During an interaction with an entertainment portal, Athiya revealed that her favourite movies of her dad include critically acclaimed ‘Dhadkan’, ‘Hera Pheri’, ‘Awara Paagal Deewana’ and ‘Main Hoon Naa’.
During the interaction, the actress also shared that when she was younger she wasn’t allowed to visit the sets of his dad because her mother was strict about it and wanted her to focus more on her career. However, after the age of twelve or thirteen, she was given permission to visit her father on his film sets when Suniel Shetty was shooting for ‘Hera Pheri’ and ‘Main Hoon Naa’.
Meanwhile, Athiya who came into limelight after making her debut in Bollywood opposite Sooraj Pancholi in 2015’s romantic action film ‘Hero’ was last seen alongside Nawazuddin Siddiqui in the comedy-drama ‘Motichoor Chaknachoor’. She has also starred in ‘Mubarakan’ and ‘Nawabzaade’.