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Shefali Shah Age, Husband, Family, Biography & More

Shefali Shah
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Bio/Wiki
Real NameShefali Shetty
Other NameShefali Chhaya
Profession(s)Model, Actress, Painter
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 168 cm
in meters- 1.68 m
in feet inches- 5’ 6”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 60 kg
in pounds- 132 lbs
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Career
DebutTV: Aarohan (1993)
Film: Satya (1998)Shefali Shah- Satya
Awards and Honour• Star Screen Award for Best Supporting Actress- Satya (1999)
• Filmfare Critics Award Best Actress- Satya (1999)
• National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress- The Last Lear (2007)
• Best Actress Award- Gandhi, My Father (2007)
• Stardust Award for Best Supporting Actress- Dil Dhadakne Do (2015)
• Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress- Dil Dhadakne Do (2015)
Personal Life
Date of Birth20 July 1972
Age (as in 2018) 46 Years
BirthplaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signCancer
NationalityIndian
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
SchoolArya Vidya Mandir, Santacruz, Mumbai
ReligionHinduism
HobbiesBlogging, Travelling, Watching Movies, Cooking, Reading Books
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsVipul Amrutlal Shah (Film Producer and Director)
(photo in the husbands' section; below)
Marriage DateYear, 1997 (With Harsh Chhaya)
Family
Husband/SpouseHarsh Chhaya (Actor, m.1997- div.2001)Shefali Shah Ex-Husband Harsh Chhaya
Vipul Amrutlal Shah (Film Producer and Director)Shefali Shah with Vipul Amrutlal Shah
ChildrenSons- 2
• Aryaman
• Maurya
Shefali Shah with Vipul Amrutlal Shah and her sons
Daughter- None
ParentsFather- Sudhakar Shetty (Former RBI Employee)
Mother- Shobha Shetty (Homeopathy Doctor)
Favourite Things
Favourite PaintersMark Rothko, Jackson Pollock
Favourite BookBecoming Meryl Streep

Shefali Shah

Some Lesser Known Facts About Shefali Shah

  • Does Shefali Shah smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Shefali Shah drink alcohol?: Yes

    Shefali Shah drinking wine with her friends

    Shefali Shah drinking wine with her friends

  • She was born and brought up in a non-filmy background.
  • In her early childhood, Shefali used to live at RBI quarters in Santa Cruz, Mumbai.
  • She started her career as a TV actress.
  • Shefali has worked in the number of Hindi TV Serials like ‘Ramayan’ (2008), ‘Hasratein’, ‘Naya Nukkad’, etc.
  • Before making her debut with ‘Satya’ (1998), she acted in the film ‘Rangeela’ in which she has only a few scenes.
  • Shefali has appeared in many Hindi films like ‘Mohabbatein’, ‘Commando 2’, ‘Karthik Calling Karthik’, etc.
  • She rose to fame after starring in the film ‘Satya’ (1998) as Manoj Bajpayee‘s wife.

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  • At the age of just 21, Shefali started playing mother’s roles.
  • According to her, she was almost half the age (32 years old) of Amitabh Bachchan when she played the role of his wife in the film ‘Waqt: The Race Against Time’ whereas, in the same film, her on-screen son Akshay Kumar was 37.

    Shefali Shah featuring opposite Amitabh Bachchan

    Shefali Shah featuring opposite Amitabh Bachchan

  • Shefali has also acted in an episodic crime based TV show ‘Savdhaan India’.
  • She has worked in many short films and web series.
  • In 2016, she took 3 months training in painting from Metàfora – Studio Arts, Spain.

    Shefali Shah doing a painting

    Shefali Shah doing a painting

  • Shefali often displays her paintings at many exhibitions and galleries which are available for online purchase

    Shefali Shah gifting her painting to Amitabh Bachchan

    Shefali Shah gifting her painting to Amitabh Bachchan

  • In 2019, she acted in the Netflix web series ‘Delhi Crime’ which is based on ‘2012 Delhi Gang Rape’ (Nirbhaya).

    Shefali Shah featuring in Delhi Crime

    Shefali Shah featuring in Delhi Crime

  • Shefali can fluently speak in 5 different languages like Tulu, Hindi, English, Marathi, and Gujarati.
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