Rohit Shetty Birthday Special: His journey from a spot boy to a 100 crore director
Rohit Shetty was born on 14 March 1973, he is the son of Ratna, a junior Bollywood artist and movie stuntman Madhu.B Shetty. He was raised along with his four sisters and two brothers, Uday Shetty and Hriday Shetty.
Started as assistant director
He started his journey in Bollywood at the age of 17 as an assistant director with Kuku Kohli during 'Phool Aur Kaante' which was the debut film of Ajay Devgn. Rohit shares a great bond with Ajay Devgn so he enrolled him for 'Zameen' his directorial debut film.
Rohit Shetty and Kajol
He was a spot boy to Tabu when she was filming 'Haqeeqat' and used to iron her sarees. He was also Kajol's spot boy. He made her hair for an entire schedule. That is one of the reasons he is so caring towards his team.
King of 100 crore club
He is the king of 100 crore club as his movies from 'Golmaal 3', 'Singham', 'Bol Bachchan', 'Chennai Express', 'Singham Returns' and recently release 'Simmba' went on to mint more than 100 crores at the box office.
He is not only good at making films but also his stint as a host on the small screen has won laurels. He proved his mettle as a television host with 'Khatron Ke Khiladi' when he stepped into Akshay Kumar's shoes a daunting task for anyone but Shetty.
Shares great bond with everyone
He shares a good equation with all in Bollywood and does not belong to any camp. Be it Ajay Devgn, Shah Rukh Khan or Karan Johar, Shetty is friends with all of them. He was the man who got Ajay Devgn and SRK to patch up.
A family man
He is married to Maya Shetty and has a son Ishaan.