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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
Dam Dama Dam Sarju/Chichi/Sonu/Karan Zee TV
Dekh Bhai Dekh Sameer Diwan DD Metro
Ek Raja Ek Rani Ajay Kapoor DD Metro / Zee TV
Andaz Anand Zee TV
Aaha Shekhar Zee TV
Kabhi Idhar Kabhi Udhar Anand Sinha Home TV
Hera Pheri Ajay Premi STAR Plus
Main Anari Tu Anari Azaad Bihari DD Metro
Made in India[13] Host DD National
Reporter Sameer DD National
Simply Shekhar Host Zee TV
Tedhi Baat Shekhar Ke Saath Various characters SAB TV
The Great Indian Laughter Challenge Judge STAR One
Laugh India Laugh Judge Life OK
Movers & Shakers Masala Markey Host SAB TV
Bombay Blue Inspector Marathe Channel 4


Shekhar Suman won the Best Actor Aashirwad award for Ek Raja Ek Rani.


External links[edit]

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1935 news items


Fri, 10 Jul 2015 03:52:30 -0700

Sushmita Sen, Sonu Sood, Shekhar Suman attend Sab Ke Anokhe awards 2015. The annual award event organised by SAB TV was attended by Sushmita Sen, Shekhar Suman and Sonu Sood among others. Here are the list of celebrities who attended the ...

Apun Ka Choice

Apun Ka Choice
Wed, 29 Jul 2015 00:26:53 -0700

Also clicked at the screening were Shekhar Suman and Adhyayan Suman. The film by director Nishikant Kamat has Ajay Devgn playing a middle-class family man. He's a cable operator based in Goa. He is not very well educated, but is totally devoted ...
Daily Bhaskar (press release) (blog)
Mon, 03 Aug 2015 11:33:45 -0700

The very beautiful Sushmita Sen who will be seen judging Comedy along with Sonu Sood and Shekhar Suman is an avid fish eater. The bong beauty loves having fish on her lunch plate and gets it specially packed from her kitchen. Sushmita Sen being a fish ...

Times of India

Times of India
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 04:03:45 -0700

The son of actor-comedian Shekhar Suman has completed a film called "Ishq Click" and has also done another film titled "DNA Of Love". "Next year, three of my films will release hopefully, so I'm keeping my fingers crossed," he added. For latest ...

Times of India

Times of India
Mon, 03 Aug 2015 11:33:06 -0700

The much reported reality show on SAB TV having 3 Talented S's i.e. Sushmita Sen, Sonu Sood and Shekhar Suman on the judges' panel gets a new telecast date. The show which was about to be telecasted on August 15 has been postponed to August 22.

Chandigarh Tribune

Chandigarh Tribune
Mon, 03 Aug 2015 12:18:45 -0700

However, there was one time, late Pramod Mahajan had told me that my satire was killing his career. I told him it was only part of my social responsibility, and later he hugged me when we met in a flight, saying he appreciated my work. — Shekhar Suman ...


Mon, 03 Aug 2015 05:46:51 -0700

The very beautiful Sushmita Sen who will be seen judging SAB TV's latest offering Comedy Superstar (produced by Pyramid films duo Pankita Sadrani and Arun Sheshkumar) along with Sonu Sood and Shekhar Suman is an avid fish eater. The bong beauty ...
Mon, 03 Aug 2015 06:18:45 -0700

Celebrities present- Prabhu Deva, Sushmita Sen, Shekhar Suman, Rashami Desai, Nandish Sandhu, Shashank Vyas, Kailash Kher Sonu Sood, Sudeepa Singh, Jay Soni, Shivin Narang, Rithwik Dhanjani and Asha Negi, Himmanshoo Malhotra and Amruta ...

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