Neethu (actress)

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Neethu Shetty
BornNeetha
(1986-09-02) 2 September 1986 (age 27)
Mangalore, Karnataka, India
Other namesNeetha Manjunath,Neetoo
OccupationActress
Years active2005–present
 
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Neethu Shetty
BornNeetha
(1986-09-02) 2 September 1986 (age 27)
Mangalore, Karnataka, India
Other namesNeetha Manjunath,Neetoo
OccupationActress
Years active2005–present

Neethu (born 2 September 1986) is an Indian Actress, who predominantly appears in Kannada-Language Films. She started her Career by acting in a Kannada TV serial Titled Punya Directed by Nagathihalli Chandrashekhar and Later became a Lead Actress in various Kannada films.

Career[edit]

Known to be a very Sensitive and a Natural Actor Neethu has Acted in over 20 movies. Her portrayal of Deyi Baidhyethi in the Tulu film Koti Chennaya won her the Prestigious State Award for the Best supporting Actress. She gained wide recognition and won a lot of accolades for her role as that of a Tomboy in the Superhit Movie 'Gaalipata',Directed by the Most Loved Filmmaker Yogaraj Bhat.Neethu was Paired opposite Diganth in the Movie. She was also praised by the critics for Sensitively Portraying the Role of an orphan girl named Sihi in the movie 'Yogaraj...But',Directed by Dayal Padmanabhan. After the moderate success of 'Yogaraj...But' the talented pair of Naveen and Neethu have starred in another Kannada film 'Jeevana Joke..Alli'. Neethu played the role of Mohanlal's wife Satyavathi, in the Malayalam movie Photographer She had changed the spelling of her name from 'Neethu' to 'Neettoo' in accordance with numerology, but later reverted to the original spelling.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Born to Parents ,Father Late Mr Manjunatha Shetty and Mother Mrs Mohini Manjunath,Neethu is the older of the 2 siblings.Neethu also has a Younger Sister named Preethi.Hailing from Mangalore,Neethu did her Education in St Gerosa's Girls School and her College in St Agnes Girls College,before shifting to Bengaluru,for further studies at Jyoti Nivas College.Neethu has said that she loves to Travel and Travels Frequently.She recently went Backpacking with a friend to Iran .She is fluent in various Indian languages including Kannada ,Tamil,Hindi and Regional languages like Tulu and Konkani.Even though there are various rumours about her Love Life,she has always said that she is single.

Media Interactions[edit]

Known also to be a great dancer with excellent language skills,Neethu is seen hosting and performing in various events across karnataka.

Filmography[edit]

YearFilmRoleLanguageNotes
2005JokefallsSulekhaKannadaDEBUT
2005BeruSumaKannada
2005EeshaGowriKannada
2006PoojariPriyaKannada
2006PhotographerSatyavathiMalayalam
2007Koti ChennaiahDeyi BaidithiTuluKarnataka State Film Award for Best Supporting Actress
2008GaalipataRadhaKannadaNominated - Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress – Kannada
2009ManasaareBhaaminiKannada
2010Krishna, Nee Late Aagi BaroAndyKannada
2010AithalakkadiSevanthiKannada
2011Yogaraj ButSihiKannada
2011PanchamruthaKannada
2011UjwaaduShaantheriKonkani
2011Karavali HudugiAkkuKannada
2011UgragamiShanthiKannada
2012PuneethSpecial appearanceKannada
2013DevaraaneSheelaKannada
2013Paaru I love youPaaruKannadato be released
2013Jeevana Joke..AlliPaaruKannadato be released
2013Bangalore MetroKannadaItem number
to be released
2013Ice PiceKannadaFilming
2013JeetuSpecial appearanceKannadaItem number
to be released
2013Crazy StarSpecial appearanceKannadaCameo song
to be released
2013AbhinethriSpecial AppearanceKannadaCameo Role

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sandalwood takes a shine to numerology". The Times of India. 2013-04-29. Retrieved 2013-05-20. 

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