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Mahesh Shetty Wiki, Age, Boyfriend, Family, Career, Biography & Facts

Mahesh Shetty is a talented and handsome actor from India. He mostly works in the films, television series web series. He is best known for the role of Laxman Karnik in the film Bhuj: The pride of India. Mahesh Shetty is one of the key people in the Sushant Singh Rajput Case.

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Mahesh Shetty Age

Actor Mahesh Shetty was born in 1984 (age 34 years as in 2020). He belongs to the middle-class family of Mumbai, Maharashtra.


Mahesh Shetty is one of the most handsome television actors from India. He belongs to the sweet and caring family of Mumbai. He completed his schooling locally from his hometown and then did graduation in Hotel Management. Mahesh was very passionate about acting and modelling at a young age. To learn acting professionally, Mahesh also joined National School of Drama and many theatres play. So, he started off his career with television serials and also jumped to the film acting.

Family, Caste & Religion

Mahesh Shetty was born and raised by the modern and well-educated family of Mumbai. Not much known about his parent’s name however his father is a hotelier by profession. He has one elder sister. His parents are very supportive of a career in acting.

Mahesh Shetty believes in Hinduism and holds Indian nationality. In addition, he spent most of his childhood and teenage with family in Mumbai.

Girlfriend, Marriage & Wife

Actor Mahesh Shetty got married to Anisha Kapur on 20th November 2011. His wife Anisha is also an actress by profession. Both Mahesh and Anisha met first time on the set of Ghar Ek Sapna and fell in love. After dating for a long time, Mahesh and girlfriend Anusha got married in Delhi. Also, his marriage ceremony has special guests like Sushant Singh Rajput, Ankita Lokhande, Hemant Thatte and Nishant Shokeen.

Mahesh marriage photo
Mahesh marriage photo

The couple looks very cute together and is blessed with two children. He often shares photos with family on social media.

Mahesh Shetty wife
Mahesh Shetty wife

Body Appearance

Mahesh Shetty is attractive and handsome male actor from India. He owns strong body structure with proper body shapes. He is fair in skin and often keeps his hair long.

Height (approx): 5′ 8″ Feet Inches

Weight (approx): 65 Kg

Eye Colour: Black

Hair Colour: Black

Tattoo: None


Mahesh is a prominent actor who works in both films as well as a television. He has an amazing portfolio. Apart from that, Mahesh also appeared in the tv commercials of various brands including ICICI bank.

Television Career

Mahesh Shetty started off an acting career with television serial in 2008. He made a first on-screen appearance with serial Kis Desh Mein Hai Mera Dil of Star Plue. He played the role of Nihaal Balaraj Maan along with stars Sushant Singh Rajput and Ankita Lokhande.

Mahesh Shetty along witth Sushant in Kis Desh Mai He Mera Dil
Mahesh Shetty along witth Sushant in Kis Desh Mai He Mera Dil

After that, Mahesh did work in the noted television serials such as Ghar Ek Sapna (2009), Pyaar Ka Bandhan (2010) and Kesariya Balam Aavo Hamare Desh (2010). Next, he played the popular role as Abhay Diwan in the Sahara One TV serial “Parichay.”

Mahesh received huge appreciation with the role of Jayant Rane in daily soap opera Pavitra Rishta. He also did acting in the serial “Bade Achhee Lagte Hain” of Sony TV. Mahesh played an important role of Siddhant Jayesh Karekar along with stars Ram Kapoor and Sakshi Tanwar.

Mahesh in Bade Achhe Lagte Hai
Mahesh in Bade Achhe Lagte Hai

In 2015, Mahesh Shetty joined the main cast of a television show “Kalash” of Ekta Kapoor. He played the role of Saket Kapoor along with stars Aparna Dixit, Dolly Sohi and many others. Following that, he also acted in Pyaar Ko Ho Jaane Do.

In 2019, Mahesh Shetty made first digital debut with Alt Balaji’s web series BOSS: Baap of Special Service.

Film Career

In 2016, Mahesh Shetty made debut film with “Banjo” directed by Ravi Jadhav. He featured as Pakkaya; a friend of Ritesh Deshmukh. Next, he became a part of film Bhuj: The Pride of India (2019).

Sushant Singh Rajput Case

In June 2020, Actor Sushant Singh Rajput committed suicide in his home at Mumbai. After the sudden demise of actor, film industry got shocked and people demanded a strict investigation on the case.

Also, Sushant Singh’s father KK Singh filed an FIR on Rhea Chakraborty including five other people. Moreover, Mahesh Shetty is one of them whom Sushant called before his shocking death. According to reports, he was one to enter the Sushant Singh Rajput’s room after he died.

As being the closest friend to Sushant Singh Rajput, Mahesh Shetty became a prime witness for the investigation on the case. Subsequently, Rhea also hired a known lawyer Mr Satish Maneshinde to fight the case.

Favorite Things

Food: Thai Cuisine, Sushi

Actor: Irrfan Khan, Anupam Kher, Sushant Singh Rajput

Actress: Sri Devi

Destination: Thailand

Colour: Black


  • 18th Lions Club Gold Award
  • Lions Gold Awards for Best Television Actor In Negative Role 2012-13
  • Zee Gold Award for Best Negative Actor (male) 2013
  • Indian Telly Award for Best Actor in a Negative Role 2013

Facts of Mahesh Shetty

Does Mahesh smoke?: No

Does Mahesh drinks alcohol?: Not Known

His major hobbies are traveling, clicking photos, listening to music and reading.

Mahesh follows non-vegetarian diet and favorite dish is Japanese Sushi.

He was the very good friend of late actor Sushant Singh Rajput and had worked together in the serials. They also used to spend time together during vacation.

Mahesh is very active on social media and has a huge number of followers on it. He regularly updates his photos and stories on it.

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