a simultaneous release in Tamil.

Nagarjuna says that Damarukam is his highest budget movie in his career. The Movie is being directed by Srinivasa Reddy and produced by Venkat under the banner RR Movie Makers.

Anushka glamour doll

Anushka glamour doll
Anushka glamour doll

Arya- Anushka in Irandam Ulagam

Arya- Anushka in Irandam Ulagam
Arya- Anushka in Irandam Ulagam

Director Selvaraghavan has just signed Arya and Anushka for a film Irandam Ulagam.

The film will commence shooting after Mayakkam Enna with Dhanush and Richa is over. Arya is now going to do this movie. This is their first combination

Irandam Ulagam : Arya and Anushka are thrilled to be a part of this film. The interesting news about this film is Director Selvaraghavan is going to direct this movie simultaneously in Telugu. Because he has fans there also. In Telugu it was said that, Allu Arjun will play the lead role.

Anushka Finalised for Suriya’s Next Film

Anushka Finalised for Suriyaâs Next Film
Anushka Finalised for Suriyaâs Next Film

She is one of the top actresses of south Indian film industry and every film maker wants to cast her in his film to cash in on the huge popularity of this highly talented actress!

He has again roped in Anushka to play the female lead of his next film .Speaking about the film, Hari says, ' It will mark a new approach to making a commercial movie. We are trying something new, which I can’t share now.

The movie will have two heroines. Anushka has been finalised for one role and search is on for the other,' he said.

Anushka is multi-talented

Anushka is multi-talented
Anushka is multi-talented

Vikram paring Anushka and Amy Jackson in next

Director Vijay and Vikram teamed up for Deiva Thirumagal that was loosely based on Hollywood hit ‘I am Sam’. Now the duo is teaming up again and sources say that it is loosely based on Bourne Identity. The hero of the film is a patient suffering from amnesia in search of his own identity.

Anushka will play Vikram's wife in the film, while Amy Jackson of Madrasapattinam fame will essay Vikram's lover.

The entire movie will shot in America and Vijay is on a location hunt. Vikram is currently working in Rajapattai and Karikalan

Anushka Wallpaper

Anushka Shetty to play heroine in Rajinikanth's Kochadaiyaan?

The buzz is that Anushka, currently, the most in demand heroine in Tamil films will be Rajinikanth's heroine for Kochadaiyaan. Though several big heroines have started sending feelers to the production house and director K.S. Ravikumar,

K.S.R. has gone on record that they are approaching Anushka for the 3D version of the period film, based on the life and times of Pandia emperor Speculation is running high.

Anushka Shetty
Anushka Shetty

Anushka Shetty join ISFM as academic advisors - alonf with Kamal Hassan

Anushka Shetty join ISFM
Anushka Shetty join ISFM

International School of Film+Media (ISFM) is all set to offer education in the film and media industry by associating with popular film makers, actors and directors. Further to the recent announcement pertaining to actor Prakash Raj joining the institute as Head of Acting Department, the institute has now roped in actors Kamal Hassan and Anushka Shetty as part of the academic advisory council.

Hassan will provide his guidance in designing the academic curriculum, recommendations on faculty and curriculum content. Shetty will also assume an advisory role at ISFM. Their passion for the craft, in-depth knowledge about the industry, and commitment to cinema ensures that the training of the students is delivered with a true respect for the role of the actors.

Located in the premises of Annapurna Studios, International School of Film+Media, the institute with a dual mission of providing world-class education to aspiring students and offering highly trained talent to the entire media industry, has commenced short-term courses and very soon will be launching Post Graduate courses in film making. As a part of its latest offering, ISFM has introduced an eight week short-term Acting Course.

The Acting Course prepares the students for the creative and practical demands expected of them by the film industry, at the same time it also helps the student achieve artistic freedom and to capture the imagination of the audiences. Leading actor Prakash Raj, will be the course coordinator. As part of the curriculum, the Acting for Film & Television course also brings in special guest directors & actors from the film and television industry to work closely with students.

The admissions are now open for the Acting Course which commences on October 31, 2011 and the entire course will be for eight weeks.

Source :

Vikram paring Anushka and Amy Jackson in next

Vikram paring Anushka
Vikram paring Anushka


Anushka Shetty in Arundhati
Anushka Shetty in Arundhati

In 2009 Shetty first starred in the blockbuster hit Arundhati Telugu fantasy film written and directed by Kodi Ramakrishna. In this heroine-centric film, she essayed two roles for the first time. It was a critical as well as commercial success. It is one among the highest grossing Telugu films of all time.

Owing to its success, it was later dubbed into Tamil and Malayalam with the same title and in Oriya as "Mantrasakti".

This film won her Film fare best actress award for the year 2009

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      SA Shameel 

      3 years ago from Bangalore

      Anushka is one of my favorite actress from South Indian film industry. Be it Tamil, Telugu or Malayalam, she has done some splendid roles in the recent times.

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      5 years ago

      I really love Anushka

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      7 years ago

      you are very very beautiful madam. and your eyes so nice madam


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