Age: 51 Years
Husband: Vipul Amrutlal Shah
|Real Name||Shefali Shetty|
|Other Name||Shefali Chhaya|
|Profession(s)||Model, Actress, Painter|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 168 cm
in meters- 1.68 m
in feet inches- 5’ 6”
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms- 60 kg
in pounds- 132 lbs
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|Debut||TV: Aarohan (1993)
Film: Satya (1998)
|Awards and Honour||• Star Screen Award for Best Supporting Actress- Satya (1999)
• Filmfare Critics Award Best Actress- Satya (1999)
• National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress- The Last Lear (2007)
• Best Actress Award- Gandhi, My Father (2007)
• Stardust Award for Best Supporting Actress- Dil Dhadakne Do (2015)
• Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress- Dil Dhadakne Do (2015)
• Best Supporting Actor (Female) in Web Originals award for the film ‘Darlings’ at the Filmfare OTT Awards (26 November 2023)
|Date of Birth||22 May 1972|
|Age (as of 2023)||51 Years|
|Birthplace||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Hometown||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|School||Arya Vidya Mandir, Santacruz, Mumbai|
|Hobbies||Blogging, Travelling, Watching Movies, Cooking, Reading Books|
|Relationships & More|
|Affairs/Boyfriends||Vipul Amrutlal Shah (Film Producer and Director)
(photo in the husbands' section; below)
|Marriage Date||Year, 1997 (With Harsh Chhaya)|
|Husband/Spouse||Harsh Chhaya (Actor, m.1997- div.2001)
Vipul Amrutlal Shah (Film Producer and Director)
|Parents||Father- Sudhakar Shetty (Former RBI Employee)
Mother- Shobha Shetty (Homeopathy Doctor)
|Painters||Mark Rothko, Jackson Pollock|
|Book||Becoming Meryl Streep|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Shefali Shah
- Does Shefali Shah smoke?: Not Known
- Does Shefali Shah drink alcohol?: Yes
- She was born and brought up in a non-filmy background.
- In her early childhood, Shefali used to live at RBI quarters in Santa Cruz, Mumbai.
- She started her career as a TV actress.
- Shefali has worked in the number of Hindi TV Serials like ‘Ramayan’ (2008), ‘Hasratein’, ‘Naya Nukkad’, etc.
- Before making her debut with ‘Satya’ (1998), she acted in the film ‘Rangeela’ in which she has only a few scenes.
- Shefali has appeared in many Hindi films like ‘Mohabbatein’, ‘Commando 2’, ‘Karthik Calling Karthik’, etc.
- She rose to fame after starring in the film ‘Satya’ (1998) as Manoj Bajpayee‘s wife.
- At the age of just 21, Shefali started playing mother’s roles.
- According to her, she was almost half the age (32 years old) of Amitabh Bachchan when she played the role of his wife in the film ‘Waqt: The Race Against Time’ whereas, in the same film, her on-screen son Akshay Kumar was 37.
- Shefali has also acted in an episodic crime based TV show ‘Savdhaan India’.
- She has worked in many short films and web series.
- In 2016, she took 3 months training in painting from Metàfora – Studio Arts, Spain.
- Shefali often displays her paintings at many exhibitions and galleries which are available for online purchase
- In 2019, she acted in the Netflix web series ‘Delhi Crime’ which is based on ‘2012 Delhi Gang Rape’ (Nirbhaya).
- Shefali can fluently speak in 5 different languages like Tulu, Hindi, English, Marathi, and Gujarati.