Wife: Ruchikaa Kapoor
Hometown: Bhaderwah, Jammu
Age: 36 Years
|Full Name||Sheikh Shaheer Nawaz|
|Profession(s)||Actor, Model, Lawyer|
|Famous Role||‘Arjun’ in the Indian mythological TV series, “Mahabharat" (2013)|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 182 cm
in meters- 1.82 m
in feet & inches- 6’ 0”
|Debut||Film (Indonesian): Turis Romantis (2015)
TV: Sanya (2005)
|Awards, Honours, Achievements||• Indian Television Academy Award for ‘GR8! Performer of the Year (Male)’ for the TV serial, “Navya..Naye Dhadkan Naye Sawaal” (2011)
• Big Television Award for ‘Taaza Face (Male)’ for the TV serial, “Navya..Naye Dhadkan Naye Sawaal” (2011)
• Asiavision Award for ‘Star of The Year’ for the TV serial, “Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi” (2016)
• Lions Gold Award for ‘Best Onscreen Jodi’ with Erica Fernandes for the TV serial, “Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi” (2017)
• Gold Award for ‘Best Onscreen Jodi’ with Rhea Sharma for the TV serial, “Yeh Rishtey Hain Pyaar Ke” (2019)
• Lions Gold Award for ‘Best Actor (Male)’ for the TV serial, “Yeh Rishtey Hain Pyaar Ke” (2020)
|Date of Birth||26 March 1984 (Monday)|
|Age (as of 2020)||36 Years|
|Birthplace||Bhaderwah, Jammu & Kashmir, India|
|Hometown||Bhaderwah, Jammu & Kashmir, India|
|School||Hari Singh Higher Secondary School, Jammu|
|College/University||New Law College, Bharati Vidyapeeth University, Pune|
|Hobbies||Cooking, Doing Photography, Dancing|
|Relationships & More|
|Affairs/Girlfriends||• Ayu Ting Ting (Indonesian Singer)
• Erica Fernandes (Television Actress)
• Ruchikaa Kapoor (creative producer and senior vice president of Balaji Motion Pictures Ltd.)
|Marriage Date||27 November 2020 (Friday)|
|Parents||Father- Shahnawaz Sheikh
Mother- Dilshad Sheikh
|Siblings||He has two sisters.
|Food||Chaat, Pizza, Pasta, Raajma|
|Dessert(s)||Hot Gulab Jamuns, Ice-cream|
|Actor(s)||Salman Khan, Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Al Pacino, Johnny Depp|
|Actress(es)||Kareena Kapoor, Jessica Alba, Angelina Jolie|
|Film||Andaz Apna Apna (1994)|
|Holiday Destination||Paris, Amsterdam|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Shaheer Sheikh
- Shaheer Sheikh is an Indian television actor, model, and former lawyer.
- He grew up in a middle-class family in Jammu.
- He started working in part-time events while he was in college.
- After completing his graduation, Shaheer worked at a law firm in Pune for a while.
- He has also worked as a photographer for some time.
- He then started working as a model by doing print advertisements.
- In 2009, Shaheer auditioned for the TV serial “Kya Mast Hai Life” and got selected for the show.
- Subsequently, he appeared in TV serials like “Jhansi Ki Rani” and “Best Of Luck Nikki.”
- He rose to fame by playing the role of ‘Anant Bajpai’ in the TV serial “Navya..Naye Dhadkan Naye Sawaal.”
- Shaheer gained huge popularity after playing the role of ‘Arjuna’ in the Indian mythological TV series “Mahabharat.”
- Sheikh was also appreciated for appearing in the TV serial “Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi” as ‘Devrath “Dev” Dixit.’
- In 2019, he played the role of ‘Abir Rajvansh’ in the serial “Yeh Rishtey Hain Pyaar Ke.”
- He has also featured in some Indonesian TV serials like “Panah Asmara Arjuna,” “Roro Jonggrang,” “Aladin & Alakadam,” and “Malaikat Tak Bersayap.”
- During an interview, Shaheer shared that he loved kids.
- Sheikh was asked to put on 8 kgs of body weight to play the character of ‘Árjun’ in “Mahabharat.”
- In an interview, he revealed that he could not resist spending money so all his finances were managed by his father.
- During his college days, Shaheer used to play cricket from a club team in Jammu.
- He has appeared in the Times list of 20 Most Desirable Men on Indian Television twice, firstly in 2017 and then in 2018.
- He has also featured in Eastern Eye’s 50 Sexiest Asian Men List in the year 2016 and 2018.
- In 2018, Shaheer got selected to participate in the Torch Relay in Asian Games by the Indonesian Government. He is the first and only Indian to have achieved this feat.
- Shaheer owns an event management film.