Sunil Shetty’s full name is Sunil Veerapa Shetty and his nickname is Anna. He was born in India on 11 August 1961 and is now 60 years old. He had no interest in reading and writing as a child but his parents wanted him to make a name for himself by reading and writing. But Sunil had something else on his mind. From then on, he started dreaming of acting in films. But he didn’t want to upset his parents either, which is why he took a hotel management course from HR College of Commerce and Economics. But then he decided to quit his studies and pursue his acting dream. Sunil Shetty is an actor, producer, and presenter by profession.
Sunil Shetty started his acting career in 1990. The name of his debut movie was “Ek Aur Faulad“. But for some reason, this movie did not complete and Sunil Shetty’s dream of becoming an actor seemed a little unfulfilled. But he did not give up and in 1992 he released a film called Balwan which was very much liked by the audience. After that, in 1993 Sunil released a film with Akshay Kumar called Waqt Hamara and this movie made a splash as soon as it came on the big screen. And the duo of Akshay Kumar and Sunil Shetty was much appreciated. And in 1997 Sunil Shetty’s Border Movie was released which proved to be the blockbuster movie of that time on the big screen. And this movie had a business of 65 crores at the box office.
He was awarded the Best Villain award for his film Dharkan. Sunil Shetty, Akshay Kumar, and Paresh Rawal’s film “Hera Pheri” came out in the year 2000. This film proved to be a hit as it did a great job. Made on a small budget of Rs 18 crore, the film grossed Rs 70 crore at the box office. After the success of this movie, part two of this movie was also made which was as successful as the first part. Since then, Sunil has acted in many films but they have not been a hit.
His father’s name is Veerapa Shetty and he has two sisters named Sujata Shetti and Sanita Tarun Pratap. His wife’s name is Mana Shetty. His daughter’s name is Athiya Shetty and his son’s name is Ahan Shetty.
Sunil Shetty charges Rs 50 million for a movie. In addition, Sunil also does endorsements many brands. And they also have a lot of restaurant businesses. Sunil also has his own production house which makes him a profit of Rs 20-30 crore.
⦁ 1995: Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award for Dilwale
⦁ 1998: Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award for Border
⦁ 1998: Star Screen Award Best Supporting Actor for Border
⦁ 2001: Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award for Refugee
⦁ 2001: IIFA Best Supporting Actor Award for Refugee
⦁ 2001: IIFA Best Villain Award for Dhadkan
⦁ 2004: IIFA Best Supporting Actor Award for Qayamat: City Under Threat
⦁ 2005: Filmfare Best Villain Award for Main Hoon Na
⦁ 2005: IIFA Best Villain Award for Main Hoon Na
⦁ 2001: Filmfare Best Villain Award for Dhadkan
⦁ 2001: Zee Cine Best Supporting Actor Award for Dhadkan
⦁ 2005: GIFA Best Villain Award for Main Hoon Na
⦁ 2008: SAIFF Best Actor Award for Red Alert: The War Within
⦁ 2011: Stardust Search Light Award for Best Actor for Red Alert: The War Within