Sweety Shetty is better known by her screen name Anushka Shetty is a popular Indian actor, known for her films in Telugu and Tamil. Hailing from Mangalore, Karnataka, she was working as a yoga instructor before she made her acting debut in Telugu film Super, which was released in 2005. Later she went on to act in blockbuster movies in Telugu and Tamil like Vikramarkudu, Don, Souryam, Singam series, Deiva Thirumagal among others. Her 2009 supernatural thriller Arundhati, in which
she played the title role, gave her the first solo hit and helped her expand her fan base down south. She had also played a pivotal role in two-part epic series Baahubali, directed by SS Rajamouli.