A New Zealand singer Shirley Setia will be making Bollywood debut as an actress with Nikamma alongside Shilpa Shetty and Abhimanyu Dassani. Let’s check out Shirley Setia Wiki, Shirley Setia Biography, Shirley Setia Filmography, Shirley Setia Age, Shirley Setia Birthday, Shirley Setia Unknown Facts, Shirley Setia Biodata and more.
Early Life and Careers:
Shirley Setia was born on 2 July 1993 in Daman, India. As of 2020, Shirley Setia’s age is 27 years. Shirley Setia’s hometown is Auckland, New Zealand. She completed her studies at the University of Auckland, Auckland and New York Film Academy.
She was born in Daman, India but moved to New Zealand along with her family at the age of seven. Shirley father, Raj Setia is a businessman with roots in Hisar while her mother belongs to Goa.
Shirley is not only a popular singer on YouTube but also a Radio Tarana RJ of the show Showtime with Shirley. Shirley Setia will be making her big-screen debut in Nikamma Hindi movie which also stars Shilpa Shetty and Abhimanyu Dassani in the pivotal roles.
|Real Name||Shirley Setia|
|Stage Name||Shirley Setia|
|Profession(s)||Actress, Singer, Youtuber, RJ|
|Birthday||2 July 1993|
|Father Name||Raj Setia|
|Mother Name||Firoza Setia|
|Sibling(s)||Brother: Shane (Younger)|
|Hometown||Auckland, New Zealand|
|Current City||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Debut||Film: Nikamma (2020)|
|Hobbies & Interest||Dance, Reading, Watching movies, Travelling, Nail art, Listening to Music|
|Shirley Setia Instagram|
|Shirley Setia Facebook|
|Shirley Setia Twitter|
|Shirley Setia Youtube||Youtube|
|Shirley Setia Mobile No.||mob|
Lesser Known Facts / Rumors/ Controversies
- Shirley is a New Zealand-based singer and social media star with more than 2.2 million followers on Facebook, 689K followers on Instagram, and 6.5 million subscribers on YouTube.
- She was born in Daman but moved to New Zealand along with her family at the age of seven.
- Shirley father, Raj Setia is a businessman with roots in Hisar while her mother belongs to Goa
- In 2012, when she was still in high school, she got a chance to meet the famous Bollywood singer Shreya Ghoshal who had then suggested her to upload YouTube videos.
- Shirley’s first viral video, a cover of ‘Tum Hi Ho’ from ‘Aashiqui 2,’ which was recorded spontaneously at 1 am from her parent’s house in Dannemora, East Auckland while she was in her pyjamas, earned her the nickname ‘Pyjama Popstar.’ The video went on to win a contest conducted by T-Series. From there, her fame grew online. Sharing her thoughts about the video, Shirley said-
If I thought it would get so big in so little time I would have at least posted a good-quality clip – I look like I’m half asleep.
- She was declared as one of the winners from thousands of entries. Amidst the chaotic life of being a student and a part-time radio jockey, she started uploading regularly on to YouTube and has since then collaborated with YouTube artists from across US, UK, India, and Canada.
- Forbes magazine’s Rob Cain wrote a feature on her and her future goals recently in which he stated that “Bollywood’s Next Big Singing Sensation Just Might Be This Tiny Kiwi”.
- She was invited by YouTube as a ‘YouTube Creator’ to perform live in YouTube FanFest held in Mumbai in 2016 and 2017.
- While working as a part-time radio jockey, Setia earned a degree in Marketing and Information Systems from the University of Auckland.
- In 2015, while she was on vacation in Hyderabad, she put up a Facebook post asking fans to meet her at GVK mall, which, to her surprise, turned out to be a huge public gathering. Shirley says-
I didn’t expect so many people to turn up — the security personnel freaked out and kicked me out of the mall, and yet people followed me, pleading for a picture. You know your social media statistics, but to see it in real life was overwhelming.
- In 2017, she made her debut in Bollywood with the song ‘Disco Disco’ in the film ‘A Gentleman.’ In the same year, she decided to stop doing cover music so that she could spend more time on her originals.
- Shirley Setia will be making her Bollywood debut as an actress in Nikamma which also stars Shilpa Shetty and Abhimanyu Dassani in the pivotal roles.
- Does Shirley Setia know cooking? – No.
- Does Shirley Setia smoke? – Not known.
- Does Shirley Setia drinks alcohol? – Not known.
- Does Shirley Setia go to the gym? – Yes.
- Who is Shirley Setia’s boyfriend ( Shirley Setia’s lover)? – Not known.
- Who is Shirley Setia’s husband? – Unmarried.
- Shirley Setia’s shoe size is 7.
- Shirley Setia’s height is 5’3″
- Shirley Setia’ father name is Raj Setia.
- Shirley Setia’ mother name is Firoza Setia.
- Shirley Setia’ brother name is Shane Setia.
- Shirley Setia’ birthday date is 2 July 1993.
- As of 2020, Shirley Setia’ age is 27 years.
- Shirley Setia’ hometown is Auckland, New Zealand.
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