Hometown: Tamil Nadu
Marital Status: Unmarried
Age: 29 Years
Some Lesser Known Facts About Som Shekar
- Does Som Shekar smoke?: No (quit)
- Som Shekar is a South Indian actor, model, and MMA trainer.
- He was born and brought up in Tamil Nadu along with his younger brother.
- Before making his career as an actor, he worked as a model in various TV commercials.
- In 2010, he participated in the TV reality show ‘Azhagiya Tamil Magan’ and was declared as the first runner-up in the show. He has also played a few cameo roles in various Tamil films.
- He completed the shooting of his debut Tamil film ‘Soorarai Pottru’ in 2020, and his role in the film is as an Indian Airforce officer.
- He is trained in mixed martial arts and has won the gold medal in the men’s 66 kg boxing match and a silver medal in Tamil Nadu state level Muay Thai championship.
- He is a dog lover and has a pet dog, Kuttu. He often posts pictures with his pet dog on his social media accounts.
- In 2020, he participated as a contestant in the TV reality show ‘Bigg Boss’ aired on Star Vijay.
- While he was in Bigg Boss house in 2020, he said,
I was dating a girl, but later, she break off and I was in depression after that. Because of this problem, I turned down many platforms and film opportunities and recovered from this and came here to get used to talking to everyone.”