Dayanand Shetty a popular cop in Indian Television. Daya was born in 1969 in Karnataka.He graduated his B.com from Bandra.
He started his career as sports man but later on due to injury he was selected for popular show CID in sony tv. After that he never had to go back than he started getting film offers in Johnny gadar, runaway.
He is married to Smitha Shetty the couple has a daughter. The couple live in Mumbai with two sisters of Daya Naina and Sandyha.