Shetty on the sets of Loot
11 August 1961 
Mulki, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
|Spouse(s)||Mana Shetty (m. 1991)|
Suniel Shetty (born 11 August 1961)  is an Indian film actor, producer and entrepreneur (hotel business) predominantly active in Bollywood who has acted in more than 110 films. His major works have been action films. Besides Bollywood movies, he has acted in English , Malayalam and Tamil language movies.
Shetty's debut film was Balwaan (1992) opposite the late Divya Bharti. The film was an above average grosser and launched the career of Shetty as an action hero. Later on, he went on to play the role of a 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 Kirti Reddy and Isha Koppikar in Arjun Rampal's debut movie Pyaar Ishq Aur Mohabbat (2001).
Celebrity cricket league
Sunil Shetty is captain of the Mumbai Heroes cricket team in the Celebrity cricket league.
In Award Ceremony in Sri Lanka
Sunil 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).
- 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
- 2005: Rajiv Gandhi Award along with Kareena Kapoor and Sachin Tendulkar
- 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
- 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
|1993||Waqt Hamara Hai||Sunil Chaudhary|
|1994||Dilwale||Vikram Singh||Nominated, Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award|
|1994||Gopi Kishan||Gopi / Kishan||Double Role|
|1994||Hum Hain Bemisaal||Michael|
|1996||Ek Tha Raja||Jay|
|1996||Krishna||Krishna / Sunil|
|1997||Border||Bhairav Singh||Nominated, Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award|
|1997||Judge Mujrim||Sunil / Dhaga||Double Role|
|1998||Vinashak – Destroyer||Arjun Singh|
|1998||Humse Badhkar Kaun||Bhola / Suraj|
|1998||Sar Utha Ke Jiyo||Himself||Special Appearance|
|1999||Hu Tu Tu||Aditya|
|1999||Bade Dilwala||Ram Prasad|
|2000||Hera Pheri||Shyam / Ghanshyam|
|2000||Refugee||Mohammad Ashraf||Nominated, Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award|
|2000||Dhadkan||Dev||Winner, Filmfare Best Villain Award|
|2001||Kuch Khatti Kuch Meethi||Sameer|
|2001||Kakkakuyil||Kunjunni||Special Appearance Malayalam film|
|2001||Ek Rishtaa||Himself||Special Appearance|
|2001||Pyaar Ishq Aur Mohabbat||Yash Sabharwal|
|2001||Yeh Teraa Ghar Yeh Meraa Ghar||Dayashankar Manorilal Pandey|
|2001||Ehsaas: The Feeling||Ravi Naik|
|2002||Awara Paagal Deewana||Yeda Anna|
|2002||Jaani Dushman: Ek Anokhi Kahani||Vijay|
|2002||Annarth||Jimmy / Jai|
|2002||Karz: The Burden of Truth||Raja|
|2002||Chalo Ishq Ladaaye||Himself||Special Appearance|
|2003||Baaz: A Bird in Danger||Harshvardhan|
|2003||Khanjar: The Knife||Raja|
|2003||Qayamat: City Under Threat||Akram Sheikh|
|2003||Khel – No Ordinary Game||Dev Mallya||Producer|
|2003||LOC Kargil||Sanjay Kumar|
|2004||Main Hoon Na||Raghavan||Nominated, Filmfare Best Villain Award|
|2004||Lakeer – Forbidden Lines||Sanju|
|2004||Aan: Men at Work||Appa Kadam Naik|
|2004||Kyun! Ho Gaya Na...||Ishaan|
|2004||Ek Se Badhkar Ek||Rahul Bhargav|
|2005||Page 3||Himself||Special Appearance|
|2005||Padmashree Laloo Prasad Yadav||Laloo|
|2005||Blackmail||Abhay Singh Rathod|
|2005||Tango Charlie||Shezad Khan|
|2005||Chocolate: Deep Dark Secrets||Rocker|
|2005||Kyon Ki||Karan||Special Appearance|
|2005||Deewane Huye Paagal||Sanju|
|2005||Home Delivery||Time Man||Special Appearance|
|2006||Fight Club – Members Only||Anna|
|2006||Shaadi Se Pehle||Anna|
|2006||Darna Zaroori Hai||Vishwas Talegaonkar|
|2006||Kilukkam Kilukilukkam||Himself||Special Appearance Malayalam film|
|2006||Chup Chup Ke||Mangal Singh Chauhan|
|2006||Phir Hera Pheri||Shyam|
|2006||Aap Ki Khatir||Kunal|
|2006||Umrao Jaan||Faiz Ali|
|2006||Apna Sapna Money Money||Namdev Mane|
|2007||Don't Stop Dreaming||Dave||English film|
|2007||Shootout at Lokhandwala||Kaviraj Patil|
|2007||Om Shanti Om||Himself||Special Appearance|
|2008||One Two Three||Laxmi Narayan|
|2008||Mr. Black Mr. White||Gopi|
|2008||Mission Istaanbul||Owais Hussain||Producer|
|2009||De Dana Dan||Ram Mishra|
|2010||Tum Milo Toh Sahi||Amit Nagpal|
|2010||Red Alert: The War Within||Narasimha|
|2010||Barood : (The Fire) - A Love Story||Shakti|
|2011||Raada Rox||Bhau||Special Appearance Marathi film|
|2012||Mere Dost Picture Abhi Baki Hai||Amar Joshi|
|2012||Delhi Safari||Sultan The Leopard||Voice only, Animated film|
|2013||Enemmy||Eklavya Karmarkar / Bhau|
|2013||Kalimannu||Himself||Special Appearance Malayalam film|
|2014||Jai Ho||Arjun Kaul||Special Appearance|
|2014||Desi Kattey||Suryakant Rathore|
|2014||The Shaukeens||Himself||Special Appearance|
|2015||2 Chehare||Ajay / Babu|
|2017||Hera Pheri 3||Shyam|
|2003||Khel – No Ordinary Game|
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- KBE, Upala (3 January 2011). "Suniel Shetty, son Ahaan hit Bangkok". Mid-Day. Retrieved 8 March 2014.
- "I'm more than just a celeb wife: Mana Shetty". mid-day.com.
- IANS (4 January 2011). "Suniel Shetty returns to action". Hindustan Times. Retrieved 27 January 2011.
A Black Belt in kick boxing, he kept the decade packed with more of muscle power in outings like Waqt Hamara Hai, Bhai, Border, Mohra, Suraksha, Shastra, Rakshak, Krishna, Aakrosh and Dus, to name a few.
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