Tanuj Mahashabde is an Indian actor and writer. He is most popularly known for playing the role of ‘Krishnan Iyer’ in the famous Sony SAB TV comedy show ‘Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah’. In 2012, His debut film was ‘Ferrari Ki Sawaari’ and made his TV debut with the TV show ‘Yeh Duniya Hai Rangeen’. He also done theatre for over 15 years. Tanuj Mahashabde has appeared in many episodic shows in small roles including CID and Aahat. He was also nominated for the Forbes India celebrity list. In 2016, Mahashabde was awarded the ‘Kala Gaurav Award’.

Birth Name

Tanuj Mahashabde




Actor and Write



Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Tanuj Mahashabde was born on the 24th of July 1980, in Dewas, Madhya Pradesh, India.


He’s currently 44 years old.

Sun Sign




He has Indian ancestry.




Tanuj Mahashabde has done a diploma in Marine Communication from Indore.

Family Details

  • Father – Unknown
  • Mother – Unknown
  • Siblings – Unknown

Marital Status



Girlfriend / Spouse

Tanuj Mahashabde has dated –

Tanuj has largely opted to keep his personal life away from the public spotlight, which makes it difficult for us to say anything about his love life and dating history.

Physical Statistics


  • In feet – 5 feet 7 inches
  • In centimeters – 170 cm
  • In meters – 1.70 m


  • In Kilograms – 70 kg
  • In Pounds – 154 lbs

Body Build


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Shoe Size

He wears a size 8.5 (US) shoe.



Professional Statistics

Famous For

Mahashabde became known after appearing as an Indian television actor who mainly works in Hindi Television Serials and Bollywood Films. He got huge fame and popularity from the role of Krishnan Iyer in the Television serial, Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah. Tanuj has been impressing everyone with his acting skills and has been a part of the show.

Film Debut

In 2012, Tanuj had his first film onscreen role in the movie, Ferrari Ki Sawaari.

Television Debut

In 2000, Mahashabde landed his first role in television in the series, Yeh Duniya Hai Rangeen.

Tanuj Mahashabde Net worth

Tanuj Mahashabde has an estimated net worth of $250K dollars as of 2024.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Tanuj Mahashabde

  • Tanuj hails from Dewas, Madhya Pradesh, India. Tanuj has not mentioned his family in any social media handles or interviews. He prefers not to discuss his personal life with the media.
  • Mahashabde has done a diploma in Marine Communication from Indore. Later, he moved to Mumbai and started learning the basics of theatre in from ‘Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan Kala Kendra, Mumbai.
  • Tanuj has done theatre for over 15 years. He had developed an interest in writing and has co-written a few scripts with other professional writers.
  • He was a writer and assistant director in the successful Sony SAB TV comedy show Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah.
  • During the shoots, the face of TMKOC Dilip Joshi and Munmun Dutta spotted him and recommended the director of the show to cast him for the role of Krishnan Iyer, husband of Babita Iyer.
  • Before working in the show he also appeared in several episodes of episodic shows like C.I.D.” and “Aahat. Tanuj is also known for his role in Ye Duniya Hai Rangeen.
  • After doing his first show he went back to his hometown due to some family problems and started working as an acting teacher in Indoor.
  • Later the director of ‘Ye Duniya Hai Rangeen’ called Tanuj Mahashabde to come back and join his new show ‘Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah’.
  • Allegedly he was supposed to do writing for the series, but the lead actor of the show, Dilip Joshi‘ suggested the director to take Tanuj as one of the characters i.e. Scientist Krishnan Iyer as there was no such character in the script before.


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