Siddharth Shukla

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Siddharth Shukla Pasha
Siddharth Shukla.jpg
Shukla at Colors TV party
Born (1980-12-12) 12 December 1980 (age 38)
OccupationActor,
Years active2008-present
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)

Siddharth Shukla (born 12 December 1980)[1] is an Indian television actor and model from Mumbai. He made his acting debut in the 2008 Sony TV show Babul Ka Aangann Chootey Na which was a moderate success. He is known for his roles in shows Love U Zindagi, Balika Vadhu and Dil Se Dil Tak. He participated in reality shows Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa[2] and Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi. In 2019, he participated in the reality show Bigg Boss 13.[3]

In 2014 Shukla made his big-screen debut in a supporting role with Shashank Khaitan's romantic comedy Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania [4]

Early life[edit]

Shukla was born in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh to Ashok Shukla a civil engineer working with the Reserve Bank of India and Rita Shukla. He has two elder sisters. His family originally hails from Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. Shukla did his schooling from St. Xavier's High School, Fort and later completed his degree in Interior Design from Rachana Sansad School of Interior Design.[5][6] Shukla has described himself to be very athletic as a child, and represented his school in tennis and football.[7]

Career[edit]

In 2008, he made his acting debut with a lead role in the television show Babul Ka Aangann Chootey Na. He later went on to do lead roles in Jaane Pehchaane Se Ye Ajnabbi, Love U Zindagi and Shivraj Shekhar in Balika Vadhu. In 2013, Shukla participated in the celebrity dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa as a contestant.

In January 2014, it was reported that Shukla had signed a 3-film-deal with Indian film director and producer Karan Johar's production house Dharma Productions.[4] In the following year, Shukla debuted in Dharma Productions' romantic comedy Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania in a supporting role, playing the character of an NRI doctor named Angad Bedi. His performance in the film was appreciated and the film earned him an award for Breakthrough Supporting Performance (Male) in 2015 Stardust Awards.[8]

In 2014, he hosted the crime show Savdhaan India. In 2016, he participated in the stunt reality show Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 7. He first got eliminated in the earlier weeks but later came back as a wild card entrant. The actor emerged as one of the finalists and was declared as the winner in April[9]

In 2019, he is participating in Colors TV's reality show Bigg Boss in its thirteenth season.[10]

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Channel Notes Ref(s)
2008–2009 Babul Ka Aangann Chootey Na Shubh Ranawat Sony TV
2009–2010 Jaane Pehchaane Se... Ye Ajnabbi Veer Vardhan Singh Star One
2010 Pavitra Rishta Guest Zee TV Cameo
2011 Love U Zindagi Rahul Aditya Kashyap Star Plus Opposite Pavitra Punia
2012–2012 Balika Vadhu: Kacchi Umar Ke Pakke Rishte Shivraj Alok Shekhar Colors TV Opposite Toral Rasputra [11]
2013 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6 Contestant Eliminated, Week 11
2014 Comedy Nights with Kapil Guest To promote Humpty Sharma
Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7 To support the contestants
2014–2015 Savdhaan India Host Life OK [12]
2015 India's Got Talent 6 Guest Contestant Colors TV For Teen Ka Tadka [13]
Bigg Boss 9 Guest To perform with Adaa Khan on New Year Eve special [14]
2016 Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 7 Contestant Winner [9]
India's Got Talent 7 Host Along with Bharti Singh [15]
2017 Dil Se Dil Tak Parth Bhanushali Opposite Rashami Desai, Jasmin Bhasin [16]
2019 Dance Deewane 2 Guest Along with Erica Fernandes, Jasmin Bhasin, Pearl V Puri & Surbhi Jyoti [17]
Bigg Boss 13 Contestant Entered Day 1, 29 September [10]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role
2014 Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania[8] Angad

Awards[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Siddharth Shukla Birthday Celebration with India Forums, retrieved 7 October 2019
  2. ^ "Sidharth Shukla ousted from 'Jhalak Dikhla Jaa'". dna. 17 August 2013. Retrieved 1 February 2016.
  3. ^ "Bigg Boss 13: 'Dil Se Dil Tak' Actor Sidharth Shukla To PARTICIPATE in Salman Khan's Show?". 20 July 2019.
  4. ^ a b IANS. "Karan Johar signs three film deal with Sidharth Shukla". ndtv. Retrieved 6 April 2014.
  5. ^ http://www.dnaindia.com/entertainment/report-the-world-is-not-enough-1002671
  6. ^ "Karan Johar is like Narendra Modi in my life: Sidharth Shukla". The Times of India. Retrieved 21 June 2014.
  7. ^ "TV stars cheer for their World Cup favourite". The Times of India. Retrieved 1 February 2016.
  8. ^ a b c "Stardust Awards 2015: List of Winners". NDTVMovies.com. Retrieved 1 February 2016.
  9. ^ a b "Sidharth Shukla wins Khatron Ke Khiladi season 7". 4 April 2016.
  10. ^ a b "Bigg Boss 13 LEAKED Promos: 'Saathiya' Actress Devoleena Bhattacharjee & 'Balika Vadhu' Fame Siddharth Shukla Confirmed Entries!". 20 September 2019.
  11. ^ "Sidharth Shukla bids adieu to Balika Vadhu". 8 January 2015.
  12. ^ "Siddharth Shukla enjoys work-cum-play in Mathura". 25 February 2016.
  13. ^ "Karan Tacker, Mouni Roy, Siddharth Shukla, Sana Khan perform at India's Got Talent 6 – view pics!". 16 May 2015.
  14. ^ "Bigg Boss 9: Gutthi, Siddharth Shukla and Adaa Khan to ring in New Year with the housemates!". DNA.com. 31 December 2015.
  15. ^ "After Khatron Ke Khiladi, Sidharth Shukla to host India's Got Talent Season 7?". 29 March 2016.
  16. ^ "Siddharth Shukla, Rashami Desai & Jasmin Bhasin's Show Titled Dil Se Dil Tak". filmibeat.com. 18 October 2016. Retrieved 15 May 2018.
  17. ^ "PICS: Erica Fernandes, Surbhi Jyoti, Pearl V Puri & Other TV Actors Grace 'Dance Deewane 2' Ganpati Celebrations". 27 August 2019.
  18. ^ "Zee Gold Awards 2014 Complete List Of Winners". www.filmibeat.com. Retrieved 1 February 2016.

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