Birth: 02-02-1979, Mangalore, Karnataka, India

Shamita Shetty is an Indian actress  who is the younger sister of Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty. Shamita Shetty attended St Anthony's Girls High School in Chembur, Mumbai afetr which she graduated from Sydenham College.

 

Shetty debuted in 2000 with the Yash Raj Films blockbuster, Mohabbatein directed by Aditya Chopra. Since Mohabbatein, she mostly found success in item numbers, including Sharara Sharara in Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai (2001) and Chori Pe Chori in Saathiya (2002). Till the release of Mohabbatein, Shamita was indeed known as Shilpa Shetty's younger sister. Now she has an identity of her own.

 

Later Shetty found success as an actress with her first solo-hit Zeher. She worked once with her sister, Shilpa Shetty, in Fareb in 2002. She has been one of the house inmates in Bigg Boss (Season 3) on Colors TV. She opted out of the show for her sister Shilpa's wedding. 

 

Apart from Bollwood Shamita has also worked in Tamil and Telugu films.