Adhvithi Shetty is an Indian actress and dancer, who predominantly works in the Kannada film industry.
Adhvithi Shetty was born on Saturday, 1 September 1990 (age 32 years; as of 2022) in Mangalore, Karnataka. St. Adhvithi Shetty did her schooling at Arnolds High School in Hyderabad and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Commerce from St. Aloysius College in Mangaluru. She then earned a Master of Business Administration in Human Resources from the Manipal Institute of Management in Manipal. After completing her MBA, Adhvithi worked as a Human Resource in a company. During her childhood, Adhvithi was an athlete and she got professional training in dance.
Adhvithi Shetty with her father, brother, and twin sister
Height (approx.): 5′ 6″
Weight (approx.): 50 kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Body Measurements (approx.): 30-28-32
Adhvithi Shetty belongs to a Kannada family.
Parents & Siblings
Her father’s name is Yathiraj Shetty and her mother’s name is Nanda Y. Shetty. Adhvithi Shetty has an identical twin sister, Ashwithi Shetty, who is an actress. The twin sisters were born five minutes apart. She also has a brother named Arjun Shetty.
Adhvithi Shetty (extreme right) with her parents and twin sister, Ashvithi Shetty (extreme left)
(from left to right) Adhvithi Shetty with her brother, Arjun Shetty, and twin Ashvithi Shetty
Adhvithi Shetty has been modelling before stepping into the Film industry. She has appeared to walk the ramp at various events. Adhvithi is also seen in TV and print ads promoting popular brands like SheIn, Santoor, and Colgate.
Adhvithi Shetty in Santoor advertisement from 2020
Adhvithi Shetty endorses the brand ‘Colgate Swarna Vedshakti’
In 2014, Adhvithi Shetty made her acting debut in the Kannada romantic drama film called ‘Mr and Mrs Ramachari’ where Adhvithi and Ashvithi Shetty were both casts to play Suvarna and Kasturi, respectively.
Adhvithi Shetty on the sets of the Kannada film ‘Mr and Mrs Ramachari’ in 2014
Adhvithi Shetty played the lead role in the film ‘Fan’ in 2019.
Adhvithi Shetty and Aryan Gowda in the official poster of the film ‘Fan’ (2019)
In the same year, she was seen in the film ‘Kaarmoda Saridu’ as Dr. Priya. In 2022, Adhvithi Shetty shared the screen space as the lead role in the film ‘Sugar Factory’ with Kannada actor Darling Krishna.
Adhvithi Shetty (extreme left) with a lead role in the film ‘Sugar Factory’
She also worked in two films ‘1888’ and ‘IRavan’ in 2022.
Official poster of the film ‘IRavan’ (2022)
Adhvithi was also seen in the 2021 comedy film ‘Mr. Beggar’ and she played the role of Adihi in the drama-thriller film ‘Girgitle’ in 2019. In the drama film ‘Suli’ (2016), Adhvithi played the role of Saleena, while her twin, Ashwithi Shetty, played the role of Sadiya.
Adhvithi Shetty as Saleena in a still from the film Suli (2016)
The experimental-philosophical Kannada film ‘IMAD,’ which was featured in the 9th Kolkata Shorts International Film Festival in 2020, had Adhvithi Shetty in a lead role.
Adhvithi Shetty featured on the poster of the Kannada film ‘IMAD’ in 2020
In 2018, Adhvithi Shetty was cast to play the character of Durga Bhabhi in the film ‘Mahaan Hutatma,’ which is the first Kannada-language short film to win National Film Award. In this film, she worked along actor Akshay Chandrashekhar, who played the character of Bhagat Singh and portrayed the selfless sacrifices of freedom fighters during British rule.
Adhvithi Shetty in the National award-winning film ‘Mahaan Hutatma’
Adhvithi Shetty made her Television acting debut in the Kannada TV serial ‘Eradu Kanasu’ that aired on the Kannada channel Star Suvarna.
Adhvithi Shetty in the Kannada TV show ‘Eradu Kanasu,’ which was telecasted on channel Star Suvarna
Reality TV show
Adhvithi Shetty participated in India’s Got talent season-4 in 2012. She was a contestant alongside her twin, Ashwithi Shetty. She has also participated in the dance reality show called Dance Dance.
Adhvithi Shetty appeared in a web series called Bengaluru Queens in 2017.
Adhvithi Shetty featuring in the Kannada web series ‘Bengaluru Queens’ in 2017
- Food: Boiled rice, Fish curry, and Chicken ghee roast
- Actor: Puneeth Rajkumar and Shiva Rajkumar
Adhvithi owns a KIA Seltos that she bought in July 2022.
Adhvithi Shetty shared a video on her Instagram after purchasing her brand new car in 2022
- Adhvithi Shetty and Ashvithi Shetty are known as Twinkling twins of Sandalwood by their fans.
- During an interview, Adhvithi Shetty shared that she wanted to become an IAS officer.
- Both the Shetty sisters are professional dancers and have performed in many events. They even won various prizes in several dance competitions.
Adhvithi Shetty and Ashvithi Shetty with a dance trophy during childhood
- In an interview, Adhvithi Shetty revealed that once she and her twin, Ashwithi Shetty, participated in a beauty pageant, that had 3 rounds, just for fun’s sake. Adhvithi was then crowned as the winner and won a cheque for one Lakh rupees.
- In 2022, Advithi was invited as the guest of honour at the Bunts Sangha Mumbai Mahila Vibhag on the occasion of the International Women’s Day celebration.
Adhvithi Shetty during her speech on the Women’s day celebration at Bunts Sangha Mumbai Mahila Vibhag in 2022
- One night, Adhvithi Shetty and Ashwithi Shetty were coming back after performing in a dance show in Kushtagi (Karnataka), when they were stopped by a group of 20 men, who wanted to take pictures with them. Because of no security, the twin sisters didn’t stop the car and soon after, the mob started throwing stones at them. Adhvithi recalled this as the scariest incident that happened to her.
- In 2021, on International Women’s day, Adhvithi Shetty was among 111 women who were named in the World Book of Record at the iconic Town Hall in Bangalore. She was also invited to this event as the guest of honour.
Adhvithi Shetty being honoured at the iconic Town Hall, Bangalore
- Adhvithi Shetty made her singing debut with a romantic Kannada track called Nanne Eega in 2021.
- In 2021, Adhvithi Shetty adopted a Star Turtle from the Bannerghatta Biological park, Bengaluru.
God gave me a opportunity to adopt a animal. @dasadarshan sir inspired me to understand and know how I could do this . Thank you sir for inspiring lot of people to adopt animals ❤️ Hope god gives strength for me to adopt more n more animals in future. #adhvithishetty #DBoss pic.twitter.com/O7TAY2NLpx
— Adhvithi Shetty (@adhvithishetty) June 13, 2021