Yagna Shetty

Yagna Shetty

Yagna Shetty is a Kannada Actor known for the movies Kalla Malla Sulla(2011), Kari Chirathe(2010), Panchamrutha(2011)

Other NamesYajna Shetty
Date Of Birth19 November 1987 (Age: 29 years 6 months 8 days)
Place Of BirthKudremukh, Karnataka
Height5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m)
Debut MovieOndu Preethiya Kathe
Wiki Pagehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yagna_Shetty
Alma MaterManipal University
FatherUmesh Shetty(Electrical engineer)
MotherJayanti Shetty
Facebook Profilehttps://www.facebook.com/iamyajnashetty/ , https://www.facebook.com/yajnashettymangalore/
Eye colorBlack
EducationKendriya School, Panambur
Education (Graduation)BBM, SDM College, Mangalore
Education (Post-Graduation)MBA in Finance, Manipal University
SistersMahalakshmi Shetty , Gayathri Shetty , Ashwini Shetty
Weight52 Kg (114 pounds)
NiecesKushi Shetty , Sannidhi Shetty
Mother TongueTulu
Languages KnownKannada, Hindi, Tulu, English
Twitter Profilehttps://twitter.com/yajnashetty
Instagram Profilehttps://www.instagram.com/shettyyajna/
HobbyDancing, Reading, Music, Cooking
Favorite FoodNorth Indian


Yagna Shetty is a South Indian actress who has predominantly acted in Kannada films. Despite her gorgeous face, she has often chosen acting oriented roles and has been a critic appreciated actress.

Childhood, Family & Personal Life

Yagna Shetty was born to H B Umesh Shetty (Father) & Jayanti Shetty (Mother), into the Tulu speaking family in Kudremukh, Karnataka. Her father is an electrical engineer by profession who worked at Kuduremukh Iron Ore industry and later moved to Kuwait.

Yagna Shetty family: Mother Jayanti Shetty & sisters Mahalakshmi Shetty, Gayathri Shetty and Ashwini Shetty
Yagna Shetty family: mother Jayanti Shetty & sisters Mahalakshmi Shetty, Gayathri Shetty and Ashwini Shetty

Yagna Shetty family in kuwait: father umesh, mother jayanti shetty & others
Yagna Shetty family in kuwait: father umesh, mother jayanti shetty & others

Yagna has three sisters: Mahalakshmi Shetty & Gayathri Shetty are her elders and Ashwini Shetty younger to her.


  • Schooling: Kendriya School, Panambur, Karnataka
  • Graduation: BBM, SDM College, Mangalore, Karnataka
  • Post-graduation: MBA in Finance, Mahe University, Manipal, Karnataka

Film Career

Yagna made her debut through Ondu Preethiya Kathe(2007) , A 2007 Kannada Drama, Romance movie on Naxalism by K Rajashekhar Rao starring Shankar AryanNarayana Swamy.

Her next movie Eddelu Manjunatha(2009) brought her the fame, she won a Filmfare Award for her role in the movie.

Varasadaara , a TV serial under Sudeep's production marked Yagna's TV debut, she is the lead actress in the serial and the face in the posters. The serial deals with female foeticide, she plays the role of the mother. It is being directed by Gadda Viji, it will be aired on Zee Kannada Channel.

Yagna Shetty: Photos, Pictures

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Yagna Shetty: Videos

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Yagna Shetty: Filmography (16)

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2016 Killing Veerappan[Actress(Muthulakshmi, Veerappan\'s wife)]
A 2016 Kannada Action, Biography movie by Ram Gopal Varma starring: Shivarajkumar, Parul Yadav, Yagna Shetty
2016 Ramabai[Actress(Ramabai)]
A 2016 Kannada Biography, Drama movie by M Ranganath starring: Mysore Ramananda, Sumathishree, Bank Janardhan
2015 Octopus[Actress]
A 2015 Kannada Drama movie by Annayya starring: Kishore, Yagna Shetty, Thilak Shekar
2014 Kwatle[Actress(Nagi)]
A 2014 Kannada Crime, Drama movie by J Chandrakala starring: Partha, Yagna Shetty, Avinash
2014 Ulidavaru Kandanthe[Actress(Sharada)]
A 2014 Kannada Drama movie by Rakshit Shetty starring: Manasi Sudheer, Sudheer Rao, Sripada
2014 Sadagara[Actress]
A 2014 Kannada Drama movie by Raj Gopi Surya starring: Shankar Aryan, Sharath Lohitashwa, Loki
2014 Pandya[Actress]
Pandya(Match). A 2014 Kannada Drama movie by Devu starring: M Chandru, Manasi, Spoorthi
2013 Love Junction[Actress]
A 2013 Kannada Drama movie by Vasudeva Alura starring: Andan Kumar, Yagna Shetty, Shashikumar
2011 Panchamrutha[Actress]
A 2011 Kannada Drama, Romance movie by T N Nagesh starring: Srinagar Kitty, Devaraj, Raghu Mukherjee
2011 Allide Nammane Illi Bande Summane[Actress]
A 2011 Kannada Drama movie by Gopi Peenya starring: Saurab Babu, Sriraj, Yagna Shetty
2011 Kalla Malla Sulla[Actress]
A 2011 Kannada Comedy, Drama movie by Udaya Prakash starring: V Ravichandran, Ramesh Aravind, Vijay Raghavendra
2010 Sugreeva[Actress(Pooja)]
A 2010 Kannada Action, Drama movie by M D Prashanth, A P Arjun starring: Shivarajkumar, Yagna Shetty, Master Chiranjeevi
2010 Kari Chirathe[Actress(Bharathi)]
A 2010 Kannada Drama, Romance movie by K Madesh starring: Duniya Vijay, Sharmiela Mandre, Yagna Shetty
2009 Eddelu Manjunatha[Actress(Gowri/Manjunatha\'s wife)]
A 2009 Kannada Comedy, Drama movie by Guruprasad starring: Jaggesh, Yagna Shetty, Tabla Nani
2009 Love Guru[Actress]
A 2009 Kannada Drama, Romance movie by Prashant Raj starring: Tarun Chandra, Radhika Pandit, Dilip Raj
2007 Ondu Preethiya Kathe[Actress(Saakshi)]
Ondu Preethiya Kathe(One Love Story). A 2007 Kannada Drama, Romance movie by K Rajashekhar Rao starring: Yagna Shetty, Shankar Aryan, Narayana Swamy

Interesting Facts and Trivia

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  1. When she made her debut, Yagna wasn't fluent in Kannada and she chose Hindi for auditioning.
  2. Yagna's mother was curious of getting her into the films, it was her mother's support that kept her in the industry.
  3. She attended a fair organized by "The National Book Trust", Mangalore
  4. Yagna is a professional dancer, she had been performing dances with the dancing group "Ocean Kids professional troupe"
  5. Yagna was Guest of the week in the LIVE chat show "Vaarada Atithi" aired on Kannada Radio Prasar Bharati
  6. She was part of the Maja Talkies in June 2016
  7. She likes Ice creams and Chocolates


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  1. The character in the film Sadagara more or less relates to me and what I am
  2. My performance in Yeddelu Manjuntha was noted by all and the credit goes to director Guru Prasad, and for his experimental script.
  3. The audience is very clever these days