Born on 14th June, 1960, Shekhar Suman is a well known face of television and Bollywood industry. He is from Patna, Bihar. He began his Bollywood career with the film “Utsav”. However, even after featuring in more than 25-30 films, he didn’t get that desired success. He appeared in movies like Chor Machaye Shor, Tridev, Sansar and the most recently in his directed movie Heartless.
Having not so successful career in Bollywood industry, he turned his way to the television industry. He has featured in a number of TV series and reality shows, some of them being Vilayati Bahu, Andaz,
Dekh Bhai Dekh
, Movers and Shakers, etc. He, alongside cricketer
Navjot Singh Sidhu
judged the highly adored show of Star One- “The Great Indian Laughter Challenge” for three consecutive seasons. However, differences arose between him and Sidhu and he parted his ways from the show after the 3rd season. He then went ahead to become the judge of a rival comedy show named “Comedy “Circus”. He also turned up for the dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa. He marked his singing debut with the album “Kuch Khwaab Aise.
Shekhar Suman tied the knot with Alka Kapoor. He has got two children, namely Adhyayan and Ayush. Unfortunately for him, he lost his son Ayush. His youngest one Adyayan Suman is an actor having featured in the movie Raaz 2. In the year 2014, Shekhar Suman try his luck in direction. He directed the Bollywood movie Heartless featuring his son as the lead actor. However, the film didn’t do well at the box office.