|Date of birth||7 November 1981|
|Birth Place||Mangalore, Karnataka, India|
|Residence||Hyderabad, Telangana, India|
|Occupation||Actress, model, former yoga teacher|
|Height||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Awards||Kalaimamani, Nandi Award|
Born in Mangalore, Karnataka, Anushka is an ethnic Tuluva hailing from the landed Bellipady Uramalu Guthu family.Her parents are Prafulla and A.N. Vittal Shetty. She has two brothers Gunaranjan Shetty and Sai Ramesh Shetty who is a cosmetic surgeon.Anushka did her schooling in Bangalore and her Bachelor of Computer Applications at the Mount Carmel College, Bangalore. She was also a yoga instructor, trained under Bharat Thakur.