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Suman in 2010
7 December 1962 |
Kadam Kuan, Patna, Bihar, India
|Spouse(s)||Alka Suman (1983 - Present|
On television, he was featured in the shows Dekh Bhai Dekh, Reporter, Kabhi Idhar Kabhi Udhar, Wah janab, Chote Babu, Andaz, Amar Prem 'Aaha', Vilayati Babu, Movers n Shakers, Simply Shekhar and Carry On Shekhar. The last three were primarily modelled on and adapted from The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. He hosted Film Deewane The Great Indian Comedy Show on Star One until February 2006 and appeared in some episodes of Dial One Aur Jeeto on Sahara TV. He also did quiz shows including Nilaam Ghar on Zee TV and He-Man on Star One. He also hosted the Poll Khol show on STAR News for five years, which was a satire on Indian politics. In 2015, he has hosted similar type of show named Abki Bari Shekhar Bihari on Aaj Tak.
He was one of the judges of The Great Indian Laughter Challenge along with Navjot Singh Sidhu. This programme, a stand-up comedy contest, was the first of its kind on Indian television. However, Shekhar quit after the end of the third season due to differences with Sidhu. He became the judge of a rival comedy program Comedy Circus. He has also featured as a judge on another comedy show named Comedy Superstar on SAB TV. He also hosted the show Jab Khelo SAB Khelo on SAB TV. He can be seen on Sony TV as a participant in Jhalak Dikhlaja.
He made his singing debut with a music album named Kuch Khwaab Aise, a collection of eight love ballads whose music was composed by Aadesh Shrivastava and lyrics written by Shyam Raj. In December 2009, he appeared as a participant on a reality TV series, Raaz Pichhle Janam Ka based on past life regression.
He has also appeared as a judge in the reality TV show Lux Perfect Bride.
|2014||Heartless||Doctor (also director)|
|2011||Chaloo Movie||Police Sherkhan|
|2004||Ek Se Badhkar Ek||Anand Mathur|
|2002||Chor Machaaye Shor||Guru (Shyam's friend)|
|1993||Professor Ki Padosan||Photographer Vinod|
|1989||Tridev||Journalist Shrikant Verma|
|Dam Dama Dam||Sarju/Chichi/Sonu/Karan||Zee TV|
|Dekh Bhai Dekh||Sameer Diwan||DD Metro|
|Ek Raja Ek Rani||Ajay Kapoor||DD Metro / Zee TV|
|Vilayati Babu||DD National|
|Kabhi Idhar Kabhi Udhar||Anand Sinha||Home TV|
|Hera Pheri||Ajay Premi||STAR Plus|
|Main Anari Tu Anari||Azaad Bihari||DD Metro|
|Made in India||Host||DD National|
|Simply Shekhar||Host||Zee TV|
|Tedhi Baat Shekhar Ke Saath||Various characters||SAB TV|
|The Great Indian Laughter Challenge||Judge||STAR One|
|Laugh India Laugh||Judge||Life OK|
|Movers & Shakers Masala Markey||Host||SAB TV|
|Bombay Blue||Inspector Marathe||Channel 4|
|"Comedy Superstar"||Judge||Sab TV|
|"Vilayati Babu"||Shanty||DD Metro|
- Won Best Actor Aashirwad award for Ek Raja Ek Rani.
- Won Best Anchor for Carry on Shekhar at 3rd Indian Telly Awards
- "Shekhar Suman: The siege within". The Times of India. 5 January 2003. Retrieved 19 November 2013.
- "Sachin Tendulkar at the music launch of Heartless in Mumbai – The Times of India". The Times of India.
- "Pained and hurt that Sonu, Sunidhi backstabbed me: Shekhar Suman – The Times of India". The Times of India.
- The Times of India http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2014-02-07/news-interviews/47090554_1_medical-thriller-adhyayan-shekhar-suman. Missing or empty
- "Want to know your past?". The Times of India. 4 December 2009.
- "Raaz Pichley Janam Ka to peep into celebs' past". India Today. 25 November 2009.
- "Want to know about past life?". Hindustan Times. 21 November 2009.
- The Badshah of Blah-Blah
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