Nirmal Shah or chulbula and modern Karan from Sony TV show Thodi Khushi Thode Gham is still in the memories of audience despite of that he left the show. Thodi Khushi Thode Gham screens the story of battle for same rights between two genders. The lead character Mansukh wanted that men are superior to women and must dominate them. He had three sons and Karan was one of them. The daughter in law Sneha wanted to have equal rights for the women. The show aired the clashes and mishappenings within the family for the ambiguous thought.

NIrmal Shah, left the show in between and currently he is pursuing his new interest of photography. According to him currently he has no plan to return on camera and would like to pursue with his passion for photography. He is running a studio in Mumbai suburbs in partnership with Neeraj Chawla.

He is currently associated with a magazine and has done many ad campaigns and portfolio for other celebrities. His photography work was initiated in SAB TV show Taarak Mehta ka Oolta Chashma where he did photography work for ad campaigning of hair oil.

He belongs from a Punjabi family and Chandigarh city, Punjab. His father runs the business of garments.