Actor Siddharth Shukla Biography, Height, TV Shows, Movies
Siddharth Shukla is an Indian actor and a model. He is one of the heartthrob actors of the Indian television industry. Just like all the other actors, he started his career as a model and was a runner up in ‘Gladrags Manhunt’ and later went on to win ‘Best Model of the World 2005’ which was held in Turkey. In 2008, he made his acting debut from the television series ‘Babul Ka Aangann Chootey Na’ which aired on Sony channel. Acting and modeling has always been his passion and he has rightfully turned it into his profession. After his debut series he was featured in many television shows, but he gained recognition in his television drama series ‘Balika Vadhu’ for his character as Shivraj Anoop Shekhar which aired on Colors channel. He had also participated in the dance reality show ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa’ in season 6 and was also seen in ‘Khatron ke Khiladi season 7’. With his extremely good looks and a stylish personality to complement with, he has a huge female following in India. In 2014, he made his Bollywood debut from the movie ‘Humpty Sharma ki Dulhania’. To know more about this handsome hunk, let’s read Siddharth Shukla Biography. Siddharth Shukla wiki reveals more details about his personal life, education, career and his love affairs.
Siddharth Shukla Date of Birth
Siddharth Shukla birthday falls on 12th December and he was born in the year 1980. He was born and brought in Mumbai city in the state of Maharashtra, India. Siddharth Shukla birthday has always been a low key affair and he spends his special day with his close family and friends. Although he has now entered into the glamorous world of Bollywood, he chooses to celebrate his birthday just like he used to do it previously. Biography of Siddharth Shukla has many interesting facts about his life from his journey as a television actor to making a grand debut in Bollywood.
Siddharth Shukla Family Background
Siddharth Shukla family originally hails from Allahabad in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. He was born in Mumbai and belongs to a Hindu Brahmin family. Siddharth Shukla mother name is Rita Shukla. Siddharth Shukla father Ashok Shukla is a civil engineer and he works with the Reserve Bank of India. He also has two elder sisters. His parents have always supported his decision and stood by him throughout his journey.
Siddharth Shukla Education
Siddharth Shukla education was done from St. Xavier High School in Fort, Mumbai. After completing his schooling, he pursued degree in Interior Designer from Rachana Sansad School of Interior Design, Mumbai. He was very athletic as a child and always represented his school in tennis and football.
Siddharth Shukla Personal Life
Siddharth Shukla has a stylish personality. With his clean cut and dapper looks, he is popular among his female fans. Siddharth Shukla workout habit has always kept him physically and mentally fit and fine. He wakes up early and hits the gym before anything else. He believes in eating healthy and right foods which contains proteins and green vegetables with low carbs. Height of Siddharth Shukla is approximately 6 feet 1 inches and he is taller than most of the actors we have. Siddharth Shukla biceps is around 16.5 inches and that goes really well with extremely dashing good looks.
Siddharth Shukla career
Siddharth Shukla started his career as a model. He had done many modeling assignments during his modeling days. He also participated in ‘Gladrags Manhunt’ and though he did not win the title but stood as a runner up. Modeling has always been his passion. He also bagged the title of ‘Best Model of the World 2005’ in Turkey which was quite a big achievement of his life. It’s not easy to be in this glamour industry, one has to face lot of ups and downs to reach the top. He then tried his luck in acting and in 2008; he made his acting debut from the television show ‘Babul Ka Aangann Chootey Na’ where he played the lead character which aired on Sony TV. Though the show was a moderate success, he didn’t gain much recognition for it. Siddharth did not lost hope and worked hard to pursue his dreams.
He also featured in television commercials such as Fair and lovely, Crack Cream, Bajaj, Siyaram, ICICI to name a few. He received fame and popularity from the television drama series ‘Balika Vadhu’ where he portrayed the character of Shivraj Shekhar. The show received highest TRP for many weeks straight and it was one of the longest running television serials. The dashing personality also participated in the celebrity dance reality show ‘Jhalak Dikhla Jaa season 6’. Karan Johar who is one the finest directors of Bollywood and also the co judge of ‘Jhalak Dikhla Jaa’ was impressed by his good looks, personality and his acting skills which landed him a three film deal with Dharma Productions. Getting the acting offer straight from a big movie house like Dharma Productions is a dream comes true for any actor.
In 2014, Siddharth made his Bollywood debut in a supporting role for the movie ‘Humpty Sharma ki Dulhania’ also starring Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt where he played the character of a NRI doctor Angad Bedi. He received tremendous appreciation for his performance and also bagged the ‘Stardust Award in 2015’ for ‘Breakthrough Supporting Performance’. Some of the Siddharth Shukla tv shows includes ‘Ek Packet Umeed’, ‘Jaane Pehchaane se yeh Ajnabbi’, ‘Love U Zindagi’ and ‘Comedy Classes’. He had also hosted television crime based show ‘Savdhaan India’. In 2015, he anchored ‘India’s Got Talent’ along with Bharti Singh and Nakuul Mehta. His fans are eagerly waiting for Siddharth Shukla upcoming movies. Siddharth Shukla movies will be quite impressive like his debut movie and it will be exciting to see how well he can perform different type of roles. Looking at Siddharth Shukla age he has a great career ahead waiting for him.
Siddharth Shukla in Khatron ke Khiladi 7
He also participated in Khatron ke Khiladi 7 as one the contestants. The show is the hindi version of fear factor which was hosted by the rising star of the bollywood Arjun Kapoor. The Khatron ke khiladi 7 contestants had gone through some daredevil stunts with lot of twist and turns. He performed some of the stunts fearlessly and gave a tough competition to others.
Interesting Fact about Siddharth Shukla
- Before trying his luck in acting, he started his career in a modeling
- He was the runner up of Gladrags Manhunt.
- He wanted to be an interior designer but due to more money scope in modeling he changed his line.
- He also won Best Model of the world 2005 in Turkey.
- He received Stardust Award for Breakthrough Supporting Performance for his movie ‘Humpty Sharma ki Dulhania’.
- In 2014 he also won Zee Gold Award for Most Fit Actor.
Siddharth Shukla Love Life
Is Siddharth Shukla married is a big question for everyone including his fans and media people alike. Siddharth Shukla love affairs have always been a private affair. Reports stated that he was in a relationship with Drashti Dhami who is also television actress. The duo met on the sets of Jhalak Dikhla Jaa. But this relationship didn’t last for long as the duo never commented or spoke about their relationship in media. She was probably Siddharth Shukla girlfriend for some time but at present he might not be in a relationship. Fans have to wait for Siddharth Shukla marriage right now as he wants to focus on his career. Siddharth Shukla wife will be lucky to have such a heartthrob as her better half in life.
Siddharth Shukla Controversy
Siddharth Shukla faced a controversy for drinking and driving. He was fined Rs. 2000 by Traffic Police in Mumbai for driving in a drunken state on New Year’s Eve and his license was seized for the same. There were also reports about his rift between him and his co actor Toral Rasputra on the sets of ‘Balika Vadhu’. Apart from these, he never got involved into any celebrity gossips.