Suniel Shetty Wiki/Biography
Suniel Shetty was born on 11 August 1961 (age 57 years; as in 2018) in Mulki, Mangalore, Karnataka, India. His complete name is Suniel Veerappa Shetty. After completing his schooling, he went to H.R. College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai to get a degree in Hotel Management. Suniel has received training in Karate and is a black belt in Kick Boxing. When Shetty 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 is an ardent devotee of Lord Shiva.
Suniel Shetty Career
Suniel made his debut in 1992 with the film, “Balwan.” The film was a commercial success and established him as an actor. Subsequently, he played the protagonist in movies like Waqt Hamara Hai (1993), Anth (1994), Mohra (1994), and Dilwale (1994). It was a golden phase of his life as all his movies were a hit at the box office. Later, he appeared in films like Border (1997), Bhai (1997), Hera Pheri (2000), Dhadkan (2000), Main Hoon Na (2004), Welcome (2007), and Red Alert: The War Within (2010). He has also been a part of the TV reality show, “Biggest Loser Jeetega (2007)”. As a producer, he has produced films like Khel- No Ordinary Game, Rakht, and Bhagam Bhag under the production banner of his company Popcorn Entertainment. Apart from acting, he is a successful entrepreneur. He owns Suzie Wong and Club H20 in Mumbai. He is also the co-owner of the Mischief Dining Bar.
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Suniel Shetty Residence Address: Mangalore, Karnataka, India
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Suniel Shetty Social Profiles
Facebook Page: facebook.com/SunielVShetty
Twitter Handle: twitter.com/sunielvshetty
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Instagram Handle: instagram.com/suniel.shetty
Suniel Shetty Physical Stats & More
|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
|Body Measurements (approx.)||– Chest: 42 Inches
– Waist: 34 Inches
– Biceps: 16 Inches
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
Suniel Shetty Personal Life
Suniel Shetty Family
|Children||Son– Ahan Shetty (Actor)
Daughter– Athiya Shetty (Actress)
|Parents||Father– Late Veerapa Shetty
Mother– Name Not Known
Sister– Sujata Shetty (Elder)
Suniel Shetty Favourite Things
|Favourite Food(s)||Tillwywali Kulfi, Fish Curry, Thai Cuisine|
|Favourite Actor(s)||Amitabh Bachchan, Bruce Willis|
|Favourite Actresses||Nargis, Sharmila Tagore, Kajol, Madhuri Dixit, Goldie Hawn|
|Favourite Film(s)||Sharaabi, Hera Pheri|
|Favourite Musician||Bryan Adams|
|Favourite Director(s)||J P Dutta, Gulzar, Rajiv Rai, Priyadarshan|
|Favourite Chef||Chef Solomon|
|Favourite Colour(s)||Blue, White, Black|
|Favourite Cricketer||Sachin Tendulkar|
|Favourite Book||Sunny Days by Sunil Gavaskar|
Facts About Suniel Shetty
- His family and friends fondly call him Anna.
- Suniel resides at 18-B, Prithvi Apts., Altamount Road, Mumbai.
- Shetty is a good friend of Sanjay Dutt and Raveena Tandon.
- Suniel is often called the He-Man of the Bollywood due to his masculine body.
- During the 1990s, actress Sonali Bendre had a huge crush on Suniel.
- Shetty changed his name from “Sunil” to “Suniel” for numerological reasons.
- Suniel is a huge fan of cricket and has also played for “Mumbai Heroes” in the Celebrity Cricket League.
- Shetty is allergic to prawns.
- He has actively participated in various charitable events.
- Suniel earned his first Filmfare Award for the Best Villain for his performance in Dhadkan (2001).
- When Raju Mavani signed him for Balwaan, many actresses denied working with him as Suniel was a newcomer. Later, Divya Bharti agreed to work with him, and the movie became a huge hit.
- Shetty was often involved in huge fights during his initials days in Bollywood. But he altered his behavior to set an example for his fans.
- He is politically inclined to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and has done campaigning for the party.