Sahil Shroff

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Sahil Shroff
Born India
Occupation Actor, Model
Height 6 ft (183 cm).[1]

Sahil Shroff is an Indian model[2] and actor who made his debut in Hindi film Don 2: The King is Back.[3]

Early life[edit]

Sahil comes from a Sindhi family and grew up in Australia.[4] He did his masters in information technology, pursued management studies in Australia and worked graveyard shifts as a bouncer in the nightclubs there.[2] He then moved to Mumbai and has been modelling full-time. His enviable physique and ability to carry off clothes got him noticed in the modeling circles.[5]

Career[edit]

(On left) Sahil Shroff, at a promotional event for the film Don in Mumbai along with co-stars Chopra, Khan, Sidhwani and Akhtar.

Sahil is best known as a contestant on the first season of the reality television competition The Amazing Race Asia, from 2006–2007.[5] He has also done many TV commercials including HCL Enterprise, Tata Indica, Lux and Cadbury's Eclairs,[2] and walked for designers like Manish Malhotra, Vikram Phadnis, Narendra Kumar and JJ Valaya. He took acting and voice lessons from veterans like Anupam Kher before walking into films.[6]

In 2011, he made his Bollywood debut playing a supporting role in Farhan Akhtar's sequel to 2011’s "Don 2". The film stars Shahrukh khan, Priyanka Chopra, Boman Irani and Lara Dutta. Sahil plays a young cop Arjun, who lends a helping hand to co-star Priyanka Chopra in her quest to chase the wily antagonist.[7] The film released on 23 December 2011 and had rocked the box office by grossing 484 million (US$7.5 million) on the opening weekend.[8]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2011 Don 2: The King is Back Arjun
2014 Shaadi Ke Side Effects
2015 Desi Magic Sahil Post-Production

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sahil Shroff". Rediff. 
  2. ^ a b c Tavishi Paitandy Rastogi. "The multi-talented Sahil Shroff". Hindustan Times. Retrieved 28 May 2011. 
  3. ^ Garima Sharma (27 December 2011). "Delhi is fattening, says Sahil Shroff". The Times of India. Retrieved 27 December 2011. 
  4. ^ "Male models have short life: Model Sahil Shroff". Yahoo. Retrieved 23 November 2011. 
  5. ^ a b "Sahil Shroff: The new face in Don 2". Star Plus. Retrieved 5 December 2011. 
  6. ^ "Model Sahil Shroff". Deccan Herald. Retrieved 23 November 2011. 
  7. ^ Prashant Singh. "Priyanka Chopra helps Sahil Shroff". Hindustan Times. Retrieved 23 December 2011. 
  8. ^ "Shahrukh's Don 2 collects Rs 48.39 crs at Box Office in first weekend". Oneindia.in. Retrieved 26 December 2011. 

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