Sunil Shetty Wiki
Suniel Shetty (born 11 August 1961) is an Indian film actor, producer and entrepreneur who is predominantly active in Bollywood films. In a career spanning more than 25 years, he has acted in over 100 films. His major works have been action and comedy films. He has received a Filmfare Award out of five nominations for the film Dhadkan.He is the owner of the production house Popcorn Entertainment Private Limited. He has produced a number of films including Khel – No Ordinary Game, Rakht and Bhagam Bhag, under the banner of Popcorn Motion Pictures.
Main article: Suniel Shetty filmography
He made his debut in Hindi films in 1992 with Balwaan, opposite Divya Bharti. The film helped him to retain his position in Bollywood as an action hero. He went on to play the protagonist in various successful movies such as Balwaan (1992), Waqt Hamara Hai (1993), Dilwale (1994), Anth (1994), Mohra (1994), Gopi Kishan (1994), Krishna (1996), Sapoot (1996), Rakshak (1996), Border (1997), Bhai (1997). He was involved primarily in action films throughout the 1990s, playing the male protagonist in most of the movies he acted in during the decade. From early 2000, he mainly appeared in multi-starrers in across genres. He also starred opposite Isha Koppikar in Arjun Rampal's debut movie Pyaar Ishq Aur Mohabbat (2001). Hera Pheri (2000), Dhadkan (2000), Jungle (2000),Yeh Teraa Ghar Yeh Meraa Ghar (2001), Main Hoon Na (2004), Welcome (2007), and Red Alert: The War Within (2010). In 2014, he changed the spelling of his name from Sunil to Suniel for numerological reasons. Shootout at Lokhandwala (2007), One Two Three (2008) and De Dana Dan (2009). He even played negative roles in movies, including Dhadkan (2000), Khel – No Ordinary Game (2003), Baaz: A Bird in Danger (2003), Main Hoon Na (2004), Rudraksh (2004), Cash, No Problem and A Gentleman (2017).
Along with Mukesh Chhabra, he has also started an online casting company, F…the Couch (FTC). Shetty is the captain of the Mumbai Heroes cricket team in Celebrity cricket league and owns the restaurants Mischief Dining Bar and Club H20, in Mumbai. He has also featured as a host for India's leading fitness reality shows Biggest Loser Jeetega and India's Asli Champion Hai Dam?.
In 2005, on the eve of the former Prime Minister, Rajiv Gandhi's 61st birth anniversary, the Mumbai Pradesh Youth Congress honoured Shetty with Rajiv Gandhi award
Shetty won the Filmfare Award for Best Villain in 2001 for Dhadkan. In 2009, Shetty bagged South Asian International Film Festival's Best Actor Award for his role in Naxalites based Indian movie Red Alert.
The actor has entrepreneurial ventures as well. Shetty produced films such as Khel – No Ordinary Game, Rakht and Bhagam Bhag under the banner of Popcorn Motion Pictures.
The FTC is a digital platform that discovers new talent in Bollywood provides a platform to new artists to make a place for themselves in Bollywood. Apart from being part of this project, Shetty has also been actively involved in realty and restaurant business.
Sunil Shetty also acted in his second Tamil Blockbuster Darbar with Superstar Rajinikanth in 2020.
Suniel Shetty was born in a Mangalorean Tulu speaking family on 11 August 1961 in Mulki, Mangalore India.He is married to Mana Shetty and has two children, actress Athiya Shetty (born 5 November 1992) and Ahan (born 15 January 1996). Athiya made her acting debut in Hero (2015).
Mana runs an NGO for under-privileged kids. Shetty has a Black Belt in Kickboxing. He owns clothing boutiques as well as restaurants specialising in Udupi cuisine.Ahan Shetty has been signed by Sajid Nadiadwala for his debut film, Tadap.
Suniel Shetty was born in a Mangalorean Tulu speaking family on 11 August 1961 in Mulki, Mangalore India.
He is married to Mana Shetty and has two children, actress Athiya Shetty (born 5 November 1992) and Ahan (born 15 January 1996). Athiya made her acting debut opposite actor Aditya Pancholi's son Sooraj Pancholi in Hero (2015).
Mana runs an NGO for under-privileged kids. Shetty has a Black Belt in Kickboxing. He owns clothing boutiques as well as restaurants specializing in Udupi cuisine.
Ahan Shetty has been signed by Sajid Nadiadwala for his debut film, Tadap.