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Shekhar Suman
Shekhar Suman at Jhalak Dikhla Jaa Bash
Suman at Jhalak Dikhla Jaa Bash
Born (1960-06-14) June 14, 1960 (age 53)
Kadam Kuan, Patna, Bihar, India[1]
Occupation Actor
Years active 1985-present
Spouse(s) Alka Suman
Children 2

Shekhar Suman (born June 14 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 May 4, 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 been directing a 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
1987 Sansar Peter Fernandes
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
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


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Bollywood Life
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 04:48:45 -0700

Shatrughan Sinha sought blessing from Suman's mother Usha Prasad on her 80th birthday at their home in Rajendra nagar here Sunday night used the dialogue of Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachachan in film Deewar. ”I do not have maa (mother) and that ...


Tue, 25 Mar 2014 05:07:24 -0700

Mumbai: Actor Shekhar Suman is praying that India gets a "good government" after the Lok Sabha election. Speaking on the sidelines of the NRI of the Year awards event here Monday, the 53-year-old said: "Let's hope India gets the kind of government it ...
Hindustan Times
Wed, 09 Apr 2014 04:12:32 -0700

Shekhar Suman will soon be back on the small screen, this time with a political satirical show on a news channel. The actor is excited to be on the telly and to give his funny take on the upcoming voting season. "For the first time, I will be doing the ...


Mon, 07 Apr 2014 19:48:45 -0700

In between flipping across the various news bulletins, I stopped at Aaj Tak at around 9.30 and was happy to see Shekhar Suman on air. The show was 'Election Ooh La La' and a bit of Googling enlightened me that it's a 30-episode series which started on ...

AEG India

AEG India
Tue, 25 Mar 2014 22:41:23 -0700

New Delhi: Shekhar Suman is a T.V actor and well known for his comedy acts. He has also been a fabulous singer in his own music album and has also interests in what is called in India that is “Politics”. He recently gave his views that India needs a ...

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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:24:27 -0700

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BBC News
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 08:55:00 -0700

CNN-IBN's spoof show - The Week That Wasn't, starring Cyrus Broacha - was popular long before the last general elections in 2009, and Hindi show Pol Khol (Expose) by Shekhar Suman on Star News became a hit during the 2004 elections. "Our shows ...

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The New Indian Express
Sat, 05 Apr 2014 22:06:27 -0700

In 2009, the contest was between Sinha and another Bollywood icon and comedian, Congress's Shekhar Suman. Sinha registered a landslide victory, with a margin of over 1.6 lakh votes. Suman was reduced to the third position behind RJD's Vijay Kumar.

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