New Delhi- Rohit Shetty is also known as the action director of Bollywood today. Rohit Shetty, director of action-packed films like ‘Suryavanshi’, ‘Singham’, ‘Chennai Express’ and ‘Simmba’, is celebrating his 49th birthday today. Today, even though Rohit Shetty’s name may be heard in Bollywood, there was a time when this director was dependent on food. So let’s know some special things related to the director’s life on his birthday today-
Rohit Shetty was not an outsider in the world of films. Rohit’s mother Ratna Shetty and father MB Shetty belonged to the film world only. His mother was a junior artist in Bollywood and his father was an action choreographer and stuntman. Rohit’s father had worked in many Hindi and Kannada films. But at a very young age Rohit Shetty lost his father’s shadow.
After the passing of his father, the economic condition of his house had worsened, due to which Rohit Shetty had to bear the burden of responsibilities at a very young age. Rohit had decided to become a director at the age of 14, but his journey in films was not easy at all. He started his career as an assistant director.
Started working from the age of 17
Rohit Shetty entered the industry at the age of just 17 as an assistant director. He was the assistant director in Ajay Devgan’s film ‘Phool Aur Kaante’. After that he worked as an assistant director in many films for 13 years. Not only this, Rohit Shetty also worked as a spotboy with many heroines like Tabu and Kajol.
Debut as a director in 2003
The director used to get only 35 rupees per day in those days. But then in the year 2003, he made his directorial debut with Ajay Devgan. He directed Ajay Devgan and Abhishek Bachchan’s film ‘Zameen’. After this, Rohit Shetty made a series of hit films with Ajay Devgan.
Net worth is more than Rs 100 crore
Rohit Shetty got immense popularity from ‘Golmaal’ series and ‘Singham’. Ajay Devgan was seen in the lead role in both these series. Today Rohit Shetty is counted among the most successful directors of Bollywood. According to media reports, the total assets of Rohit Shetty, who spends crores on each of his films, is more than Rs 100 crore.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : March 14, 2023
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