Sanam Shetty is an Indian actress and model who mainly works in Tamil and Kannada films. She is best known for playing the role of ‘Dr Preethi’ in the Tamil film “Sadhuram 2” (2016).
Sanam Shetty was born on Saturday, 12 November 1988 (age 32 years; as of 2020) in Bengaluru. Her zodiac sign is Scorpio.
She attended Bengaluru’s Candor International School. After completing her schooling, Sanam moved to London to pursue software engineering. Facebook Post her graduation, Sanam started working with Tata Consultancy Services as a Software Engineer.
Height (approx.): 5′ 6″
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Family & Caste
Parents & Siblings
Sanam Shetty’s father, Prasad Shetty, is a businessman. His mother, Krishna Shetty, is a homemaker. She is the only child of her parents.
Relationships & Boyfriend
Sanam Shetty was in a relationship with Tharshan Thiyagaraj (South Indian Actor) since 2017. The couple dated each other for around two years before parting ways.
Sanam, later, accused Tharsan of harassing her mentally and physically. While talking about her relationship with Tharsan, Sanam said,
I got engaged to Tharshan before the show started. At that time, he’d asked me not to talk about it, and I complied. We had made plans to get married in June. But he started behaving indifferently after the show. He avoided me, humiliated me, and I was harassed mentally and physically. I was also threatened by his family. They said they know how to silence me if I talk about the engagement, the harassment, et al.”
Sanam Shetty started her acting career in 2012 with the Tamil film “Ambuli” in which she played the role of ‘Poongavanam.’ Next, she made her Malayalam film debut by playing the role of ‘Deepika’ in the film “Cinema Company” (2012).
Sanam made her Telugu film debut in 2015 with the film “Srimanthudu” as ‘Meghna.’ Some of her Tamil films include “Kalai Vendhan” (2015), “Vellaiya Irukiravan Poi Solla Maatan” (2015), “Sawaari” (2016), “Thagadu” (2016), and “Sadhuram 2” (2016).
In 2016, she won the title of Miss South India 2016.
Her Kannada film debut came in the year 2018 with the film “Vara.” She made her TV debut in 2018 by participating in the reality TV show “Villa To Village.” In 2020, she participated in the game reality show “Bigg Boss Tamil 4.”
In addition to acting, she has endorsed many textile and jewellery brands in the south.
- Food: Andhra Chilli Chicken
- Actor: Mahesh Babu
- Actress: Sridevi
- Colour: Black
- Her hobbies include travelling and cooking.
- She is an avid dog lover and has a pet dog.
- Sanam is a fitness enthusiast and visits the gym regularly.
- Shetty follows a non-vegetarian diet.
- Sanam is fluent in all the South Indian languages.
- She has an eye tattooed on her left forearm.
- In 2019, Sanam received a Guinness World Record certificate for showstopping at the longest-running single fashion show.