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Happy birthday Anushka Shetty: Check out 5 lesser-known facts about the Baahubali actress

As Baahubali star Anushka Shetty rings in her 39th birthday here we bring you some of the lesser-known facts about the actress. Read on to know

India TV Entertainment Desk India TV Entertainment Desk
New Delhi Updated on: November 07, 2020 21:02 IST
Happy birthday Anushka Shetty: Check out 5 lesser-known facts about the Baahubali actress
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Special facts about Anushka Shetty

Often termed as the lady superstar of South, Anushka Shetty has turned 39. And time and again the actress has proved her worth by giving solid on-screen performances like Saroja in Vedam, Jejamma in Arundhati, Devasena in Baahuabali: The Beginning and Baahubali: The Conclusion and many more. She debuted in the film industry in 2005 with her film Super which turned out to be a hit and she never looked back.  

Today on her special day, we have curated a list of 5 lesser-known facts about the actress which you may not know of. Take a look: 

Her real name is 'Sweety Shetty' 

If reports are to be believed Anushka Shetty's actual name is Sweety Shetty which she changed for films. Reports are even such that her film Baahubali's director SS Rajamouli calls by her real name only. Not just him, a lot of people on social media address Anushka as Sweety.

She was a teacher 

Anushka Shetty reportedly, was into a teaching job before entering showbiz. As per the reports, in an interview the actress told that she used to tutor school children for almost two years

Worked as a yoga instructor 

Apart from teaching, Anushka has also tried her hand in teaching yoga. She has been trained under Bharat Thakur who is a popular yoga instructor. In an earlier interview the actress had said that it was her best phase of life. 

Jejamma was the most unique character 

Her film Arundhati which released in 2009 was a big hit and her character Jejamma made her super popular. The film turned things for her and went on to become one of the highest-grossing films of that year.

Anushka gained 20 kilos for Size Zero 

Where most heroines step back, Anushka Shetty did not shy away from gaining 20 kgs for her role in film Size Zero. The actress who played the role of Soundarya in the film wanted to make everything appear much more real. Well, now that's some method acting.

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