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Education: BCom In Tourism And Travel Management
Age: 37 Years
Wife: Neha Saxena

Shakti Arora

Bio/Wiki
NicknameDuggu [1]Telly Chakkar
ProfessionTV Actor
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: 40 Inches
- Waist: 30 Inches
- Biceps: 14 Inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Career
DebutTV: Ssshhhh...Phir Koi Hai (2006, various characters); aired on Star Plus
Ssshhhh...Phir Koi Hai
Film (Indonesian): Arwah Tumbal Nyai: Part Arwah (2018) as Shakti
Arwah Tumbal Nyai- Part Arwah
Awards2015: Won Best Rising Actor Award at Kalakaar Awards
Shakti Arora with his best Kalakaar Award
2014: Nominated for Indian Television Academy Award as Performer of the Year – Male for the television show Meri Aashiqui Tum Se Hi (2015)
2015: Nominated for Indian Telly Award as Best On-Screen Couple and Best Actor in Lead Role for the television show Meri Aashiqui Tum Se Hi (2015)
2015: Won Indian Television Academy Award as Youth Icon of the Year for the television show Meri Aashiqui Tum Se Hi (2015)
Shakti Arora with his ITA award
2015: Won Times of India Film Award for Most Popular Star of the Year for the Hindi television show Meri Aashiqui Tum Se Hi (2015)
2020: Won The Mumbai Achievers Award for Most Talented Actor on Television
Shakti Arora with his award
2020: Won Gold Glam and Style Award for Most Stylish Influencer Male
Shakti Arora's Gold Glam and Style Award
2022: Won Naya Sadasya and Favourite Jodi awards at Zee Rishtey Awards
Shakti Arora with his Zee Rishtey Awards
Personal Life
Date of Birth16 May 1986 (Friday)
Age (as of 2023) 37 Years
BirthplaceMumbai
Zodiac signTaurus
AutographShakti Arora's autograph
NationalityIndian
HometownMumbai
College/UniversitySVKM's Narsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai
Educational QualificationBCom in Tourism and Travel Management [2]Telly Chakkar
ReligionIn an interview, he talked about his religious beliefs. He said,

"Though I am a Hindu, my family and I believe in Jesus Christ. I was introduced to him by my sister around a decade ago.” [3]The Times of India
Food HabitNon-vegetarian [4]Telly Chakkar
HobbiesDancing, playing carrom, gymming, travelling, reading
ControversyCriticised for Promoting Extra Marital Affair
In 2018, Shakti Arora faced a lot of negative comments for playing the role of a man who had extra marital affair in the TV show 'Silsila Badalte Rishton Ka.' People watching the show believed that it encouraged married people to have affairs. Shakti received a lot of criticism from the viewers for playing that character, and some even said they would stop watching the show because of it. [5]The Times of India
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNeha Saxena (actor, nutritionist)
Shakti Arora with Neha Saxena
Marriage Date6 April 2018
Shakti Arora's wedding picture
Family
Wife/SpouseNeha Saxena
ChildrenNone
ParentsFather- Naresh Kumar (lawyer)
Mother- Renu Arora (pathologist)
Shakti Arora with his family
SiblingsShakti Arora has two elder sisters and both of them are doctors. (image in parents' section)
Other RelativeMaternal Grandfather- Chandrashekhar (actor)
Shakti Arora with his maternal grandfather
Favourites
FoodButter Chicken and Dahi Chicken
Actor(s)Aamir Khan, Tom Hanks
Actress(es)Katrina Kaif, Alia Bhatt
Film(s)Cast Away (2000), Khichdi: The Movie (2010)
MusicianSham Idrees
BookThe Power by Rhonda Byrne
Travel Destination(s)Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Fiji, Greece
GameCarrom
Style Quotient
Car Collection• Mercedes
Shakti Arora with his Mercedes
• BMW
Shakti Arora with his BMW
Money Factor
Fees (approx.)As of 2023, he charges around Rs 1 Lakh per episode for a TV serial. [6]Telly Chakkar

Shakti Arora

Some Lesser Known Facts About Shakti Arora

  • Shakti Arora is an Indian television actor. He is known for playing the role of Karan Luthra in the Hindi television serial ‘Kundali Bhagya’ (2022).
  • Since childhood, he had an interest in acting. In his teens, he joined Kishor Namit’s acting classes for his training in acting.

    Shakti Arora's childhood picture

    Shakti Arora’s childhood picture

  • Before making his career as an actor, he worked in a travel agency and call centre.
  • He has acted in many popular Hindi TV serials like ‘Tere Liye’ (2010; Star Plus), ‘Pavitra Rishta’ (2012; Zee TV), ‘Yeh Hai Aashiqui’ (2013; Bindaas), ‘Meri Aashiqui Tum Se Hi’ (2014; Colors), and ‘Kundali Bhagya’ (2022; Zee TV).

