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Shekhar Suman
Shekhar Suman at Jhalak Dikhla Jaa Bash
Suman at Jhalak Dikhla Jaa Bash
Born (1960-06-14) 14 June 1960 (age 54)
Kadam Kuan, Patna, Bihar, India[1]
Occupation Actor
Years active 1985–present
Spouse(s) Alka Suman
Children 2

Shekhar Suman (born 14 June 1960) 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]

Career[edit]

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]

Filmography[edit]

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
1987 Sansar Peter Fernandes
1986 Anubhav Ramesh
1986 Naache Mayuri
1985 Rehguzar
1984 Utsav Charudutt

Television[edit]

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
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

References[edit]

External links[edit]


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Times of India

Times of India
Sun, 24 Aug 2014 11:34:28 -0700

Shekhar Suman recited Sahir's shayari with full flair and perfection. Deepti Naval played the softspoken, petite Amrita Pritam with so much ease that it became impossible to believe that this was her theatre debut. Both Shekhar and Deepti are friends ...

Mid-Day

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

It's a bright, sunny afternoon at the Suman household. While dad Shekhar is busy working on a script in his study, Adhyayan is preparing for the cooking session. Just in time, the senior actor walks in and the gastronomical journey begins. The food ...

Times of India

Times of India
Mon, 02 Jun 2014 11:45:46 -0700

Shekhar Suman started his career with theatre close to 30 years back. He will once again be seen with the extremely talented actor Deepti Naval in a play titled Ek Mulaqat, where he plays the celebrated Urdu poet Sahir Ludhianvi and she, his lover ...

Reuters India (blog)

Reuters India (blog)
Thu, 15 Jan 2015 21:36:08 -0800

Actor Shekhar Suman is Sahir Ludhianvi, the famous poet and Pritam's love interest. The play, “Ek Mulaqat,” is about an imaginary meeting between Pritam and Ludhianvi which takes place on a cold winter evening in Delhi. It premiered in Mumbai last year.

Times of India

Times of India
Sun, 14 Sep 2014 01:03:45 -0700

After staging 'Ek Mulaqat' in Mumbai, Shekhar Suman is all set to bring his play on the story of the unrequited love of Sahir Ludhianvi and Amrita Pritam to the capital. The actor is overwhelmed by the response his portrayal of Sahir has received, and ...

Indian Express

Indian Express
Wed, 05 Feb 2014 00:46:47 -0800

Shekhar Suman, who makes his directorial debut with 'Heartless', has put all his life's saving to relauch his son Adhyayan's career with the film. A friend of the family said, “Shekhar has put every penny that he ever made in his career into Adhyayan's ...

afaqs

afaqs
Sun, 03 Aug 2014 18:22:43 -0700

The DB Corp-owned radio channel has launched a new show with Shekhar Suman of Movers and Shakers fame. MY FM has announced an exclusive show with veteran Indian film actor and TV personality Shekhar Suman called 'The Shekhar Suman Show'.

Zee News

The Indian Express
Mon, 19 Jan 2015 22:28:09 -0800

Bollywood's A listers including Amitabh Bachchan, Rekha, southern superstar Rajinikanth, Kajol, Rishi Kapoor were seen at the grand reception of Sonakshi Sinha's brother, Kussh on Monday evening (January 19) in Mumbai. The wedding was held on ...
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