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Rakshit Shetty

Actor / Film Director | * 06/06/1983 (38) | Udupi, Karnataka (India)
Rakshit Shetty (born 6 June 1983) is an Indian actor and filmmaker who is best known for his work in Kannada cinema. His films are known for urban legends, Indian folklore, nonlinear storylines, extended scenes of dialogue, references to Indian mythology and a wide variety of other films. Shetty began his career as a Short Filmmaker with films like Let's Kill Gandhi and many unreleased ventures. Most of the Short films were lost during his career as an actor. He then entered into feature films with Nam Areal Ond Dina and Thuglak both directed by Aravind Kaushik. His first mainstream success was 2013 Simple Agi Ondh Love Story. The success of Simple Agi Ondh Love Story made director and producer Simple Suni to invest in Shetty's first directorial Ulidavaru Kandanthe (2014). The movie was a moderate hit at the box office but later gained cult-following. The movie was praised for its regional authenticity in depicting Tulu Nadu and its people. The movie also paid homage to many of Tarantino's films including Pulp Fiction and Kill Bill, also referring to classics like Scarface and Sholay. After a g... ()
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Rakshit Shettyis a new generation Kannada film actor who rose to fame with the 2013 hit Kannada movie 'Simple Agi Ondh Love Story' where he played the role of the lead male character. He is now turning into direction with an upcoming Kannada movie titled 'Ulidavaru Kandanthe' where he also plays an important role. The actor is from Udupi, Karnataka and is known for his unique and fresh style of delivering dialogues which appeals to the crowd. He is an Electronics and Communication Engineering graduate fromNMAM Institute of Technology, Nitte. After the completion of his studies, he worked as a software professional for Symantec, for sometime. Then he took to acting in movies, to pursue his passion. He had been known to be involved in numerous extra-curricular activities in addition to being a very good student.

Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Romance / Love

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Movies with Rakshit Shetty as Actor(10)

as Dharma2021 777 Charlie
as Narayana2019 Avane Srimannarayana
as Shiva V. Rao2016 Godhi Banna Sadharana Mykattu
as Karna2016 Kirik Party
as Radhakrishna "Ricky"2016 Ricky
as Kubera2015 Vaastu Prakaara
as Richi2014 As Seen by the Rest
as Kush / Kushal2013 Simple Agi Ondh Love Story
2012 Tuglak

TV Shows/Series with Rakshit Shetty as Actor(1)

as himself2014 Weekend With Ramesh

Movies with Rakshit Shetty as Crew(14)

Production/Producer2021 777 Charlie
Production/Producer2020 Bheemasena Nalamaharaja
Production/Producer2019 Avane Srimannarayana
Writing/Story2019 Avane Srimannarayana
Production/Producer2018 Katheyondu Shuruvagide
Production/Producer2018 Humble Politician Nograj
Writing/Story2017 Richie
Writing/Screenplay2017 Richie
Crew/Choreographer2016 Kirik Party
Production/Producer2016 Kirik Party
Writing/Lyricist2016 Kirik Party
Directing/Director2014 As Seen by the Rest
Writing/Writer2014 As Seen by the Rest
Writing/Lyricist2014 As Seen by the Rest

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Citizenship: India
Born: Monday, 06/06 1983 (June) in Udupi, Karnataka (India) (current age: 38 years + 233 days)
Zodiac sign: Gemini (Chinese zodiac sign: Pig)
Educated at: N.M.A.M. Institute of Technology
Rakshit Shetty frequently works together with these people:
Rishab Shetty (10x, Crew)
Charan Raj (7x, Crew)
Pramod Shetty (6x, Cast)
Hemanth M. Rao (6x, Crew)
Achyuth Kumar (6x, Actor)
Suni (6x, Crew)
Karm Chawla (5x, Crew)
Dhananjay Ranjan (4x, Crew)
Saad Khan (4x, Crew)
Ramesh Aravind (3x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:199662, Added: 07/21/2018, Last updated: 01/24/2022