Dayanand Shetty Age, Wiki, Biography, Wife, Height in feet, Net Worth & Many More

By | July 26, 2022

Dayanand Chandrasekhar Shetty is known as an Indian film & television actor and model who was born on 11th December 1969 in Karnataka, India to Chandra Prakash Shetty and Uma Shetty. He has two sisters Naina and Sandhya. He completed his B.com from Rizvi College, Bandra. 

He started as a sportsman, who was a shot put and discus thrower and participated in several competitions and won some of them. He was the champion of discus throw from Maharashtra in 1996. But a leg injury ended his sports career.

Later he started his career in theatre and won several accolades. During this time, he won the Best Actor award for his role in the Tulu language play Secret. 

In 1996, Dayanand made his film debut with Diljale. In 1998, he made his television debut with C.I.D. and it was a big breakthrough for him. His role as Inspector Daya Singh was immensely praised. He acted till 2018 in that serial. In 2005, he appeared in three television shows, Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin, Kkusum and CID Special Bureau. In 2007, he appeared in his second film, Johnny Gaddaar. Runway was his third film, which was released in 2009. In 2010, he was seen in the television series, Gutur Gu. In 2011, he appeared in the television show, Surya The Super Cop. In 2012, he acted in television serial, Adaalat – CID Viruddh Adaalat. In 2013, he starred in the television show Gutur Gu. In 2014, he appeared in another successful film, Singham Returns. In that year, she was also seen in two television series Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah – Mahasangam and Adaalat – CID Vs Adaalat – Karmyudh. He made a guest appearance in the 2016 tv serial Gupp Chupp. In 2019, he appeared in the television series, CIF. 

He was last seen in the television serial Savdhaan India in 2021.

He also appeared in some television reality shows such as Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa, Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 5, Kaun Banega Crorepati, The Kapil Sharma Show etc.

He married Smitha Shetty and they have one daughter.

NameDayanand Chandrashekhar Shetty
Nick NameDaya
ProfessionActor
Famous for Daya (CID)

Date of Birth11 December 1969
Age52 Years (2022)
Birth PlaceKatapadi, Udupi Karnataka, India
NationalityIndian
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
SchoolNot Known
CollageRizvi College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Mumbai
DebutFilm Debut: Johnny Gaddaar (2007)



TV Debut: CID (1998)

ReligionHindu
Zodiac SignSagittarius

Dayanand Shetty Career

  • He started as a sportsman, who was a shot put and discus thrower and participated in several competitions and won some of them. He was the champion of discus throw from Maharashtra in 1996. But a leg injury ended his sports career.
  • Later he started his career in theatre and won several accolades. During this time, he won the Best Actor award for his role in the Tulu language play Secret.
  • In 1996, Dayanand made his film debut with Diljale.
  • In 1998, he made his television debut with C.I.D. and it was a big breakthrough for him. His role as Inspector Daya Singh was immensely praised. He acted till 2018 in that serial.
  • In 2005, he appeared in three television shows, Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin, Kkusum and CID Special Bureau.
  • In 2007, he appeared in his second film, Johnny Gaddaar.
  • Runway was his third film, which was released in 2009.
  • In 2010, he was seen in the television series, Gutur Gu.
  • In 2011, he appeared in the television show, Surya The Super Cop.
  • In 2012, he acted in television serial, Adaalat – CID Viruddh Adaalat.
  • In 2013, he starred in the television show Gutur Gu.
  • In 2014, he appeared in another successful film, Singham Returns. In that year, she was also seen in two television series Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah – Mahasangam and Adaalat – CID Vs Adaalat – Karmyudh.
  • He made a guest appearance in the 2016 tv serial Gupp Chupp.
  • In 2019, he appeared in the television series, CIF.
  • He was last seen in the television serial Savdhaan India in 2021.
  • He also appeared in some television reality shows such as Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa, Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 5, Kaun Banega Crorepati, The Kapil Sharma Show etc.

Dayanand Shetty Family 

Father Name Chandra Prakash Shetty
Mother Name Uma Shetty
Brother None
Sister  Sandhya Shetty, Naina Shetty
Wife  Smitha Shetty

Dayanand Shetty Relationship / Marital Status & Many More 

Marital Status Married
Affairs / Girlfriend Not Known
Wife/ Spouse Smitha Shetty
Marriage date N/A
Marriage Place N/A
ChildrenDaughter– Viva Shetty

Dayanand Shetty And Smita Shetty

Dayanand Shetty Physical Stats

HeightIn Centimeter – 165 cm
In Meter – 1.65 m
In feet & inches – 5’5
WeightIn Kilogram- 54 Kg
In Pounds – 119lbs
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBrown

Dayanand Shetty Favourite 

Favourite  Actor Ajay Devgan
Favourite  Actress Deepika Padukone, Kajol 
Favourite  Song N/A
Favourite  Movie N/A
Favourite foodMangalorean food, Dosa
Favourite  Color Black
Favourite  Sport Cricket
Favourite  Destination India

Dayanand Shetty Education 

School Not Known
Collage Rizvi College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Mumbai
Educational Qualification Bachelor of Commerce

Dayanand Shetty’s Net Worth

Net WorthN/A
SalaryN/A
Income SourceN/A
Car CollectionN/A

Some Unknown facts about Dayanand Shetty

  • Does Dayanand Shetty smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Dayanand Shetty drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • In real life also he and Aditya Srivastava (Abhijeet) are best friends.
  • In 2014, he also participated in Khatron ke Khiladi 5.
  • He has won the best supporting actor award (for the role of Senior Inspector Daya in CID) in the Gold Awards 2012.
  • The movies he has acted in include Johnny Gaddaar, Runway and Singham Returns.

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