Rakshit Shetty is an Indian actor and filmmaker. Rakshit is best known for his work in Kannada cinema. He began his career as a Short Filmmaker with films like Let’s Kill Gandhi and many unreleased ventures. The film garnered widespread critical acclaim and won him the Karnataka State Film Award for Director’s First Time Best Film and the Filmfare Award South for Best Director.

Birth Name

Rakshit Shetty


Rakshit, Simple Star


Actor, Director, Producer, Screenwriter



Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Rakshit Shetty was born on the 6th of June 1983, in Udupi, Karnataka, India.


He’s currently 37 years old.

Sun Sign



Asian (Indian)




Rakshit did his schooling from a Private School in Udupi. Then he studied Electronics & Communication Engineering at N.M.A.M. Institute of Technology, Manglore.

Family Details

  • Father – Unknown
  • Mother – Ranjana Shetty

  • Siblings – He has an elder brother.

Marital Status



Girlfriend / Spouse

Rakshit Shetty has dated –

  • Rashmika Mandanna – Rakshit Shetty and Rashmika Mandanna fell in love during the making of Kannada blockbuster Kirik Party. They did not play hide-and-seek game about their relationship with media and public, as they were open about their affair. They also had their engagement, but finally broken his silence on his break-up.

Physical Statistics

  • In feet – 5 feet 11 inches
  • In centimeters – 180 cm
  • In meters – 1.8 m


  • In Kilograms – 75 kg
  • In Pounds – 165 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 40–14–34
  • Chest – 40 in or 102 cm
  • Arms / Biceps – 14 in or 36 cm
  • Waist – 34 in or 86.5 cm

Body Build


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color




Professional Statistics

Famous For

Rakshit well for his roles in film Ulidavaru Kandante (2014), Vaastu Prakara (2014) & Ricky (2016). He received a lot of accolades including Karnataka State Film Award.

Film Debut

In 2010, Rakshit made his first film appearance by playing the role of Aravind in the film, Nam Areal Ond Dina directed by Aravind Khoushik.

Directorial Debut

In 2014, Rakshit made his first directorial Debut in the film, Ulidavaru Kandante.

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Rakshit Shetty Net worth

Rakshit Shetty has an estimated net worth of $5 million dollars as of 2020.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Rakshit Shetty

  • Rakshit worked as a software professional for two years before becoming an actor starting in theatre.
  • Rakshit achieved further success with the college drama Kirik Party that he wrote and produced a critical and commercial success.
  • Rakshit entered into feature film with Nam Areal Ondh Dina & Thuglak both directed by Arvind Kaushik.
  • In 2013, he played the role as Kushal in the romance comedy film, Simple Agi Ondh Love Story written and directed by Suni.
  • In 2014, Rakshit portrayed role of Richard Antony in the crime drama film, Ulidavaru Kandante written and directed by debutant Rakshit Shetty.
  • In 2016, Rakshit made his acting debut as Ricky in crime thriller film, Ricky written and directed by Rishab Shetty.
  • In 2019, Rakshit played the role as Narayana in the fantasy adventure comedy film, Avane Srimannarayana directed by Sachin Ravi.


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