Shekhar Suman Biography, Height, Age, Wife, Family, & More
Posted by | Ananya Panday
Shekhar Suman Biography, is a versatile Indian personality with roles spanning actor, anchor, producer, director, and singer. He has notably served as a judge on numerous comedy shows, such as The Great Indian Laughter Challenge, Comedy Circus, and Comedy Superstar. His filmography encompasses a range of Indian languages, including Hindi, Punjabi, and Marathi. Shekhar Suman made his television debut in the serial “Wah Janab,” which aired on Doordarshan Channel. Recognized for his acting and writing abilities, he is best known for his work in films like “Heartless” (2014), “Chor Mach aye Shor” (2002), and “Airport: Shaira & Me.” Shekhar Suman is celebrated not only for his acting but also for his sharp wit and comedic talents. Despite his involvement in over 25-30 films, he did not achieve the desired level of success.
Shekhar Suman Biography
Shekhar Suman is widely recognized for his portrayal of Ajay Kapoor in the TV serial “Ek Raja Ek Rani,” a role that earned him the prestigious Best Actor award at the Aashirwad Awards. His undeniable charm led to his Bollywood debut alongside the enchanting Rekha in Shashi Kapoor’s film ‘Utsav’. Shekhar Suman’s charismatic presence extended to various television programs, including “Movers and Shakers,” “Poll Khol,” and “The Great Indian Laughing Challenge.”
|Real Name||Shekhar Suman|
|DOB (Date of Birth)||7 December 1962,|
|Birth Place||Kadam Kuan, Patna, Bihar, India|
|Hometown||Kadam Kuan, Patna, Bihar, India|
|School||St Xaviers, Patna, Bihar
Vikas Vidyalaya, Ranchi
|College||Ramjas College in Delhi,|
|University||Ramjas College in Delhi,|
|Feet & Inches||5’ 8”|
|Father Name||Phani Bhushan Prasad (Doctor)|
|Mother Name||Usha Prasad|
|Children||Son- Adhyayan Suman (Actor), Late Aayush Suman|
|Net Worth||$20 million|
|Food||Mushroom and Paprika Pizza and Chicken Salad|
|Actor/Actress||Amitabh Bachchan and Dilip Kumar|
|Songs||Ankho Mein Saso Mein|
|Movies||Mughal-E-Azam, Anand and Love Story|
|Hobbies||Power Yoga, exercise and Singing|
Shekhar Suman was born in Kadamkuan, Patna, Bihar, on Friday, December 7, 1962, and is currently 61 years old.
Following his school education, Shekhar Suman enrolled at Ramjas College, Delhi University, to pursue a bachelor’s degree in arts.
His father’s name is Phani Bhushan Prasad, and his mother’s name is Usha Prasad. Shekhar Suman has three sisters, including Kshamata and Namrata. He married Alka Suman on May 4, 1983, and they had a son named Adhyayan Suman, who later pursued a career as a Bollywood actor. Shekhar has two children in total, Adhyayan and Ayush. Tragically, he also had an older son who passed away at the age of 11 due to a heart problem.
Height and Weight
Shekhar Suman’s height is 173 cm (1.73 m) or 5 feet 8 inches, and his weight is 66 kg (145 lbs).
Wife & Children
On May 4, 1983, Shekhar Suman married his girlfriend, Alka Kapur. During his childhood, he used to attend Jai Prakash Narayan’s charkha samiti, where he often indulged in snacks and sweets like laddu, gulab jamun, samosas, and arugulas and would sometimes doze off. Alka Kapur owns a fashion label called Alkaline. Shekhar enjoyed playing marbles and flying kites during his school days. They have a son named Adhyayan Suman, who is an actor.
While studying at Vikas Vidalia in Ranchi, Shekhar explored his interests in debate and theater. The couple also had another son named Ayush Suman, who sadly passed away in 1994 due to a heart-related disease called myco-cardiac-fibroelastosis. Shekhar was deeply involved in the NCC (National Cadet Corps) during his childhood, and he even contemplated joining the Indian Navy when he grew older.
Shekhar Suman embarked on his career in the film industry with his debut in the movie “Utsav” in 1984. He starred opposite Rekha in this film, which was produced by Shashi Kapoor and directed by Girish Karnad. His television debut came in 1993 with the serial “Dekh Bhai Dekh.”
Throughout his career, Shekhar Suman has appeared in nearly 35 films, including notable titles such as “Manav Hatya,” “Naache Mayuri,” “Sansar,” “Anosha,” “Tridev,” “Pati Parmeshwar,” and “Ranbhoomi.”
Shekhar Suman is estimated to have a net worth of $20 million.
|Photographer Vinod||Professor Ki Padosan||1993|
|Mohan Prasad||Insaaf Apne Lahoo Se||1994|
|Journalist Shrikant Verma||Tridev|
|Guru (Shyam’s friend) / Vyjayanti / Mala||Chor Machaaye Shor||2002|
|Doctor (also director)||Heartless||2014|
|CID Inspector Ratan||Woh Phir Aayegi|
|Anand Mathur||Ek Se Badhkar Ek||2004|
|Amar||Tere Bina Kya Jeena|
|Waqt Ke Zanjeer||1989|
|Various characters||Tedhi Baat Shekhar Ke Saath|
|Sarju/Chichi/Sonu/Karan||Dam Dama Dam|
|Sameer Diwan||Dekh Bhai Dekh|
|Judge||The Great Indian Laughter Challenge|
|Judge||India’s Laughter Champion|
|Judge||Laugh India Laugh|
|Host||The Great Indian Comedy Show|
|Host||Made in India|
|Host||Movers & Shakers|
|Big Bulletin Host||Bigg Boss 16|
|Bhoopi Tandon||Saat Pheron Ki Hera Pherie|
|Ajay Premi||Hera Pheri|
|Ajay Kapoor||Ek Raja Ek Rani|
|Kabhi Idhar Kabhi Udhar|
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