About Chitah

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1983-85:
Promoted as an Assistant Health Club Manager owing to his dedication towards Martial Arts.

1985-87:
Research on animal (Cheetah) study and incorporating the Cheetah's style: speed, reflexes, flexibility, power, into his Martial Arts Training and introduced his own style as Cheetah Style.

1987-88:
Implemented Cheetah Style for first time for training various Corporate Sectors, Businessmen, and Students, which proved to be very helpful in their daily routine.

1985:
Started training Hrithik Roshan and Uday Chopra since their childhood for Martial Arts and Flexibility.

1987:
Personal Trainer to Dilip Kumar, Dev Anand, Jackie Shroff, Anil Kapoor, and Jitendra.

1988:
Trained Naseeruddin Shah for the film 'Jalwa' to tone down his body.

Mithun Chakroborty for the film 'Boxer'.

Trained Amitabh Bachchan and choreographed the action for the film Indrajeet.

Trained Nana Patekar for martial art and commando training for the film 'Prahar'

Trained Ajay Devgan for his first film and also choreographed his other films, such as 'Phool Aur Kante', 'Jigar' and 'Vijaypath'.

Trained Akshay Kumar, Suniel shetty, Salman Khan, Govinda, Chunkey Pandey, Aditya Pancholi, Farah, Neelam, Mandakani, Sonam, Dimple Kapadia, Meenakshi, Amrish puri, Juhi Chawla etc.

Worked as an Executive Producer for Times-Video for films as Vijaypath, Gambler, Krishna, Ghungat, Insaaf, Sainik, Zalim, Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi, Sabse Bada Khiladi.

Directed for Time-Video which is 'Lehren', 'Hello Wrong Number'.

Produced and Directed a video album 'Jolly-Jolly'.

Produced a film 'Hum Tumpe Marte Hai' starring Govinda, Urmila Matondkar, Paresh Rawal, Jhony Lever, Gulshan Grover etc.

Produced a film called 'Yahoo' with Govinda, Ameesha Patel, Rishita Bhatt, Satish Shah etc.

Chitah trained Farhan Akhtar in Martial Arts and also choreographed his action sequence for his film 'Luck By Chance' directed by Zoya Akhtar.


Filmstar kids trained under Chitah Yajnesh Shetty
  • Hrithik Roshan (Rakesh Roshan's son)
  • Uday Chopra (Yash chopra's son)
  • Harman Baweja (Harry Baweja's son)
  • Mahakkshay Chakroborty (Mithun Chakroborty's son)
  • Vikas Kumar (Kiran Kumar's son)
  • Narmada (Govinda's daughter)
  • Shiv Darshan (Suniel Darshan's son)
  • Charan Raj (Chiranjeevi's son)
  • Ishant Roshan (Rajesh Roshan's son)

Cheetah's Students selected for Bollywood films :
  • Suraj Sharma (Hero) - Life of Pi
  • Ananth Vardhan (Hero) - Mritunjaya
  • Adhvik Mahajan (Hero) - Ram Gopal varma's Contract
  • Aditya Mehta - LLauro Chartrand who has done six Jackie Chan's film and Mission Impossible and Last Samurai of Tom Cruise who turned producer came to cheetah's workshop n selected Aditya under Dream chaser production Inc.

Students selected for Kannada films are:
  • Kaarthik Shetty (Hero) - Yuvah
  • Chandrrashekhar (Anti-Hero) - Yuvah
  • Shiddhart (Hero) - Minchu
  • Manohar (Hero) - untitled
  • Choreographed action for the Kannada film "Yuvah" introducing Kaarthik and Chandrrashekhar in the lead directed by K.Narendra Babu and produced by Manish Bansal under SDP production.
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