Shaheer Sheikh who was born on 26th March 1984, is an actor and a model. He is also a lawyer and is popularly known for his role of Arjun in Mahabharat (Swastik Productions) and Dev Dixit in Kuch Rang Pyaar Ke Aise Bhi. He was chosen as the first Indian Torch Bearer of the 18th Asian Games. Shaheer is one of the most promising actors of the industry. He also owns an event management company.
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Shaheer Sheikh Actor, Biography, Career, Family & More
|Date of Birth
|26th March 1984
|35 (as in 2019)
|Place of Birth
|Bhanderwah, Jammu and Kashmir, India
|Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
|Actor and Model
|Photography, Dancing, Cooking
|Mr Shahnawaz Sheikh
|Mrs Dilshad Sheikh
|Aleefa Sheikh (Younger sister)
|Hari Singh Higher Secondary School
|New Law College, Bharati Vidyapeeth University, Pune
|Bachelor of Laws (L.L.B)
|Turis Romantis (2015) (Indonesian Film)
|Sanaya (2005) (Played as Arjun Shekhawat)
Early Life and Background of Shaheer Sheikh
Shaheer Sheikh was born in an Islam family in Bhanderwah of Doda District, Jammu and Kashmir. His father is Mr Shahnawaz Sheikh and mother Mrs Dilshad Sheikh. Shaheer also has a younger sister Aleefa Sheikh.
He had an affair a few years ago with an Indonesian singer Ayu Ting Ting which ended in a breakup. According to recent news, Shaheer is said to be in a relationship with Erica Fernandes, his co-star. Because of his handsome, tall figure, he has been a heartthrob of many but likes to keep a low profile.
Personal Favourites of Shaheer Sheikh
- Food: Pizza, Raajma, Ice-cream
- Actor: Leonardo DiCaprio, Salman Khan, Johnny Depp
- Actress: Angelina Jolie, Kareena Kapoor
- Film: Andaz Apna Apna (1994)
Shaheer Sheikh’s Career
Shaheer Sheikh debuted in the industry through the TV serial Sanya (2005). There he played the role of Arjun Shekhawat. In 2015, he starred in an Indonesian film, Turis Romantis. His other notable performances were in shows like Jhansi Ki Rani (as Nana Sahib), Best of Luck Nikki (as Ritesh) and many more.
Not only in India, but Shaheer is also famous in Indonesia too. Thanks to Mahabharat’s popularity there, he established himself as a big star there. As a result, he hosted several Indonesian TV shows such as Panah Asmara Arjuna and The New Eat Bulaga! Indonesia. He also co-hosted the popular TV talent show Asia’s Got Talent with Marc Nelson.
In 2017, he topped the Times list of 20 Most Desirable Men on Indian television and earned the 4th spot in the same roster next year. He has been at the 23rd place in Biz Asia’s TV personality in 2018. This year, Shaheer has topped the Fuze list of Most Desirable Men on TV.
Having been nominated in several television awards, Shaheer has won quite a few. In 2011, he won the GR8! Face of the Year (Male) and Taaza Face (Male) for the show Navya…Naye Dahadkan, Naye Sawaal. Recently, in 2019, he has won the Best Actor in a Lead Role and the Best Onscreen Jodi (with Rhea Sharma) awards for the show Yeh Rishtey Hain Pyaar Ke.
Lesser-known facts about Shaheer Sheikh
- Shaheer doesn’t like to celebrate his birthday.
- Senorita (Shawn and Camila (2019)) is his favourite music track.
- Priyanka Chopra, being Shaheer’s most favourite actress, Shaheer, looks forward to acting with her in the future.
- Shaheer looks up to his mother and owes her for his success.
- While many call him the chocolate boy, his family lovingly calls him Sameer, which also happens to be his nickname.
- He is the proud owner of a Mercedes-Benz Cabriolet.