Sunil Shetty

Sunil Shetty- Know more about this amazing actor

Sunil Shetty is one of the finest actors in the Hindi Film Industry not only an actor he is also a producer and entrepreneur. In a career of around 30+ years, he has worked in over 100 films. He is amongst the most amazing actor in the 90s and started the trend of bodybuilding during those days. He made his Bollywood debut with “Balwaan” in the year 1992 at the age of 31 opposite Divya Bharti who was just 18 at that time.

The Background

Sunil Shetty was born on 11 Aug 1961 in the small town of Karnataka namely mulki . Shetty was born in an ordinary family and his father Veerapa Shetty even work as a cleaner during his struggling days when he came to Mumbai at the age of just 9 and for this Shetty never feel ashamed of and even he considered his father as his real-life hero.   

Sunil shetty

Relationship and Marriage

There was a first sight love between Sunil Shetty and a girl namely Mana Kadri who was just 17 years old when they meet for the first time. As mana was a Muslim her father was well-known Iftikhar Kadri was a well-known Architect and her mother vipula runs an NGO “Save the children of India”.As they were of different religions their parents were against the marriage, but after 9 years of relationship they married on 25 Dec 1991 and one year later he made his Hindi film debut. They also have two children Athiya Shetty the elder one and Ahan Shetty who also make a Debut in Hindi Film Industry with Film Tadap.

Journey In Hindi Film Industry

There is a long journey of 30+years with over 100 Films. Some of them in which Sunil Shetty acted are:

Balwaan(1992), Waqt hamara hai(1993), Dilwale(1993), Mohra(1994), Gopi kishan(1994), Hum hai Bemisaal(1994), Gaddar (1995), Takkar(1995), Sapoot(1996), Krishna (1996), shastra(1996),one of the greatest hit of all time and one of the most patriotic hindi film Border(1997), bhai (1997), Dhaal( 1997), Qahar(1997), Vinashak(1998), Aakrosh (1998), Humse bhadkar kaun(1998), Kala samrajya (1999) ,one of the most memorial comic Hera pheri (2000), Refugee(2000), Dhadkan(2000), Jungle(2000), Ehsaas (2001), Ittefaq(2001), Yeh tera ghar yeh mera ghar(2001), Pyar Ishq aur mohabbat(2001), Awaara Paagal Deewana (2002), Jaani Dushman(2002), Karz (2002), Khel(2003), LOC Kargil(2003), Qayamat (2003), Baaz:A Bird in danger(2003), Main hoon na (2004), Aan men at work(2004), Tango Charlie(2005), Kyon ki (2005), Phir hera pheri (2006), chup chup ke(2006), shootout at Lokhandwala (2007), Mission Istanbul(2008), De dana dan (2009), Red alert(2010), Mere dost picture abhi baki h (2012) and many more.

He also has a Production house namely Popcorn Entertainment Private Limited and the following films are released under the banner of Popcorn Entertainment.

1)Bhagam Bhag  2) Mission Istanbul  3) Khel  4) EMI   5) Rakht  6) Loot


Sunil Shetty also hosted the TV Reality show Biggest Looser Jitega in 2007 and India’s Asli Champion- Hai Dum in 2017 which is based on finding the fittest person who can withstand all the physical and mental tests.


1)Won Filmfare award for the Best Villian in “Dhadkan” in 2001.

2)Zee cine Awards for Best Supporting Actor in “Dhadkan” in 2001.

3)GIFA Award for Best Villian for Main Hoon Na in 2005.

4)Stardust Award for Best Villian for Red Alert in 2011.

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