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Shekhar Suman
Shekhar Suman at Jhalak Dikhla Jaa Bash
Suman at Jhalak Dikhla Jaa Bash
Born (1962-12-07) December 7, 1962 (age 51)
Kadam Kuan, Patna, Bihar, India[1]
Occupation Actor
Years active 1985-present
Spouse(s) Alka Suman
Children 2

Shekhar Suman (born December 7, 1962) 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 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
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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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 21:07:30 -0700

my-fm 94.3 MY FM has announced a new show with film actor and TV personality Shekhar Suman titled 'The Shekhar Suman Show'. With one hour of nonstop fun, spoofs and parodies, the show will go on air from Monday to Saturday at 7 PM and will be aired ...
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 07:03:45 -0700

MUMBAI: Adding another feather in its cap, MY FM today announced an exclusive show with veteran Indian film actor and TV personality Shekhar Suman called 'The Shekhar Suman Show'. This exciting show by Shekhar Suman will go on air in the primetime ...

Times of India

Times of India
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:33:45 -0700

How did your dad ( Shekhar Suman) react to failure? My dad was like, 'Adhyayan you are crying for two films of yours not doing well, what about Mr Bachchan, whose 13 films flopped and he still carried on? So, my dad has been quite an inspiration for me.

Times of India

Times of India
Wed, 02 Jul 2014 01:03:45 -0700

Kirron defeated Congress' Pawan Kumar Bansal and Aam Admi Party's Gul Panag in the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections. WATCH: Divya Dutta, Anupam Kher & Shekhar Suman at Times Now Global Icon Awards ...

Business of Cinema

Business of Cinema
Sun, 06 Jul 2014 16:27:53 -0700

Adhyayan Suman, son of Shekhar Suman could never make it big in Bollywood inspite of a very high profile debut in Haal-E-Dil. Adhyayan Suman is known for his affair with Kangna Ranaut than his movies. His recent film Heartless sank at the Box Office.

Bollywood Life

Bollywood Life
Thu, 03 Jul 2014 08:11:15 -0700

Sara Loren is back in India and she is all set to be paired opposite Shekhar Suman's son Adhyayan Suman. The film, directed by Anil Balani, has been titled Ishq Click, where Adhyayan will be playing a fashion photographer and Sara will be seen playing ...

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The New Indian Express
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 19:37:30 -0700

So my first writing break came with The Great Indian Comedy Show, starring Vinay Pathak, Ranvir Shorey and Shekhar Suman. Here I was one of the writers. After working on this show for a couple of years, I took a sabbatical to write films. However, the ...
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 19:45:47 -0700

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