Sumrit Shahi Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

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Hometown: Chandigarh
Age: 30 Years
Marital Status: Unmarried

Sumrit Shahi

Profession(s)• Novelist
• Screenwriter
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.73 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 9”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
First NovelJust Friends (2010)
Sumrit Shahi debut book
TV (Screenwriter): Ek Veer Ki Ardaas Veera (2012-2015)
Sumrit Shahi debut show
Achievements In 2015, he was listed on the list of the top 30 young artists under 30 in the country by Hindustan Times.
Personal Life
Date of Birth12 February 1993 (Friday)
Age (as of 2023) 30 Years
Zodiac signAquarius
School• St. John's High School, Chandigarh
• SelaQui International School, Dehradun
• Bhavan Vidyalaya, Panchkula
College/UniversitySymbiosis International University, Pune
Educational QualificationA degree in Liberal Arts, majoring in Media Studies with Film Appreciation and Business Management from Symbiosis International University, Pune [1]YouTube
Sumrit Shahi at Golden temple
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian [2]Instagram - Sumrit Shahi
HobbiesReading, Travelling
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
ParentsFather- Sukhjoit Shahi (passed away in 2016)
Mother- Smiley Shahi
Sumrit Shahi with his parents and sister
SiblingsBrother- None
Sister(s)- 2
• Jasween Pathania
• Twinkle Shahi
Sumrit Shahi with his sister Twinkle Shahi
FoodRajma Chawal, Sushi, Dahi Kebabs
Book seriesHarry Potter

Sumrit Shahi

Some Lesser Known Facts About Sumrit Shahi

  • Sumrit Shahi is an Indian novelist and a screenwriter. He is known for writing romance novels.
  • Sumrit Shahi attended St. John’s High School in Chandigarh till class 10 and later transferred to SelaQui International School in Dehradun to complete his schooling; however, he was soon expelled from school due to possessing a banned substance. Later, he moved back to Chandigarh and completed his schooling at Bhavan Vidyalaya, Panchkula. According to Sumrit, after moving back to Chandigarh and with an expulsion on his school record, he could not get admission to any school in Chandigarh.
  • In 2010, at the age of 17, Sumrit wrote his first novel, ‘Just Friends,’ which sold more than 1 Lakh copies in the first few months after its publication. In October 2011, he published his second book, “A Lot Like Love… A Li ‘l Like Chocolate,” which also became a best-selling novel and was appreciated for its dark humour.
  • After his second novel, “A Lot Like Love… A Li ‘l Like Chocolate,” was published in 2011, he was referred to as the “rock star of youth writing.”
  • In the summer of 2012, Sumrit Shahi became a feature writer for The Daily Post, Chandigarh, and later, in the same year, he freelanced with India Today as a Business Profile writer.
  • In 2012, Sumrit Shahi made his debut as a screenwriter with the television serial Ek Veer Ki Ardaas…Veera (2012-2015) on StarPlus channel. Sumrit co-wrote Ek Veer Ki Ardaas…Veera with his best friend Durjoy Datta.
  • Sumrit Shahi has written more than 1300 episodes in 10 television shows including Sadda Haq – My Life, My Choice (2013-2016), Million Dollar Girl – From Banaras to Paris (2014-2015), and Boyz (2015).
  • In May 2015, Sumrit Shahi published his third novel, “Never Kiss Your Best Friend,” under Rupa Publications.
  • In August 2017, Sumrit Shahi attended a TEDx event at the Goswami Ganesh Dutta Sanatan Dharma College in Chandigarh. [3]YouTube

    Sumrit Shahi at a TEDx event

    Sumrit Shahi at a TEDx event

  • In 2020, his third novel, Never Kiss Your Best Friend (2015), was adapted into a web series, and Sumrit Shahi worked as a screenwriter for the series. He has written the scripts for many web series including Black Coffee (2017), Duck Sey Dude (2018), Medically Yours (2019), and Dev DD (2021).

    Sumrit Shahi with the cast of Never Kiss Your Bestfriend

    Sumrit Shahi (extreme right) with the cast of Never Kiss Your Bestfriend (2020)

  • In 2020, Sumrit Shahi attended the Jaipur Literature Festival as one of the panellists.
  • Sumrit Shahi loves to travel and has travelled to many countries including Dubai, Spain, the UK, and France.

    Sumrit Shahi in Italy

    Sumrit Shahi in Italy

  • Sumrit Shahi is often seen consuming alcohol.

    Sumriut Shahi drinking wine

    Sumrit Shahi drinking wine