Rakshit Shetty is a Kannada film actor and director. Rakshit was born on 6th June 1983 in Udupi, Karnataka. He currently lives in Bangalore, Karnataka. He graduated from Electronics and Communication Engineering from NMAM Institute of Technology, Nitte. Then he worked as a software professional for a while before turning to acting.
Rakshit played a small role in the 2010 year film ‘Nam Areal Ondina’, which was his first appearance on the screen as an actor. ‘Simple Agi Ondh Love Story’ released in 2013 gave him the popularity. Rakshit tried his hand on direction with the film ‘
Ulidavaru Kandanthe’ released in 2014. For his debut directorial film Rakshit won the
Filmfare Awards South for Best Director and was also nominated for Filmfare Awards South for Best Actor for the same film.