Dayanand Shetty Biography Wiki Age Wife Family Much More

Dayanand Shetty Biography, Wiki, Age, Wife, Family, & Much More

Dayanand Shetty is an Indian actor, model, and former sportsman. He is famous for working mainly in the small screen industry.

Dayanand Shetty Biography, Wiki, Age, Wife, Family, & Much More

Dayanand Shetty Biography

Dayanand Shetty was born on December 11, 1969, he attended a private school in Karnataka, India. He graduated from Rizvi College of Arts and Commerce in Mumbai as B.Com. The actor has a reputation for portraying the role of “Senior Inspector Daya” in television serial CID.

Senior Inspector Daya” in television serial CID

He was the main director of the show along with actors such as Shivaji Satam and Aditya Srivastava and earned great names and fame for their role. He has many fans from all over the world and loves him for his nature towards the earth and great acting skills.

Dayanand Shetty Career

TV Shows

He started his career as a sportsman but later turned an actor with a leg injury. He was shooting and throwing discs and won many awards. He was also the champion of Discus throw from Maharashtra in 1994. Before making his acting debut, he worked in many commercials and theaters.

He won the “Best Prize” for his role in the Tulu language play “Secret“. Subsequently, he auditioned for the role of CID officer in 1998 and fortunately selected it.

This performance has gained popularity among the spectators and has earned a lot of praise and fame on the job site. Since then, without looking back on him, he has been a member of many TV series and reality shows.

In 2010, she participated in the dance reality show “Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa” as a participant. He also participated in the reality show “Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi season 5” hosted by Rohit Shetty. He is Kaun Banega Crorepati 2014, Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Appeared as a guest on many shows, including il Champs. Here is the list of serials to which he belongs.

Dayanand Shetty career

Year TV show role
1998–2018 C.I.D. Chief Examiner Daya
In 2005 CID Special Bureau Chief Examiner Daya
2010–2012 Vomiting Harping Singh
In 2011 Surya Super Police Chief Examiner Daya
2012 Adaalat-CID Viruddh Adaalat Senior Manager Daya (Episode 137)
2012 Vomiting Daya Singh
In 2013 Vomiting Bully ig
year 2014 Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah Chief Examiner Daya
2019 year CIF Hanuman Pan Day Commissioner


In addition to the television series, he has also participated in several large screen movies. In 1996, he made his debut with the movie “Dilly Day” as a firearm. Since then, he has seen many films, but was highly appreciated for his role in the 2014 film “Singham Returns“.

Year Movie Role
1996 Dilemma Man with gun
In 2007 Johnny Goddard F * UCK
In 2009 Passage examiner
year 2014 Crispy return Chief Examiner Daya

About his Family

He was born in Katapadi, Udipi Karnataka, India, as a Bunt family using the middle-class Tulu. His father’s name is Chandra Prakash Shetty and her mother’s name is Uma Shetty. He has two sisters, Naina and Sandhya.

The actor shared his close ties with his family and was proud to be one of the talented and famous actors of the television and Bollywood industry.

Dayanand Shetty Wife

He is married to Smitha Shetty. It was an arranged marriage by parents. The couple has a daughter named Viva Shetty. There is not much information about them because they want to keep their personal life away from the social sphere. They love each other very much and are often found together at various events.

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Dayanand Shetty & Aditya Srivastava friendship

Facts about Dayanand Shetty

  • Ajay Devgn is his favorite actor.
  • Madhuri Dixit and Sridevi are his favorite actresses.
  • Cricket is his favorite sport.
  • Mahendra Singh Dhoni is his favorite cricketer.
  • He started his career as a sportsman, threw Shotput and Discus, and won many awards. However, he had to leave due to a leg injury and participated in modeling.
  • Initially, he advertised a lot and won many awards as a theatrical artist.
  • In 1996, he made his acting debut in the movie “Diljale” as a firearm.
  • Then in 1998 he was auditioned for the TV serial “CID” for the role of inspector and was fortunately selected. In addition to acting, he wrote some episodes of the show.
  • The show gave him immense popularity and fame, which made him the name of the house. Here are some of his favorite conversations on the show:

“Jab Daya ka haath padta hai, muh ke andar daaton se piano bajne lagta hai” And “Daya darwaaza tod do”.

  • In 2002, he was awarded the “Best Looking Guy” award by Indian Television.
  • In addition to acting, he loves stunts and dances and has participated in real performances such as Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa and Khatron Ke Khiladi.
  • The actor is part of Bollywood movies like Johnny Gaddar, Runway and Singham Returns, and has earned a lot of acclaim for his role from film lovers.
  • He included Kapil Sharma Show, Aapka Sapna Hamara Apna, Entertainment Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega, Jeena Isi Ka Naam Hai, Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Il Champs has appeared as a guest with serials.

Dayanand Shetty Social media followers

  • Dayanand Shetty has 27.5K Followers on Instagram as of June 1, 2020.
  • Dayanand Shetty has 9.2K Followers on Twitter as of June 1, 2020.
  • Dayanand Shetty has 3.1K Followers on Facebook as of June 1, 2020.

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