Suniel Shetty is an Indian actor, producer and also an Entrepreneur who spends more than 25 years in Bollywood and acted in more than 110 films. Beside acted in Hindi Cinema, he also working in Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, and Marathi film industries.
Full Name: Suniel Veerappa Shetty
Occupation: Actor, Entrepreneur, and Producer
Date of Birth: 11 August 1961
Spouse: Mana Shetty
Son: Ahaan Shetty
Daughter: Athiya Shetty
Father: Late Veerapa Shetty
Mother: Not Known
Siblings: Sujata Shetty (Sister)
Height: 5’10” (Approx)
Weight: 80kg (Approx)
Figure (in Inches): 42(Chest), 34(Waist) and 16(Biceps)
Suniel Shetty was born on 11 August 1961 in Mulki, Mangalore, Karnataka, India. His Zodiac Sign is Leo and he is also by his nickname Anna in Bollywood industry and regarded He-man of the Bollywood. When he was in his childhood, his father was doing the job of a waiter in Worli, Mumbai and also clean the plates. His father and his father’s boss was a very good friend so, his boss gave him to manage his new business and he accepted it. In 1943, his Father had bought that building.
Caste, Family, and Relations
Suniel Shetty belongs to Tulu speaking Bunt Family. His Father’s name is Late Veerapa Shetty and Her Sister’s name is Sujata Shetty. He has a son Ahan Shetty, who is making his debut in the acting industry with Tadap film opposite Tara Sutaria which is releasing in 2020 and a daughter Athiya Shetty, who is an actress. In 1991, he married with the Creative Director Mana Shetty and runs an NGO for underprivileged children.
Suniel Shetty completes his schooling life and takes admission to H.R. College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai to take a degree in Hotel management and he gets it after completing the college. He changed the spelling of his name from Sunil to Suniel. Suniel taken the training of Karate and also has a Black Belt in Kick Boxing. In 1992, He comes in the acting industry with the film Balwan to opposite Divya Bharti. This movie commercial hit on Box Office and received positive responses from the audience. From this movie, He started his career as an actor. After this, he appeared in several films in the role of Protagonist such as Waqt Hamara Hai(1993), Dilwale(1994), Anth(1994), Mohra(1994), Gopi Kishan(1996), Krishna(1994), Sapoot(1996), Border(1997), Bhai(1997). He gave many hits movies to box offices such as Hera Pheri(2000), Dhadkan(2000), Main Hoon Na(2004), Welcome(2007) and many more. Also, he produced movies such as Khel- No Ordinary Game, Rakht and Bhagam Bhag under the poster of Popcorn Entertainment. Apart from an actor, he hosted two shows Biggest Loser Jeetega on Sahara One and India’s Asli Champion Hai Dam? on &TV. Along with the actor, he is a very good entrepreneur and he has the owner of Mischief Dining Bar and Club H2O in Mumbai. Both running successfully. Also, he co-owner of water adventure part to Cafe H2O. In 2010, he replaced Mischief Bar in a restaurant called Little Italy. Suniel Shetty leads a cricket team in the Celebrity cricket league as a captain. Also, he co-founder of Ferit Cricket Bash which was launched in 2018. As an actor, he won his first Filmfare award in the category of Best Villian for Dhadkan in 2001. He also won several awards for his excellent performances in movies such as Zee Cine Best Supporting Actor Award for Dhadkhan in 2001, GIFA Best Villian Award for Main Hoon Na in 2005, SAIFF Best Actor Award For Red Alert: The War Within in 2008 and Stardust Search Light Award For Best Actor for Red Alert: The War Within in 2011. Also, he has nominated for many awards.
Some Interesting Facts
Favourite Foods: Fish Curry, Thai Cuisine and Tillwywali
Favourite Actors: Amitabh Bachchan, Bruce Willis.
Favourite Actresses: Sharmila Tagore, Nargis, Madhuri Dixit, Kajol, Goldie Hawn
Favourite Colors: Blue, Black and White
Favourite Directors: Rajiv Rai, J P Dutta, Gulzar, Priyadarshan
Favourite Bollywood films: Hera Pheri, Sharaabi
Favourite Chef: Chef Solomon
Favourite Book: Sunny Days (By Sunil Gavaskar)
Favourite Musician: Bryan Adams
Favourite Sport: Cricket
Favourite Cricketer: Sachin Tendulkar
Per Movie Charge (approx): 2-3 Crore (INR)
Net Worth (approx): $10 Million