Rakshit Shetty is an Indian actor, director, film producer and screenwriter who is best known for his work in Kannada cinema. After graduating with a bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering from N.M.A.M. Institute of Technology, Nitte, Udupi, he worked as a software professional for two years before becoming an actor starting in theatre. He made his big-screen debut with 2010’s Nam Areal Ond Dina Kannada movie. As a director, his first film ‘Ulidavaru Kandante’ which released in 2014.
Early Life and Careers:
Rakshit Shetty was born on 06 June 1983 to a Tulu speaking Bunt family in Udupi, Karnataka. As of now, Rakshit Shetty’s age is 38 years. He did his initial schooling from Udupi and graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics & Communication Engineering from NMAM Institute of Technology, Nitte, in 2005. He was employed at Symphony in Bangalore for around two years. However, he resigned and followed his calling for a career in cinema.
He made his big-screen debut in 2010’s Nam Areal Ond Dina Kannada cinema which didn’t garner much popularity or success to him. His second film was Tuglak(2012) which also stars Meghana Gaonkar as the lead. This movie was also a disaster at the box-office. After seeing this response, he was literally cried in the theatre itself. Later, the romance-comedy 2013 film Simple Agi Ondh Love Story, proved to be a breakthrough for him before he directed and starred in the crime-drama Ulidavaru Kandanthe in 2014. The film garnered widespread critical acclaim and won him the Karnataka State Film Award for Director’s First Time Best Film and the Filmfare Award South for Best Director. The film holds cult status among Kannada audiences. He followed it by starring in Vaastu Prakaara (2015) and the critical success Godhi Banna Sadharana Mykattu (2016). He then scripted story and acted in ‘Kirik Party'(2016), which directed by Rishab Shetty, became a blockbuster hit at the box-office. After three years, he is coming back with Avane Srimannarayana Kannada movie which will be releasing in 27 December 2019. The movie also releasing in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam with the different releasing date. On the other hand, he will next be seen in 777 Charlie Kannada movie, Punyakoti Kannada movie, and Thugs of Malgudi Kannada movie.
|Real Name||Rakshit Shetty|
|Stage Name||Rakshit Shetty|
|Birthday||6 June 1983|
|Mother Name||Ranjana Shetty|
|Siblings||has an elder brother|
|Hometown||Kukkikatte, Udupi, Karnataka|
|Current City||Bangalore, Karnataka|
|School||Kukkikatte, Udupi, Karnataka|
|College||N.M.A.M. Institute of Technology, Nitte, Udupi|
|Hobbies & Interest||Reading, Writing, Travelling, Watching movies|
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|Rakshit Shetty Youtube||Youtube|
|Rakshit Shetty Mobile Number||N.A.|
Rakshit Shetty Filmography:
|1||Nam Areal Ond Dina Kannada Movie||2010|
|2||Tuglak Kannada Movie||2012|
|3||Simple Agi Ondh Love Story||2013|
|4||Ulidavaru Kandante Kannada Movie||2014|
|5||Vaastu Prakara Kannada Movie||2014|
|6||Ricky Kannada Movie||2016|
|7||Godhi Banna Sadharana Maykattu Kannada Movie||2016|
|8||Kirik Party Kannada Movie||2016|
|9||Avane Srimannarayana Kannada Movie||2019|
|10||777 Charlie Kannada Movie||2020|
|11||Punyakoti Kannada Movie||2021|
|12||Thugs of Malgudi Kannada Movie||2022|
Rakshit Shetty’s Lesser Known Facts / Rumors/ Controversies
- Rakshit Shetty got engaged to actress Rashmika Mandanna. They began dating during making of Kirik Party and got engaged on 3 July 2017 in a private ceremony in Rashmika Mandanna’s hometown of Virajpet. The couple mutually broke off their engagement in September 2018, citing compatibility issues.
- Rakshit Shetty now linked up with Shanvi Srivastava, who is the co-star of Avane Srimannarayana Kannada movie.
- Rakshit Shetty belongs to Tulu speaking Bunts community.
Additional information about Rakshit Shetty
- Does Rakshit Shetty know cooking? – No.
- Does Rakshit Shetty smoke? – Not known.
- Does Rakshit Shetty drinks alcohol? – Not known.
- Does Rakshit Shetty go to the gym? – Yes.
- Who is Rakshit Shetty’s first crush? – Not revealed.
- Who is Rakshit Shetty’s girlfriend ( Rakshit Shetty’s lover)? – Rashmika Mandanna (ex), Shanvi Srivastava (rumour)
- Who is Rakshit Shetty’s wife? – Unmarried.
- Rakshit Shetty’s shoe size is 9.5.
- Rakshit Shetty’s height is 5.9″
- Rakshit Shetty’ mother tongue is Tulu language.
- Rakshit Shetty’ father name is NA
- Rakshit Shetty’ mother name is Ranjana Shetty.
- Rakshit Shetty has an elder brother.
- Rakshit Shetty’ birthday date is 6 June 1983
- Rakshit Shetty’ age is 38 years
- Rakshit Shetty’ hometown is Udupi, Karnataka.
- Rakshit Shetty’ debut film was Nam Areal Ond Dina Kannada movie which released in 2010.
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