Dayanand Shetty – Biography, Facts & Life Story

Dayanand Shetty Indian Actor
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Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Body Measurements 46-38-15 inches
Height 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m)
Weight 108 kg (238 lbs)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
Nickname Daya
Gender Male
Age 53 years old (in 2023)
Date of Birth 11 December 1969
Full Name Dayanand Chandrashekhar Shetty
Profession Actor
Nationality Indian
Birthplace Katapadi, Udupi Karnataka, India
Religion Hinduism
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius

Dayanand Chandrashekhar Shetty is a well-known face of the Indian TV industry and has worked in a variety of TV serials. He works in both the Bollywood film industry and the entertainment industry. Meanwhile, he also worked as a model for many notable brands. He is mainly known for the role played in the top-ranked serial named “CID” which was aired in the year 2012. Daya Shetty was born on 11th December 1969, hailing from India. He is also popular for the first Tulu dialect for which he got the Best Actor Award. In 2002, he was honored with the title of Good Looking Guy by Indian Television.


Dayanand Shetty has worked in many TV serials for which he got much recognition and appreciation from fans and critics. He is an award-winning actor who has performed in more than 15 TV projects and 3 movies. In 1998, he took the start of his career with a debut TV serial “CID” for which he got much acclaimed. Later, he also worked in “Jassi Jaisi Koi Nahin” in which he worked alongside Mona Singh. Moreover, he also performed in “Kumkum”, “Deal Ya No Deal”, “Jeena Isi Ka Naam Hai” and others that are worth sharing. Alongside this, he made an appearance on the TV shows including “Jhalak Dikhla Jaa”, “X-Factor”,” Entertainment Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega -4”, “Surya the Super Cop”,” Kahani Comedy Circus Ki”,” Apka Sapna Hamara Apna”,” and others are notable. In 1996, he took a new turn and moved into the acting line. He started working in movies including “Diljale” starring Ajay Devgan, Sonali Bendre, Madhu, and Amresh Puri played vital roles. Also, he appeared in another movie “Johny Gaddar” in which he appeared as Shiva. While it was released in the year 2007. Additionally, he acted in “Runway” which was directed by Suneil and Praful Tiwari and it was released in 2009. In 2014, he got featured in “Singham Returns” which was directed by Rohit Shetty. However, the most talented actor, Daya Shetty has achieved so much in his career life and still looking forward to getting more opportunities.


Dayanand Shetty has achieved much recognition and fame during his career life and still hoping to get more success.

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Dayanand Shetty Education

Qualification: Bachelor of Commerce

College: Rizvi College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Mumbai

Dayanand Shetty Career

Profession: Actor


Film Debut: Johnny Gaddaar (2007)
TV Debut: CID (1998)

Family & Relatives

Father: Chandra Prakash Shetty

Mother: Uma Shetty

Sister: Naina Shetty and Sandhya Shetty

Marital Status: Married

Wife: Smitha Shetty

No. of Children: 1

Son: None

Daughter: Viva Shetty


Who is Dayanand Shetty?

Dayanand Shetty is an Indian actor, born on 11 December, 1969 in Katapadi, Udupi Karnataka, India.

How old is Dayanand Shetty?

Dayanand Shetty is 53 years old as of December 2023.

How tall is Dayanand Shetty?

Dayanand Shetty is 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m).

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