Siddharth Shukla

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

Siddharth Shukla
Born (1980-12-12) 12 December 1980
Mumbai, India
NationalityIndian
OccupationActor, Model, Host
Years active2008 – present
Known for

In 2014 Shukla made his film debut in a supporting role in Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania.[4]

Early life

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

Career

In 2008, he made his acting debut with a lead role in the television show Babul Ka Aangann Chootey Na. He later had lead roles in Jaane Pehchaane Se Ye Ajnabbi, Love U Zindagi and Balika Vadhu.

In 2013, Shukla participated in the celebrity dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa.

In January 2014, it was reported that Shukla had signed a 3-film-deal with Dharma Productions.[4] In the following year, Shukla debuted in their romantic comedy Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania in a supporting role, playing the character of an NRI doctor named Angad Bedi. The film earned him an award for Breakthrough Supporting Performance (Male) in the 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 was eliminated in the earlier weeks but returned as a wild card contestant. Shukla was declared the winner in April.[9]

In 2019, he is participating in the reality show Bigg Boss.[10]

Television

Year Title Role Channel Notes Ref(s)
2008–2009Babul Ka Aangann Chootey NaShubh RanawatSony TV
2009–2010Jaane Pehchaane Se... Ye AjnabbiVeer Vardhan SinghStar One
2010Pavitra RishtaGuestZee TVCameo
2011Love U ZindagiRahul Aditya KashyapStar PlusOpposite Pavitra Punia
2012–2015Balika Vadhu: Kacchi Umar Ke Pakke RishteShivraj Alok ShekharColors TVOpposite Toral Rasputra [11]
2013Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6ContestantEliminated, Week 11
2014Comedy Nights with KapilGuestTo promote Humpty Sharma
Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7To support the contestants
2014–2015Savdhaan India HostLife OK [12]
2015India's Got Talent 6Guest ContestantColors TVFor Teen Ka Tadka [13]
Bigg Boss 9GuestTo perform with Adaa Khan on New Year Eve special [14]
2016Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 7ContestantWinner [9]
India's Got Talent 7HostAlong with Bharti Singh [15]
2017Dil Se Dil TakParth BhanushaliOpposite Rashami Desai, Jasmin Bhasin [16]
2019 Karn Sangini Bhishm
Dance Deewane 2GuestAlong with Erica Fernandes, Jasmin Bhasin, Pearl V Puri & Surbhi Jyoti [17]
Bigg Boss 13Contestant

Filmography

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

Awards

See also

References

  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. 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 m. Retrieved 21 June 2014.
  7. "TV stars cheer for their World Cup favourite". The Times of India. Retrieved 1 February 2016.
  8. "Stardust Awards 2015: List of Winners". NDTVMovies.com. Retrieved 1 February 2016.
  9. "Sidharth Shukla wins Khatron Ke Khiladi season 7". 4 April 2016.
  10. "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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