• Ahan Shetty is an Indian actor who played the lead character Ishana in the 2021 romantic action drama “Tadap”.
• He is the son of famous Indian actor, film producer, and TV personality Suniel Shetty.
• Ahan has won three awards for his performance in “Tadap”, and is in a long-term relationship with Indian fashion designer and model Tania Shroff.
• His hobbies include travelling, shooting at a gun range, and physical activity.
• Suniel Shetty is an Indian actor who has appeared in over 120 movies, and is the owner of Club H2O and the restaurant Little Italy in Mumbai.
Who is Ahan Shetty?
Ahan was born in Mumbai, India, on 28 December 1995 – his zodiac sign is Capricorn, and he holds Indian nationality. He’s an actor who’s just begun working on his career, and has thus appeared in only a single movie: he played the lead character Ishana in the 2021 romantic action drama “Tadap”, directed by Milan Luthria, and which also starred Tara Sutaria and Saurabh Shukla. The movie follows two lovers who are about to be separated by unfortunate circumstances, and it won three of the four awards for which it was nominated.
Ahan’s also known for being the son of famous Indian actor, film producer and TV personality Suniel Shetty.
Early life and education
Ahan was raised in Mumbai alongside his older sister Athiya Shetty, who’s also become an actress, by their father and their mother Mana Shetty who’s a housewife.
Ahan grew up being interested in sports, and played soccer while attending American School in Mumbai. His father occasionally took him to his movie sets, which was how Ahan became interested in acting when he was around 13 years old. He appeared in many school plays during his teenage years, as well as in a couple performed at a community theatre.
Ahan matriculated in 2014, and although he hasn’t spoken of his further education, it’s said that he attended college, from which he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in 2018.
Ahan made a guest appearance in the 2021 episode “Ahan Shetty & Tara Sutaria” of the talk-show “By Invite Only”, and in the 2022 episode “Nadiadwala Special” of the talk-show “The Kapil Sharma Show”.
Awards and nominations
Ahan’s won three awards, all in 2022: a Gold Film Award for Best Debut Actor of the Year, a Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival Award for Best Debut, and an Award of the International Indian Film Academy for Best Debut Actor, all for his performance in “Tadap”.
Love life and girlfriend Tania Shroff
Even though Ahan prefers to keep the details of his love life to himself, he’s still allowed his fans to have a glimpse into it. He’s today in a long-term relationship with Indian fashion designer and model Tania Shroff; the two met in their early teenage years, and have been together for close to 10 years now.
In January 2022, rumors began circulating the internet, claiming that Ahan and Tania were planning to marry, but Ahan soon revealed in an interview that these rumors weren’t true, and that even though he believes it’s unfair for these kind of articles to be published, he understands that there’s not a lot he can do about it. He’s also revealed that he’s currently focused on his career, and that his girlfriend understands this.
Ahan hasn’t mentioned any other women whom he’s perhaps been with, and as of August 2022, he’s in a long-term relationship with Tania Shroff, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.
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Hobbies and other interests
Ahan seems to be enjoying the attention which he’s receiving from his more than 500,000 Instagram followers, and is thus quite active on the network; he’s uploaded over 250 pictures, the majority of which feature him during his everyday life.
He’s passionate about travelling, and his newfound fame’s taken him to several Asian and European countries, as well as to the US – his dream travel destination is Reykjavik, Iceland.
One of Ahan’s favorite hobbies is shooting at a gun range.
He’s physically quite active, and has a couple of training sessions at the gym every week, thus his muscular body.
He has his own favorite actors and actresses, some of whom are Robert De Niro, the late Marlon Brando, and Natalie Portman, while a couple of his favorite movies include the trilogy “The Godfather”, “Apocalypse Now” and “V for Vendetta”.
Age, height and net worth
Ahan’s age is 26. He has short black hair and brown eyes, his height is 6ft (1.85m) and he weighs around 165lbs (75kgs).
As of August 2022, Ahan’s net worth stands at over $50,000, while his father Sunil’s net worth’s been estimated at over $10 million.
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Who is his father Suniel Shetty?
Sunil V. Shetty was born in Mangalore Taluk, Dakshin Kannada district, Mysuru State, India, on 11 August 1961 – his zodiac sign is Leo, and he holds Indian nationality. He’s appeared in over 120 movies, and is perhaps still known best for his portrayal of Raghavan Datta, one of the lead characters in the 2004 action comedy “Main Hoon Na”, written and directed by Farah Khan, and which also starred Shah Rukh Khan and Sushmita Sen. It follows an army major who’s enrolled at college for an undercover mission; the movie won 16 of the 62 awards for which it was nominated.
Suniel was raised in India alongside his siblings Sujata Shetty and Sunita Tarun Pratap, by their father Veerapa Shetty, and mother whose name remains undisclosed; not a lot is known about Suniel’s family, as he respects their privacy.
He was attending a local high school when he became interested in acting, and began appearing in theatre plays, however, Suniel was urged by his parents to focus on his education, and thus set acting aside; he only launched his acting career in 1992, aged 31. It remains unknown what he’d done prior to acting, but it’s believed that he worked at several successful Indian companies.
He made his debut film appearance in the 1992 action adventure movie “Balwaan”, and gained recognition in 1994, when cast to play the main character Michael in the action crime movie “Hum Hain Bemisaal”, directed by Deepak Bahry, and which also starred Akshay Kumar and Shilpa Shirodkar. It follows hitman Michael who’s retired from being an assassin for hire, and is now helping Inspector Vijay catch the gangsters who want to kill him. A couple of Suniel’s other notable performances in the ‘90s were in the ‘95 action crime movie “Takkar”, the ‘97 action film “Dhaal: The Battle of Law Against Law”, and the 1999 romantic action crime movie “Kaala Samrajya”.
What marked the 2000s for Suniel was perhaps his portrayal of the main character Gopi in the 2008 action crime comedy movie “Mr. White Mr. Black”, written and directed by Deepak S. Shivdasani, and which also starred Arshad Warsi and Sadashiv Amrapurkar. It follows a man whose dying father’s asked him to locate a man to give him a piece of land.
Suniel made his debut TV series appearance in the 2011 episode “Script Exchange” of “Comedy Circus Ka Naya Daur”, and it remains his only TV series appearance to this day.
Three of his most recent roles have been in the historical action drama “Marakkar: Lion of the Arabian Sea” and the comedy “Afra Tafri” both in 2021, and the 2022 action sports drama “Ghani”.
For his acting skills, Suniel’s won six of the 24 awards for which he’s been nominated.
He’s also a businessman, and is the owner of Club H2O and the restaurant Little Italy in Mumbai.
Suniel’s passionate about sports, and captains the Mumba Heroes cricket team in the Celebrity Cricket League.