Shabbir Ahluwalia

Shabir Ahluwalia Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | March 6, 2024

Date of Birth

10 / August / 1979


45 Years



Shabir Ahluwalia is a television and acting host from India famous for his performance as Abhishek Prem Mehra from the popular TV series “Kumkum Bhagya.” Ahluwalia has appeared in featured in many successful TV shows.

Shabbir Ahluwalia Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Affairs & More

Shabir Ahluwalia (born 10 August 1979) is a popular Indian performer and host. He is well-known for his performance as Abhishek Prem Mehra from Kumkum Bhagya. Apart from this, Ahluwalia has acted in Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi (2002), Kya Hadsaa Kya Haqeeqat (2004), Kahi To Milenge (2002), Kkavyanjali (2005), Kasamh Se (2006), Kasautii Zindagii Kay (2006), Kayamath (2007), Laagi Tujhse Lagan (2011) and many more.


Shabir Ahluwalia was conceived on the 10th of August, 1979. He was born to a Sikh father and a Catholic mother from Mumbai. Shabir has two brothers Shefali Ahluwalia as well as Sameer Ahluwalia. He got married to his wife actor Kanchi Kaul on the 27th of November 2011. In 2014, they had one son. In 2016 they had a second son.

Name Not Known Shabir Ahluwalia Father

Name Not Known Shabir Ahluwalia Father

Name Not Known Shabir Ahluwalia Mother

Name Not Known Shabir Ahluwalia Mother

Kanchi Kaul Shabir Ahluwalia Wife

Kanchi Kaul Shabir Ahluwalia Wife

Azai and other Shabir Ahluwalia Son

Azai and other Shabir Ahluwalia Sons

Shabir Ahluwalia Family Pics

Shabir Ahluwalia Family Pics


Shabbir Ahluwalia was born on August 10, 1979, in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, making him 44 years old. His zodiac sign is Leo.

Educational Qualification

He graduated from St. Xavier’s High School in Vile Parle & completed his graduation from the University of Maryland, College Park.

Educational Qualification Graduation
Collage Name University of Maryland, College Park
10+2 school name St. Xavier’s High School, Vile Parle
High School Name St. Xavier’s High School, Vile Parle

Personal Life

He is engaged with actress Kanchi Kaul. Both have been involved in the small screen and had roles in Bollywood films as well. Since they are both very discreet and are very private, they didn’t reveal their relationship. However, it appears that they came across each other through a common acquaintance Ekta Kapoor in a party and have been dating ever since.


Shabir Ahluwalia first began his acting career on the TV show “Hip-H Hip Hurray” however, he gained a lot of attention for his part in the show “Kahiin To Hoga” which ran from 2003 until 2007. Additionally, actor, Ahluwalia was also featured in other successful television shows, including “Kyunkli Saas Bhi Bahoo Thi” (2002), “Kya Hadsaa Kya Haqeeqat” (2003), “Kahin To Milenge” (2002), “Kkavyanjali” (2005), “Kasamh Se” (2006), “Kasauti Zindagi Ki” (2007) and more.

Apart from his acting profession, Ahluwalia has also participated in a variety of reality shows, such as “Fear Factor Khatron Ke Khiladi” (season 3) and “Dhammal Express” and also hosted shows like “Nach Baliye,” Guinness World Records – Ab India Todega” as well as “Dancing Queen.” Additionally, he made his Bollywood film debut in “Shootout In Lokhandwala” on the 8th of January 2008 and was also a part of a character in “Mission Istanbul” the same year.

Check more details on Wikipedia



Title Roles Year
Shootout at Lokhandwala RC 2007
Mission Istaanbul Khalil Nazar 2008


Title Roles Year
Hip Hip Hurray Purab 1999
Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi Aniket Mehta 2002
Sanjivani Rohit 2002
Kahi To Milenge Shashaank 2002
Kahiin To Hoga Rishi Garewaal 2003–2007
Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii Saumil Dikshit 2004
Kya Hadsaa Kya Haqeeqat Aman/Jay 2004
Kkavyanjali Vansh Malhotra 2005
Nach Baliye Host 2005–2006
Kasamh Se Sandeep Sikand/Sandy 2006
Kasautii Zindagii Kay Omi 2006–2007
Kayamath Milind Mishra 2007–2009
Dhamaal Express Contestant 2009
Pyar Ka Pehla Naam: Radha Mohan Mohan Trivedi 2022–present

Web series

Title Roles Year
Fixer Jaiveer Maalik 2019

Awards and Nominations

Award Work Year
Indian Telly Awards Kahiin To Hoga 2004
Indian Television Academy Awards 2005
Nach Baliye 2006
Indian Telly Awards Kahiin To Hoga 2006
Nach Baliye 2007
Kayamath 2007
Gold Awards 2008
Gold Awards 2011
Indian Television Academy Awards Kumkum Bhagya 2014
Indian Telly Awards 2015
Gold Awards 2015
Indian Television Academy Awards 2016
Gold Awards 2018
Indian Telly Awards 2019

Net Worth

Shabbir is among the highest-paid TV actors from India. Based on our research, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Shabbir Ahluwalia’s net value is $5 million.

Some lesser known facts about Shabbir Ahluwalia

  • Shabbir Ahluwalia got fame with his role as Rishi Garewal, a casanova man in Star Plus’s serial Kahiin Toh Hoga.
  • He was the winner of Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 3 in 2010.
  • He wanted to be a sportsman or a computer programmer.
  • His wife Kanchi is a scuba diving expert.
  • He is a decent cricketer and plays for Mumbai Heroes in Celebrity Cricket League (CCL).
  • His father is a Sikh and mother, a Catholic.
  • He owns a production company called Flying Turtles.
  • He reduced around 12 kgs of weight for his rockstar look in serial Kumkum Bhagya.
  • He hosted few TV shows like Guinness World Record, Dancing Queen, and Meethi Churi No. 1.
  • Does Shabbir Ahluwalia smoke?: No
  • Does Shabbir Ahluwalia drink alcohol?: Yes

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Body Measurements Chest: 42 Inches
Waist: 34 Inches
Biceps: 14.5 Inches
Birth Place Mumbai Maharashtra India
Children Son: Azai
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Height In CM 175 CM
Height In Meter 1.75 M
Nationality Indian
Parents Father: Name Not Known
Mother: Name Not Known
Profession Actor
Siblings Brother: Sameer Ahluwalia
Sister: Shefali Ahluwalia
Spous Kanchi Kaul
Weight 75 Kg
165 Lbs
Zodiac Sign Leo


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