Girija Shettar Biography, Facts & Life Story

Girija Shettar Indian Actress

Quick Facts


Full Name:Girija Shettar



Age:52 years old (in 2022)

Date of Birth:July 20, 1969

Birthplace:Orsett, United Kingdom


Zodiac Sign: Cancer

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height:5 Feet 6 Inches (1.63 m)

Weight:65 kg (143 lbs)

Body Measurements:35-26-34 Inches

Bra Size/Breast:32B

Waist:26 Inches

Hips:34 Inches


Dress Size:4 US

Hair Color:Black

Eye Color:Black

Girija Shettar is an Indian actress, born on 20th July 1969 inΒ Essex to aΒ Kannada doctor father and a British mother. She is a former actress of mixed origin, known for her wonderful performances in the South Indian film industry. She has worked in the most popular Telugu film titled ‘Geethanjali’ which was directed by Maniratnam, released in 1989.


She has appeared in several South Indian films, including Maniratnam’s Telugu film Geethanjali and Priyadarshan’s Malayalam film Vandanam.

In 1992, she starred as the lead female in Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar, which she left midway to pursue another commitment; Ayesha Julka replaced her after the first schedule. Also that year, she appeared in Hrudayanjali, directed by A. Raghuram.

Shettar originally comes from Orsett, Essex, Girija Shettar trained in Bharatanatyam from the age of 18, then completed a doctoral thesis in Integral Yoga Philosophy and Indian spiritual psychology at Cardiff University.

Girjia was featured on the cover of Screen (magazine), India 30 June 1989. In 2002, Geethanjali was one of five films shown at the British Film Institute during a retrospective of Mani Ratnam’s work. The films were selected as examples of strong heroine roles in Indian cinema.


During her acting career, Girija Shettar earned a nomination for the ‘Filmfare Award for Best Actress’- Telugu Debut Film.

Girija Shettar Education

College: Cardiff University

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Girija Shettar Career

Profession: Actress

Salary: Under Review

Net Worth: $950,000

Marital Status: Single

Girija Shettar Favorites

Hobbies: Reading, Writing

Favorite Color: Black

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