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Shekhar Suman
Shekhar Suman at Jhalak Dikhla Jaa Bash
Suman at Jhalak Dikhla Jaa Bash
Born (1962-12-07) 7 December 1962 (age 52)
Kadam Kuan, Patna, Bihar, India[1]
Occupation Actor
Years active 1985–present
Spouse(s) Alka Suman
Children 2

Shekhar Suman (born 7 December 1962)[1] is an Indian film actor and a television personality. He has also been featured as a singer on a music album.[2][3]

Personal life[edit]

Shekhar Suman married Alka Kapur on 4 May 1984, and has a son, Adhyayan Suman a Bollywood film actor.[4][5][6][7] An older son, Aayush, died of a heart ailment at age 11.[8]


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.

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 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.[9][10][11]

He has also appeared as a judge in the reality TV show Lux Perfect Bride.

Suman has directed a feature film called Heartless with his son in the lead role.[12]


Year Film Role
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
1988 Kharidar
1987 Sansar Peter Fernandes
1987 Yaatna
1986 Anubhav Ramesh
1986 Naache Mayuri
1985 Rehguzar
1984 Utsav Charudutt


Title Role Channel
Comedy Circus – Kaante Ki Takkar Judge Sony TV
Comedy Circus – Mahasangram
Comedy Circus 2
Comedy Circus 20 – 20
Comedy Circus Ka Jadoo
Dam Dama Dam Sarju/Chichi/Sonu/Karan Zee TV
Dekh Bhai Dekh Sameer Diwan DD National / Sony TV
Dekh India Dekh Judge Sony TV
Ek Raja Ek Rani Ajay Kapoor DD National / Zee TV
Hera Pheri Ajay Premi STAR Plus
Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 4 Contestant Sony TV
Made in India[13] Host DD National
Reporter Actor DD National
Simply Shekhar Host Zee TV
Tedhi Baat Shekhar Ke Saath SAB TV
The Great Indian Comedy Show Judge STAR One
The Great Indian Laughter Challenge STAR One
Laugh India Laugh Life OK
Movers & Shakers Masala Markey Host SAB TV
Bombay Blue Inspector Marathe Channel 4


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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 02:33:45 -0700

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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 11:33:45 -0700

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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 02:00:00 -0700

However, Shekhar Suman was present during the premiere show of Barkhaa, with his wife. “I am a single girl, I travel a lot, I will do what I want to do in my life, I have my own dreams, I will achieve them ” Says Sara, when talking about women empowerment.


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मुंबई। बॉलीवुड के मशहूर अभिनेता, कमेंट्रेटर शेखर सुमन के खिलाफ नरवाना सदर पुलिस स्टेशन में धार्मिक भावना भड़काने के आरोप में केस दर्ज कराया गया है। सुमन पर एक लाइव प्रोग्राम के दौरान डेरा ...

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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 11:34:28 -0700

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Wed, 01 Apr 2015 23:33:45 -0700

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Sat, 01 Nov 2014 17:00:00 -0700

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