Swaraj Shetty is an Indian actor and theatre artist who primarily works in the Tulu film industry. He rose to fame after playing the role of Guruva in the film ‘Kantara’ (2022).
Swaraj Shetty was born on 31 October in Mangalore, Karnataka. He did his schooling at Narayana Guru High School in Mangalore. In 2012, Shetty graduated from Adhiyamaan College of Engineering in Tamil Nadu.
Height (approx.): 5′ 11″
Weight (approx.): 75kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Parents & Siblings
There is not much information available about his family.
Wife & Children
On 31 December, he got married to Aashni Shetty.
In 2017, he made his Kannada debut with a rom-com titled Ondu Motteya Kathe. In 2022, he appeared in Rishab Shetty‘s critically acclaimed film ‘Kantara’ in which he played the role of Guruva, the lead’s cousin brother. Swaraj has earned immense popularity and appreciation through this film.
In 2018, Shetty made his Tulu debut with the film ‘Huchcha 2.’ In 2019, he played the lead role in the film ‘Two & Me.’
In 2019, he made his television debut with the Kannada TV serial Radha Kalyana on ZEE5. He also appeared in many Kannada soap operas such as Krishna Tulasi (2021).
- When Swaraj first appeared for the audition of the film Kantara, he was not selected; however, he received a call a few days later to audition again. The casting crew asked Swaraj to shave his beard following which he got the role of Guruva, the brother of the lead.
- The Kannada-language film ‘Kantara,’ has become one of the most talked about films. The folklore-oriented film received immense praise from celebrities across the Indian film industry including Dhanush, Prabhas, and Rana Daggubati.
- In an interview, Swaraj revealed that has done more than 400 theatre shows.
- The story and screenplay direction of the film ‘Two & Me’ (2019) were done by Swaraj himself.