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Shekhar Suman is an Indian actor, anchor, producer, director, and singer. Suman debuted in films with the Utsav opposite Rekha, produced by Shashi Kapoor and directed by Girish Karnad. He has worked in nearly 35 films including Manav Hatya, Naache Mayuri, Sansar, Anubhav, Tridev, Pati Parmeshwar, and Ranbhoomi. Shekhar was one of the judges of The Great Indian Laughter Challenge along with Navjot Singh Sidhu, quitting after three seasons over differences with his co-host. He featured as a judge on several other comedy shows such as Comedy Circus on Sony TV and Comedy Superstar on SAB TV. Suman made his singing debut with a music album named, Kuch Khwaab Aise, a collection of eight love ballads whose music was composed by Aadesh Shrivastava and lyrics written by Shyam Raj.

Birth Name

Shekhar Suman

Nickname

Shekhar

Profession

Actor, Anchor, Producer, Director, and Singer

Nationality

Indian

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Shekhar Suman was born on the 7th of December1962, in Patna, Bihar, India.

Age

He’s currently 61 years old.

Sun Sign

Sagittarius

Ethnicity

Asian

He has Indian ancestry.

Religion

Hinduism

Education

Shekhar did his schooling at St Xavier’s High School, Patna, and Vikas Vidyalaya, Ranchi. After that, he completed his graduation from Ramjas College, Delhi in History.

Family Details

  • Father – Phani Bhushan Prasad
  • Mother – Usha Prasad
  • Siblings – Unknown

Marital Status

Married

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Girlfriends / Spouse

Shekhar Suman has dated –

  • Alka Kapur (1983-Presents) –  On 4 May 1983, Shekhar married Alka Suman and has a son Adhyayan Suman who is a Bollywood film actor. In 2005, An older son, Aayush, died of a heart ailment at age 11.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 8 inches
  • In centimeters – 173 cm
  • In meters – 1.73 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 66 kg
  • In Pounds – 145 lbs

Body Build

Slim

Eye Color

Black

Hair Color

Black

Shoe Size

He wears a size 10 (US) shoe.

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Shekhar became known after appearing as an Indian actor, anchor, producer, director, and singer. He debuted in films with the Utsav opposite Rekha, produced by Shashi Kapoor and directed by Girish Karnad. He has worked in nearly 35 films. In television, Suman acted in Wah Janaab with Kiran Juneja. His television career included shows like Dekh Bhai Dekh, Reporter, Kabhi Idhar Kabhi Udhar, Chote Babu, Andaz, Amar Prem.

Film Debut

In 1984, Suman had his first film onscreen role in the movie, Utsav as Charudutt and he made his theatrical film debut as Journalist Shrikant Verma in the thriller movie, Tridev (1989).

Television Debut

Shekhar landed his first role in television in the series, Amar Prem.

Shekhar Suman Net worth

Shekhar Suman has an estimated net worth of $15 million dollars as of 2024.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Shekhar Suman

  • Suman is an Indian actor, anchor, producer, director, and singer. Suman debuted in films with the Utsav opposite Rekha, produced by Shashi Kapoor and directed by Girish Karnad.
  • He has worked in nearly 35 films including Manav Hatya, Naache Mayuri, Sansar, Anubhav, Tridev, Pati Parmeshwar, and Ranbhoomi.
  • In 1984, Suman made his television debut with Wah Janaab in which he acted alongside Kiran Juneja.
  • His television career included shows like Dekh Bhai Dekh, Reporter, Kabhi Idhar Kabhi Udhar, Chote Babu, Andaz, Amar Prem, Vilayati Babu, Movers n Shakers, Simply Shekhar and Carry On Shekhar.
  • In 2015, he began hosting Abki Bari Shekhar Bihari on Aaj Tak. He was one of the judges of The Great Indian Laughter Challenge along with Navjot Singh Sidhu, quitting after three seasons over differences with his co-host.
  • Shekhar featured as a judge on several other comedy shows such as Comedy Circus on Sony TV and Comedy Superstar on SAB TV. He hosted the show Jab Khelo SAB Khelo on SAB TV and participated in the fourth season of the popular dance reality show, Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa which aired on Sony TV.
  • He made his singing debut with a music album named, Kuch Khwaab Aise, a collection of eight love ballads whose music was composed by Aadesh Shrivastava and lyrics written by Shyam Raj.
  • In December 2009, Shekhar appeared as a participant on the reality TV series, Raaz Pichhle Janam Ka, based on past life regression. Suman made his directorial debut with 2014 film, Heartless.
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