Siddharth Shukla Height, Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Bio/Wiki
NicknameSid
Profession(s)Actor, Model
Famous For• Playing the role of 'Shivraj Shekhar' in "Balika Vadhu”

• Being the winner of Bigg Boss 13
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 183 cm
in meters- 1.83 m
in feet inches- 6’
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Career
DebutFilm: Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania (2014) as Angad Bedi

TV: Babul Ka Aangann Chootey Na (2008) as Shubh Ranawat
Awards, Honours, Achievements • Golden Petal Award for Most Lokpriye Face Male (2012, 2013)
• Golden Petal Award for Best on Screen Couple on Colors with Pratyusha Banerjee (2012)
• ITA Award for GRB! Performer of the Year Male (2013)
• Zee Gold Award for Most Fit Actor Male (2014)
• Stardust Award for Breakthrough Supporting Performance Male for the film “Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania” (2014)
• HT Most Stylish Actor (2017)
Personal Life
Date of Birth12 December 1980 (Friday)
Age (as in 2019)39 Years
BirthplaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac signSagittarius
NationalityIndian
HometownAllahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
SchoolSt. Xavier’s High School, Fort, Mumbai
College/UniversityRachana Sansad School of Interior Design
Educational QualificationGraduation in Interior Designing
ReligionHinduism
CasteBrahmin
HobbiesGymming, Travelling
Controversies• He was fined 2000 (INR) by the Traffic Police in Mumbai for drunken driving on New Year's Eve, and his license was seized.

• In 2018, Siddharth was arrested by the Mumbai Police for rash driving. He was charged under sections 279, 337, and 427 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and was released after paying a penalty of Rs. 5000.

• During his stint in Balika Vadhu, Siddharth got into a cold war with actor, Shashank Vyas, over his share of role in the serial.
• Siddharth was not on talking terms with his Balika Vadhu co-star, Toral Rasputra.
• There was also a rift between Siddharth and his Dil Se Dil Tak co-star, Kunal Verma. Kunal criticised the actor for his bad behaviour on the sets of the show. He said, "Kunal said, “He is an unprofessional maniac and a psycho. I think he needs psychiatric treatment again. I heard he had gone to rehab once and I think he needs to visit it again.”
• Siddhart is often criticised for being late on the sets of his shows and for creating a ruckus with his bizarre demands.
• Reportedly, he also got into a fight with his co-star, Rashami Desai, on the sets of the serial “Dil Se Dil Tak.” He refused shooting for the show as his vanity van was smaller than that of Rashami.
• Siddharth was even criticised by the media for his bad behaviour with a media person. Apparently, when a reporter tried to ask him about the news of him throwing tantrums on the sets of his shows, Siddharth removed his mic and walked out of the interview.
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsDrashti Dhami (Rumoured)

Shefali Jariwala

Smita Bansal (Rumoured)

Tanishaa Mukerji (Rumoured)

Rashami Desai (Rumoured)

Akanksha Puri (Rumoured)

Arti Singh (Rumoured)
Family
Wife/SpouseN/A
ParentsFather- Ashok Shukla (Civil Engineer; Employee of the Reserve Bank of India)
Mother- Rita Shukla (Homemaker)
SiblingsBrother- None
Sister(s)- 2 (Names Not Known, elder)
Favourite Things
Favourite FoodPav Bhaji
Favourite ActorsAmitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Mithun Chakraborty
Favourite ActressesSridevi, Madhuri Dixit
Favourite FilmsBollywood- Agneepath, Deewar, Vaastav, Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge, Jab We Met
Hollywood- Fast and Furious
Favourite PerfumePaco Rabanne
Favourite Travel DestinationsGermany, Spain
Favourite ColourWhite
Style Quotient
Car CollectionBMW X5
Money Factor
Salary (approx.)Rs. 60,000/episode

Some Lesser Known Facts About Siddharth Shukla

  • Siddharth Shukla was born into a modest family in Mumbai.
  • His family has its roots in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh.
  • Siddharth represented his school in many Tennis and Football competitions.
  • In his college days, he wanted to be an interior designer but he changed his line as he found more scope in modelling.
  • He was the runner-up in the Gladrags Manhunt competition in 2004.
  • He has appeared in many TV serials like “Jaane Pehchaane Se… Ye Ajnabbi,” “Pavitra Rishta,” “Love U Zindagi,” and “Dil Se Dil Tak.”

    Siddharth Shukla in Dil Se Dil Tak

  • He received immense popularity after playing the role of ‘Shivraj Shekhar’ in Colors TV’s “Balika Vadhu.”

  • In 2013, he participated in the dance reality show “Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6.”

  • Siddharth made his debut in Bollywood in 2014 by playing the role of ‘Angad Bedi’ in the film “Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania.” His performance was appreciated in the film.
  • He has hosted the TV shows like “Savdhaan India” and “India’s Got Talent 7.”

  • In 2016, Shukla became the winner of the stunt-based show “Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 7.”

    Siddharth Shukla as the winner of Fear Factor Khatron Ke Khiladi 7

  • In 2019, he entered the game reality show “Bigg Boss 13” as a contestant. Click here to check the complete list of Bigg Boss 13 contestants.
  • Siddharth keeps himself updated by reading newspapers and magazines.
  • He has a keen interest in politics.
  • During an interview, Siddharth revealed that he was an introvert and didn’t like partying.
  • He is very particular about his fitness and visits the gym regularly.
  • In January 2014, Siddharth apparently signed a 3-film contract with Karan Johar‘s production house, Dharma Productions.
  • In 2015, he won the Best Model of the World title at a contest held in Turkey. He was the first Asian man to do so.
  • Siddharth Shukla is a good friend of the Bollywood actor, John Abraham, since his modelling days.
  • He was declared as the winner of Bigg Boss 13 on 15 February 2020. Asim Riaz and Shehnaz Kaur Gill bagged second and third position, respectively.

    Siddharth Shukla- Winner of Bigg Boss 13

  • Here’s an interesting video about Siddharth Shukla’s biography:

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1. India Today
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