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Shatrughan Sinha Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : April 8, 2019

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Short Biography

Shatrughan Sinha was born on 09-12-1945 in Patna in the state of Bihar, India. He is an Indian Film Actor, Politician & Playback Singer who known for his work in Bollywood as well as in Bengali films.

Other Name: Shatrughan Prasad Sinha
Other Professions: Politician Playback Singer
Appearance: Bollywood Bengali
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Shatrughan Sinha Complete Bio & Career

Shatrughan Sinha did his schooling at Patna. He graduated from Patna Science College. After this, he was also a student of Film and Television Institute in Pune. Shatrughan Sinha's desire was to work in films since childhood. After taking training from there, he started trying in movies. His father wanted to make two sons a doctor as well as two sons a scientist. All his brothers were able to fulfill their father's dream, except him, and he left for Mumbai to work in films. He came in Mumbai to become a hero, but the industry made him a villain in the initial phase of his career. After making a mark as a villain, he finally became a hero. 

He made his acting debut through the film 'Prem Pujari' and got the opportunity to work alongside legendary actor Dev Anand. He portrayed the role of a Pakistani army officer in this film. However, for some reason, this film could not complete. So in 1969, he got the chance to play the role of Police Inspector in Mohan Sehgal's film Sajan. But with the recommendation of actress Mumtaz, he met Chander Wohra and got the opportunity to work in his film "Khilona" (1970). Before signing the Gulzar ’s film Mere Apne in the year 1971 he played many supporting roles in the films. In 1973, he was cast for the first time with Poonam Sinha in the film Sabak

In the early of his career, he established himself as the supporting hero in some of the Hindi films such as Dost, Khilona, Jheel Ke Us Paar, Gambler, and Aa Gale Lag Jaa. His duo pair with superstar Amitabh Bachchan was very successful and they both gave some hit films too like Dostana, Naseeb, Bombay To Goa, Kala Patthar, Shaan, and Yaar Meri Zindagi. In 1976, he signed the film Kalicharan in which his role was quite angry. This role made him a star overnight and he gained the stardom.

In the '90s along with the acting, he became a politician. He got the first political success in 1996 when he was elected Rajya Sabha MP from Bihar. After this, for the second time, Rajya Sabha was elected in 2002 under the NDA rule. Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee himself was so impressed with the work that he gave Sinha a place in his cabinet.  In the 2009 general elections, Shatrughan Sinha won elections with Patna Sahib. He defeated second film artist Shekhar Suman. After this, the same seat has also won in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. After he was denied Lok Sabha ticket by BJP in 2019 general elections, he joined hands with Congress and will be contesting from Patna Sahib constituency in 2019 general elections from Congress ticket. He will be up against veteran BJP leader Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad. 

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Shatrughan Sinha Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Bhubaneswari Prasad Sinha and Shyama Devi Sinha. He has three brothers named Dr. Lakhan SinhaBharat Sinha, and Ram Sinha. He is married to Poonam Sinha since 1980 and together has a daughter Sonakshi Sinha the Bollywood actress and two sons named Luv Sinha and Kush Sinha.

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Skin Colour Wheatish
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Patna
Religion Hindu
Address 49, Ramayan,9th Road, JVPD Scheme,Juhu, Mumbai - 400 049,Maharashtra
School N/A
College Patna Science College, Patna
FTII (Film & Television Institute of India, Pune)
Qualification Graduate
Hobbies Listening Music and Travelling
Marital Status Married
Debut Sajan (1969)
Best Movies Jaani Dushman (1979), Dostana (1980), Naseeb (1981), Zalzala (1988) and Aan: Men At Work (2004) among others
Salary N/A
Net Worth INR 120 Crores (2014)
Email [email protected]


Car Collections Toyota Fortuner, Toyota Camry, and Mercedes Benz among other


Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Politician Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Favorite Actress Rekha , Nargis Dutt
Favorite Actor Raj Kapoor

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Shatrughan Sinha

  • In 1969, he made his debut in Hindi cinema from the Mohan Sehgal's film Sajan.
  • Kalicharan was his first ever successful film.
  • In 1975, he was first liked for Jai's character in the movie Sholay.
  • He met his wife (Poonam) in a train.
  • He is famous with the title of 'shotgun'.
  • He and his wife Poonam formed a production house named 'Shotgun Film'.
  • In 2003, he was awarded by "Pride of the Film Industry" at the Stardust Awards.
  • In 2011, he won the Zee Cine Award for Lifetime Achievement.
  • He won the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor for the following films such as Paras-1971, Dost-1974 and Kaala Pathar-1979.
  • He won the Filmfare Award for Best Actor for the film Dostana-1980.
  • He received the honour of The ITA Scroll Of Honour" KBC regional at the Indian Television Academy Awards in 2011.

Shatrughan Sinha Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

74 years, 9 months, 11 days old age Shatrughan Sinha will turn 75 on 09 December, 2020. Only 2 months, 18 days, 13 hours, 2 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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Shatrughan Sinha has celebrated the total number of 74 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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