Top Director in India- Rohit Shetty

Top Director in India- Rohit Shetty:

 Rohit Shetty ( born 14 March 1973) is an  Indian film director and producer. His work as a filmmaker includes the Golmaal film series, the Singham film series, Bol Bachchan, Chennai Express ( for which he was nominated for Filmfare Best Director), and Dilwale. Top Director in India- Rohit Shetty


He started his career at the age of 17 as an assistant director with Kuku Kohli during Phool Aur Kaante  ( Ajay Devgn’s debut film that co-starred Madhoo). Then he assisted him in Ek Aur Kohinoor, which was never released. He also worked with him on Suhaag (starring Ajay Devgn, Akshay Kumar, Karishma Kapoor), Haqeeqat ( starring Ajay Devgn and Tabu) and Zulmi (starring Akshay Kumar and Twinkle Khanna). In the movie, Suhaag, Rohit also played a body double for Akshay Kumar.

After that, he started working with Anees Bajmee on Pyaar To Hona Hi Tha, followed by Hindustan Ki Kasam and Raju Chacha.


Shetty directed his debut feature film, Zameen, as an independent director with Devgan in 2003 at the age of 30. Zameen did average business at the box office. He rose to fame after he directed the 2006 comedy film, Golmaal: Fun Unlimited starring Ajay Devgn, Arshad Warsi, Tusshar Kapoor, and Sharman Joshi.

In 2008, he directed the third film Sunday, starring Devgn, Warsi and Ayesha Takia. Sunday was a comic- thriller. Shetty’s second 2008 project, was the sequel to Golmaal, titled Golmaal Returns. The sequel featured most of the original cast, except Sharman Joshi, who was replaced by Shreyas Talpade and starred Kareena Kapoor. In 2009, he released All The Best: Fun Begins. In 2010, Shetty directed Golmaal 3. Shetty’s 2011 Singham also featured Ajay Devgn in the title role, as a police inspector fighting against corruption. Singham was praised for the action sequence and direction, and Devgn’s performance. His next release, Bol Bachchan, is a comedy-drama starring Devgn and Abhishek Bachchan. Bol Bachchan was a commercial success in India.

Shetty’s Chennai Express starring Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone was released on 9 August 2013. Chennai Express became the highest-grossing  Bollywood film in the domestic market. The film earned over US$17.4 million to become the third highest-grossing Bollywood film overseas. The film also set a number of box office records, for the highest opening –day gross, highest-paid preview, highest single-day gross, biggest opening weekend, highest opening week and the fastest film to reach Rs2 billion in the domestic market. Shetty has played the judge of the television show Comedy Circus.

In 2014, Shetty directed Singham Returns with Ajay Devgn, a sequel to his 2011 film Singham. He was also a part of the television stunt game show Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi in 2014 as the host taking over the previous host Akshay Kumar. In 2014, he turned into a producer with Singham Returns, co-producing the film under his banner Rohit Shetty Productions. He directed Dilwale (2015 film) with Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol which is a box office success. He reprised his part as host of the 6th season of Fear Factor: skiatron Ke Khiladi.

Shetty directed Golmaal Again, the fourth film of the Golmaal series. The film, starring Ajay Devgn and parineeti Chopra in lead, released in October 2017 tot mixed reviews but became the highest-grossing Hindi blockbuster of the year and also becoming the highest-grossing Diwali release of all time.

Personal Life:

He was born to Ratna, a Bollywood junior artist, and actor/stuntman Mudhu Balwant Shetty who had acted in Hindi and Kannada films. He has four siblings. He was married to Maya Rohit Shetty in 2005. His son’s name is Ishaan. Also, he has two stepbrothers Hriday Shetty and Uday Shetty and three elder sisters Chanda Shetty, Chaya Shetty and Mahek Shetty. His hometown is Mangalore, Maharashtra, India.

Marital Status married
Favourite Actor Amitabh Bachchan, Ajay Devgn and Shah Rukh Khan
Favourite Actress Kareena Kapoor
Favourite Food Pasta Pomodoro
Hobbies Gyming
Net Worth $38 Million
Salary 25 Crore INR
Height 1.85 m
Weight 80 KG
Chest 42 inches
Height 6ft 1in (185 cm)

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