Chhota Shakeel Age, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

Chhota Shakeel

Real NameShakeel Babumiya Shaikh
Nickname(s)Chhota Shakeel, CEO of D Company, Haazi
Famous ForBeing a key assistant of Dawood Ibrahim
Physical Stats & More
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of BirthYear, 1960
BirtplaceKhed Ratnagiri, Maharashtra, India
Date of Death6 January 2017
Place of DeathIslamabad, Pakistan
Death CauseAccording to one theory- he suffered a heart attack
According another theory- Pakistan’s Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) used Odessa to kill Shakeel because it was becoming difficult to manage him
Age (at the time of death)57 Years
HometownKhed Ratnagiri, Maharashtra, India
CasteKonkani Muslim
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
AddressD-48, 15th Lane, Khayaban-Seher, DHA Colony, Lahore
HobbiesWatching Films, Listening to Music
Controversies• He was notorious for operating the D Company with Dawood Ibrahim.
• Chhota Shakeel was also named in the 1993 Bombay Blast.
• He was the mastermind behind the attack on Chhota Rajan.
• In 2004, a special POTA Court declared Dawood Ibrahim and Chhota Shakeel, along with 35 others, as ‘proclaimed offenders' in the ISI conspiracy case.
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital Status (at the time of death)Married
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
Wife/SpouseFirst Wife- Zehra
Second Wife- Ayesha
ChildrenSon- 1 (Name Not Known)
Daughter(s)- Zoya and 1 more
ParentsFather- Babu Mistry Shaikh (died in 2011)
Chhota Shakeel Father
Mother- Name Not Known
SiblingsBrother- Anwar (younger)
Sister(s)- Fahmida alias Fammu and Hamida
Favourite Things
Favourite Actor(s)Amitabh Bachchan, Dilip Kumar, Rishi Kapoor
Money Factor
Net Worth (approx.)Not Known

Chhota Shakeel

Some Lesser Known Facts About Chhota Shakeel

  • Did Chhota Shakeel smoke?: Yes
  • Did Chhota Shakeel drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Chhota Shakeel was one of the close aides of Dawood Ibrahim.
  • He grew up in the same area where Dawood lived.
  • Shakeel was also known for his close relations with Bollywood stars like Sanjay Dutt, Preity Zinta, and many others.

  • Due to his short stature, he was nicknamed as “Chhota Shakeel;” as there was another person with the similar name in the D Company, whose height was almost 6 feet.
  • He joined the D Company in the 1980s.
  • According to sources, it was Chhota Shakeel who started the practice of financing films.
  • He was also into real estate development business in Mumbai.