    Meri Aashiqui Tum Se Hi

    Meri Aashiqui Tum Se Hi

  • Shakti has worked as a host in a few Hindi TV shows like ‘Gyaan Guru’ (2012; Imagine TV) and ‘Man Mein Hai Visshwas 2’ (2016; Sony).
  • He has contested in various reality TV shows like ‘Science with Brain Café’ (2013; ZeeQ), ‘Nach Baliye 7’ (2015; Star Plus), and ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 9’ (2016; Colors).

    Shakti Arora in Jhalak Dikhla Jaa

    Shakti Arora in Jhalak Dikhla Jaa

  • He has also made guest appearances in TV shows like ‘Krishnadasi’ (2016; Sun TV), ‘Comedy Nights Bachao’ (2016; Colors), and ‘Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai’ (2017; Star Plus).
  • In 2010, while working on the TV show Tere Liye, Shakti Arora met the Indian TV actress Neha Saxena. At first, they were unfriendly and avoided talking to each other. However, after spending long hours together shooting for the serial, they started to chat and gradually became close friends.
  • During an interview, Shakti Arora mentioned that his first film was supposed to be ‘It’s a Man’s World.’ However, the film was never released.
  • In another interview, Shakti Arora talked about a rumour spread about him. He mentioned that an online website had falsely accused him of being gay because of his role in the film “Man’s World.” [7]Telly Chakkar
  • In an interview, he shared that his mother always wanted him to become a doctor. He said,

    Born in Mumbai, I did my graduation from NM College in Vile Parle. For me, acting was not a planned profession, but I am in this field because of my passion. Since my mother is a doctor, she had planned to get me in the medical profession too. I always had the feeling to become an actor and get into films. But, since getting into films involve a lot of trouble, I opted out of getting into the medium.”

  • In 2020, Shakti Arora acted in a Hindi short film ‘Tera Yaar Hu Main,’ in which he played the role of Sahil.

    Tera Yaar Hu Main

    Tera Yaar Hu Main

  • Shakti Arora’s maternal grandfather, Chandrashekhar, was a well-known actor in Bollywood, who passed away in 2021. He acted in over 250 films throughout his career. In an interview, Shakti Arora talked about his maternal grandfather and said,

    He wanted me to complete my MBA and take up a job in the corporate world. But, somehow, I was inclined towards acting and later when he saw my TV show, Meri Aashiqui Tum Se Hi, he felt proud. My grandfather was not very educated but he was very well-informed. He could recite interesting shayaris and I having spent good times with him, which are now beautiful memories to cherish.”

  • Shakti Arora has been working as a digital manager at The Good Talent Network for a few years. This platform operates on the internet and offers a range of courses for individuals who create content, such as videos or posts.
  • One of the most significant moments in Shakti Arora’s life, as he has mentioned, was when he was able to purchase a Honda City car and a flat from his own earnings.
  • There have been instances where Shakti Arora has been seen drinking alcohol at different events or gatherings.

    Shakti Arora holding a glass of wine

    Shakti Arora holding a glass of wine

  • He has appeared in a few Hindi music videos like ‘Ishq Tumpe Aise’ (2021) by Bhaven Dhanak & Samira Koppikar, ‘Raanjhanaa’ (2023) by Altamash Faridi & Harjot Kaur, and ‘Darshan Deja Ni’ (2023) by Anmol Dhandra.

    Darshan Deja Ni

    Darshan Deja Ni

  • He has started a self-titled YouTube channel on which he uploads his vlogs. He has around 3.85k subscribers on his channel.

    Shakti Arora's YouTube channel

    Shakti Arora’s YouTube channel

  • He has been featured on the cover of various magazines like GR8! and Bollywood.

    Shakti Arora featured on a magazine cover

    Shakti Arora featured on a magazine cover

  • He has also walked the ramp in various fashion shows for many ace Indian fashion designers.

    Shakti Arora in a fashion show

    Shakti Arora in a fashion show

  • He has appeared in TV commercials for various brands like Signature Global, RTM, and Chillz.

  • Shakti Arora loves playing carom and can spend hours with his friends enjoying the game.
  • He once had a hobby of reading tarot cards. However, as his acting career became more demanding and time-consuming, he had to discontinue this practice. He used to donate the money he earned from tarot card readings to charitable causes.
  • He loves his clothes so much that he keeps a stack of his old clothes even when they are torn.
  • In his leisure time, he loves to travel and hang out with his family and friends.

    Shakti Arora during his vacation

    Shakti Arora during his vacation