Abhinav Shukla (born on 27th September 1982) is a famous Indian television and film actor. He is also a professional photographer. Abhinav is famous for portraying roles in successful Hindi serials like Silsila Badalte Rishton Ka, Diya Aur Baati Hum, Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna, Hitler Didi, etc. He has also worked in quite a few films like Luka Chuppi, Aksar 2, etc. Currently, he has participated in the Bigg Boss season 14 and is in the Bigg Boss House.
Abhinav Shukla Biography
|Debut||Film: Jai Ho (2014)TV: Jersey No. 10 (2007)|
|Height||6” or 1.83 m or 183 cm|
|Weight||80 Kg or 176 lbs|
|Body Measurements||Chest:42 inchesWaist:32 inchesBiceps:15 inches|
|Date of Birth||27th September, 1982 (38 years old in 2020)|
|Birthplace||Ludhiana, Punjab, India|
|Hometown||Ludhiana, Punjab, India|
|Residence||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|School||Guru Nanak Public School|
|College/University||Lala Lajpat Rai Institute of Engineering and Technology, Moga, Punjab|
|Brother||Name not known|
|Eye color||Dark Brown|
|Marriage date||21st June, 2018|
|Net Worth||₹ 10 crores (approx.)|
|Hobbies||Photography, Travelling, Scuba Diving, martial arts|
Early life and Background
Abhinav Shukla was born in Ludhiana, Punjab, India in a Hindu family to father K.K. Shukla and mother, Radha Shukla. He belongs to Brahman caste and holds an Indian Nationality. He has one elder brother who is a naval officer. His father is an entomologist at Punjab Agricultural University and his mother a teacher in Guru Nanak Public School, Ludhiana. Abhinav completed his schooling from Guru Nanak Public School and joined Lala Lajpat Rai Institute of Engineering and Technology after completing his schooling to pursue B. Tech in Electronics and Communications.
Abhinav Shukla is currently married to famous Indian television actress Rubina Dilaik. The couple met at a mutual friend’s Ganapati festival party, fell in love and started dating. They dated for while a while before finally getting married on 21st June 2018 in a private ceremony in Shimla. It’s been two years (as of 2020) since their marriage and their relationship looks very healthy and strong.
|Actor||Leonardo DiCaprio, Salman Khan, Zarine Khan, Jacqueline Fernandez|
Abhinav Shukla started his career in the Indian Television Industry with Sab Tv’s Jersey No. 10, where he portrayed the role of Arjun Rai. He then was spotted by the director which helped him get opportunities to which he grabbed and made his career as good as he wanted. He portrayed the role of Vikram in Chotti Bahu, Sumer Singh Choudhary in Hitler Didi, Om Rathi in Diya Aur Baat, etc. Abhinav made his Bollywood debut with the movie Jai Ho in 2014. From the start of his career, he has appeared in more than fifteen television shows and four Hindi movies. Currently, Abhinav is inside the Bigg Boss House and doing pretty good there. He entered the house on Day 1 of the show.
- Jersey No. 10 in 2007 as Arjun Rai
- Jaane Kya Baat Hui from 2008 to 2009 as Shantanu
- Chotti Bahu – Sindoor Bin Suhagan from 2008 to 2009 as Vikram
- Geet – Hui Sabse Parayi from 2010 to 201 as Dev Singh Khurana
- Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai from 2011 to 2012 as Dr. Manan
- Hitler Didi in 2012 as Sumer Singh Choudhary
- Survivor India 1 in 2012 as Contestant
- Badalte Rishton Ki Dastaan in 2013 as Anirudh Balraj Asthana
- Box Cricket League 1 in 2014 as a Contestant
- MTV Big F (Season 1 Episode 1) in 2015 as NSG Commando Vikram
- Box Cricket League 2 in 2016 as a Contestant
- Diya Aur Baati Hum in 2016 as Om Rathi
- Silsila Badalte Rishton Ka in 2018 as Rajdeep Thakur
- Khatra Khatra Khatra in 2019 as a Contestant
- Bigg Boss 14 in 2020 as a Contestant
- Jai Ho in 2014
- Roar: Tigers of the Sundarbans in 2014 as Pundit
- Aksar 2 in 2017 as Ricky Khambata
- Luka Chuppi in 2019 as Naseem Khan
- There was some controversy regarding Abhinav’s sacking from the Hindi serial Silsila Badalte Rishton ka. It was being said that the makers of the show owed over ten lakhs to the actor, because of which the Abhinav got fired from the show and got into a legal scuffle with the producers- Comall and Sunjoy Waddhwa from Sphere Origins
- The other controversy is regarding Abhinav his wife Rubina’s relationship. Before entering the Bigg Boss house the celeb couple was in the headlines because of a rift in their relationship and it was proved to be true when the couple got into an argument during a task inside the Bigg Boss house.
Lesser known Facts
- Abhinav is an avid dog lover. He keeps posting pictures with his pet dog on his Instagram account.
- He has won the Best Design Award at the technical festival, Tryst, organized by Indian Institute of Technology in 2004.
- He loves to go on trekking and camping, in 2016 he did a seven days long trek from Chandra Taal to Bara-lacha la with his brother.
- Abhinav also claimed Stok Kangri with his elder brother in 2017.
- He once cycled from Manali all the way to Leh alone, which took him six days.
- He and his wife, Rubina Dilaik, directed and starred in a short film Bareilly Ki Beti: The Youngest Survivor in 2020, the short film was on female-foeticide.