Shaheer Sheikh is an Indian actor and model. He is best known for playing Dev Dixit in Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi, Anant Bajpai in Navya..Naye Dhadkan Naye Sawaal, Abir Rajvansh in Yeh Rishtey Hain Pyaar Ke and warrior Arjun in Mahabharat. In 10 August 2018, Sheikh was chosen as first Indian torch bearer of the 18th Asian Games by the Indonesian Government.

Birth Name

Sheikh Shaheer Nawaz

Nickname

Sheikh

Profession

Actor, Model, Singer, Television Host, Lawyer

Nationality

Indian

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Shaheer Sheikh was born on the 26th of March 1984, in Jammu and Kashmir, India.

Age

He’s currently 36 years old.

Sun Sign

Aries

Ethnicity

(Asian) Indian

Religion

Islam

Education

Shaheer attended Hari Singh Higher Secondary School in Jammu. After high school, he got enrolled at the New Law College, Bharati Vidyapeeth in University in Pune from where he graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (L.L.B.).

Family Details

  • Father – Shahnawaz Sheikh

  • Mother – Dilshad Sheikh
  • Siblings – Aleefa Sheikh (Younger Sister)

Marital Status

Single

Girlfriend / Spouse

Shaheer Sheikh has dated –

  • Erica Fernandes – Shaheer is allegedly dating his onscreen pair, Erica Fernandes where they both cast in a romantic soap Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi but they totally refuted the allegations saying that they were good friends.

Physical Statistics

  • In feet – 6 feet 1 inches
  • In centimeters – 185 cm
  • In meters – 1.85 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 80 kg
  • In Pounds – 176 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 44-14-32
  • Chest – 44 in or 112 cm
  • Arms / Biceps – 14 in or 36 cm
  • Waist – 32 in or 81 cm

Body Build

Athletic

Eye Color

Brown

Hair Color

Black

Shoe Size

His shoe size is 11.5 (US).

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Shaheer is best known for playing Dev Dixit in Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi, Anant Bajpai in Navya..Naye Dhadkan Naye Sawaal, Abir Rajvansh in Yeh Rishtey Hain Pyaar Ke and warrior Arjun in Mahabharat.

Film Debut

In 2015, Shaheer made his film debut with the Indonesian film, Turis Romantis where he played the role as Azan Khan.

Television Debut

In 2005, Shaheer first appearance in television came with the Hindi comedy series, Sanya for his role as Arjun Shekhawat.

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Show Result
2011 Indian Television Academy Awards GR8! Face of the Year (Male) Navya..Naye Dhadkan Naye Sawaal Won
BIG Television Awards Taaza Face (Male) Won
2014 Indian Telly Awards Best Actor in a Lead Role Mahabharat Nominated
Indian Television Academy Awards Best Actor Popular Nominated
Gold Awards Best Actor in a Lead Role Nominated
2016 Gold Awards Best Onscreen Jodi
(With Erica Fernandes)
Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi Nominated
Asiavision Awards Star of the Year Won
Asian Viewers Television Awards Male Actor of the Year Nominated
Indian Television Academy Awards Best Actor Popular Nominated
2017 Lions Gold Awards Best Onscreen Jodi
(With Erica Fernandes)
Won
2018 Indian Television Academy Awards Best Actor (Jury) Nominated
2019 Indian Telly Awards Best Actor in a Lead Role (Male) Dastaan-E-Mohabbat Salim Anarkali Nominated
Gold Awards Best Actor in a Lead Role Yeh Rishtey Hain Pyaar Ke Nominated
Best Onscreen Jodi
(With Rhea Sharma)
Won
Most Stylish Actor (Male) N/A Nominated
Most Fit Actor (Male) N/A Nominated
2020 Lions Gold Awards Best Actor (Male) Yeh Rishtey Hain Pyaar Ke Won

Shaheer Sheikh Favorites

Shaheer Sheikh Net worth

Shaheer Sheikh has an estimated net worth of $3 million dollars as of 2020.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Shaheer Sheikh

  • Shaheer started doing modeling gigs whilst in college.
  • He also owns an event management company.
  • Shaheer’s hobbies are Photography, dancing and cooking also.
  • He gained 8 Kgs body weight for playing the character of Arjuna in Mahabharat.
  • In 2011, Sheikh was approached to play the lead in television show, Navya..Naye Dhadkan Naye Sawaal opposite Saumya Seth.
  • In 2012, Sheikh also appeared in the Telefilm Honeymoon shown in Star Plus’ show Teri Meri Love Stories opposite Mahhi Vij.
  • In 2015, he voted as the top 50 sexiest Asian men in an annual poll conducted by UK-based weekly newspaper Eastern Eye.
  • In 2015, Sheikh landed a lead role in a romantic comedy film Turis Romantis opposite actress Kirana Larasati.
  • In 2017, Sheikh topped in Times list of 20 Most Desirable Men on Indian Television. Next year he earned 4th spot in same list.
  • In February 2017, he started working on his upcoming Indonesian feature film Maipa and Datu Museng, an action based love story in which Sheikh will play the role of Datu Museng, a warrior.
  • In 2016, 2018 and 2019 he was placed at the 25th, 17th and 11th position in Eastern Eye’s 50 Sexiest Asian Men List
  • In 2018, he portrayed Salim in Colors TV’s Dastaan-E-Mohabbat: Salim Anarkali.
  • In 2019, he earned 1st place in Fuze list of Most desirable men on TV.
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