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Shaheer Sheikh

Shaheer Sheikh

Indian actor
Shaheer Sheikh
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro Indian actor
Is Model Photographer Actor
From India
Type Arts Fashion Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Gender male
Birth 26 March 1984, Jammu and Kashmir
Age 36 years
The details

Biography

Shaheer Sheikh is a lawyer turned Indian television actor and model.
He is best known for his lead role Vir Mehra in the series Kya Mast Hai Life and as Anant Bajpai in Navya..Naye Dhadkan Naye Sawaal.
He has also played the role of Nana Sahib in the show Jhansi Ki Rani. He was also seen as Arjuna in the popular historical show Mahabharat.
Due to his popularity in Indonesia, he has also starred in the Indonesian film Turis Romantis and the television series, Cinta di Langit Taj Mahal. He has also hosted Asia's Got Talent and Indonesian reality show, Panah Asmara Arjuna.
Currently, he is seen in Yash A Patnaik's show Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi and in the Indonesian television shows, Roro Jonggrang and Malaikat Kecil Dari India.

Early life and education

Shaheer Sheikh was born on 26 March 1984 in Bhaderwah district of the Jammu region, Jammu and Kashmir to Muslim parents, Mr. Shahnawaz Sheikh and Mrs. Dilshad Sheikh. He has completed his schooling from Hari Singh Higher Secondary School, Jammu. He has done his graduation in Bachelor of Laws (L.L.B.) from New Law College, Bharati Vidyapeeth University, Pune. He also owns an event management company. Sheikh looks up to his mother and owes her for his success.

Career

Sheikh started his television career with the television series, Sanya where he played Arjun Shekhawat, Sanya's love interest. However his first ever noticeable role was in the show, Kya Mast Hai Life. He played the role of Veer Mehra, a teenager who loves music and playing guitar. After second season of the show ended, Sheikh was seen in Jhansi Ki Rani. He played Nana Sahib, brother of Rani of Jhansi.

In 2011, Sheikh was approached to play the lead in Swastik Productions' television show, Navya..Naye Dhadkan Naye Sawaal opposite Saumya Seth. He played Anant Bajpai, a 19-year-old college boy who looks like any other urban boy but deep down he is a traditionalist and a conformist. In 2011, he appeared in song "Teri Palkey" of A. M. Turaz video album Ek Ladki Shabnami Jaisi. Alongside Navya, Sheikh worked in Disney Channel's show Best Of Luck Nikki where he played the role of Riteish.

In 2012, Sheikh also appeared in the telefilm Honeymoon shown in Star Plus' show Teri Meri Love Stories opposite Mahhi Vij. He played Nityanand Chaturvadi who was a poor orphan and secretly loves his boss daughter Saloni. In 2013, he signed Swastik Productions' Mahabharat. He played the role of Arjuna, an incredible archer, a warrior prince and the third Pandava in the mythological show. The role of Arjuna got him several awards and nominations and also lot of appreciation. Mahabharat ended in August 2014.

The following year, he did various projects in Indonesia. In 2014, he hosted Indonesian reality television Panah Asmara Arjuna and a variety show The New Eat Bulaga! Indonesia along with his costars from Mahabharat. In 2015, he co-hosted the television talent show Asia's Got Talent with Marc Nelson. Co-starring Nabila Syakieb and Ravi Bhatia, he also featured in a romantic drama, Cinta di Langit Taj Mahal as Reehan Syahputra, a calm and composed guy. In 2015, he voted as the top 50 sexiest Asian men in an annual poll conducted by UK-based weekly newspaper Eastern Eye.

In 2015, Sheikh landed a lead role in a romantic comedy film Turis Romantis opposite actress Kirana Larasati He played the role of Azan Khan, a handsome photographer from India, who befriended Nabil, a tough and beautiful tourist guide in Yogyakarta. In 2016, Sheikh signed Yash Patnaik's television show, Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi alongside Erica Fernandes and Supriya Pilgaonkar. He plays the role of Dev Dixit (devrath ), a young and successful business tycoon who is extremely close to his mother Ishwari and feels indebted to her but when Sonakshi enters his life he realises that his mother doesn’t approve of his love for Sonakshi. Along with Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi currently he is also working in two Indonesian television series. Roro Jonggrang as Raden Petir and in Malaikat Kecil Dari India as Salman.

Filmography

Year Film Role Notes Ref(s)
2015 Turis Romantis Azan Khan Indonesian film

Television

Year Show Role Notes Ref(s)
2008-09 Sanya Arjun Shekhawat Lead role
2009 Kya Mast Hai Life Vir Mehra Debut show
2010 Jhansi Ki Rani Nana Sahib Historical show
2011 Best Of Luck Nikki Ritesh Youth show
2011-12 Navya..Naye Dhadkan Naye Sawaal Anant Vajpayee Romantic drama
2011 Diwali Rishton Ki Mithas Host TV special
2012 Teri Meri Love Stories Nityanand Chaturvedi Episodic
2013-14 Mahabharat Arjuna Mythological show
2014 The New Eat Bulaga! Indonesia Host, Star Guess Variety show
2014 Panah Asmara Arjuna Arjuna Reality show
2015 Cinta di Langit Taj Mahal Rehan Syahputra Romantic drama
2015 Cinta di Langit Taj Mahal 2 Rehan Syahputra, Revan Romantic drama
2015 Asia's Got Talent Host Talent show
2016 Box Cricket League Contestant Team Chennai Swaggers
2016–present Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi Devrath Dixit Romantic drama
2016 Roro Jonggrang Raden Petir Episodic appearance
2016 Malaikat Kecil Dari India Salman Episodic appearance
2016 Aladin & Alakadam Aladin/Ali Besar Episodic appearance
2016 Jinny Oh Jinny Datang Lagi Prince Zamzaman Episodic appearance
2016 Gara Gara Duyung Mr. Thakur Episodic appearance
2016 Tuyul & Mba Yul Reborn Rahul Episodic appearance

Music videos

Year Title Role Performer(s) Album Ref(s)
2012 "Teri Palkey" Unnamed A. M. Turaz Ek Ladki Shabnami Jaisi

Awards and nominations

Year Work Award Category Result
2011 Navya..Naye Dhadkan Naye Sawaal Indian Television Academy Awards GR8! Face of the Year - Male Won
2012 Star Parivaar Awards Favourite Naya Sadasya Nominated
Favourite Jodi (along with Saumya Seth) Nominated
2014 Mahabharat Favourite Naya Sadasya (Male) Won
Favourite Beta Nominated
Indian Telly Awards Best Actor in a Lead Role Nominated
Indian Television Academy Awards Best Actor Popular Nominated
2016 Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi Zee Gold Awards Best Onscreen Jodi (shared with Erica Fernandes) Nominated
Asiavision Awards Star Of The Year Won
India news awards Best jodi(shared with Erica Fernandez) Won
ITA awards Best Actor Popular Nominated
2017 Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi Lions Gold awards Best jodi(shared with Erica Fernandez) Won

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