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Rohit Shetty

Rohit Shetty

We all love to watch movies, and every year many movies are released, and some of them become so popular worldwide; Due to the popularity of the movie, all the actors and actresses of that movie become famous or superstars, but any movie is not made by the only effort of actors and actresses, but any movie is results of equal hard work done by actors, actress, producer, director, background dancers, cameraman and many more.

The director of any movie is also one of the main reasons behind the film's success. Today not only in India but also all over the world, most of the people, before going to watch any movie, firstly search about the director of the movie. Today in India, there are many popular directors, and in this article, we will talk about one of the most successful directors of Bollywood, Rohit Shetty.


  • Real/Full Name: Rohit Shetty.
  • Nick Name: Rohit
  • Professions: Movies Director, Producer, Television Host
  • Age: 48 Years
  • Date of Birth/Birthday: 14 March 1974.
  • Religion: Hindu
  • Nationality: Indian
  • Zodiac Sign: Pisces
  • Birth Place: Mumbai, India
  • Residence: Mumbai, India
  • Home Town: Mangalore, Karnataka, India
  • Marital Status: Married

Today Hindi cinema is known worldwide; behind this, the directors of Hindi films have contributed a lot; Rohit Shetty is also one of the famous directors in the Hindi film industry who contributed a lot in the Hindi film industry through his many blockbuster movies. Apart from being a famous director, he is also one of the famous producer, presenter and cinematographer, and television hosts, and he has been seen in hosting Khatron Ke Khiladi from many past sessions. Rohit Shetty is highly appreciated for directing movies like Bol Bachchan, Chennai Express, Singham, Dilwale, and Simmba.

Early Life

Rohit Shetty

Today's famous director Rohit Shetty was born in the year 1974 on 11th March, and today in 2022, he has turned 48 years old. Moreover, his birthplace is Bombay, Maharashtra, India. He is the son of Muddu Babu Shetty, and he was also one of a stuntman, actor, and action choreographer; and his mother's name was Ratna Shetty. Uday Shetty, Mahek Shetty, Kiran Shetty, Hriday Shetty, Chanda Shetty, and Chaya Shetty are the siblings of Rohit Shetty.


Seeing his father working in films, Rohit Shetty also wanted to work in the film world from his childhood, but this did not mean that he had no interest in the study. During childhood, Rohit has been very good at studying. Although not much information is available about Rohit Shetty's education, but he studied at St. Mary's High School & Junior College, Mumbai. Due to his interest in the film world, he joins Hindi cinema at a very early age.

Starting Career

Rohit Shetty

Rohit Shetty has wanted to work in the film world since his childhood, and due to this, he started working in the Filmy world at a very early age. When he was only 17 years old, he got his first chance to work as an assistant director in Hindi cinema. Rohit Shetty got his first work in Bollywood through Ajay Devgan's first film Phool Aur Kaante. In this film, he worked as an assistant director; after working as an assistant director in Phool Aur Kaante, he also worked in another movie by Ajay Devgan and Akshay Kumar Suhaag. In his starting career, he worked as an assistant director in more than five Bollywood film in, most of which was successful at the box office.

Movies in which Rohit Shetty worked as an assistant director in his Starting career are:-

  • Suhaag,
  • Phool Aur Kaante,
  • Pyaar To Hona Hi Tha,
  • Hindustan Ki Kasam and Raju Chacha.

Career as a Director

Before directing his first film, Rohit Shetty had worked as an assistant director in many films, and due to this, he gained much knowledge regarding the direction of the movies. Rohit Shetty made his directorial debut with the film Zameen, which was released in the year 2003, superstar Ajay Devgan, Abhishek Bachchan, and Bipasha Basu was the main star of this movie. This movie was also done well at the box office.

Rohit Shetty

After this, in 2006, Rohit Shetty directed another film; from which Rohit Shetty's direction was highly praised, and he became a successful director overnight. Golmaal's first part was released in the year 2006, and this is a comedy film series directed by Rohit Shetty, and Ajay Devgan is in the main lead actor; this movie was very successful at the box office, and even today, after the release of more than 15 years this movie is a favourite comedy movie of many movie lovers.

After this, he directed another movie Sunday which was also successful at the box office, and a sequel of his previous superhit movie Golmaal Returns and both these films were released in the year 2008. After the year 2008, he has counted as the one of the very successful and top directors in the Bollywood or Hindi film industry because of the film Singham. In the film Singham, Rohit Shetty again worked with Superstar Ajay Devgan; this film was released in the year 2011 and became a blockbuster movie in Bollywood film Industry.

Rohit Shetty

After the success of the film Singham, he directed another film in the year 2012, and this movie was also do very well at the box office; and name of the movie was Bol Bachchan; in this film again Ajay Devgan worked with Rohit, and Abhishek Bachchan was also in the main character in this movie.

