Today i.e. on December 11, Dayanand Shetty is celebrating his birthday. He is an Indian film actor and TV artist. He is best known as Inspector Daya in the small screen famous show CID. He was born on 11 December 1969 in Katappi Karnataka. His father's name is Chandraprakash Shetty and mother's name is Uma Shetty. He has two sisters - Naina and Sandhya.
Dayanand Shetty completed his early studies from Udupi. He did his graduation from Rizvi College Bandra. He is married to Shamita Shetty. They have a daughter named Viva Shetty. He has also been awarded as the Best Looking Actor Award in the year 2002. He was a player before coming into the acting world, but due to his leg injury, he had to finish his career in sports. He was a very good shotput player. He has won many awards during his s[ports career.
He auditioned for Sony's show 'CID' in the year 1998, in which he was selected. In this show, he is playing the character of Senior Inspector 'Daya'. Apart from him in this show, Shivji Satam, Aditya Srivastava are in the lead roles. Along with this, he is also the writer of some episodes of this show. He is known for his strength and heavy body in the show CID. The most famous dialogue of this show is 'Daya Darwaja Todo' which has also made a lot of jokes. This dialog was used by director Rohit Shetty in his film 'Singham Returns'. Apart from this, Daya has been seen in many TV commercials and shows. Daya, who is always serious and looks, has also appeared in a silent comedy show Gutur Gun.