Shobha Shetty, renowned for her compelling portrayal as ‘Monitha’ in the popular Telugu series “Karthika Deepam,” which premiered in 2017, has stepped into the spotlight once again as a contestant in Bigg Boss Telugu. Let’s explore her background and get to know this versatile actress better.
Early Career and Debut
Shobha Shetty’s journey in the world of entertainment began with her debut in the Kannada film “Anjani Putra” in 2017. Her foray into television came in 2013 with the Kannada TV series “Agnisakshi,” where she portrayed the character Tanu.
Telugu Television Success
In 2017, Shobha Shetty made her mark in the Telugu television scene with the series “Ashta Chemma.” Her exceptional performance did not go unnoticed, and she was honored with the Star Maa Parivar Award for Best Actress in 2018 for her role in “Ashta Chemma.” Additionally, her portrayal of a negative character in the TV serial “Karthika Deepam” earned her the Star Maa Parivar Award for Best Negative Role in 2019.
Educational Background and Family
Born in Bangalore, Shobha Shetty received her early education at Bapuji High School in Davangere, Karnataka. She continued her academic journey at Bangalore University, where she pursued an M.Sc. in Sustainable Development.
Shobha hails from a loving family, with her father, Rathanamma Manju Shetty, and siblings, including an elder brother and an elder sister.
Before entering the world of acting, Shobha Shetty worked at ATSIT in Ismailia. Interestingly, she once revealed that if not for acting, she would have chosen a career in engineering.
Her impressive portfolio extends beyond Telugu television to Kannada television, where she appeared in the TV serial “Kaveri.”
Reality TV and Versatility
In 2019, Shobha Shetty participated in the reality TV game show “Star Maa Parivar League,” representing her serial “Karthika Deepam.” Her versatility shone once again in 2019 when she secured the titular role in the Kannada TV serial “Rukku.”