Menu

Sohum/Soham Shah Height, Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Biography & More

Quick Info→
Wife: Amita Shah
Age: 36 Years
Hometown: Sri Ganganagar, Rajasthan

Soham Shah

Sponsored

Bio/Wiki
Real NameSohum Shah
Other NameSoham Shah
Profession(s)Actor, Producer, and Entrepreneur
Famous RoleVinayak Rao in Tumbbad (2018)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 180 cm
in meters- 1.80 m
in feet inches- 5’ 11”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 80 kg
in pounds- 176 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 40 Inches
- Waist: 32 Inches
- Biceps: 14 Inches
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Career
DebutFilm (Actor & Producer): Baabarr (2009) as 'Baabarr Qureshi'
Soham Shah's Debut Film Baabarr
Awards, Honours, Achievements National Awards for Ship of Theseus and Gulabi Gang; as the Producer of these films
Personal Life
Date of BirthYear 1983
Age (as in 2019)36 Years
BirthplaceSri Ganganagar, Rajasthan
NationalityIndian
HometownSri Ganganagar, Rajasthan
Educational QualificationNot Known
ReligionHinduism
CasteNot Known
HobbiesWatching Films, Doing Meditation, Cycling
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
Family
Wife/SpouseAmita Shah (co-producer at Soham Shah's Production company)
Soham Shah With His Wife Amita
ChildrenSon- Not Known
Daughter- 1 (Name Not Known)
ParentsFather- Name Not Known (a commodities broker; died a few years back)
Soham Shah Father
Mother- Vandana
Soham Shah With His Mother
SiblingsBrother- Mukesh (elder; film director)
Soham Shah With His Brother Mukesh
Sister- Not Known
Favourite Things
Favourite FoodMaggi, Paratha, Bhutta (corn)
Favourite FruitJamun
Favourite ActorShah Rukh Khan
Favourite Film(s)Kuch Kuch Hota Hai and Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
Favourite SportCricket
Favourite Travel Destination(s)Amsterdam in Netherlands and Kashmir in India
Money Factor
Net WorthNot Known

Soham Shah

 Some Lesser Known Facts About Sohum Shah

  • Soham Shah is an Indian actor and producer who is best known for his films ‘Ship of Theseus’ (2015) and ‘Tumbbad’ (2018).
  • Soham was born into a modest family in Rajasthan’s Sri Ganganagar.
  • His father was a commodity broker and in his teenage, Soham used to assist his father in the small town of Sri Ganganagar in Rajasthan. Recalling those days, Soham says-

    My father was a commodities broker and I started working with him early on. This was the pre-cellphone era; I used to take down messages for him on the landline. I had a shrill voice, and people assumed I was a girl, and they used to say to my father- Apne dukaan pe koi ladki rakhi hui hai, kaam karne ke liye.”

  • While growing up in Sri Ganganagar, where everyone was fascinated with movies, Soham also became fascinated with films; especially, Shah Rukh Khan’s films; as he is a big fan of him.

    Soham Shah With Shah Rukh Khan

    Soham Shah With Shah Rukh Khan

  • In an interview, he revealed that it was Shah Rukh Khan‘s DDLJ that inspired him to make a career in acting. While talking about Shah Rukh Khan and DDLJ, he says-

    I saw Shah Rukh Khan in Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, and was blown away. It was a combination of many things — the leather jacket, his traipsing around Europe, drinking beer out of a can and the way he charms everyone in the film, even Babuji.”

    Soham Shah Posing in front of DDLJ Poster

    Soham Shah Posing in front of DDLJ Poster

  • He is such a big fan of SRK and his film DDLJ that when the film completed more than 1000 weeks at Mumbai’s Maratha Mandir, he went to see the film alone.

    Soham Shah Watching DDLJ

    Soham Shah Watching DDLJ

  • Soham was so fascinated with the films and filmstars that he forced his brother to get him his first pair of jeans after watching Salman Khan dancing on ‘O O Jaane Jaana.’
  • His obsession with movies grew to a point that he wanted to move to Mumbai to become a film star. However, before making a career in Bollywood, he wanted to make himself and his family financially stable, so, he established a real-estate business. While talking about his real-estate business, Soham says-

    My real-estate business is where my bread-and-butter comes from. And, I am making movies only because I have that kind of support. I come from a small town (Sri Ganganagar) in Rajasthan and my father was a commodities broker who earned Rs. 3,000 a month. I started working with him when I was 15-16. I started the real-estate business on my own. I moved to try my luck in films only after I had established myself financially. Moving to a big city like Mumbai is anyways very difficult. To do that without financial stability would have been foolish.”

    Soham Shah at the site of his Real Estate Business in Sri Ganganagar

    Soham Shah at the site of his Real Estate Business in Sri Ganganagar

  • After making sure that his business was set, Soham left for Mumbai. Once he was there, he realised that the way everything functioned in this city was very different- it was all too fast. Sharing his initial experiences in the city, Soham says-

    I was taken aback by the number of people. Everybody was always rushing. I was scared to even order a cup of coffee. I missed my family….I missed the simplicity of home. But it was a race here and I realised I’d have to run too.”

  • While in Mumbai, Soham started going for acting workshops and got in touch with a family friend who helped him connect with people from the film industry. And after several auditions and rejections, he finally bagged his debut film- Baabarr.
  • Although his debut film could not do well at the box office, he continued making efforts to mark his name in the industry.
  • Soon, he started his own production house, Recyclewala Films, to create the content-driven films.
  • Soham’s breakthrough came with the critically acclaimed Ship of Theseus, where he played the role of a stockbroker.

  • Next, he was seen in the role of a cop in Meghna Gulzar‘s Talvar. He received laurels for his performance in the film.

    Soham Shah in Talvar

    Soham Shah in Talvar

  • After Talvar, he was cast alongside Kangana Ranaut in Hansal Mehta’s Simran in 2017, where he played Sameer, the love interest of Kangana.

    Sohum Shah with Kangana Ranaut in a still from Simran

    Sohum Shah with Kangana Ranaut in a still from Simran

  • So far, Soham’s most celebrated film is Tumbbad, which was released in 2018. The reviews about the film were peppered with superlatives like “must watch” and “wildly original film.” Tumbbad is considered a horror-fantasy, a treasure hunt, an emotional father-son drama and a cautionary tale about the consequences of endless greed. The film went on to have many prestigious awards.

  • Soham loves to have Parle G biscuits by dipping them in a cup of tea.

    Soham Shah Dipping Parle G Biscuit in a Glass of Tea

    Soham Shah Dipping Parle G Biscuit in a Glass of Tea

  • His favourite sport is Cricket, and he loves to play it in his leisure time.

    Soham Shah in a Jersey of the Indian Cricket Team

    Soham Shah in a Jersey of the Indian Cricket Team

  • He loves to meditate whenever he gets time from his busy schedule.

    Soham Shah Doing Meditation

    Soham Shah Doing Meditation

  • Apart from doing meditation and playing cricket, his other beloved recreational activity is cycling.

    Soham Shah Riding a Bicycle

    Soham Shah Riding a Bicycle

Sponsored