Name: Shekhar Suman
Biography: Shekhar Suman is a well-known film and television personality who has even sung a song in a music album. On the 4th of May in 1984, he tied the knot with Alka Kapur and they have a son by the name of Adhyayan Suman. They also had another son called Ayush, who died when he was eleven years old, due to a heart disease. Shekhar Suman appeared in numerous television shows such as ‘Carry On Shekhar’, ‘Simply Shekhar’, ‘Movers n Shakers’, ‘Vilayati Babu’, ‘Amar Prem Aaha’, ‘Andaz’, ‘Chote Babu’, ‘Wah Janab’, ‘Kabhi Idhar Kabhi Udhar’, ‘Reporter’ and ‘Dekh Bhai Dekh’. Of the above ‘Carry On Shekhar’, ‘Simply Shekhar’, ‘Movers n Shakers’ were basically adapted from Jay Leno’s ‘The Tonight Show’. He had even hosted ‘The Great Indian Comedy Show’ which was aired on Star One and had also appeared in few episodes of the famous ‘Dial One aur Jeeto’ which was aired on Sahara TV. He had even done quiz shows such as ‘He-Man’ which was aired on Star One, and ‘Nilaam Ghar’ which was aired on Zee TV.
Shekhar had also shared the judge’s seat along with Navjot Singh Sidhu in the famous television stand up comedy show, ‘The Great Indian Laughter Challenge’. Owing to certain differences between him and Navjot Singh Sidhu. Shekhar left the show and he started another show called ‘Comedy Circus’. He had even hosted the well known ‘Jab Khelo SAB Khelo’, aired on SAB TV and ‘Poll Khol’ on Star News. He even appeared on Sony TV’s, ‘Jhalak Dikhlaja’ as a participant. He sang for a music album called ‘Kuch Khwaab Aise’. This music album consisted of 8 romantic ballads, the music of which was composed by Aadash Shrivastava and the lyrics of which was written by Shyam Raj. In the month of December in 2009, Shekhar Suman made an appearance as a participant on the television reality show ‘Raaz Pichhle Janam Ka’. He had even judged the reality show called ‘Lux Perfect Bride’. He took to direction in 2014 when he directed a film, ‘Heartless’ starring his son along with Ariyana Ayam. This film deals with a medical condition called anesthesia awareness. This disorder results in a patient to hear and understand everything happening aroung him/her, but it incapacitates the person’s movement. Shekhar even plays the role of a doctor in this film. ‘Heartless’ is an adaptation of the 2007 American crime, supernatural, conspiracy thriller called ‘Awake’, written and directed by Joby Harold.
Some of his other projects are ‘Chaloo Movie’ (2011), ‘Ek Se Badhkar Ek’ (2004), ‘Chor Machaaye Shor’ (2002), ‘Professor Ki Padosan’ (1993), ‘Tridev’ (1989), ‘Sansar’ (1987), ‘Anubhav’ (1986), ‘Naache Mayuri’ (1986), ‘Rehguzar’ (1985) and ‘Utsav’ (1984).