Reshma Shetty

Reshma Shetty, Pregnant with daughter Ariya Eliana, born October 6th, 2015.

Reshma Shetty (born 2 November 1977) is a British-American television and film actress and singer best known for her role as Divya Katdare on the USA Network TV series Royal Pains.

Early life[]

Shetty was born on November 2, 1977 to Hindu Indian parents in Manchester, England and was raised in both England and Richmond, Virginia, having moved to the United States at age 15. She originally studied pre-med at James Madison University, but success in vocal competitions prompted her to switch majors and graduate with a Bachelor of Music in opera performance. Shetty received her Master of Music in performance from the University of Kentucky before moving on to the University of Cincinnati's Conservatory of Music, where she earned her artist diploma in opera in 2005.


Shetty was cast as Priya, the female lead in the national tour of the Broadway musical Bombay Dreams in 2006. She also acted in the Off-Broadway play Rafta Rafta in 2008. Hrt TV Career began in 2007, with a small part as a party attendant in 30 Rock Season 2, episode 8, "Secrets and Lies". She was a cast member on the USA Network TV Royal Pains portraying physician assistant Divya Katdare for all 104 episodes from 2009 to 2016.

Shetty was also an occasional guest-panelist on the Fox News Channel satire show Red Eye w/Greg Gutfeld.

She is also the face of Dove moisturizer bar in India.

Personal life[]

Shetty currently resides in New York City, where they shot parts of Royal Pains. She is married to actor and financer Deep Katdare, who starred with her in Bombay Dreams. They married on March 19, 2011. She gave birth to their daughter Ariya Eliana on October 6, 2015.