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Girija Shettar (Actress) Biography, Age, Height, Boyfriend, Family, Facts, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : May 16, 2022

Short Biography

Girija Shettar was born on 20-07-1969 in Orsett, Essex, United Kingdom. She is a British-born Indian Film Actress, Journalist, Philosopher, Dancer & Author who is known for her work in Telugu, Bollywood & Malayalam movies. 

Other Name: Dr. Girija Shettar
Other Professions: Journalist Philosopher Dancer Author
Appearance: Telugu Malayalam Bollywood

Girija Shettar Complete Bio & Career

Girija Shettar was born and raised in the UK. She started taking training in classical Indian dance from Bharatanatyam while in her teens. She attended Cardiff University where she completed Indian spiritual psychology and a doctoral thesis in Integral Yoga Philosophy.
She made her acting debut in the Telugu film Geethanjali in 1989. This film was a huge hit and one of the biggest hits in the Telugu film industry then. The very same year, she made her Malayalam film debut through the film titled Vandanam. A few years later, she made her Bollywood film debut in Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar in which she played a guest appearance role. She took a break of 10 years from acting and staged her comeback through the Telugu film Hrudayanjali in the year 2002. The film however got completed in 1992 but got released in 2002. She was last seen in the Bollywood film Tujhe Meri Kasam which was released in 2003. 
In addition to acting, she is an accomplished writer and is currently a writer and operates through London. She published her collection of poetries called "This Year, Daffodils" in the year 2011. 

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Girija Shettar Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Father Name Not Known
Mother Name Not Known
Siblings Not Known
Affair/Boyfreind Not Known
Marital Status Unmarried

She was born to a British mother and a Kannada father. Her father was a doctor. She loves to spend most of her time in Sri Aurobindo Ashram in Puducherry. She is never married.

Life's Important Dates Of Girija Shettar

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Skin Colour White
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Orsett, Essex
Nationality English
Religion Hindu
Address London, England
School N/A
College University of Cardiff
Qualification Post Graduate in Integral Yoga Philosophy and Indian spiritual psychology
Hobbies Reading and Writing
Marital Status Unmarried
Debut Telugu - Geethanjali (1989)
Malayalam - Vandanam (1989)
Bollywood - Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar (1992)
Best Movies Geethanjali (1989), Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar (1992), and Hrudayanjali (2002) among others
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color Red
Favorite Sport Cricket and Football
Favorite Actor Mohanlal
Favorite Film Director Priyadarshan
Favorite Place Puducherry

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Girija Shettar

  • Her Telugu film Hrudayanjali won 4 Nandi Awards.
  • She spent most of her time in Sri Aurobindo's ashram in Puducherry.
  • Her film titled "Geethanjali" was one of five films presented at the British Film Institute during a retrospective of Mani Ratnam's work in 2002.

Girija Shettar Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

54 years, 7months, 11 days old age Girija Shettar will turn 55 on 20 July, 2024. Only 4 months, 17 days, 17 hours,29 minutes has left for her next birthday.

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Girija Shettar has celebrated the total number of 55 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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