Avantika Shetty from Mumbai is an aspiring actress currently pursuing her studies. Having dabbled as a net jockey for Yahoo and amid doing a print ad and a Tamil commercial, she made her entry as an actress in a show titled Dharamveer for NDTV Imagine. True blue Mumbai lass, she feels there is no city like Mumbai. This is what she has to say about her dream of being on the silver screen: “While my parents are not supportive of my dream to make it as an actress, I know deep down they are praying for me to make it big.
Obviously their prayers are working for me as I got a chance to perform as a participant on Idea Bollywood Club. What’s more, I actually got a chance to audition in front of the showman himself, Mr. Subhash Ghai! He liked my performance and I hope I will get a chance to act in his film for sure. It was a dream come true to perform in front of him. I will follow all the advice he had for me and shall chase my dreams with more confidence”.
Now that she has impressed the Showman, she cannot be far from showbiz. She has acted as '
' in '
Na Aana Is Des Laado
' and 'Sajan Ghar Jaana Hain'. Avantika Shetty is known for '
' (2011) and 'Bin Tere' (2013). She will soon wed Aditya.
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Avantika Shetty is a beauty from Mangalore, in Karnataka, who made her debut, recently in the Kannada industry. Before stepping into films, to appear on the silver screen, Avantika has acted in several short films and Television advertisements. Her notable performances in these ventures fetched her, the role of heroine in the 2015 Kannada movie,
Rangi Taranga. The flick revolves around a journalist going in search of the identity of an anonymous writer. It was her first major flick, and she did the role of Sandhya, a journalist. She had done a lot of homework for her role, and that effort has seen by the output of the movie.
Avantika wanted to become a journalist in real life, but events took a turn, and she joined Advertising instead. Though Avantika’s native is Mangalore she was brought up in Mumbai. To get her Kannada accent right, she had to spend a lot of time, attending classes to correct her slang.
Avantika has told in an interview that coincidentally, just like the mystery movie Rangi Taranga, she too faced so many weird incidents during the shoot. Many of her costumes and other possessions suddenly disappeared, and the unit was never able to find it.
Avantika Shetty after completing her studies became an online radio presenter for Yahoo. She then appeared in the famous serial,
Dharam Veer that was aired on NDTV Imagine. She played a substantial role, which shot her to fame. Avantika’s parents are not keen on her pursuing acting as a career but still have never stopped her from doing it. She has also participated in the reality show, titled Ideal Bollywood Club that was telecasted on Zoom Television. Avantika has also ventured into the small screen, by acting in the Television dramas Sajan Ghar Jaana Hai, on Star Plus and Na Aana Is Desh Laado, on Colours.