Date Of Birth: 1973-03-14, Occupation: Film Director | Screenwriter » Rohit Shetty is an Indian film director, cinematographer and occasional actor. His work as director include the hits Golmaal, Golmaal Returns, All The Best: Fun Begins, Golmaal 3, Singham and Bol Bachchan.
Shetty is from the city of Mangalore, Karnataka, India. He is the son of the late actor and fight master M. B. Shetty, who acted in some Hindi and Kannada movies. He has been interested in film since childhood as he belonged to a family of film fanatics. At 13 or 14, he was certain that he wanted to be a director and never thought of becoming an actor, however he does appear in background roles in some films from time to time.
He started his career at the age of 17 as an assistant director with Kuku Kohli on the film Phool Aur Kaante starring Ajay Devgan.
He started working, first as an apprentice with Kuku Kohli during Phool Aur Kaante .