Does Suniel Shetty smoke?: No.Does Suniel Shetty drink alcohol?: No.Suniel belongs to a humble Tulu speaking Bunt family as his father used to clean plates in Worli, Mumbai as he initially worked as a waiter at a restaurant. His father’s boss called his father to manage his new business, and by 1943, his father had bought the whole building.When film director Raju Mavani wanted to make Balwaan with him, most actresses were wary of working with Suniel and declined the offer as he was a newcomer. But late Divya Bharti agreed to work with him, which proved to be a wise decision as Balwaan became a hit.The period from 1993 to 1994, was the golden phase of his acting career as he gave hits like Anth, Pehchaan and Waqt Hamara Hai, Mohra, and Dilwale.Earlier, he used to be a bad boy; as he was involved in fights and brawls. But after he realized that he needs to set an example for his fans, he became calm and started to behave well.He knows Karate and is a black belt in Kick Boxing.Due to his masculine body, he is regarded as the He-Man of the Bollywood.Sonali Bendre had a crush on him during the 1990s.He won his first Filmfare Award for Best Villain for his performance in Dhadkan (2001).