Shanaya Katwe Biography, Age, Height, Family, Father, Boyfriend, Brother, Net Worth & More

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Shanaya Katwe Bio/Wiki:

Shanaya Katwe a famous Kannada model and actress was born on 26 December 2000 (Tuesday) in Hubli, Karnataka, India. She was raised by her mother as a single parent. She did her Schooling at St. Michaels High School, Hubli, Karnataka. After completing her intermediate studies, Shanaya took admission to a college in Bangalore to pursue a graduate degree.

Her father died when she was in childhood. After the death of her father, her mother took care of him. Her mother’s dream was to make her daughter a successful model since childhood. Keeping in mind the mother’s dream, Shanaya joined Kallia International Modeling Agency, Bangalore during her college studies. In 2016, she started her modeling career with IM Model while training in modeling at this agency.

Shanaya got her first film for the lead role in the Kannada film Idam Premam Jeevanam with the help of this modeling agency. Director Raghavanka Prabhu was impressed with her modeling and selected her for the film. She also got the opportunity to ramp walk in various fashion shows during her modeling at IM Model. Apart from this, she got the opportunity to participate in the Miss India Elegant Competition Show through this agency.

She was offered to participate in the show by Mr. Zia Ulla Mohd, the sponsor and CEO of this event. She took part in the competition and won several titles such as Miss Photogenic, Miss National Glamour, Miss Popular, and Miss India Elegant North in a beauty pageant “Miss India Elegant” 2017. After that, She made her debut in Kannada Industry with the film Idam Premam Jeevanam in 2018.

The same year, She also worked as a cabin crew in an Indian airline “SpiceJet Airlines”. Katwe appeared in an adult comedy movie “Ondu Ghantaye Kathe” in 2021 with South Indian actor Ajay Raj. Shanaya worked hard to achieve her goal. It was her mother’s dream to make her a model but her destiny took her to be an actress.


Rakesh Katwe, the brother of Shanaya Katwe, was allegedly murdered in a brutal way on 9 April 2021. After the murder, her body was chopped down into many pieces and thrown at different parts of the city. Her decapitated head was found in the Devaragudihal Forest area. As per the report, Shanaya Katwe’s name came out.

According to many reports, Shanaya’s brother Rakesh Katwe did not like her sister Shanaya’s affair with a young man named Niyaz Ahmed Katigar. He was not in favor of this relationship at all. But Shanaya was so madly in love with her lover that she planned to kill her brother in death along with her lover.

On 9 April 2021, Shanaya went to Hubli for the promotion of her Kannada film Ondu Ghanteya Kathe. Meanwhile, her lover Niyaz reached Rakesh’s house in Hubli with her three friends and Rakesh was strangled to death by the accused Niyaz along with her three friends. After this, Niyaz and her associates cut Rakesh’s body into several pieces and threw it at various places in the city.

Real NameShanaya Durgosa Katwe
Other NameSonia Katwe
Nick NameSony
ProfessionActress & Model
Popular forbeing the daughter of Shweta Tiwari
Date of Birth26 December 2000 (Tuesday)
Age (as of 2023)22 years
BirthplaceHubli, Karnataka
HometownHubli, Karnataka
Current AddressKarnataka, India
High SchoolSt. Michaels High School Hubli, Karnataka
Educational QualificationGraduate
CasteNot Known
Zodiac Sign/Star SignCapricorn ♑
Debut in MovieKannada Film: Idam Premam Jeevanam (2018)

Body Measurement & Physical Stats:

Shanaya Katwe’s age is 22 years old in 2023 and she is a very beautiful actress in the South Indian industry. She does regular yoga and exercises in the gym to keep her body fit, which makes her body look very attractive. Along with being an actress, she is also a model for which she has to take great care of her fitness.

To keep her body healthy, she also consumes green vegetables daily and regularly takes fruit juice. Shanaya Katwe’s height is 5 feet 7 inches, which is 170 cm. Her bodyweight is 52 kg and Shanaya Katwe’s body measurement is 33-26-34. Her eye color is black and her hair color is Brown.

