Anushka Shetty works predominantly in Telugu and few films in Tamil Film Industries. Born in Puttur, Karnataka, to Tuluva parents, she made her acting debut with the Telugu action-heist film Super directed by Puri Jagannadh in 2005. She starred opposite Nagarjuna. Though the film was an average grosser at the box-office, she was recognized by other filmmakers for her cool performance. Anushka did her schooling in Bangalore and obtained her Bachelor‘s degree in Bangalore. She was also a yoga instructor, trained under Bharat Thakur.
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Anushka had learnt Yoga from noted instructor, Bharat Thakur. She met Thakur while she was in college. Before taking up to modeling and acting, Anushka had extensively learnt yoga under Bharat Thakur and eventually went on to become a yoga instructor. She taught Yoga in Mumbai. Anushka’s yoga aspirations took a backseat once she entered the world of glitz and glamour. Also, she worked as a teacher for primary students (3rd class) in the Eastwood High School, Bangalore.