Rohit Shetty, the prolific filmmaker and director, celebrates his birthday today. His journey to success is an inspiration to many. He is credited with revolutionizing the film industry, and his success story is one of the most remarkable in the industry. This article looks at his early life, his rise from a Rs 35 worker to a spotboy, his career, his impact on the industry, his birthday celebration, and his legacy.
Rohit Shetty’s Early Life
Rohit Shetty was born on 14 March 1973 in Mumbai, India. He is the son of director and producer M. B. Shetty and his wife. He completed his schooling from St. Xavier’s High School, Mumbai. After that, he studied at the Mithibai College, Mumbai and graduated with a degree in Commerce. During his college days, he was an active member of the college’s drama society. He was also actively involved in theatre and had appeared in a few plays.
From Rs 35 to Spotboy
After college, Rohit Shetty decided to pursue a career in the film industry. He started out as a production assistant and worked on various television shows. He also worked as a spotboy, but his meager salary of Rs 35 per day was barely enough to make ends meet. He then started working as an assistant director and worked on films such as ‘Hum Hain Bemisal’ and ‘Main Khiladi Tu Anari’. He also worked as an associate director for films such as ‘Phool Aur Kaante’ and ‘Ghatak’.
Rohit Shetty’s Career
Rohit Shetty made his directorial debut with the film ‘Zameen’ in 2003. The film failed to impress the audience and was a commercial failure. However, his next film ‘Golmaal’ was a huge success and established him as a successful director. He then directed films such as ‘Golmaal Returns’, ‘Golmaal 3’, ‘Chennai Express’, ‘Dilwale’, ‘Simmba’ and ‘Sooryavanshi’. His films are known for their comedy, action, and masala elements. He has also produced films such as ‘Golmaal Again’ and ‘Kuch Kuch Locha Hai’.
Rohit Shetty’s Impact on the Industry
Rohit Shetty has had a huge impact on the film industry. He has revolutionized the genre of masala films and has been credited with popularizing the genre. His films have had