Shabir Ahluwalia

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Shabbir Ahluwalia
Born (1979-08-10) 10 August 1979 (age 39)[1]
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India[1]
Alma mater University of Maryland, College Park
Occupation Actor, Host
Years active 1999–present
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)[2]
Spouse(s) Kanchi Kaul[3]
Children Azia and Ivarr[4]

Shabir Ahluwalia (born 10 August 1978) is an Indian television, film actor and host. He currently plays the main lead Abhishek Prem Mehra on Zee TV's Kumkum Bhagya.[5] the role of Abhi the rockstar in Zee TV show Kumkum Bhagya.

He debuted with the show Hip Hip Hurray, but gained recognition from the television show Kahiin to Hoga. Apart from this, Ahluwalia has acted in many television series such as Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi (2002), Kahi To Milenge (2002), Kkavyanjali (2005), Kasamh Se (2006), Kasautii Zindagii Kay (2007), Kayamath (2008), Laagi Tumse Lagan and many more.

Ahluwalia also won the third season of Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi. He has also contested in a reality show named Dhammal Express. He has hosted reality shows such as Nach Baliye, Guinness World Records – Ab India Todega and Dancing Queen.

He made his debut in Bollywood with Shootout at Lokhandwala. His second film was Mission Istanbul (2008).[6]

Life and family[edit]

with wife Kanchi Kaul at Ekta Kapoors Birthday

Shabir Ahluwalia was born on 10 August 1979 to a Sikh father and a Catholic mother in Mumbai.[1] He has two siblings Shefali Ahluwalia and Sameer Ahluwalia.[1] He did his schooling from St. Xavier's High School, Vile Parle.[7] He completed his graduation from University of Maryland, College Park.[7][8]

He married his girlfriend actress Kanchi Kaul in 2011.[3] In 2014 they became parents to a baby boy whom they named Azai.[9] In 2016, they became parents to a second son, named Ivarr.[10]

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Year Show Role Ref(s)
2007 Shootout at Lokhandwala Khalil Nazar [11]
2008 Mission Istaanbul Mr Ravinder Vactrox [12]

Television[edit]

Year Show Role Ref(s)
1999 Hip Hip Hurray Purab [13]
2002 Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi Aniket Mehta
Sanjivani (TV series) Rohit (admitted patient at Sanjeevni hospital)
Kahi To Milenge Shashaank
2003–2007 Kahiin To Hoga Rishi Garewaal [14]
2004 Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii Saumil Dikshit [15]
Kya Hadsaa Kya Haqeeqat Aman/Jay
2005 Kkavyanjali Vansh Malhotra [16]
Nach Baliye 1 Host
2006 Nach Baliye 2 Host
Kasamh Se Sandeep Sikand/Sandy [17]
2006–2007 Kasautii Zindagii Kay Omi
2007–2009 Kayamath Milind Mishra [18]
2009 Dhamaal Express Contestant [19]
Dancing Queen Host
2010 Meethi Choori No 1 Host [20]
Fear Factor – Khatron Ke Khiladi Contestant (Winner) [21]
Guinness World Records – Ab India Todega Host [22]
2011 Celebrity Cricket League (season 1) Player
2011–2012 Laagi Tujhse Lagan Dutta Bhau [23]
2012 Celebrity Cricket League (season 2) Player
2013 Celebrity Cricket League (season 3) Player
Savitri Producer [24]
2014 Celebrity Cricket League (season 4) Player
2014–present Kumkum Bhagya Abhishek Prem Mehra [25]
2015 Celebrity Cricket League (season 5) Player
Box Cricket League (season 1) Player
2016 Celebrity Cricket League (season 6) Player [26]
Box Cricket League (season 2) Player
2017 - Present Kundali Bhagya Abhishek Prem Mehra

Awards[edit]

Year Award Category Work Result
2004 Indian Telly Awards Best Actor in a Negative Role Kahiin To Hoga Won[27]
2005 Nominated[28]
Indian Television Academy Awards Best Actor in a Supporting Role Won[29]
2006 Best Anchor Music/Films (along with Sangeeta Ghosh) Nach Baliye Won[30]
Indian Telly Awards Best Actor in a Supporting Role Kahiin To Hoga Nominated[31]
2007 Best Anchor (along with Sangeeta Ghosh) Nach Baliye Nominated[32]
Best Actor in a Lead Role Kayamath Nominated[32]
2008 Nominated[33]
2005 STAR Parivaar Awards STAR Parivaar Award for Favourite Bhai Kahiin To Hoga Won[34]
2006 STAR Parivaar Award for Favourite Devar Kahiin To Hoga Won[35]
2007 STAR Parivaar Award for Favourite Bhai Kahiin To Hoga Won[35]
2008 STAR Parivaar Award for Favourite Pati Kayamath Won[36]
2008 STAR Parivaar Award for Favourite Jodiwith Panchi Bora Nominated[36]
2008 2nd Boroplus Gold Awards Best Actor in a Leading Role Won[37]
2011 4th Boroplus Gold Awards Most Stylish Actor Won[38]
2014 Indian Television Academy Awards Best Actor Popular – Desh Ka Sitara Kumkum Bhagya Nominated[39]
Zee Rishtey Awards Favorite Popular Face (Male) Won[40]
2015 Indian Telly Awards Best Actor in a Lead Role Nominated[41]
Best Onscreen Couple (along with Sriti Jha) Won[42]
Garv Indian Television Awards Best Actor (Entertaining) Won[43]
Best Entertaining Jodi (along with Sriti Jha)
8th Boroplus Gold Awards Best Actor in a Lead Role (Critics) Won[44]
Zee Rishtey Awards Favorite Popular Face (Male) Won[45]
Favorite Jodi (along with Sriti Jha)
2016 Indian Television Academy Awards Best Actor – Popular Won[46]
Zee Rishtey Awards Favorite Popular Face (Male) Won[47]
Favorite Jodi (along with Sriti Jha)
Garv Indian Television Awards Best Actor (Popular) Won[48]
Best Jodi (Popular) (along with Sriti Jha)
Best Entertaining Jodi (along with Sriti Jha)
2017 Zee Rishtey Awards Favorite Popular Face (Male) Won[49]
Favorite Jodi (along with Sriti Jha)
Garv Indian Television Awards Best Actor (Entertaining) Won[50]
Best Entertaining Jodi (along with Sriti Jha)
2018 11th Keshking Gold Awards Best Actor in a lead Role (Popular) Won
Garv Indian Television Awards Best Actor (Critics) Won[51]

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