Nithya Shetty

  • Actor

1993  in Bangalore, Karnataka, India

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A software engineer-turned-actress, Nithya Shetty left her job at one of the most prestigious IT companies of India, Infosys, and ventured into a career which she had begun as a child. It was in 1999 that Nithya appeared as a child actress in the Telugu movie Chinni Chinni Aasa and won the Nandi Award for Best Child Actress as well. After the success of her debut movie, the actress appeared in two more movies - Devullu (2000) and Little Hearts (2000) and then only returned to the silver screen 15 years later. ,br/>
After her initial stint in the film industry, Nithya chose to stay away from the industry and went to graduate as a software engineer and work for Infosys. However, having an interest in acting, in 2015 she appeared in the movie Pedesave before appearing in Dagudumootha Dandakor (2015). Her 2017 release includes the movie Kaadhal Kalam directed by G A Somasundhara. Her 2019 release includes Nuvvu Thopu Raa.