Dayanand Shetty is an Indian former model, businessman, and actor who is most popular for performing the part of Senior Inspector Dayanand in the Indian television series CID (since 1998), directed and produced by B. P. Singh.
Dayanand did his B.com (Bachelor of Commerce) at Rizvi College, Bandra, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
Biography & Wiki
|Dayanand Shetty Age, Biography & Wiki|
|Real Name||Dayanand Chandrashekhar Shetty|
|Profession||Model, Businessman, Actor|
|Debut||Film-Johnny Gaddaar, In the year 2007
TV-CID, In the year 1998
|Language Known||Hindi & English|
|Date Of Birth||11 December 1969|
|Age (as of 2021)||51 Years|
|Birthplace||Katapadi, Udupi Karnataka, India|
|Hometown||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Star Sign/ Zodiac Sign||Sagittarius|
|Dayanand Shetty Height & Physical Overview
|Height in Centimeters||188 cm|
|Height in Meters||1.88 m|
|Height in Feet & Inches||6′ 2″|
|Weight in Kilograms||108 kg|
|Weight in Pounds||238 lbs|
|Body Measurement (approx.)||Chest-46
|Family & Relatives|
|Father||Chandra Prakash Shetty|
|Sister||Naina Shetty, Sandhya Shetty|
|Dayanand Shetty Girlfriends, Affairs, and Marital Status|
|Education and School, College|
|Educational Qualification||Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com)|
|College/University||Rizvi College, Bandra, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.|
|Favorite Things and Like & Dislike|
|Actor||Ajay Devgan, Amitabh Bachchan|
|Color||White, Blue, Black|
|Car Collection||Not Known|
|Holiday Destination||Goa, London, Dubai|
|Salary (approx.)||80K-1 lakh/Episode|
|Net Worth (approx.)||Not Known|
Dayanand Shetty has a healthy physique and he is 5 feet 10 inches (178 cm) tall. Describing more about body fitness his weight is around 75 Kg (165 lbs). Dayanand Shetty always keeps himself fit and he is very health Conscious. His chest measurement is 42 Inches, Waist is approx. 30 Inches & biceps measurement is 16 Inches. He has a nice hairstyle and got Black hair and Dark Brown Eyes.
Family Background and Relationship
Dayanand Shetty was born on 11th December 1969, in a Tulu speaking Bunt family in Katapadi, Udupi Karnataka, India, to Chandra Prakash Shetty and Uma Shetty. Dayanand has 2 sisters (Naina and Sandhya). Shetty got married to Smitha Shetty and they have one daughter named Viva Shetty.
Dayanand is a sportsman-turned-actor due to a leg injury. Shetty was a shot put and discus thrower, which got him many prizes in these sports. Shetty was the champion of discus throw from Maharashtra in 1996. Dayanand has played in various commercials and has even got awards as a theatre artist. Shetty got the Best Actor award for his character in the Tulu language play Secret. Dayanand then auditioned for the character of CID officer in 1998 and was the one who got selected. Shetty is known for his character as Senior Inspector Daya in CID.
Dayanand along with actors Shivaji Satam and Aditya Srivastava are the main leads of the show. Good-Looking Dayanand has also written for some of the episodes of CID In CID, Senior inspector Daya is also known for his immense power, whose name is enough to make the toughest of criminals break down. Shetty’s signature dialogue in CID such as “Jab Daya Ka haath Padta Hai, To Muh Ke Andar DaatonSe Piano Bajne Lagta Hai” (meaning “When Daya slaps, then a piano plays in the mouth by the teeth”).
One of the most popular dialogues in CID is that of ACP Pradyuman asking Daya”Daya Darwaza tod do” (meaning “Daya, break the door”) This dialogue becomes so popular that it is even used in the movie Singham Returns directed by Rohit Shetty, which is one of the most appreciated scenes of the movie. In CID (Since 1998), Senior Inspector Daya is also critical in finding the clues to solve the case. Although tough in appearance, the actor is also soft-mannered and sympathetic in nature and is always the first one to support team members and others when they need it the most.
Daya Shetty has acted in television commercials, plays, and movies. The actor also got the “Best Looking Guy” vote, conducted by Indian Television in the year 2002. Shetty also participated in Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa (Season 4), a dance reality show. Dayanand’s talent as a singer has been appreciated in talk shows such as Movers and Shakers as well. The movies Shetty has acted in include Johnny Gaddaar, Runway, and Singham Returns. The actor has made guest appearances in shows such as Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin and Kkusum.
Shetty has acted in Guntur Gu, which is a silent comedy show (in both season one and two). Dayanand has made appearances as Celebrity Guest in shows including Deal Ya No Deal, Entertainment Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega(Season 4), Kahani Comedy Circus Ki, and Aapka Sapna Hamara Apna. Dayanand played in the year 2014 Season of Khatron ke Khiladi (TV Series) doing many stunts but was eventually eliminated. Handsome Dayanand and Shivaji Satam appeared as Celebrity Guests in the TV reality show Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L’il Champs (in the Independence Day Special episode of the year 2011). Daya Shetty, Shivaji Satam, Aditya Srivastava, and Narendra Gupta also appeared in Kaun Banega Crorepati, In the year 2014. Shetty has got the best-supporting actor award (for the part of Senior Inspector Daya in CID) in the Gold Awards 2012.
Contact and Social Media Information
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Some Lesser Known Facts About Him
- Does Dayanand smoke?: Not Known
- Does Dayanand drink alcohol?: Not Known
- Dayanand began his career as a sportsman and used to play shot put and discus throw, and got many prizes for it. But, due to a leg injury, Shetty left the sports and joined modeling.
- In the year 2002, Dayanand was voted as the best looking guy by Indian TV.
- In real life also Dayanand and Aditya Srivastava (Abhijeet) are good friends.
- Shetty is famous for his signature dialogue in the TV show CID, Darwaza tod do Daya.
- In the year 2010, Shetty joined in Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Season 4.
- In the year 2014, Dayanand also joined in Khatron ke Khiladi Season 5.
Q- Who is Dayanand Shetty’s wife?
A- Smitha Shetty.
Q- What is the age of Dayanand Shetty?
A- As in 2021, he is 51 years old
Q- Who is the best officer in CID?
A- Shivaji Satam.
Q- Did Daya marry Shreya?
Q- Do Daya and Shreya get married in CID?
Q- What is the height of Daya?
A- He is 5 feet 10 inches (178 cm) tall.
Q- Who is senior Daya or Abhijeet?
A- Dayanand Shetty.
Q- Who is Daya’s real brother?
A- Daya has no brother.
Q- Are Daya and Abhijeet real friends?
Q- Who is the daughter of Daya?
A- Viva Shetty.