- Birthday14 March, 1973
- Fun Trivia:Rohit comes from a filmy background with father Madhu.B Shetty being a popular villain of 70s and fight director who used to earn a wage of just 35 (INR) a day. His father passed away when he was only 5-6 years old.
- Famous Quote:We are seeing a changed Mumbai, but having showcased Dharavi in 'Slum Dog Millionaire' brought shame and disgrace to our city. Whenever the firangs visit Mumbai, they must visit Dharavi; it has become a sightseeing spot. However, I feel saddened about it.
Born in March 1973, Rohit Shetty was raised along with his four sisters and two Brothers, Uday Shetty and Hriday Shetty. He got inspired by watching films as a child and aspired to become a director at the age of 14. Rohit got started with his career in Bollywood as an assistant director and his first movie as an assistant director was the successful Phool Aur Kaante. He went on to direct his first debut movie “Zameen” as an independent director, which flopped but he later gave blockbusters like Golmaal, Singham, Bol Bachchan, and Chennai Express. He is married to Maya Shetty and the couple has a son, Ishaan Shetty.