The former Celebrity Big Brother winner will be seen next in The Desire, her first project in four years, reports IANS.
"I miss being on the silver screen but I have learnt to prioritise things and my marriage is obviously my first priority," said Shetty.
"I have taken a backseat from showbiz purely out of choice because I am really enjoying what I am doing. I've been there and done that."
The actress, who married industrialist Shilpa Raj Kundra in 2009, will be seen performing the role of an Indian classical dancer in her new Indo-Chinese film.
The star is also expected to reveal details about her long-delayed entry into production.
"My production isn't on hold. We are still working on it and there will be an official announcement very soon," she confirmed.