|Real Name||Aashif Sheikh|
|Famous Role||"Vibhuti Narayan Mishra" in TV show 'Bhabi Ji Ghar Par Hai'
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in feet inches- 5’ 9”
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms- 65 kg
in pounds- 143 lbs
|Date of Birth||11 November 1964|
|Age (as in 2017)||53 Years|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Scorpio|
|Hometown||Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India|
|Educational Qualification||Graduate in Hotel Management|
|Debut||Film: Rama O Rama (1988)
TV: Hum Log (1985)
|Hobbies||Reading, Watching Movies, Cooking|
|Girls, Affairs and More|
|Marriage Date||Year 1992|
|Wife/Spouse||Zeba Sheikh (Homemaker, m. 1992-present)
|Children||Son- Alyjah Sheikh
Daughter- Maryam Sheikh
|Parents||Father- Name Not Known (Died in 2017)
Mother- Name Not Known
|Favourite Actor(s)||Amitabh Bachchan, Naseeruddin Shah, Ranveer Singh|
|Favourite Actress||Deepika Padukone|
|Favourite Singer(s)||Kishore Kumar, Mohammed Rafi|
|Favourite Song(s)||"Yeh Duniya Agar Mil Bhi Jaye" by Mohammed Rafi, "Itna Na Mujhse Tu Pyar Badha" by Talat Mehmood & Lata Mangeshkar|
|Favourite TV Show(s)||Buniyad, Malgudi Days, Yeh Jo Zindagi Hai|
|Favourite Quote||"The woods are lovely, deep and dark. But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep"|
|Salary (approx.)||₹70 thousand/day|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Aashif Sheikh
- Aasif was fascinated towards superheroes in his childhood, as he used to dress up like a superhero and roam around in the colony.
- He was a fine athlete in his younger days and aspired to become a springboard diver or a cricketer, but due to an injury, he left sports and later, he got inclined towards theatre.
- In his struggling days, he used to clean the floors and sell tea.
- In 1991, he did his first film called ‘Yaara Dildara’ in a lead role, which was also the debut film for music composer duo, Jatin-Lalit.
- It took him around 10 years to get noticed after he played the negative role of “Suraj Singh” in the blockbuster film ‘Karan Arjun’ (1995), where his catchphrase “What a Joke!” became so famous, that it became synonymous with him.
- He is Salman Khan‘s family friend since the 1990s.
- His role of “Vinod Verma” in Sab TV’s show ‘Yes Boss’ was highly liked by the people.
- He became a household name with his role as “Vibuhti Narayan Mishra” in comedy serial on &TV called Bhabi Ji Ghar Par Hain!
- In spite of his busy schedule, he still manages to do theatre plays on a regular basis for IPTA (Indian People’s Theatre Association).
- He has a huge fan following who are popularly known as “Aasifians.”
- In 2016, he won the ‘ITA Award’ for the Best Actor (Comedy) for the TV show ‘Bhabi Ji Ghar Par Hai.’
- Shilpa Shinde had recommended his name for ‘Bigg Boss 11’ but he refused the offer as he didn’t want to be part of any kind of a controversy.