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Suniel Shetty Bio, Age, Daughter, Wife, Movies, Net Worth & Wiki

Suniel Shetty is a well-known Indian film actor, producer, and entrepreneur. He is predominantly active in Bollywood films and has worked in several Malayalam and Tamil films. In a career spanning more than 25 years, he has acted in over 100 movies. His significant works have been action and comedy movies. He has won a Filmfare Award out of 5 nominations for the movie Dhadkan.

Suniel Shetty was born in Bunt Hindu Family on 11 August 1961 in Mulki, Mangalore, Karnataka, India. His full name is Suniel Veerappa Shetty. His father is Late Veerapa Shetty. He has an elder sister named Sujata Shetty. Suniel married Mana Shetty in 1991, who is a creative director and runs an NGO for underprivileged kids. The couple has a daughter, Athiya Shetty, an actress, and a son, Ahan Shetty, a budding actor.

Suniel Shetty

Suniel Shetty

Suniel Shetty Wiki/Bio

Birth NameSunil Veerappa Shetty
Nick NameAnna
Age(as in 2020) 59 Years
Debut• As a Film Actor: Balwaan (1992)
• As a Film Producer: Khel – No Ordinary Game (2003)
• TV: Biggest Loser Jeetega (2007)
ReligionHinduism
Sun Sign/Zodiac SignLeo
Birth PlaceMulki, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
Date of Birth11 August 1961
NationalityIndian
Residence18-B, Prithvi Apts., Altamount Road, Mumbai - 400 026
Home TownMulki, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
HobbiesPlaying Cricket, Watching Movies, Shopping, Travelling, Working Out

Family

Mother's NameNot Known
Father's NameLate Veerapa Shetty
BrotherNot Known
SisterSujata Shetty (Elder)

Girlfriends/Affairs

Affairs/GirlfriendsMana Shetty (Creative Director)

Marital Status, Wife and Children

Wife/SpouseMana Shetty
Suniel Shetty Wife

Suniel Shetty Wife

Marriage DateYear: 1991
Children• Son- Ahan Shetty (Actor)
• Daughter- Athiya Shetty (Actress)
Suniel Shetty Daughter

Suniel Shetty Daughter

Education

SchoolNot Known
College/UniversityH.R. College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai
Educational QualificationDegree in Hotel Management
ProfessionActor, Producer, Entrepreneur
Brands EndorsedNot Known
Career ManagerNot Known

Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements

Height (Approx.)in centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 10”
Weight (Approx.)in kilograms- 80 kg
in pounds- 176 lbs

Figure Measurements

Chest Size42 inches
Biceps Size16 inches
Waist Size34 inches

Extra Ordinary Features

Caste / EthnicityTulu from Bunt Community
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorDark Brown
S*xual OrientationStraight
Dress SizeNot Known
Shoe Size10 Inches

Style Quotient

Cars Collection• Hummer H3
• Mercedes-Benz SUV

Favourite Things

Favourite FoodTillwywali Kulfi, Fish Curry, Thai Cuisine
Favourite ActorsAmitabh Bachchan, Bruce Willis
Favourite ColorsBlue, White, Black
Favourite SportCricket
Favourite ActressesNargis, Sharmila Tagore, Kajol, Madhuri Dixit, Goldie Hawn
Favourite FilmSharaabi, Hera Pheri
Favourite MusicianBryan Adams
Favourite DirectorJ P Dutta, Gulzar, Rajiv Rai, Priyadarshan
Favourite ChefChef Solomon
Favourite CricketerSachin Tendulkar
Favourite BookSunny Days by Sunil Gavaskar
Controversies• After the 9/11 attacks in USA, he faced a problem at the Los Angeles airport due to his beard that he had grown for his role in the movie Kaante (2002), the officials thought him as a suspect. But, after he clarified that he was an Indian actor, they let him off.
• Suniel Shetty and casting director Mukesh Chhabra had a spat when they used to work together. Mukesh Chhabra used to work at Suniel Shetty’s premises located in Versova (Mumbai), but after spat, he shifted to film producer Vashu Bhagnani’s office building in Juhu in Mumbai suburbs.

