Date of Birth: 11-Aug-61
Birth Place: Mangalore, Karnataka, India
Description: Suniel Shetty is an Indian film actor, producer, hotelier and liquor and fashion boutique owner. He is mainly active in Bollywood. He made his acting debut in the 1992 film Balwaan which was a moderate success. He gave three hit films in 1993 Anth, Pehchaan and Waqt Hamara Hai. His first major blockbuster hit was the 1994 action thriller Mohra. Later that year he also had another hit with the romantic drama film Dilwale and the comedy film Gopi Kishan. He went on to star in many films throughout the 1990s mostly in the action genre. In 1997, his film Bhai released on Diwali. It was a success despite coinciding with Shahrukh Khans Dil To Pagal Hai. In 1997. he got recognition for his role in the war epic Border. He went on to play patriotic roles in films such as Refugee (2001), Qayamat: City Under Threat (2003) and LOC: Kargil (2003). He also ventured into comedy roles in hit films such as Hera Pheri (2000), Awara Paagal Deewana (2002), Phir Hera Pheri (2006) and De Dana Dan (2009). He won a Filmfare Award for Best Villain in 2001 for his performance in Dhadkan (2000). He also won SAIFF (South Asia International Film Festival) 2009 as a Best Actor for the film Red Alert: The War Within. As a producer, he set up a production company called Popcorn Motion Pictures Ltd, which produced the films Khel (2003), Rakht: What If You Can See the Future and Bhagam Bhag (2006). In recent years he has mostly played small roles in multi-starred films. Besides Bollywood he appeared in the English film Don't Stop Dreaming in 2007 and the Tamil film 12B. He also hosted Biggest Loser Jeetega on Sahara One. He is married to Mana Shetty and has two children called Ahan and Athiya. He is often called as the He-Man of the Indian Bollywood industry. He is a Black Belt in Kick Boxing. Sourced from Wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suniel_Shetty)
SUNIEL IN NEWS
Armaan Jain is the latest actor to come from the Kapoor family and Bollywood came out in full force to support his debut film. The premiere show of Lekar Hum Deewana Dil was attended by the entire Kapoor clan including Ranbir. Other stars who turned up were Shahrukh Khan, Abhishek Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Rekha, Arjun Kapoor with sister Anshula Kapoor, Yami Gautam, Sonal Chauhan, Ileana D’Cruz, Tusshar Kapoor, Tabu, Kalki Koechlin, Parineeti Chopra, Karan Johar, Ayan Mukerji, A.R.Rahman, Esha Gupta,Suniel Shetty, Sohail Khan and Neetu Kapoor. One always has a ton of expectations from a Kapoor kid and Armaan is no different. The fact that so many stars turned up for his very first film itself indicates the truth of this statement. You can check out the photos of the event here and watch it in the video below.