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sunil_shettySuniel Shetty (born August 11, 1961). is an Indian film actor, producer and entrepreneur predominantly active in Bollywood. He made his mark in the industry doing action-oriented films and has starred in many Hindi films like Mohra, Dilwale, Krishna, Hera Pheri, Sapoot and Bhai.

Shetty won a Filmfare Award for Best Villain in 2001 for the film Dhadkan.He has also produced films like Khel – No Ordinary Game , Rakht, Bhagam Bhag under the banner of 'Popcorn Motion Pictures'.
 
Career
 
Shetty started his film career with the film Balwaan in 1992, which was an average success. He gave an average grossing film in 1993 Pehchaan and his next Waqt Hamara Hai was a big success. His first major blockbuster hit was the 1994 action thriller Mohra. Later that year he also had another hit with the romantic drama film Dilwale and average success Gopi Kishan. He went on to star in many films throughout the 1990s mostly in the action genre. In 1997, his film Bhai released on Diwali was a success despite coinciding with Shahrukh Khan's Dil To Pagal Hai. In 1997. he got recognition for his role in the war epic Border. He went on to play patriotic roles in films such as Refugee (2000), Qayamat: City Under Threat (2003) and LOC Kargil (2003). He also ventured into comedy roles in hit films such as Hera Pheri (2000), Awara Paagal Deewana (2002), Phir Hera Pheri (2006) and De Dana Dan (2009). He won a Filmfare Award for Best Villain in 2001 for his performance in Dhadkan (2000). He also won SAIFF (South Asia International Film Festival) 2009 as a Best Actor for the film Red Alert: The War Within.
As a producer, he set up a production company called Popcorn Motion Pictures Ltd, which produced the films Khel – No Ordinary Game (2003), Rakht: What If You Can See the Future and Bhagam Bhag (2006). In recent years he has mostly played small roles in multi-starred films. Besides Bollywood he appeared in the English film Don't Stop Dreaming in 2007 and the Tamil film 12B. He also hosted Biggest Loser Jeetega on Sahara One. In 2010, he starred in Daddy Cool, De Dana Dan, and No Problem, whereas in 2011, he only starred in Thank You, which was a box office average.
Sunil Shetty is now also captain of the Mumbai Heroes cricket team in the Celebrity cricket league..
 
Personal life
 
Suniel Shetty was born in a Tulu speaking ethnic Bunt family on 11 August 1961 in Mulki, India The actor also owns restaurants specialising in Udupi cuisine and clothing boutiques.
He is married to Mana Shetty and has two children named Ahan and Athiya. Mana runs an NGO for under-privileged kids He has a Black Belt in Kick Boxing.
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Awards
 
Winner
2000: Filmfare Best Villain Award for Dhadkan
2008: SAIFF Award for Best Actor for Red Alert: The War Within
2011: Stardust Search Light Award for Best Actor for Red Alert: The War Within
Nominated
1994: Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award for Dilwale
1997: Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award for Border
2000: Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award for Refugee
2004: Filmfare Best Villain Award for Main Hoon Na
 
Sourse : Wikipedia


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