Life Journey

After completing his primary education, Suniel Shetty went to H.R. College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai to get a degree in Hotel Management. He has got training in Karate and is a black belt in Kick Boxing. When Suniel was a child, his father worked as a waiter at a restaurant in Worli, Mumbai, and used to clean the plates. His father’s boss called him to manage his new business and by 1943, his father had bought the whole building.

Suniel Shetty made his debut in Hindi movies with Balwaan in 1992, opposite Divya Bharti. The movie promoted him to retain his position in Bollywood as an action hero. Shetty went on to play the protagonist in several successful films such as Waqt Hamara Hai, Anth, Dilwale, Mohra, Gopi Kishan, Rakshak, Krishna, Sapoot, Border, Bhai.

Suniel Shetty Net Worth

Sunil Shetty has an estimated net worth of $10 million.

Estimated Net Worth in 2019 (Approx)$10 million
Estimated Net Worth in 2018(Approx)Under Review
Annual SalaryINR 2-3 crore/film
Income SourceActor, Producer, Entrepreneur

Career

Suniel Shetty was mainly in action movies throughout the 1990s, playing the male protagonist in most of the films he acted in during the decade. From early 2000, Shetty essentially appeared in multi-starers across genres. He also starred opposite Isha Koppikar in Arjun Rampal’s debut film Pyaar Ishq Aur Mohabbat in the year 2001. In 2000, he appeared in one of his best films Hera Pheri along with Akshay Kumar and Paresh Rawal, Later he gave many Bollywood big hits including Jungle, Yeh Teraa Ghar Yeh Meraa Ghar, and Red Alert: The War Within.

In the year 2014, Shetty changed the spelling of his name from Suniel to Suniel for numerological reasons. Suniel even did many negative roles in movies, including Dhadkan, Khel – No Ordinary Game, Baaz: A Bird in Danger, Main Hoon Na, Rudraksh, Cash, No Problem, and A Gentleman. He 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 the Naxalites-based Indian movie Red Alert.

Suniel produced movies including Khel – No Ordinary Game, Rakht, and Bhagam Bhag under the banner of Popcorn Motion Pictures. In 2020, Suniel Shetty also acted in his 2nd Tamil Blockbuster Darbar with Superstar Rajinikanth.

Movies List

1989Aarzoo
Ek Aur Faulaad
1992Balwaan
1993Waqt Hamara Hai
Pehchaan
1994Dilwale
Anth
Mohra
Gopi Kishan
Hum Hain Bemisaal
1995Surakshaa
Raghuveer
Gaddaar
Takkar
1996Ek Tha Raja
Vishwasghaat
Krishna
Shastra
Sapoot Raj Singhania
Rakshak
1998Vinashak – Destroyer
Aakrosh
Humse Badhkar Kaun
Sar Utha Ke Jiyo
1999Hu Tu Tu
Bade Dilwala
Kaala Samrajya
2000Krodh
Hera Pheri
Refugee
Jungle
Dhadkan
Aaghaaz
2001Kuch Khatti Kuch Meethi
Officer
Kakkakuyil
Ek Rishtaa
Pyaar Ishq Aur Mohabbat
Ittefaq
12B
Yeh Teraa Ghar Yeh Meraa Ghar
Ehsaas: The Feeling
2002Awara Paagal Deewana
Jaani Dushman: Ek Anokhi Kahani
Annarth
Karz: The Burden of Truth
Maseeha
Kaante
Chalo Ishq Ladaaye
2003Baaz: A Bird in Danger
Khanjar: The Knife
Qayamat: City Under Threat
Khel – No Ordinary Game
LOC Kargil
2004Rudraksh
Main Hoon Na
Lakeer – Forbidden Lines
Aan: Men at Work
Kyun! Ho Gaya Na...
Rakht
Ek Se Badhkar Ek
Hulchul
2005Page 3
Padmashree Laloo Prasad Yadav
Blackmail
Tango Charlie
Paheli
Dus
Chocolate: Deep Dark Secrets
Kyon Ki
Deewane Huye Paagal
Home Delivery
2006Fight Club – Members Only
Shaadi Se Pehle
Darna Zaroori Hai
Kilukkam Kilukilukkam
Chup Chup Ke
Phir Hera Pheri
Aap Ki Khatir
Umrao Jaan
Apna Sapna Money Money
2007Don't Stop Dreaming
Shootout at Lokhandwala
Cash
Om Shanti Om
Dus Kahaniyaan
Welcome
2008One Two Three
Mr. Black Mr. White
Mission Istaanbul
Mukhbiir
2009Daddy Cool
De Dana Dan
2010Tum Milo Toh Sahi
Red Alert: The War Within
Barood (The Fire) A Love Story
No Problem
2011Thank You
Raada Rox
Loot Builder
Chirayu
2012Mere Dost Picture Abhi Baki Hai
Delhi Safari
2013Enemmy
Kalimannu
2014Jai Ho
Kalimannu
Koyelaanchal
Desi Kattey
The Shaukeens
20152 Chehare
2017A Gentleman
2018Welcome to New York
Aa Bb Kk
2019Khandaani Shafakhana
Pailwaan
2020Darbar
Mumbai Saga
Mosagallu
Tadap

