Sunil Shetty (born 11 August 1961) is an Indian film actor, producer and entrepreneur predominantly active in Bollywood who has acted in more than 110 films. His major works have been action films. He has also acted in Malayalam-, Tamil-, and English-language films.
Sunil Shetty’s debut film was Balwaan (1992), opposite Divya Bharti. The film was an above average grosser and launched his career as an action hero. He went on to play the protagonist in various successful movies such as Dilwale (1994), Anth (1994), Mohra (1994), Gopi Kishan (1994), Krishna (1996), Sapoot (1996), Rakshak (1996), Border (1997), Bhai (1997), Hera Pheri (2000), Dhadkan (2000) Yeh Teraa Ghar Yeh Meraa Ghar (2001), Main Hoon Na (2004) and Red Alert: The War Within (2010). In 2014, he changed the spelling of his name from Sunil to Suniel for numerological reasons.
Shetty was involved primarily in action films throughout the 1990s, playing the male protagonist in most of the movies he acted in during the decade. From early 2000, he mainly appeared in multi-starrers in across genres. He also starred opposite Isha Koppikar in Arjun Rampal‘s debut movie Pyaar Ishq Aur Mohabbat (2001).
Suniel Shetty is captain of the Mumbai Heroes cricket team in the Celebrity cricket league.
Suniel Shetty was participant in the Hiru Golden Film Awards 2014 and 2016 in Sri Lanka as a special guest along with other Bollywood actors such as Anil Kapoor, Vivek Oberoi, and actresses such as Bipasha Basu, and Neha Dhupia.
He is married to Mana Shetty and has two children, actress Athiya Shetty (born 5 November 1992) and Ahan (born 15 January 1996). Athiya made her acting debut opposite actor Aditya Pancholi‘s son Sooraj Pancholi in Hero (2015).
Suniel Shetty’s son Ahan Shetty has been signed by Sajid Nadiadwala for his debut film.
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