Born on the 4th of November in Patna, Bihar, young Shakti Kumar made his way into the field of cinema and film industry. Currently, he is multi-tasking in the film industry, and efficiently manages to be an actor, director, and a producer. He has not only made an appearance in TV shows like ‘Jai Gangajal,’ and movies like ‘
Mary Kom,’ but he would be soon seen in ‘Mukkebaaz.’ Little Shakti Kumar finished his schooling in Sir G.D. Patliputra High School, and Science College in Patna. Passionate about drama, he kickstarted his career in theatre after obtaining a degree from Deshbandhu College affiliated to the University of Delhi. He began his theatre career in early 1995. At that point, there was a famous theatre group called Act One Art Group. He joined the theatre group under the director N. K. Sharma.
He contributed to the long list of theatre acts through plays like ‘The Great Indian Show,’ ‘Police Police,’ ‘Jinhe Jaldi Thi Woh Chale Gaye’ and ‘Lear.’ Luck stroke him well when he was asked to act in plays alongside Dinesh Khanna and Ranjeet Kapoor. Keeping himself busy in the field of theatre, he came to Delhi to see what television career had in store for him. Life indeed kept him busy as he found himself cast in a television show called ‘
Bhanwar’ in Sony TV and ‘Haadsa’ of Sub TV. Then, he moved to Mumbai in 2002. Luck stroke him twice as he got an opportunity to perform various television series with channels like NDTV Imagine, Star Plus, and Sahara TV. His joy knew no boundaries when he also appeared in Prakash Jha’s Baahubali. Talking about his film career, he had been lauded for his role in ‘Jai Gangajal,’ ‘Mary Kom’ and ‘
Shakti was the producer of a DD National TV show called ‘Na Hausla Harenge Hum.’ His co-production ‘
Manzilen Humse Hain,’ surprisingly airs on DD National even today. His hard work and consistency paid off when his efforts were finally recognized. He won a National Film Award in the Best Film on Other Social Issues category for the movie ‘
Antardwand.’ His works include ‘Dhoops,’ ‘
Shootout at Lokhandwala,’ ‘Zeher,’ and ‘Bhoot Uncle.’ It is said that ‘Na Hausla Harenge Hum’ is a collection of real-life incidents. He produced this television show with an aim to bring detrimental events to light, and to create a sense of awareness among the public. Shakti was in full support for women and stood against rape, child abuse, and sex trafficking.