Shaheer Sheikh

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Shaheer Sheikh
Shaheer Sheikh at Smilie Suri Christmas Party.jpg
Born (1984-03-26) 26 March 1984 (age 30)
Jammu, India
Residence Mumbai, India
Occupation Actor, Model, Photographer
Years active 2009–present
Religion Islam

Shaheer Sheikh (born 26 March 1984) is an Indian actor best known for his lead role as Veer Mehra in Kya Mast Hai Life; Anant Bajpai in Navya..Naye Dhadkan Naye Sawaal and as Arjuna in Mahabharat.[1][2]

Early life[edit]

Sheikh was born into a Muslim family in Jammu. He studied at Hari Singh Higher Secondary School, Jammu. He completed his studies from New Law College, and Bharati Vidyapeeth University, Pune. He has a Bachelor of Laws (L.L.B.) and owns an event management company. Sheikh hails from Bhadarwah Tehsil of district Doda of the Jammu region of Jammu and Kashmir.[3]

Career[edit]

Sheikh started his career as a photographer and model but later become an actor. He started his acting career with Kya Mast Hai Life as Vir Mehra and on Disney Channel India and Jhansi Ki Rani as Nana Sahib on Zee TV. The role in Kya Mast Hai Life gave him high stardom and popularity. [4][5]He then acted in Best Of Luck Nikki on Disney Channel India and then appeared in Navya..Naye Dhadkan Naye Sawaal on Star Plus. The role in the latter serial only added to his popularity and he became an instant rage.He also appeared in Teri Meri Love Stories on Star Plus.

He was last seen as Arjuna in Mahabharat.For this role; he attended severe class of horse-riding; sword-fighting and bow-arrow fighting. He gained world-wide prominence and rave reviews from critics for this role.

Television[edit]

Key
TV show that have not yet been started Denotes to TV show that have not yet been started
Year Show Role Channel
2009–2010 Kya Mast Hai Life Vir Mehra Disney Channel India
2010 Jhansi Ki Rani Nana Sahib Zee TV
2011 Best Of Luck Nikki Ritesh Disney Channel India
2011–2012 Navya..Naye Dhadkan Naye Sawaal Anant Bajpai Star Plus
2012 Teri Meri Love Stories Nityanand Star Plus
2013–2014 Mahabharat Arjuna Star Plus

Awards[edit]

Year Award Category work Result
2010 Disney India Survey for Most Favourite 2010 Best Actor Kya Mast Hai Life Won[citation needed]
2010 Disney India Survey for Most Favourite 2010 Best Jodi Kya Mast Hai Life Won[citation needed]
2010 Disney India Survey for Most Favourite 2010 Best Buddies(Male) Kya Mast Hai Life Won[citation needed]
2010 Our Choice Awards 2010 Best Actor Kya Mast Hai Life Won[citation needed]
2010 Our Choice Awards 2010 Best Buddies Kya Mast Hai Life Won[citation needed]
2011 Best on Disney 2011 Best Actor in a Leading Role Kya Mast Hai Life Won[citation needed]
2011 Best on Disney 2011 Best Actor in a Leading Role Kya Mast Hai Life Won[citation needed]
2011 BIG Television Awards Taaza male 2011 Navya..Naye Dhadkan Naye Sawaal Won[citation needed]
2012 New Talent Awards Best new couple with Soumya Seth Navya..Naye Dhadkan Naye Sawaal Nominated[citation needed]
2011 BIG Television Awards Great! face of the year Navya..Naye Dhadkan Naye Sawaal Won[citation needed]
2011 New Talent Awards Great! face of the year Navya..Naye Dhadkan Naye Sawaal Won[citation needed]
2011 Indian Telly Award Fresh New Face – Male Navya..Naye Dhadkan Naye Sawaal Won
2014 Star Parivar Award Favorite Naye Sadasya (Male) Mahabharat Won
2014 Star Parivar Award STAR Parivaar Award for Favourite Beta Mahabharat Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ Maheswari, Neha (3 October 2009). "Shaheer Shaikh the new Nana Saheb in Jhansi Ki Rani". Telly Chakkar. Retrieved 8 April 2010. 
  2. ^ "Kidology > Disney extends local content; launches new show on 27 April". Indiantelevision.com. 2 April 2009. Retrieved 2012-09-04. 
  3. ^ Wadhwa, Akash (3 April 2012). "Shaheer Sheikh wants to experience love – Times Of India". Articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 2012-09-04. 
  4. ^ Maheswari, Neha (3 October 2009). "Shaheer Shaikh the new Nana Saheb in Jhansi Ki Rani". Telly Chakkar. Retrieved 8 April 2010. 
  5. ^ "Kidology > Disney extends local content; launches new show on 27 April". Indiantelevision.com. 2 April 2009. Retrieved 2012-09-04.