Rohit Shetty – Biography, Wiki, Personal Details, Age, Height

Rohit Shetty, who started his career in the Bollywood industry turned to be one of the most successful directors.

All his movies are critically acclaimed and also performed successfully in the box office. Little bit had we believe that after the big time flop of debut film Zameen, Shetty would wrap his interests. However, he rose again and emerged as King of box office success.

Rohit Shetty is a director, cinematographer and produce. Let us take a look at Rohit Shetty’s Biography, Wiki, Personal Details, Age and Height.

Rohit Shetty

Rohit Shetty
Rohit Shetty


Rohit Shetty was born into the family that is rooted with Indian film industry. His father M.B. Shetty was a stuntman and acted as antagonists in a number of movies in Hindi and Kannada. He was born with three elder sisters and two step brothers.

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Since he hailed from a family which is part of film industry, it is no surprise that he had great interest in films since his childhood. During his early teen, he was very much certain about his dream. Apparently, he worked hard and realized his dream. He wanted to be director but also turned out to be an actor.

Rohit Shetty Personal Details

Name :- Rohit Shetty
Born Date :- 14th March 1973
Birth Place :- Mumbai, Maharashtra
Real Age :- 44 years
Height :- 6 feet 1 inches
Weight :- 80kgs
Occupation :- Director, producer and actor
Father’s Name :- Mudhu Balwant Shetty
Mother’s Name :- Ratna Shetty
Brothers :- (Step brothers) Hriday Shetty and Uday Shetty
Sisters :- Chanda Shetty, Chaya Shetty and Mahek Shetty


Rohit Shetty started his career in the industry in 17 years as assistant director. His first movie as assistant director, Phool Aur Kaante was a box office success. He worked as assistant director for a span of more than a decade.

After the first movie, in the year 2006 he directed a comedy film, Golmaal, featuring Ajay Devgan, Arshad Warsi and Tushar Kapoor. It was his first success, crucially and commercially.


Subsequently, he directed a comic-thriller ‘Sunday‘ which starred Ajay Devgan and Ayesha Takia. ‘Golmaal Returns‘ is the sequel to his second movie, ‘Golmaal’. The cast and crew almost remained same except Sharman Joshi. In 2010, he released the third series in the movie, Golmaal 3. Ajay Devgan turned to be his favorite hero and casted in many movies.

Shetty then directed the biggest box office movie, Singham. In spite of being a huge commercial success, the movie acclaimed crucially for the performance of the protagonists and stunt sequences.

His next work was Bol Bachchan, which featured Abhishek Bachchan and Devgan, a commercially successful movie.

Next came his biggest ever block buster movie, the highest grossing Bollywoof film, featuring the Bollywood Badsha, Sharukh Khan and Dimpled beauty, Deepika Padukone, ‘Chennai Express!‘. The film set a number of box office records. He directed the sequel of Singham.

He played the role of Judge in the reality show Comedy Circus.

He played the host of the reality show, Khatron Ke Khiladi, season 5 and 6.

Personal Relationships

He is married to Maya Shetty and the couple has a son, Ishaan Shetty. He was alleged for a relationship with actress Prachi Desai.

Rohit Shetty faced quite a bit controversy before release of the film Singham. It was reported that he tried to bribe the censor board.

Rohit Shetty is back to host the upcoming season of Khatron Ke Khiladi, which will go air on 22nd July.


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