Shamita Shetty popularly known for her role as Ishika in 'Mohabbatein' turns 39 this year
Shamita Shetty is actress turned fitness guru Shilpa Shetty's younger sister
She made her film debut in 2000 with the Yash Raj Films' blockbuster 'Mohabbatein', which was directed by Aditya Chopra
Shamita Shetty participated in two reality shows - 'Bigg Boss' and 'Jhalakk Dikhhla Jaa'
Shamita Shetty's first solo hit as an actress was 'Zeher'
Shamita Shetty worked once with her sister Shilpa Shetty in 'Fareb' in that same year
Shamita Shetty left acting and is now pursuing a career in interior designing. She however, keeps in touch with her industry friends
Shamita Shetty comes from a traditional close-knit family that hails from the Bunt community of Udupi. Shamita studied at St Anthony's Girls High School and did her graduation from Sydenham College in Mumbai
She mostly found success in item numbers, including Sharara Sharara in 'Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai' and Chori Pe Chori in 'Saathiya'
Shamita Shetty is close to her mother Sunanda Shetty and sister Shilpa Shetty
In a previous interview Shamita Shetty said that she has no qualms on being single and marriage is not a priority for her
Shilpa and Shamita lost their father Surendra Shetty in 2016 after a prolonged illness
Shamita Shetty had recently announced her comeback to acting by doing a web series
Shamita Shetty continues to maike appearances at fashion events
Shamita Shetty was rumoured to be dating Uday Chopra, but it seems as if both of them are happily settled in their personal and professional lives