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Age (as of 2023)22 years
Heightin centimeter: 170 cm
in meter: 1.70 m
in feet: 5’feet 7’’inches
Weight in kilogram52 kg
Weight in pounds114 lbs
Body Measurement34-26-34
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBrown

Shanaya Katwe Family Members & Their Relationship:

Shanaya Katwe mother vijaylaxmi katwe
Shanaya Katwe with her mother Smt. Vijaylaxmi Katwe

Shanaya Katwe was born into an ordinary Hindu family in Hubli, Karnataka. She believes in Hindu beliefs as well as worships Hindu deities. Shanaya Katwe’s father’s name is Late Shri Durgosa Katwe and her mother’s name is Smt. Vijaylaxmi Katwe. Apart from her mother, Shanaya had also a brother whose name was Rakesh Katwe but he died on 9 April 2021 after being murdered by someone.

According to some news reporters, Shanaya Katwe’s and her lover Niyaz Ahmed Katigar’s names came out in her brother’s murder case. Hubli village police also arrested both of them on 22 April 2021. Shanaya Katwe’s marital status is still unmarried but She has an affair with someone. The name of her boyfriend is Niyaz Ahmed Katigar.

ParentsFather: Late Shri Durgosa Katwe
Shanaya Katwe father Durgosa Katwe
Mother: Smt. Vijaylaxmi Katwe
Shanaya Katwe mother vijaylaxmi katwe
SiblingsBrother: Rakesh Katwe (Died on 9 April 2021)
Sister: Not Known
ChildrenNot Known
HusbandNot Known
Martial StatusUnmarried
Affairs / BoyfriendsNiyaz Ahmed Katigar
Shanaya Katwe boyfriend Niyaz Ahmed Katigar

Shanaya Katwe Net Worth, Income & Salary:

Talking about the net worth of Shanaya Katwe according to sources, she charges around ₹35k to ₹50k for advertising. She is charging around ₹5 lakh to ₹10 lakh for one movie. The main sources of her earnings are advertising and films.

SalaryShe takes charges around ₹5 lakh to ₹10 lakh per film
Car CollectionNA
Total Net Worth₹25 lakh – ₹35 lakh (approx as of 2023)

Social Media Handles:

Shanaya Katwe’s account is available on only Instagram media platforms. She is present on Instagram where she has more than 10k followers in 2021. She keeps sharing her latest pictures on Instagram with her fans. Apart from this, she is not present on any other social media platforms like Facebook & Twitter. Shanaya is not covered by Wikipedia. Below, we are sharing the links of all her social media accounts with you, by clicking on them you will be able to access her profile directly.

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WikipediaNot Covered
Mobile NumberNot Known
EmailNot Known

Some Interesting Facts About Shanaya Katwe:

  • Shanaya Katwe a famous Kannada model and actress was born on 26 December 2000.
  • She is an Indian model & actress.
  • She did complete her school at St. Michaels High School Hubli, Karnataka
  • She made her debut in the Kannada film Idam Premam Jeevanam which was released in 2018. She plays the role of Adithi in this movie.
  • She is also a trained singer.
  • On 13 January 2019, She joined Spicejet Airline as a member of the cabin crew.
  • Shanaya is an avid animal lover and has owned a pet dog.
  • In 2017 she was featured in Miss India Elegant. In this pageant, she has won many titles like Miss Natural Glamour, Miss Photogenic, Miss Popular, and Miss Elegant North.
Shanaya Katwe Miss India
  • She appeared in various TV shoots and brand advertisements.
  • She doesn’t smoke and doesn’t take alcohol also.
  • She also does ramp walks in many fashion shows.
Shanaya Katwe ramp walk
  • Shanaya likes Travelling and shopping as well as Dancing.
  • She is a fitness freak girl. She does yoga daily.
  • She worships Hindu deities and believes in Hindu culture.

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