|Rohit Shetty Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 1 in|
|Date of Birth||March 14, 1973|
Rohit Shetty is an Indian film director and producer. He has also presented TV shows such as Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi several times. He judged India’s Next Superstars in 2018 and Comedy Circus from 2009 to 2012. As a director, Rohit has majorly worked with Ajay Devgn. He purchased a Maserati GranTurismo Sport in 2018.
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Juhu, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Rohit studied at St Mary’s High School in Santacruz, Mumbai. But due to financial constraints, he decided to opt-out of college and decided to focus his passion for directing action films.
Film director, producer, TV presenter
- Father – Mudhu B Shetty (Stuntman and Action Choreographer)
- Mother – Ratna Shetty (Junior Film Artiste)
- Siblings – Hriday Shetty (Half-Brother), Uday Shetty (Half-Brother), Mahek Shetty (Older Sister), Chaya Shetty (Older Half-Sister), Chanda Shetty (Older Sister), Kiran Shetty (Older Half-Sister) (Air Hostess)
- Others – Vinodini (Stepmother)
6 ft 1 in or 185.5 cm
88 kg or 194 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Rohit Shetty has been in relationships with –
- Maya Shetty (2005-Present) – Rohit married Maya in 2005. The couple has a son named Ishaan.
- Prachi Desai – Rohit was rumored to be dating actress Prachi during the filming of Bol Bachchan in 2012. Rumors of their affair spread like wildfire. There were even rumors that the two moved in together. However, Rohit went on to clarify that they were just baseless and had no truth.
Race / Ethnicity
Rohit’s mother is from Madhya Pradesh, and his grandmother has Afghani lineage. Rohit belongs to the Bunt community from his father’s side.
- His smile
- His well-toned body
- Broad forehead (Balding hairline)
- Tattoos on his body
In May 2022, Rohit Shetty was made the brand ambassador of the clothing brand LawmanPg3 (owned by Kewal Kiran Clothing Limited).
Best Known For
- Directing the comedy film Golmaal series
- Incorporating cars into his movie plots.
Rohit made his theatrical film debut (as an actor) in the comedy film Golmaal 3 as himself in 2010.
First TV Show
Rohit made his television show debut as a judge on the comedy reality show, Comedy Circus from 2009 to 2012.
Rohit is known to have one of the best bodies in the Bollywood industry. He started working out at the age of 16. He ensures he maintains a healthy diet and workout which helps keep him energized and active.
Rohit Shetty Facts
- His family was forced to sell their house once his father passed away, and they moved to his grandmother’s place in Dahisar, Mumbai.
- He would travel by train for 1.5 hours to reach his school for 5 years.
- His father passed away when Rohit was 11.
- He believes in having a positive outlook on life and avoids cribbing or crying.
- Rohit’s first salary was a mere 35 rupees per day.
- When Rohit was young, his mom was working at Natraj Studios in Andheri to make ends meet.
- He started working at the age of 17 and worked as an assistant director under Kuku Kohli for the film “Phool Aur Kaante”.
- In 2018, he bought a Maserati GranTurismo Sport.
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