Athiya Shetty is the star kid of the famous Bollywood Actor, Sunil Shetty. Athiya is an upcoming Indian Actress, born and brought up in Mumbai city. She is Sunil Shetty's and Mana Shetty's daughter. She did her schooling at the American School of Bombay. The popular star kids,
Tiger Shroff, and
Shraddha Kapoor also studied in the same school. Her acting dream started from the moment she saw Aishwarya Rai’s acting on the sets of
Umrao Jaan movie. During her school days, Athiya has participated in many Dance and Drama competitions. When she was done with her school, she went to the America, to study at the New York Film Academy. After completing the course, she came back to Mumbai to look out for a film, that will quench her thirst.
Her first flick Hero happened in the year 2015. The movie was directed by
Nikhil Advani, and she starred alongside
Sooraj Pancholi. The movie revolves around a kidnap and a love story. She had etched her part well though she felt a bit out of place in the movie. Athiya started getting recognized, after her debut movie’s success. She was made the Brand Ambassador for Maybelline New York. Athiya is also a part of her mother, Mana Shetty’s NGO Araaish that funds for underprivileged children.