Facts About Suniel Shetty

  • Does Suniel Shetty smoke?: No
  • Does Suniel Shetty drink alcohol?: No
  • Earlier, Shetty used to be a bad boy, as he was involved in fights and brawls. But after he understood that he requires to set an example for his fans, he became calm and rose to behave well.
  • Due to his muscular body, he is marked as the He-Man of Bollywood.
  • He is a successful businessman too, as he has a restaurant business, co-owns the famous boutique Mischief, owns the upscale pub Suzie Wong and has the club H2O, in Mumbai. Shetty also has a production company Popcorn Entertainment that produces movies and concerts.
  • Shetty is a devotee of Lord Shiva.
  • In the year 2005, on the eve of the former Prime Minister, Rajiv Gandhi’s 61st birth anniversary, the Mumbai Pradesh Youth Congress honored him with the Rajiv Gandhi award.
  • Shetty loves playing cricket and has played for the Mumbai Heroes in the Celebrity Cricket League.
  • He is actively involved in various charitable causes.
  • Suniel is allergic to prawns.

FAQs

How did Suniel Shetty become a great businessman after not getting movies?

By taking the right decisions at right time! Suniel started the restaurant business more than a decade ago and his club H2O is widely recognized and praised by celebrities and the common man alike. Their Long Island Iced Teas are extremely popular. Suniel started working in the real estate sector in 2013, his company, S2 Realty And Developers Pvt. Ltd. made luxury homes in Khandala. Suniel owns a fair share in Aalim Hakim salon’s in Mumbai and at other places.

Why could Bollywood actor Suniel Shetty not become as famous and successful as Akshay Kumar?

Suniel took on too many poor projects out of a combination of gratitude and anxiety. His debut was in trouble thanks to the wonderful Pahlaj Nihalani, who had shelved his movie. So up until Balwaan came along, Suniel was in a lot of anxiety. So when people offered him roles, he indiscriminately chose them all without being picky. That resulted in his doing a lot of movies that were never going to be successful.

Why are Akshay Kumar, Paresh Rawal, and Suniel Shetty starrer ‘Hera Pheri 3’ on hold?

Revealing that the film is on hold Suniel Shetty recently told Mumbai Mirror, “Everything is on hold for now. The film’s team intends to make Hera Pheri 3, but some differences need to be ironed out first. The film is a big hit on television as well as in the meme world and we are all aware of the anticipation among the audience for the film.” However, Suniel Shetty is positive that the film will be made. “We have a lot of respect for each other and so I think it works like magic and I am looking forward to it. It will happen and whenever it does I know it will happen,” he had told.

Who has played Suniel Shetty’s son in Ranjnikanth’s Darbar movie?

Prateek Babbar son of Raj Babbar played as Suniel Shetty’s son in Rajnikanth’s Darbar movie.