Sunil Shetty

Profession: Actor, Producer, Entrepreneur

Father of Sunil Shetty

Late Veerapa Shetty

Sister of Sunil Shetty

Sujata Shetty (Elder)

Wife/Spouse of Sunil Shetty

Mana Shetty

Favourite Actor(s) of Sunil Shetty

Amitabh Bachchan, Bruce Willis

Favourite Actresses of Sunil Shetty

Nargis, Sharmila Tagore, Kajol, Madhuri Dixit, Goldie Hawn

Favourite Book of Sunil Shetty

Sunny Days by Sunil Gavaskar

Favourite Chef of Sunil Shetty

Chef Solomon

Favourite Colour(s) of Sunil Shetty

Blue, White, Black

Favourite Cricketer of Sunil Shetty

Sachin Tendulkar

Favourite Director(s) of Sunil Shetty

J P Dutta, Gulzar, Rajiv Rai, Priyadarshan

Favourite Film(s) of Sunil Shetty

Sharaabi, Hera Pheri

Favourite Food(s) of Sunil Shetty

Tillwywali Kulfi, Fish Curry, Thai Cuisine

Favourite Musician of Sunil Shetty

Bryan Adams

Favourite Sport of Sunil Shetty


Awards, Honours, Achievements of Sunil Shetty

2001: Filmfare Best Villain Award for Dhadkan
2005: Rajiv Gandhi Award along with Kareena Kapoor and Sachin Tendulkar
2011: Stardust Search Light Award for Best Actor for Red Alert: The War Within

Controversies of Sunil Shetty

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.  

Information about Sunil Shetty

Sonali Bendre had a crush on him during the 1990s.  Due to his masculine body, he is regarded as the He-Man of the Bollywood.  When film director Raju Mavani wanted to make Balwaan with him, most actresses were wary of working with Suniel and declined the offer as he was a newcomer. But late Divya Bharti agreed to work with him, which proved to be a wise decision as Balwaan became a hit.  Does Suniel Shetty smoke?: No  Does Suniel Shetty drink alcohol?: No  Earlier, he used to be a bad boy; as he was involved in fights and brawls. But after he realized that he needs to set an example for his fans, he became calm and started to behave well.  He knows Karate and is a black belt in Kick Boxing.  He won his first Filmfare Award for Best Villain for his performance in Dhadkan (2001).  Suniel belongs to a humble Tulu speaking Bunt family as his father used to clean plates in Worli, Mumbai as he initially worked as a waiter at a restaurant. His father's boss called his father to manage his new business, and by 1943, his father had bought the whole building.  The period from 1993 to 1994, was the golden phase of his acting career as he gave hits like Anth, Pehchaan and Waqt Hamara Hai, Mohra, and Dilwale. 

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