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Sunil Shetty

Sunil Shetty

Sunil Shetty is an Indian film actor and film producer who is mainly active in Bollywood. He was born in Mulki, near Mangalore. Shetty made his acting debut in the 1992 film Balwaan which was a moderate success.And in the 1993 film Waqt hamara hai with akshay kumar which was a average success Hit film.and in same Yearhe gave another Action Packed Hit film Anth where he did a great action scene in this film . His first major hit was the 1994 action thriller Mohra. Later that year he also had another hit with the romantic drama film Dilwale and the comedy film Gopi Kishan. He went on to star in many films throughout the 1990s mostly in the action genre. In 1997 he was critically acclaimed for his role in the war epic Border (1997). He went onto play patriotic roles in films such as Refugee (2001), Qayamat: City Under Threat (2003) and LOC: Kargil (2003). He also ventured into comedy roles in hit films such as Hera Pheri (2000), Awara Paagal Deewana (2002) and Phir Hera Pheri (2006). He won his first Filmfare award for Best Villain in 2000 for his performance in Dhadkan.

He later turned producer, setting up a production company called Popcorn Motion Pictures Ltd, which produced the films Khel (2003), Rakht: What If You Can See the Future and Bhagam Bhag (2006). In recent years he has mostly appeared in multi-star hit films such as Kaante (2002), Main Hoon Na (2004), Dus (2005) and Shootout at Lokhandwala (2007). Besides bollywood he appeared in his first English-language film Don't Stop Dreaming in 2007 and a Tamil-language film 12B. He also made a special appearance in a dance sequence in the Malayalam movie Kakkakuyil in 2001. Shetty made his debut as a television host on Indian Television had also hosted Biggest Loser Jeetega on Sahara One. Sunil Shetty is also a successful businessman. He owns some hotels and a clothing boutique named 'MISCHIEF'. He has also launched a company called Popcorn Entertainment to promote bollywood actors touring abroad for stage shows and/or concerts.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2008.

Sunil Shetty Facts

OccupationActor
BirthdayAugust 11, 1961 (56)
SignLeo
BirthplaceMulki, Mangalore, India
Height5' 11½" (1m82)  How tall is Sunil Shetty compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Main Hoon Na
Jai Ho
Paheli
Dus
Qayamat
Chup Chup Ke
Sapoot
EHSAAS
Shaadi Se Pehle
KRISHNA
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