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Saurabh Shukla Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : November 10, 2019

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Short Biography

Saurabh Shukla was born on 05-03-1963 in Gorakhpur in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. He is an Indian Film Actor, Television Actor, Theatre Actor, Screenwriter, Lyricist, Film Director & Comedian. He is known for his work in Bollywood as well as Tamil, Telugu & Kannada cinema.

Saurabh Shukla Complete Bio & Career

Saurabh Shukla relocated to Delhi with his family when he was just 2 years old. After obtaining his graduate degree from Khalsa College in Delhi, he joined theatre in the year 1984. He appeared in some of the most famous plays such as Look Back in Anger (John Osborne), A View From The Bridge (Arthur Miller), and Ghashiram Kotwal (Vijay Tendulkar) among others. He made his acting debut through television series Mulla Nasiruddin in the year 1990.
While he was performing at National School of Drama, veteran filmmaker Shekhar Kapoor got impressed with his acting skills and offered him a role in his film Bandit Queen in the year 1994. Post that, he appeared in few more films but got recognition after his performance in Ram Gopal Verma’s Satya in the year 1988. Audience witnessed his comic side in the film Baadshah. He played a small role in the film Nayak: The Real Hero but his performance was top notch and since then has been looked upon as one of the best supporting actor in the industry. Some of his noted performances include Lage Raho Munna Bhai, Yeh Saali Zindagi, Barfi!, Jolly LLB, and Jolly LLB 2 among others. Some of his latest releases include films like The Zoya Factor, Ujda Chaman, Bala, and Pagalpanti among others. He will be next seen in films like Aadhar and Aaj Kal. In addition to Hindi, he has also worked in some South Indian language films as well. For his performance in the film Jolly LLB, he won the National Film Award.
In addition to acting, he has also served as a writer and director of various Bollywood films. He wrote the screenplay of cult classic film Satya. Mudda - The Issue which released in 2003 mark his directorial debut film. Some of the others films which he has directed and written screenplay are Mithya, Raat Gayi Baat Gayi?, Pappu Can't Dance Saala, and I M 24 among others. 

Saurabh Shukla Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Jogamaya Shukla and Shatrughan Shukla. He is married to Shukla Barnali Ray.

Life's Important Dates Of Saurabh Shukla

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Skin Colour Dark
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Salt & Pepper (Half Bald)

Personal Info

Home Town Gorakhpur
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
School N/A
College Khalsa College, New Delhi
Qualification Graduate
Hobbies Travelling and Writing
Marital Status Married
Debut Bollywood Film - Bandit Queen (1994)
Telugu - Balu ABCDEFG (2005)
Tamil - Anniyan (2005)
Kannada - Care of Footpath (2006)
As a Director - Mudda - The Issue (2003)
TV - Mulla Nasiruddin (1990)
Best Movies Satya (1998), Barfi! (2012), Jolly LLB (2013), Jolly LLB 2 (2017) and Raid (2018) among others
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Car Collections Audi Q7


Favorite Color Black
Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Politician Narendra Modi
Favorite Actress Rekha
Favorite Actor Amitabh Bachchan , Akshay Kumar
Favorite Film Director Shekhar Kapur
Favorite Place Goa

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Saurabh Shukla

  • His mother Jogamaya Shukla was the first female tabla player of India.
  • He decided to become a filmmaker while he was in class 6th.
  • Actress Seema Biswas was her class mate at the National School of Drama.
  • During the decade of the 1990s, he also worked in some television series such as Tehkikaat, and 9 Malabar Hill among others.

Saurabh Shukla Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

59 years, 7months, 1 day old age Saurabh Shukla will turn 60 on 05 March, 2023. Only 4 months, 26 days, 7 hours,36 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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Saurabh Shukla has celebrated the total number of 59 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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