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RN Shetty Biography, Age, Death, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : December 18, 2020

Short Biography

RN Shetty was born on 15-08-1928 in Murdeshwar, Uttara Kannada in the state of Karnataka, India. He was an Indian Entrepreneur, Businessperson, Educationist & Philanthropist.

Other Name: R. N. Shetty, Dr. R. N. Shetty, Dr. Rama Nagappa Shetty
Other Professions: Businessperson Educationist Philanthropist

RN Shetty Complete Bio & Career

Mr. Rama Nagappa fulfilled his schooling from a local school of Murudeshwar, Karnataka, India, and jumped to work at the position of Civil Contactor in a small town of Uttarakhand, Kannada called Sirsi (also known as Hill Station). Mr. Shetty was not satisfied with his work because he wanted to build his own business. Therefore, he began his own company named "RN Shetty and Company" with his friend in 1961. The company working on building bridges, flats, and other construction work. In 1966, they took an order to make a bridge on Honnavor Bangalore road.
Furthermore, Mr. Shetty established a new farm in 1967 with 7 Civil Contractor. The name of the farm is "Naveen Mechanised Construction Company Limited" and took their first contract to build the Hidkal dam in Belgaum district. Everything goes well meanwhile the company suffered from the financial crisis and then, Mr. RN took over the rein of the company and for further 8 years, he started several projects with his stakeholders. After that, the financial condition of the company got improved. Additionally, both of his companies work to build canals, dams, bridges, tunnels, buildings, hydropower projects, and other major irrigation work in many places such as Gerusoppa, Gundalgera, Rajankollur, and Hidal etcetera. The farm also made canals for the Upper Krishna Project and created 18 tunnels under the surface of the earth for the Konkan Railway Corporation Limited farm.
Moreover, Mr. RN spread his business in the Hospitality sector. He built a 5-star hotel in Bangalore in 1967 which is now known as Hotel "Taj Regency". Along with this, they built two more properties for guests which are located in Karnataka. The Hubli (known as Hotel Naveen) and a Resort called Naveen Beach Resort (RNS Yatrinivas) in Murudeshwar, Karnataka. Apart from this, the businessman jumped into the vehicle sector and tied his hand with Maruthi Udyog Limited. He opened the showroom of Maruthi company at Hubli, Bangalore.  


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Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

He died on 17-12-2020 at his home in Bengaluru. He died at the age of 92 by a cardiac arrest.

DEATHDAY 17 December,2020 (Saturday)
DEATH PLACE Bengaluru, Karnataka

RN Shetty Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Hello was born into a Hindu Bunt family. He was married to Sudha Shetty. The couple together had three sons named Naveen R Shetty, Sunil R Shetty & Satish R Shetty.

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Body Measurements

Chest Size 36
Biceps Size 13.4
Waist Size 34
Skin Colour White
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Murudeshwar, Bhatkal, Taluk, India
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Murudeshwar, Bhatkal, Taluk, India
School N/A
College N/A
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Reading, Listening, Traveling
Marital Status Married
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color Black, Blue, Grey
Favorite Brand Gucci, Levis
Favorite Player Sourav Ganguly
Favorite Sport Cricket, Football
Favorite Politician Arvind Kejriwal
Favorite Actress Rekha
Favorite Actor Amitabh Bachchan
Favorite Film Director Aditya Chopra
Favorite Movie Science Fiction Movies
Favorite Singer Asha Bhosle
Favorite Song Folk music
Favorite Place Europe
Favorite Dress Coat-pant, formal wears
Favorite Food Veg, Non-Veg
Favorite Accessories Rings

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About RN Shetty

  • Rama Nagappa was a philanthropist, businessman and founder of Naveen Mechanised Construction Company Private Limited, R N Shetty & Company from India.
  • He is passed away today on 17 December 2020 due to cardiac arrest in his home at Bangalore, India.
  • Mr. Shetty also has dealership with Maruthi Udyog Limited and he opened a showroom in the state of Bangalore called Hubli.
  • The businessperson also denoted money in the construction of Sri Mahamariamman Temple in Koyil, Bangkok. Additionally, he also gave financial help to build the statue of Shiva at Murudeshwar, Bangalore which is the tallest statue in India.

RN Shetty Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

RN Shetty was 92 years 4 months & 2 days old age.