AUTHOR DATE DHEERAJ 25-09-2022
Athiya Shetty attended the American School of Bombay, and Shraddha Kapoor and Tiger Shroff were her seniors by two years.
Athiya earned a degree in Filmmaking and Liberal Arts from the New York Film Academy, the same institution which boasts alumni like Aubrey Plaza and Shaquille O’Neal.
After watching blockbuster Kal Ho Na Ho (2003), Athiya started counting herself as one of Shah Rukh Khan’s biggest fans.
Along with studying filmmaking, Athiya also attended Remo D'Souza's Dance Academy to hone her dancing skills.
She first felt inspired to join Bollywood upon visiting the sets of Umrao Jao (2006), where she saw Aishwarya Rai in action.
Athiya's debut film Hero (2015) released on the same day as her father’s very first film Balwaan (1992)—September 11.
Athletics are a big part of Athiya’s life, who counts football and cricket among her favorite outdoor games.
The star is a big animal lover and makes it a point to attend various pet adoption drives. She also has five adorable pets of her own.