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Rakshit Shetty: Breakthrough, Movies, Biography & More

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June 6, 1983

Rakshit Shetty is an Indian actor, director, producer, and screenwriter who predominantly works in Kannada films. He made his acting debut with the 2010 film Gaalipata and went on to star in commercially successful films like Ulidavaru Kandanthe (2014) and Kirik Party (2016). In 2018, he made his directorial debut with the sports drama film Avane Srimannarayana.

Early Life

Rakshit Shetty was born on 6 April 1985 in Karnataka, India. He was brought up in Mangalore and completed his schooling at Sharada Vidyalaya. He pursued his degree in BE Computer Science from Mangalore Institute of Technology & Engineering. Rakshit is a trained Bharatanatyam dancer and has also learned guitar.

Career: What did he do before acting?

Rakshit Shetty has appeared in a number of films and television shows. He made his acting debut in the Kannada film, "Ulidavaru Kandante" and has since appeared in a number of films in different languages.

Before making his acting debut, Rakshit Shetty worked as a software engineer. He worked for Infosys for a few years before quitting to pursue his dream of becoming an actor. He enrolled in an acting school in Mumbai and soon after, made his acting debut.

Rakshit Shetty is now one of the most popular actors in India. He has won several awards for his performances in films and television shows. He is also a successful producer and has directed a few films as well.

Big Break: How did he become an actor?

Rakshit Shetty

His big break in the 2014 Kannada film, Ulidavaru Kandanthe. He has since gone on to star in several successful films and has become one of the most popular actors in Karnataka.

Born and raised in Mangalore, Shetty originally wanted to be a cricketer but after sustaining an injury, he turned his attention to acting. He made his acting debut in the 2009 television series Nanda Gokula but it was Ulidavaru Kandanthe that really put him on the map.

Shetty is now one of the most sought-after actors in Karnataka and has starred in hit films like Kirik Party, Godhi Banna Sadharana Mykattu, and Avala Neralu.


Rakshit Shetty works predominantly in Kannada films and he made his debut as an actor in the 2009 film Gautham Sathya.

Some of Rakshit's most famous movies include Ulidavaru Kandanthe (2014), Kirik Party (2016), and Shuddhi (2017). He has also directed and produced several successful films, such as Ulidavaru Kandanthe, which won him the National Film Award for Best Direction.

Rakshit Shetty in the movie 777 charlie
Rakshit Shetty in the movie 777 charlie

Rakshit is a very popular actor in Karnataka and has a large fan following. His movies are known for their relatable storylines and realistic portrayals of characters.


In conclusion, Rakshit Shetty is an Indian actor who is known for his work in the Kannada film industry. He has appeared in a number of films and has received critical acclaim for his work. He is also a singer and has released several albums. In addition, he is also a television presenter and has hosted a number of shows.

Full NameRakshit Shetty
Date of BirthJune 6, 1983
Age Years
BirthplaceUdupi, Karnataka, India
Home TownUdupi, Karnataka
Educational QualificationBachelor's degree in Electronics and Communications engineering
College/ UniversityN.M.A.M. Institute of Technology, Nitte, Karkala
Zodiac SignGemini ♊
ProfessionActor, Screenwriter, Film director, Producer
Physical Stats
Height5 feet 8 inches (175 cm)
Weight 80 kg (176 lbs)
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBlack
ColorBlue, White
ActorHrithik Roshan, Ranveer Singh
ActressAnushka Sharma, Aishwarya Rai
HobbiesReading, Travelling
Family & Relationship
Marital StatusUnmarried
FatherShridhar Shetty
MotherRangamma Shetty
Spouse (Wife/ Husband)-
Brother(s)Ranjith Shetty
Sister(s)Rashmi Shetty
ProfessionActor, Screenwriter, Film director, Producer
Net Worth$10 Million
Famous forIndian actor and filmmaker in Kannada cinema
DebutNam Areal Ond Dina (2010)
Awards/ HonoursAwards
62nd Filmfare Awards South,
2014 Karnataka State Film Awards,
IIFA Utsavam
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Movie List

Sapta Sagaradaache Ello
[ 2022 ]
777 Charlie
[ 2022 ]
Padde Huli
[ 2019 ]
Avane Srimannarayana
[ 2019 ]
[ 2016 ]
Godhi Banna Sadharana Mykattu
[ 2016 ]
[ 2016 ]
Kirik Party
[ 2016 ]
Vaastu Prakaara
[ 2015 ]
[ 2015 ]
Ulidavaru Kandanthe
[ 2014 ]
[ 2014 ]
Simple Agi Ondh Love Story
[ 2013 ]
[ 2012 ]
Nam Areal Ond Dina
[ 2010 ]

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