Unknown Facts About Kantara Hero Rishab Shetty



  • October 23, 2022 / 04:13 PM IST

Kannada actor cum filmmaker Rishab Shetty has become the talk of the Indian film industry post the release of Kantara. Apart from acting, Rishab Shetty even directed the movie. As his name is trending across the country, we bring you some unknown facts about Rishab Shetty.

  1. Born on July 7, 1983, Rishab Shetty is 39 years old. His native place is Keradi, Kundapura in Karnataka.
  2. Rishab Shetty is a diploma holder in film direction from the Government Film and TV Institute in Bangalore.
  3. As an assistant director, Rishab Shetty worked with A. M. R. Ramesh on Cyanide.
  4. Before making his acting debut with Tuglak, Rishab even worked on TV serials and assisted Arvind Kaushik.
  5. Rishab Shetty and Avane Srimannarayana fame Rakshit Shetty are close friends. Rishab directed Rakshit Shetty starrer Kirik Party
  6. Rishab Shetty made his directional debut with the 2016 film, Ricky which has his bother Rakshit Shetty in the lead role.
  7. Rishab Shetty is the director of the 2016 film, Kirik Party with his brother Rakshit. The film was a huge hit back then and brought the Shetty brothers good fame.
  8. Rishab married his wife Pragati Shetty in 2017. The couple is having two kids.
  9. For his 2018 directional film, Sarkaari Hiriya Praathamika Shaale Kaasaragodu a film based on Children, Rishab Shetty won the National Award in the Best Children’s Film category.
  10. Rishab Shetty made his debut as the lead actor in the 2019 film, Bell Bottom which was a big hit.
  11. As Kangara is receiving tremendous response from all quarters, Rishab Shetty is planning to make a sequel for it.
  12. Rishab Shetty is also having a couple of interesting projects such as Bell Bottom 2, and Bachelor Party among others as the lead actor.
  13. As the director, Rishab Shetty is having Rudraprayag and SRK126 in the pipeline.

Author: Subham

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