|Rishab Shetty Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 8 in|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Rishab Shetty is an Indian director, producer, writer, and actor who has predominantly worked in Kannada-language cinema. As an actor, he has been a part of movies such as Bell Bottom, Hero, Katha Sangama, Harikathe Alla Girikathe, Garuda Gamana Vrishabha Vahana, Attahasa, Nam Areali Ondina, Tuglak, Ricky, Lucia, Ulidavaru Kandanthe, Ambi Ning Vayassaytho, Avane Srimannarayana, [email protected], Mishan Impossible, and Sarkari Hi. Pra. Shaale, Kasaragodu, Koduge: Ramanna Rai.
Keradi, Kundapura, India
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Rishab Shetty attended Vijaya College, Jayanagar in Bengaluru, Karnataka. He also has a diploma in film direction from the Government Film and TV Institute in Bangalore.
Additionally, he has received training in Yakshagana (a theatrical folk art from coastal Karnataka).
Director, Producer, Writer, Actor
5 ft 8 in or 173 cm
76 kg or 167.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Rishab Shetty has dated –
- Pragati Shetty (2017-Present) – He got married to Pragati Shetty in the year 2017 and the duo has been blessed with 2 children – a son named Ranvit and a daughter.
Race / Ethnicity
Rishab Shetty Facts
- He directed the 2016 Kannada-language romantic comedy film Kirik Party, starring Rakshit Shetty, Rashmika Mandanna, Samyuktha Hegde, and Achyuth Kumar. This film won Rishab Shetty the award for “Best Director” at the 64th Filmfare Awards South as well as the 6th SIIMA Awards.
- In 2018, he made a cameo appearance as Inspector Kemparaju (a police inspector in Mysore) in the Kannada language socio-political comedy film Sarkari Hi. Pra. Shaale, Kasaragodu, Koduge: Ramanna Rai. Rishab also served as the film’s director and got nominated in the “Best Director” category at the 66th Filmfare Awards South and the 8th SIIMA Awards.
- He brought to life the character of Detective Divakara (a wannabe detective) in the 2019 Kannada-language crime comedy film Bell Bottom. The film became one of the highest-grossing films of 2019.
- Alongside Thapaswini Poonacha and Rachana Inder, Rishab Shetty co-starred as Giri Honnavalli Krishna in the 2022 Kannada-language comedy-drama film Harikathe Alla Girikathe.
- In March 2023, Kantara (2022) was getting prepared to get released in Italian and Spanish languages as well. Before that, the film which was originally made in Kannada had already been dubbed and released in Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu, Hindi, and English languages.
Featured Image by Rishab Shetty Films / Instagram