Name: Shaheer Sheikh
Birthday: 26th March 1984
Known For: Shaheer Sheik is doesn’t have just good acting skills but is known for having exceptional cooking skills.
Weight: 75 kg
Debut Film: Turis Romantis (Movie debut), Kya Mast Hai Life (TV debut)
Marital Status: Married
Spouse: Ruchikaa Kapoor
Relationships: Ayu Ting Ting, Erica Fernandes, Ruchikaa Kapoor
Awards: Gold Award for Best Onscreen Jodi (with Rhea Sharma), Asiavision Award for Star of the Year, Indian Television Academy Award for GR8! Performer of the Year (Male)
Shaheer Sheikh is an Indian actor and model known not only in India but in Indonesia as well for his work there.
After pursuing an L.L.B from New Law College, Bharati Vidyapeeth University, Pune, he started working for a law firm after which he started his career as a photographer. Then, he went on to modelling. In 2009 Sheikh made his television debut in Kya Mast Hai Life. After the second season of the show ended, Sheikh was seen in Jhansi Ki Rani as Nana Sahib, brother of Rani of Jhansi replacing Satyajeet Dubey.
In 2011, Sheikh was approached to play the lead in a television show, Navya…Naye Dhadkan Naye Sawaal, opposite Saumya Seth. Shaheer Sheikh also worked in Disney Channel’s show Best Of Luck Nikki in season 1. In 2012, Sheikh also appeared in the telefilm shown in Star Plus’ show Teri Meri Love Stories opposite Mahhi Vij.
In 2013, he signed Swastik Productions’ Mahabharat. He played Arjuna, in the series, which ended in August 2014. For his performance, the actor got a lot of appreciation. For the series, he underwent several training processes, including fitness, horse riding, and weapon training for almost eight months. Mahabharat was a huge critical and commercial success. It was said to have recorded the highest GTVMs ever achieved by any other serial in the history of Indian Television.
It was also popular in Indonesia, establishing Sheikh as a big star of the country, often credited as the ‘SRK of the country’. His chemistry with his co-star Pooja Sharma who played Draupadi’s role was also highly adored by fans. After Mahabharat, Shaheer did various projects in Indonesia which made him even more popular there.
In 2014, he hosted the Indonesian reality television Panah Asmara Arjuna and a variety show, The New Eat Bulaga! Indonesia, along with his costars from Mahabharat. In 2015, he co-hosted the television talent show Asia’s Got Talent with Marc Nelson. Co-starring Nabila Syakieb and Ravi Bhatia, he also featured in a romantic drama, Cinta di Langit Taj Mahal as Reehan Syahputra, a calm and composed guy.
In 2015, Sheikh landed a lead role in the romantic comedy film Turis Romantis opposite actress Kirana Larasati. In 2016, Sheikh made his come back to Indian television with Sony TV’s critically acclaimed television show, Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi, alongside Erica Fernandes and Supriya Pilgaonkar. Shaheer Sheik’s performance and his onscreen chemistry with Erica were appreciated. In 2017, the show came back with its second season.
Along with Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi, he also did episodic roles and gave guest appearances in many Indonesian television series. He was seen as Raden Petir in RoroJonggrang, as Salman in Malaikat Kecil Dari India, as Aladin / Ali Besar in Aladin & Alakadam, as Prince Zamzaman Jinny Oh Jinny Datang Lagi, as Mr. Thakur in Gara Gara Duyung, as Rahul in Tuyul & MbaYul Reborn and in a guest appearance in I-KTP.
In 2016, he also starred opposite Masayu Anastasia in an Indonesian telefilm Namaku Yusuf wherein he played the titular role of Yusuf. In 2017, he started working on his upcoming Indonesian feature film, Maipa and DatuMuseng. In 2018, he portrayed Salim in Colors TV’s Dastaan-E-Mohabbat: SalimA narkali. He was paired opposite Sonarika Bhadoria.
From March 2019 to October 2020, he played Abir Rajvansh in Star Plus’s Yeh Rishtey Hain Pyaar Ke, opposite Rhea Sharma.
He made his web debut with Paurashpur starring Annu Kapoor, Shilpa Shinde, Milind Soman, and Flora Saini. In 2021, Shaheer reprised the role of Dev Dixit in Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi 3 alongside Erica Fernandes.
In July, he signed Pavitra Rishta: Its Never Too Late, which was an OTT project as a tribute to the late actor Sushant Singh Rajput. Shaheer stepped into his shoes, with some changes to the plot as well as characterization. It was released on 15 September 2021, garnering a commendable response from the audience. On 28 January Pavitra Rishta: Its Never Too Late 2.0 was released.
In 2022, Shaheer Sheikh starred in Yatri Kripya Dhyan De, a short film alongside Shweta Basu Prasad. Since March 2022, he is seen as Krishna Chaudhary in Star Bharat’s Woh Toh Hai Albela, opposite Hiba Nawab.
Latest News: Shaheer Sheik recently made the news after he opened up about the makes him choose a project. Sheik said that he picks up those projects where he gets to do something different.
Latest Movies: Yatri Kripaya Dhyaan De
Latest Series: Woh Toh Hai Albela
Upcoming Movies: None