Rohit Shetty is synonymous with modern Bollywood films, especially the comedy genre, but he certainly does not shy away from the action films. The man wears many hats, but he has also got a big heart, as many speak praises of his philanthropic ways.
As the head honcho of ‘Rohit Shetty Production House Pvt Ltd’, he has worked with some of the most eminent names in Bollywood, such as Ajay Devgan, Aamir Khan, Deepika Padukone, Rajinikanth, and many others.
Rohit Shetty Net Worth 2020
Film producer, director and reality TV show host, Rohit Shetty, is worth as much as INR 248 Crore or $38 million, as of 2020, which makes him one of the highest-paid directors and producers in Bollywood.
Since becoming an accomplished director in his own right, Rohit Shetty went on to deliver several successful Bollywood titles, most of which have had commercially profitable results for him, at the box office.
Rohit Shetty Biography
|Full Name||Rohit Shetty|
|Birth Date||14th March 1973|
|Birth Place||Mumbai, India|
|Height||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|Occupation||Film Producer, Director|
|Wife||Maya Rohit Shetty|
Rohit Shetty was born in the year of 1973, on the 14th of March, in Mumbai, Maharashtra, IN. Although he shares his family name with some prominent Bollywood figures, contrary to myths, Rohit Shetty was born in a humble family, with a junior Bolly artist, Ratna Shetty, for his mother and MB Shetty, a stunt-man, for a father. The man also has five siblings in his family.
Not a lot is known about Rohit Shetty’s academic background; except for the fact that he studied in Mumbai’s St. Mary’s School. It is, however, common knowledge that Rohit Shetty had already made his foray into film-making at an early age when most are expected to be appearing for their boards.
As mentioned above, Rohit Shetty, began his career at the ripe age of 17, a time most associated with academics. However, fate had something different in store for Rohit, as he mastered his craft with several projects, as an Assistant Director. One of his earliest contributions as a director was to the popular Bolly title, ‘Phool Aur Kante’ in 1991.
One of the most successful franchises that added a feather to his cap, is the ‘Golmaal’ series, which produced several sequels featuring a star-studded cast. Another product of his that met stellar success, is ‘Chennai Express’, starring Bollywood gold standards, Deepika Padukone and Shah Rukh Khan.
In 2009, Rohit Shetty started dabbling with reality tv, co-judging, the show ‘Comedy Circus’. He also hosted the Indian rendition of the show, Fear Factor, ‘Khatron Ke Khiladi’ from the year 2014.
List of Awards
Rohit Shetty won the Stardust Award for Best Director, with ‘Singham’ in 2012; his film ‘Golmaal Again’ won the Zee Cine Critics Award in the year 2017. He also bagged the Stardust Best Director Award in year 2011 for ‘Golmaal 3’. His movie ‘Bol Bachchan’ also won an award for commercial success in 2013.
Rohit Shetty’s father, Mulund Balwant Shetty was a stunt actor as well as fight director. Rohit Shetty’s father was nicknamed ‘Fighter Shetty’ for his prowess at stunt and fight direction. Besides his actress mother, Rohit Shetty has two brothers and three sisters in his family. Rohit Shetty is married to banker Maya Shetty and is father to a son, Ishaan.