Name- Siddharth Shukla
Date of Birth- 12 December 1980
Age- 39 years(as in 2019)
Mother- Ashok Shukla
Father- Rita Shukla
Sister– 2 elder sisters
Marital Status/Marriage- Unmarried
Height- 6’ 2 approx.
Weight- 81kg approx.
Net Worth- N/A
Siddharth Shukla Biography
Siddharth Shukla is an Indian television actor. He is primarily known for his work in small screen and Bollywood industry. Born on 12 December 1980, he did his schooling from St. Xavier’s High School, Mumbai. He completed his graduation in Interior Designing from Rachna Sansad School of Interior Design, Mumbai. The actor rose to fame with his role of “Shiv” in popular daily soap “Balika Vadhu” which was aired on Colors channel. Within a short period of time, his charming looks, hot body, and great acting skills have made him a popular face among the people.
Facts About Siddharth Shukla
- Salman Khan, Shahrukh Khan and Amitabh Bachchan are his Favorite Actors.
- Madhuri Dixit and Sridevi are his Favorite Actresses.
- Pav Bhaji is his Favorite Food.
- White is his Favorite Color.
- Gymming is his all time Favorite Hobby.
- Germany and Spain are his Favorite Destinations.
- He initially wanted to become an interior designer, but due to more scope and money in modelling, he changed his line and ended up becoming an actor.
- He was one of the runner-up in the Gladrags Manhunt competition in 2004.
- In 2008, he made his television debut with serial Babul Ka Aangan Chootey Naa where he played the role of Shubh Ranawat.
- But he rose to fame after he portrayed the role of “Shivraj Shekhar” in Colors TV’s popular show Balika Vadhu.
- In the year 2015, he won the title of Best Model of The World that was held in Turkey and became the first Asian to do so.
- Initially, he wanted to mark his entry in Bollywood but he first joined TV and made his debut on the small screen.
- Then he made his Bollywood debut with movie “Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhaniya” and won the Stardust Awards for Breakthrough Supporting Performance (Male) for the same movie.
- He is one of the polite, modest and charming actors of television industry and gives credits to those who deserves it.
- The actor isn’t a chatterbox and doesn’t likes to speak much.
- He loves to take challenges because even though he doesn’t know dancing, he went on to take participation in “Jhalak Dikhla Jaa” season 6.
- He has represented his school in sports like Tennis and Football.
- Siddharth likes watching news to keep him updated with all the latest things happening around the globe.
- He has been part of crime based show “Savdhaan India” for a while.
- In 2019, he participated in popular controversial show “Bigg Boss 13” along with stars like Rashmi Desai, Mahira Sharma, Asim Riaz, Siddharth Dey, etc.
- His ex-girlfriend Shefali Zariwala also entered the house as a wild card contestant. Both of them shared cordial relationship inside the house despite having history together.
- Also, he came out as the winner of stunt based reality show Khatron Ke Khiladi season 7 in 2016.
- His journey in the Bigg Boss House was appreciated by his fans and they called him the new “Angry Young Men”.
Siddharth Shukla Family
He was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra to Ashok Shukla and Ritu Shukla who originally hails from Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. His father is a Civil engineer working with Reserve Bank of India and mother is a home-maker. He has two elder sisters. The actor is very close to his family, especially to his mother. His family has supported him in his journey of becoming an actor.
Siddharth Shukla Wife/ Girlfriend
The actor is currently single and not dating anyone. However, his name has been linked with few actresses in the past. Initially, there was a fling that he was dating actress Drashti Dhami. They met on the sets of a dance reality show. Though this news was false and the actress is now married to her long-time boyfriend Neeraj Khemka. Then, there were rumors that he is probably dating his Dil Se Dil Tak co-star Rashmi Desai. Though, the two politely refuted the rumors and things took bad turn when their off-screen relationship worsened. They both eventually left the show and were replaced by other actors.
Siddharth Shukla Career/ Television Shows
Initially, he wanted to become Interior designer but thought of having a career in glam field after becoming one of the runner-up in Gladrags Manhunt competition. He then did few modelling shows and appeared in few fashion events or Tv commercials. In the year 2008, he made his acting debut with serial “Baabul Ka Angann Chootey Na” but rose to success with serial “Balika Vadhu”. He then worked in many other TV serials and participated in few reality shows as well. Here is the list of all the shows that he has been part of:
Year Television Shows Role 2008–09 Babul Ka Aangann Chootey N Shubh Ranawat 2009–10 Jaane Pehchaane Se Ye Ajnabbi Veer Vardhan Singh 2010 Aahat (Storyline: Maut Ka Khel) 2011 Love U Zindagi Rahul Aditya Kashyap 2012-15 Balika Vadhu Shivraj Alok Shekhar 2013 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa (season 6) Contestant 2014 Comedy Nights with Kapil Himself 2014-15 Savdhaan India Host 2015 Comedy Classes 2015 India's Got Talent season 6 Host 2016 Bigg Boss 9 Guest/Himself 2016 Khatron Ke Khiladi season 7 Winner 2016 India's Got Talent season 7 Host 2017 Dil Se Dil Tak Parth bhanushali
Siddharth Shukla Movies
He made his Bollywood debut in 2014 with blockbuster movie “Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhaniya” and even won the Best Supporting Performance award for the movie. Since then he has not appeared in any Bollywood movie but he has few offers which are yet to finalized.
Siddharth Shukla Controversy
The actor has been part of few controversies as well in his career. Here are few of his controversies:
- There have been few allegations of being unprofessional against the actor. He was apparently thrown out of the show because of his repeated bad behavior.
- There were some news of a rift between him and his co-star Toral Rasputra on the sets of their show “Balika Vadhu”.
- He was fined Rs.2000 on New Year’s Eve by Traffic Police in Mumbai for drunken driving in 2014.
- He was arrested for driving car at a higher speed and lost control. The actor was booked under sections 279, 337 and 427 of the IPC and was released after paying the penalty of Rs.5000.
- After he participated in Bigg Boss 13, he became one of the most controversial player of the season and has indulged in lots of fights with other housemates. Despite having aggressive nature, his fans loved him and supported him till the end.
- Once he was criticised by the media for his bad behavior with one of the media persons and he eventually removed his mic and went out of the interview.
- Lots of his c-stars have criticized him for his bad behavior on the sets. Owing to his nature and tantrums, he was removed from the Dil Se Dil Tak.
Siddharth Shukla Awards
The actor despite his aggressive nature has won lots of awards for his performances. Here are few:
- 2013- Won ITA Awards under category of GR8 ! Performer of the Year (Male) for Balika Vadhu.
- 2014- Won ZEE Gold Awards under category of Most Fit Actor (Male).
- 2014- Won Stardust Awards under category of Breakthrough Supporting Performance (Male) for Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhaniya.
- 2015- Won HT Most Stylish Actor Award
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