Gurmeet Choudhary Age, Family, Wife, Biography & More

Full NameGurmeet Sitaram Choudhary
Nickname(s)Shashi, Guru
Famous RoleLord Ram in the TV serial 'Ramayan' (2008-2009)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 180 cm
in meters- 1.80 m
in feet inches- 5’ 11”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 75 kg
in pounds- 165 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 42 inches
- Waist: 32 inches
- Biceps: 16 inches
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth22 February 1984
Age (as in 2018)34 Years
BirthplaceChandigarh, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signPisces
HometownBhagalpur District, Bihar, India
DebutBollywood: Koi Aap Sa (2005)

Punjabi Film: Yaar Mera Rab Warga (2013)

Hindi TV: Yeh Meri Life Hai (2004)

Tamil TV: Mayavi (2006)
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
HobbiesReading, Collecting Goggles & Sunglasses
Girls, Affairs, and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsDebina Bonnerjee (Actress)
Marriage Date15 February 2011
Wife/SpouseDebina Bonnerjee (Actress)
ParentsFather- Sitaram Choudhary (a retired Subehdar Major in the Indian Army)
Mother- Anmol Choudhary
SiblingsBrother- Gangaram Choudhary (Doctor)

Sister- None
Favourite Things
Favourite FoodSushi
Favourite Actor(s)Hrithik Roshan, Shah Rukh Khan
Favourite ActressMadhuri Dixit
Favourite FilmKaho Naa... Pyaar Hai (2000)
Favourite Colour(s)Blue, Black
Favourite Drink(s)Diet Coke, Fresh Lime Soda, Watermelon Juice
Favourite RestaurantThe Taj Mahal Palace, Colaba, Mumbai
Favourite Destination(s)Goa, Bangkok, Malaysia, Dubai
Money Factor
Salary (approx.)₹ 80,000/day

Some Lesser Known Facts About Gurmeet Choudhary

  • Does Gurmeet Choudhary smoke?: No
  • Does Gurmeet Choudhary drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Gurmeet was born in Chandigarh and was brought up in Chennai and Jabalpur.
  • His grandfather used to call him ‘Shashi Kapoor’ and that’s how he got his nickname, Shashi.
  • His friends call him ‘Patnivrata’ jokingly.
  • Since his childhood, Gurmeet has a keen interest in acting and used to participate in drama competitions during his school days.
  • He won the title of ‘Mr. Jabalpur.’
  • He also participated in the contest of ‘Mr. India.’
  • During the initial days of his acting career, he had to face lots of financial problems.
  • His first salary was ₹ 500 for a short film.
  • Gurmeet Choudhary is a trained dancer and has got training from Shiamak Davar’s dance academy in Mumbai.
  • He got his first role in 2004 in the TV serial ‘Yeh Meri Life Hai’ as Gurmeet.
  • He is a black belt in Karate and would like to do an action movie.
  • Gurmeet is a loyal supporter of Shah Rukh Khan’s IPL team ‘Kolkata Knight Riders’ (KKR).
  • Because of his eyes, he bagged the character of Lord Ram in NDTV Imagine’s TV serial ‘Ramayan’ (2008-2009).

    Gurmeet Choudhary as Lord Ram in ‘Ramayan’ (2008-2009)

  • In 2009, he, along with “Debina Bonnerjee” (now his wife), participated in the reality TV show ‘Pati Patni Aur Woh.’

    Gurmeet Choudhary and Debina Bonnerjee in ‘Pati Patni Aur Woh’ (2009)

  • Before his marriage with “Debina Bonnerjee” officially in 2011, they had secretly married in 2006 at a temple in Goregaon without the consent of their parents. Their friends and fans fondly call them, “Gurbina.”

    Gurmeet Choudhary and Debina Bonnerjee during younger days

  • Gurmeet had a huge crush on “Madhuri Dixit” and also got an opportunity to romance her on the famous TV show ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Season 5’ (2012). He was also the winner of that season.
  • In 2013, he won the dance reality show ‘Nach Baliye Shriman v/s Shrimati.’
  • In the same year, he, along with his wife, participated in another dance reality show ‘Nach Baliye Season 6’ where they ended up as the first runner-up.

    Gurmeet Choudhary and Debina Bonnerjee in ‘Nach Baliye Season 6’

  • In 2014, Gurmeet participated in the reality game TV show ‘Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi Darr Ka Blockbuster Season 5’ where he ended up as the first runner-up.

    Gurmeet Choudhary in ‘Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi Darr Ka Blockbuster Season 5’ (2014)

  • In 2015, he took part in the reality TV show ‘I Can Do That.’
  • He is a dog lover.

    Gurmeet Choudhary loves dogs

  • Gurmeet is a fitness freak and visits the gym regularly.

    Gurmeet Choudhary at Gym