Chandan Shetty is a music composer, lyricist, pop singer, actor, and musician. He is famous for composing Kannada songs.
Shetty rose to popularity from his popular Kannada solo performances including Fire, Tequila, Halagode, 3 Peg, and Chocolate Girl. In addition, Chandan participated in the Bigg Boss season 5 Kannada and won the reality show.
The popular Kannadian singer became the talk of the town for proposing to Niveditha Gowdaj at a public event. Keep reading to learn more about the personal and professional life of Chandan Shetty.
Chandan Shetty Wiki/Biography
Born on 17th September 1989, Chandan is 31 years old as in 2020. He was born and brought up in Shanthigrama, Hassan, Kannada. He holds the Indian nationality. Shetty’s zodiac sign is Virgo.
He was born to a business family. His father, Paramesh Shetty, is a businessman. His mother, Prema Shetty, is a homemaker. He also has a sibling named Puneeth Shetty. Shetty follows Hinduism.
|Height (approx)||in centimeters: 179 cm|
in meters: 1.79 m
in feet inches: 5’ 9”
|Weight (approx)||in kilograms: 81 kg|
in pounds: 178 lbs
Chandan Shetty completed his education from his hometown. He attended Rotary School, Sakleshpur, Karnataka for schooling.
After the primary education, Shetty enrolled in Vidya Vikas First Grade College in Mysore for his graduation. His current educational qualifications are a bachelor of business management.
Chandan started off his career with the movie Alemari. He entered as the musician in 2012 and provided lyrics for songs in the movie. After a successful movie, Chandan got many offers in the Kannadian music industry.
Shetty worked for Power, Bhajarangi, Chakravyuha, Varadanayaka, and more. In 2017, he took part in the reality show Bigg Boss Kannada season 5. Fortunately, his personality and wonderful performance received appreciation from the audience.
He received many votes and became the winner of the season. In addition to the Bigg Boss trophy, Chandan got 50 Lakh INR as the cash prize.
After Bigg Boss, Chandan received many acting offers and he decided to make his acting debut with Vichitra Prem Katha movie released in 2017.
Apart from working for the Kannada films, Chandan has given several solo songs. His first individual track named Halagode released in the year 2015. It received more than 12 million views and made Chandan a popular singer in the music industry.
Some of the most popular songs of Chandan Shetty are Tequila, Chocolate Girl, Nanna Preethi, Bad Boy, Fie, Sullalla, and 3 PEG. Chandana is also seen as the judge of many famous reality shows including Kannada Kogile 2, Master Dancer, Kannada Kogile, and Kannada Kogile Super season.
Hobbies and Favorites
Chandan’s hobbies include traveling and listening to music. His favorite color is black. His favorite destination is Chicago. Moreover, Chandan likes to play volleyball.
Girlfriends & Relationships
Chandan is married as per the marital status. He dated the Bigg Boss fame Niveditha Gowda for quite a while and got engaged to her at a public event. Later on, the duo tied a knot in a grand wedding. They married on 26th February 2020.
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Chandana got into a controversy when he proposed the love of his life ‘Niveditha Gowda’ for marriage. He chose the public event held at Yuva Dasara to make the grand proposal.
Shetty was seen on his knees, proposing to Niveditha in front of all the guests. However, this proposal did not turn out well for the attendees since they were at a government-sponsored event. The in-charge of the event filed a police complaint against the singer for using a public platform for sharing the private moments.
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Less-known Facts About Chandan Shetty
- While giving an interview, Shetty said that Honey Singh is his inspiration.
- Chandan has been in the music industry for over 5 years now. In his entire music career, he has written over 30 songs and sung more than 40 songs.
- Shetty shoots a music album named 3 PEG. It received over 3 million views on the date of release. Moreover, the video turned out to be the most-watched video in Kannada.
- Shetty and Niveditha met in the Bigg Boss season 5 Kannada for the first time. They shared a friendly relationship on the show. Even after the show, Shetty and Niveditha continued their friendship until the former fell in love and proposed to Niveditha in a government-sponsored program.
- Shetty is an avid pet lover. He has a pet named ‘Apple’.
- He has a tattoo of the roman numbers ‘XIV’ around his neck.
- He is a philanthropist.
- Before he started off his career in the music industry, he got a job at a call center (where he worked for one year).