Anushka Shetty was born as Sweety Shetty in Mangalore. Anushka is an ethnic Bunt hailing from the landed Bellipady Uramalu Guthu family. Her parents are Prafulla and A.N. Vittal Shetty. After her debut and her first success in Telugu cinema, Anushka tried periodic cinema with Arundati which fetched her critical acclaim. She debuted in Tamil cinema with Astram starring Madahavan She later on went on to do Singham with Surya in 2010. She will be seen in Mirchi and Alex Pandian.