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Shekhar Suman Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | March 2, 2024

Date of Birth

7 / December / 1962


62 Years



Shekhar Suman, born on December 7, 1962, is a distinguished Indian actor known for his contributions to both the film and television industries. Making his debut in the film “Utsav” in 1984, he quickly established himself as a prominent figure in Bollywood.

Shekhar Suman Height, Weight, Age, Family, Wife & More

His television debut came later in 1993 with the popular show “Dekh Bhai Dekh,” further solidifying his presence in the entertainment world. With a career spanning decades, Shekhar Suman continues to captivate audiences with his talent and versatility on both the big and small screens.


Born on December 7, 1962, in Kadam Kuan, Patna, Bihar, India, the individual is currently 61 years old. Their zodiac sign is Sagittarius, and they hold Indian nationality.

Physical Appearance

The individual stands at a height of 173 centimeters (1.73 meters or approximately 5 feet 8 inches) and weighs 66 kilograms (145 pounds). Their body measurements include a chest circumference of 40 inches, a waist size of 29 inches, and a biceps measuring 14 inches. They have black eyes and black hair.


Hailing from Kadam Kuan, Patna, Bihar, India, the individual attended St. Xavier’s School in Patna and Vikas Vidyalaya in Ranchi. They pursued higher education at Ramjas College in Delhi, graduating with a degree in History.


Belonging to a Hindu family, the individual’s father, Phani Bhushan Prasad, is a doctor, while their mother is Usha Prasad. They have three sisters but no brothers. Currently residing in Andheri West, Mumbai, their hobbies include power yoga, exercise, and singing.

Shekhar Suman Childhood Picture

Shekhar Suman Childhood Picture

Shekhar Suman Youngage Picture

Shekhar Suman Youngage Picture

Shekhar Suman  Father Phani Bhushan Prasad Picture

Shekhar Suman Father Phani Bhushan Prasad 

Shekhar Suman with his Mother Usha Prasad

Shekhar Suman with his Mother Usha Prasad

Shekhar Suman with his Sisters

Shekhar Suman with his Sisters

Shekhar Suman with his Wife Alka Kapur

Shekhar Suman with his Wife Alka Kapur

Shekhar Suman with his Son Adhyayan Suman

Shekhar Suman with his Son Adhyayan Suman

Shekhar Suman Son Late Aayush Suman

Shekhar Suman Son Late Aayush Suman

Wife and Children

Married to Alka Kapur, the individual’s marital status is confirmed. There are no known affairs or girlfriends. They have two sons, Adhyayan Suman, who is an actor, and Late Aayush Suman. They do not have any daughters.


Shekhar Suman is an Indian actor, television personality, and comedian who has had a diverse career spanning several decades. He gained prominence in the 1990s with his portrayal of characters in television serials like “Dekh Bhai Dekh” and “Reporter,” showcasing his versatility and comedic timing. Suman further established himself as a formidable talent with his hosting duties on the popular talk show “Movers and Shakers,” where he displayed his wit and charm. Throughout his career, he has appeared in numerous films, showcasing his acting prowess in both comedic and dramatic roles. In recent years, he has also ventured into politics, contesting in elections. Additionally, Suman has been vocal about various social and political issues, using his platform to advocate for change. His multifaceted career continues to captivate audiences, making him a respected figure in the Indian entertainment industry.


Year Role Film
2017 Arun’s Friend Bhoomi
2014 Doctor (also director) Heartless
2011 Police Sherkhan Chaloo
1989   Waqt Ke Zanjeer
Vijay Pati Parmeshwar
Anil Anjaane Rishte
Journalist Shrikant Verma Tridev
Amar Tere Bina Kya Jeena
1988   Aakhri Nishchay
CID Inspector Ratan Woh Phir Aayegi
1987 Peter Fernandes Sansar
1985 Shekhar Rehguzar
1984 Charudutt Utsav


Role Title
Viren Kumar Main
Various characters Tedhi Baat Shekhar Ke Saath
Sarju/Chichi/Sonu/Karan Dam Dama Dam
Sameer Diwan Dekh Bhai Dekh
Judge Comedy Circus
Judge Comedy Superstar
Judge The Great Indian Laughter Challenge
Judge India’s Laughter Champion
Judge Laugh India Laugh
Host Neelam Ghar
Host The Great Indian Comedy Show
Host He Man
Host Made in Indi
Host Movers & Shakers
Host Poll Khol[
Host Simply Shekhar
Contestant Jjhoom India
Big Bulletin Host Bigg Boss 16
Bhoopi Tandon Saat Pheron Ki Hera Pherie
Anand Andaz
Ajay Premi Hera Pheri
Ajay Kapoor Ek Raja Ek Rani

Awards List

  • Won Bollywood Movie Award for Best Comedian, Chor Machaaye Shor
  • Won Best Anchor for Movers And Shakers at 1st ITA Awards
  • Won Best Anchor for Carry on Shekhar at 3rd Indian Telly Awards

Net Worth

Earning a substantial income, the individual commands a salary of 4 lakh rupees per episode. Their net worth is estimated to be around 20 crore rupees.

Some lesser-known facts about Shekhar Suman

  • Smoking: Yes
  • Alcohol consumption: No
  • Notable TV shows: Dekh Bhai Dekh, Movers and Shakers, Comedy Circus, Reporter, Kabhi Idhar Kabhi Udhar
  • Political support: Supported Narendra Modi in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections
  • Political rivalry: Contested against Shatrughan Sinha in the 2009 Bihar assembly elections
  • Filmmaking: Directed the movie “Heartless” in 2014, starring his son, which received critical acclaim but was a commercial flop
  • School activities: Excelled in debating, theatre, and NCC (National Cadet Corps)
  • Career path: Initially aimed to join the Navy but pursued acting instead
  • Film career: Signed around 30 films after his debut movie “Utsav,” with hits like “Anubhav” and “Naache Mayuri”
  • Television contract: Made headlines with a Rs 25-crore contract for his successful show “Movers & Shakers”
  • Musical venture: Released his debut music album “Kuch Khwaab Aise” in 2007, reflecting his passion for music.

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Body Measurements Chest: 40 Inches, Waist: 29 Inches, Biceps: 14 Inches
Birth Place Kadam Kuan, Patna, Bihar, India
Children Daughter: N/A Son: Adhyayan Suman (Actor), Late Aayush Suman
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Height In CM 173 cm CM
Height In Meter 1.73 m M
Nationality Indian
Parents Father: Phani Bhushan Prasad (Doctor) Mother: Usha Prasad
Profession Actor
Siblings Brothers: N/A Sisters: 3
Spous Alka Kapur
Weight 66 kg
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius


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