Rakshit Shetty is a well-known Indian actor, producer, director, and writer. He is mostly known for his work in the Kannada film industry. Rakshit actor rose to fame for playing the role of Kushal in the movie Simple Agi Ondh Love Story. This movie brings success to him and he never looked back since then. He is one of those actors who is involved in lots of things apart from just acting and have many active followers on social media.
Rakshit Shetty was born into a middle-class Hindu family on 6 June 1983 in Udupi, Karnataka. His father’s name is Shridhar Shetty and his mother’s name is Ranjini Shetty. He has an elder brother Ranjith Shetty and a sister, Rashmi Shetty, a well-known author. Rakshit shares a close bond with his family and has made them proud by being one of the famous multitalented actors of the Kannada industry.
Rakshit Shetty was attached to actress Rashmika Mandanna. They met each other on the sets of the movie “Kirik Party” which was released in 2016. Eventually, they began dating and then got engaged on 3 July 2017 in a private ceremony in Rashmika’s hometown Virajpet. However later in 2018, they mutually called off the engagement because of having compatibility issues.
Rakshit Shetty Wiki/Bio
|Birth Name||Rakshit Shetty|
|Nick Name||Not Known|
|Age||(as in 2020) 37 Years|
|Sun Sign/Zodiac Sign||Gemini|
|Birth Place||Udupi, Karnataka|
|Date of Birth||6 June 1983|
|Home Town||Udupi, Karnataka|
|Hobbies||Reading and Travelling|
|Mother's Name||Ranjini Shetty|
|Father's Name||Shridhar Shetty|
Marital Status, Wife and Children
|Wife/Spouse||Rashmika Mandanna (Engagement broked)|
|Engagement Date||3 July 2017|
|College/University||NMAM Institute of Technology|
|Educational Qualification||B.Tech (Electronics and Communication Engineering)|
|Profession||Actor, Filmmaker, Producer, Screenwriter|
|Brands Endorsed||UB Export|
|Career Manager||Not Known|
Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements
|Height (Approx.)||in centimeter: 187 cm|
in meter: 1.87 m
in Feet Inches: 6' 1½"
|Weight (Approx.)||in kilograms: 74 kg |
in pounds: 163 lbs
|Chest Size||40 Inches|
|Biceps Size||12 Inches|
|Waist Size||34 Inches|
Extra Ordinary Features
|Race / Ethnicity||Bunt Tuluva|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Dress Size||Not Known|
|Shoe Size||9.5 US|
|Favourite Actors||Rajkumar, Hrithik Roshan and Ranveer Singh|
|Favourite Colors||Blue, White|
|Favourite Actresses||Anushka Sharma, Aishwarya Rai|
|Favourite Director||Shanker Nag|
|Favourite Movie||Shanker Nag|
Rakshit Shetty did his underlying tutoring from Udupi and graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics and Communication Engineering from NMAM Institute of Technology, Nitte, in 2005. He was utilized at Symphony in Bangalore for around two years. After working as an engineer, he left his job to pursue his career in the cinema.
Rakshit started his career with theatre. He made his first appearance on-screen with the movie Nam Areal Ond Dina in 2010. He got huge fame with ‘Ulidavaru Kandante’.
Rakshit Shetty Net Worth
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|Estimated Net Worth in 2019 (Approx)||$1 Million- $5 Million|
|Estimated Net Worth in 2018(Approx)||Under Review|
|Annual Salary||Under Review|
|Income Source||Actor, Filmmaker, Producer, Screenwriter|
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Afterward, the romance comedy 2013 movie Simple Agi Ondh Love Story, demonstrated to be a leap forward for him before he coordinated and featured in the crime drama Ulidavaru Kandanthe in 2014.
The movie accumulated far-reaching basic approval and won him the Karnataka State Film Award for Director’s First Time Best Film and the Filmfare Award South for Best Director. The film holds faction status among Kannada crowds. He tailed it by featuring in Vaastu Prakaara (2015) and the basic achievement of Godhi Banna Sadharana Mykattu (2016). Shetty made further progress with the 2016 school dramatization Kirik Party that he composed and delivered, a basic and business achievement.
Alongside directors Pawan Kumar, Anup Bhandari, and others, Rakshit Shetty has been credited by the media and in the Kannada film hovers as having started “another flood of filmmaking”. Through his profession, he has built up himself in the Kannada film industry.
|2010||Nam Areal Ond Dina|
|2013||Simple Agi Ondh Love Story|
Godhi Banna Sadharana Maykattu
Facts About Rakshit Shetty
- He has been inclined towards cinema since his school days and used to take part in different school functions.
- In 2010, he made his acting debut But the movie didn’t work well at the box office and failed to impress the audience.
- Apart from acting, he is a known scriptwriter and producer.
- In 2014, he directed and written the script of Ulidavaru Kandante. The crime-drama movie was a hit at the box office and led him to win awards like Karnataka State Film Award for Director’s First Time Best Film and Filmfare Award South for Best Director.
- Also, he has been credited by the media to begun a “new wave of filmmaking”.
- Throughout his career, he has won many awards for his performances in movies and scriptwriting including Karnataka State Film Awards, SIIMA Awards, Filmfare Awards South, etc.
What happened between Rashmika and Rakshit?
In 2017, The actress <a data-ail="17345" target="_blank" href="https://woodgram.com/rashmika-mandanna-biography/" title="Rashmika Mandanna">Rashmika Mandanna</a> got engaged to Rakshit Shetty but they parted ways in September 2018. The news of their break up was in headlines last year. One of the reasons why Rashmika called off her engagement with Rakshit was because she reportedly wanted to focus on her career.
Are there any better director than Rakshit Shetty and Pawan Kumar in the Kannada film industry?
Yes, these days we have a large number of talented directors in the Kannada film industry or other industries also, apart from the great Pawan Kumar and Rakshit Shetty like Satya Prakash, Anup Bhandari, Prashanth Neel, Hemanth Rao, Raj B Shetty.
Why is Rakshit Shetty called the Simple Star of Sandalwood?
His first successful movie was “Simple Ag Ond Love Story”. Later on, he did good films with unrealistic action. So he was humble on-screen without mass fight scenes. Because of his simpleness, he is called as simple Star.
Is Rakshit Shetty a new sensation in sandalwood?
Among the current stars, Yash is at the top with a string of superhits to his name. Next is Sudeep, followed by Puneeth and Darshan. Presently, to borrow a cricket analogy, Yash is in the form of his life. Although reviews for his movies have been mixed, he still delivers record openings and profit for the producers. Sudeep has diversified his talent: he has appeared in Hindi, Telugu, and Tamil films.