Shekhar Suman is an Indian actor, anchor, producer, director, singer, comedian, dancer, and politician who is known for having been cast in a variety of projects including Ek Se Badhkar Ek, Chor Machaaye Shor, Laugh India Laugh, The Great Indian Laughter Challenge, Tedhi Baat Shekhar Ke Saath, Ek Raja Ek Rani, Comedy Superstar, Dam Dama Dam, and Manav Hatya.

Born Name

Shekhar Suman

Nick Name


Sun Sign


Born Place

Patna, Bihar, India


Mumbai, Maharashtra, India



Actor, Anchor, Producer, Director, Singer, Comedian, Dancer, Politician


  • Siblings – He has 3 sisters.




5 ft 8 in or 173 cm


70 kg or 154.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Shekhar Suman has dated –

  1. Simple Kapadia
  2. Supriya Pathak
  3. Alka Suman (1983-Present) – On May 4, 1983, he got married to Alka Suman and the duo parents a son named (b. January 13, 1988). Also, they had an older son Ayush who passed away at the age of 11 due to a heart ailment.

Race / Ethnicity


He is of Indian descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Deep-set eyes
  • Toned body

Shekhar Suman Facts

  1. He played the role of Ajay Kapoor, a wealthy millionaire who is in search of the love of his life, in the television drama series, Ek Raja Ek Rani, in 1996 and this role won him the Best Actor Aashirwad Award.
  2. For his performance in the 2002 Hindi action comedy film, Chor Machaaye Shor, Shekhar Suman bagged the Bollywood Movie Award for “Best Comedian”.
  3. In May 2009, he contested in the Loksabha Election on Congress ticket from Patna Sahib but lost to BJP candidate Shatrughan Sinha.
  4. Shekhar Suman co-starred as Dr. Sameer Saxena in the 2014 Hindi-language medical thriller film, Heartless, which was also his directorial debut.
  5. With the release of his music album titled Kuch Khwaab Aise, he made his singing debut. The album comprised of 8 love ballads whose music was composed by Aadesh Shrivastava and lyrics were written by Shyam Raj.
  6. Shekhar Suman also competed in the 4th season of the popular dance reality show, Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa.

Featured Image by Bollywood Hungama / / CC BY 3.0


Facts of Shekhar Suman

  • full nameShekhar Suman
  • Date of Birth December 07, 1962
  • Age 58 years 11 months
  • Horoscope Sagittarius
  • Lucky Number 10
  • Lucky Stone Turquoise
  • Lucky Color Orange
  • Best Match for Marriage Leo, Aquarius
  • weight70 kg
  • height5 ft 8 in

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