Before 2013, he was a well-known director and established himself as one of the best directors in Bollywood, but after 2013 everything changed; he counted among the top directors in the history of Bollywood due to the Film Chennai Express, which was released in the year 2013, after release, this film became a most successful movie of Rohit Shetty career. Shah Rukh Khan worked with Shetty through this film for the first time, and Deepika Padukone was also the lead actress.

Rohit Shetty

This film broke each and every box office record at that time and was liked by all most every movie lover. After the release of this film, everything changed for Rohit Shetty; every top actor in Bollywood wanted to work with Rohit Shetty because they knew Rohit Shetty does not make flop movies. After the success of Chennai Express in the year 2014, he directed the sequel of Singham, Singham Returns, and this movie was another hit movie in the list of Rohit Shetty-directed movies. Moreover, he also became the producer of this movie.

Rohit Shetty

In the same year, he was also part of the Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi as a host, and after this session of Khatron Ke Khiladi, he also hosted many sessions and still doing. After this, he directed many films, and his most of the film was very successful at the box office and also liked by the audience. His last film, Simmba and Sooryavanshi, was also very successful at the Box office. He directed many films in Bollywood, but through Indian Police Force, he will also debut on the OTT Platform, Sidharth Malhotra was in the lead actor, and this series will be released on Amazon Prime Video.

Rohit Shetty

Today he is the first choice director for many actors, and he is also very known for his top-class action in his movie. He directed very less movies, but the success ratio of his films is very high. Some best movies directed by Rohit Shetty are:-

Sooryavanshi, Dilwale, Singham Returns, Chennai Express, Ranveer Ching, Returns, Simmba, Golmaal Again, Zameen, Golmaal: Fun Unlimited, Golmaal Returns, All The Best: Fun Begins, Golmaal 3, Singham, Bol Bachchan, and many more.

Marriage and Children

Rohit Shetty

On May 27, 2005, banker Maya Rohit Shetty and Rohit Shetty got married, and Rohit Shetty and Maya Rohit Shetty had one child, a boy whose name is Ishaan. Even after his marriage, his affair with actress Prachi Desai is very well known in the Bollywood industry.

Total Net Worth

Rohit Shetty is not only the best director and producer in Bollywood but also one of the richest directors in India. He has a pretty opulent lifestyle. Rohit Shetty has an estimated net worth of $38 million, or 280 crores. He is one of Bollywood's wealthiest directors at the moment. His annual salary is more than 30 crores. Most of the money he earns is through directing movies or being part of many popular television shows. His net worth has significantly improved over the last few years.

Cars Collection

Rohit Shetty

Rohit Shetty is very well known for his stunts by car in his films. He loves automobiles a lot, and as a result, he has a lot of pricey, branded vehicles. When it comes to his automobile collection, Rohit owns several high-value vehicles, including BMW, Range Rover, Benz, Rolls-Royce, and many more. Each of these vehicles costs more than one crore rupees, and in addition to luxury cars, Rohit also owns a number of pricey motorcycles.


Rohit Shetty

Rohit Shetty spends plenty of money on his way of living. In Navi Mumbai, India, he and his family reside in a lavishly designed home. This home is more than ten crores of rupees in price. In addition to that, he has numerous homes in numerous cities or nations. He also invests in many real states properties.

Rohit Shetty Body Measurements/Physical Statistics

  • Height in Feet Inches: 6'1"
  • Weight in Kilograms: 80 kg
  • Chest Size:46 Inches
  • Waist Size: 44 Inches
  • Biceps Size: 16 Inches
  • Eye Colour: Black
  • Hair Colour: Black

Rohit Shetty Education Qualifications

  • School: St Mary's High School Juhu, Mumbai, Junior College

Rohit Shetty Favorites Things and Like & Dislike

  • Favorite Actor: Amitabh Bachchan, Ajay Devgan, Shah Rukh Khan
  • Favorite Actress:Kareena Kapoor
  • Favorite Color: White
  • Favorite Food: Daal Chawal, Pasta Pomodoro.
  • Hobbies:Travelling and Gyming

Rohit Shetty Family Details

  • Father Name: Mudhu Balwant Shetty (Actor and Fight director)
  • Mother Name: Ratna Shetty
  • Brother Name: Hriday Shetty and Uday Shetty (Step-Brother)
  • Sister Name: Chanda Shetty, Chaya Shetty, Mahek Shetty (Elder)
  • Wife Name: Maya Shetty (Banker)
  • Children's Name: Ishaan (Son)

Awards and Achievements

  • Zee Cine Awards
  • Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards India
  • Star Box Office India Awards, and many more.

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Today in the Hindi film industry, Rohit Shetty is a very big name; he is one of the top paid directors in Bollywood, and every actor wants to work with him. The success of some of the last films of Rohit Shetty makes him more popular than ever before. He also has his own production company, Rohit Shetty Production House Pvt. Ltd, under which he also produced many movies. Most of his movies are with Ajay Devgan. Due to his movies, the popularity of Rohit Shetty is increasing day by day.

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