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




Actor, Model, Singer, Television Host, Lawyer



Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

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


He’s currently 36 years old.

Sun Sign



(Asian) Indian




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



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


  • 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


Eye Color


Hair Color


Shoe Size

His shoe size is 11.5 (US).



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

2011Indian Television Academy AwardsGR8! Face of the Year (Male)Navya..Naye Dhadkan Naye SawaalWon
BIG Television AwardsTaaza Face (Male)Won
2014Indian Telly AwardsBest Actor in a Lead RoleMahabharatNominated
Indian Television Academy AwardsBest Actor PopularNominated
Gold AwardsBest Actor in a Lead RoleNominated
2016Gold AwardsBest Onscreen Jodi
(With Erica Fernandes)
Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise BhiNominated
Asiavision AwardsStar of the YearWon
Asian Viewers Television AwardsMale Actor of the YearNominated
Indian Television Academy AwardsBest Actor PopularNominated
2017Lions Gold AwardsBest Onscreen Jodi
(With Erica Fernandes)
2018Indian Television Academy AwardsBest Actor (Jury)Nominated
2019Indian Telly AwardsBest Actor in a Lead Role (Male)Dastaan-E-Mohabbat Salim AnarkaliNominated
Gold AwardsBest Actor in a Lead RoleYeh Rishtey Hain Pyaar KeNominated
Best Onscreen Jodi
(With Rhea Sharma)
Most Stylish Actor (Male)N/ANominated
Most Fit Actor (Male)N/ANominated
2020Lions Gold AwardsBest Actor (Male)Yeh Rishtey Hain Pyaar KeWon

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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