Know everything about Siddharth Shukla
Siddharth Shukla is 38 years old Indian actor, model and television personality who is currently participating in the Indian reality show Big Boss 13 from September 2019.
He is best known for his performance in Indian soap opera on Colors TV Balika Vadhu playing the role of Shivraj Alok Shekhar.
His other popular shows include Dil Se Dil Tak and Love U Zindagi. Siddharth has also performed a supportive role as Angad in Bollywood comedy film, Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania in 2014 starring Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan.
Talk about Siddharth's early life
Siddharth was born on 12th December 1980 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India as Siddharth Shukla to Rita and Ashok Shukla. He was raised in the family of a civil engineer father who is working with Reserve Bank of India whereas the mother is a housewife.
He has two elder siblings and his family has ground roots in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. To complete his education he attended St. Xavier's High School, Fort and then went to Rachana Sansad School of Interior Design to get his
Among his personal interests, he loves to play tennis and football and has also represented his school in the games. In the early days, he started his career as a model after becoming runner-up in the Gladrags Manhunt competition in 2004.
Siddharth started his acting and modeling career in 2008
In 2008, after completing his education he planned to pursue acting as his career making his television debut with Sony TV show Babul Ka Aangann Chootey Na as Shubh Ranawat. His next appearance came up in TV show, Janne Pehchanne Se... Ye Ajnabi, Pavitra Rishta and Love U Zindagi.
But his career's major breakthrough was in 2012 when he starred as Shivraj Alok Shekhar in Balika Vadhu on Colors TV. He also participated as a contestant for reality show Jhalak Dikhla Jaa 6 and Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 7.
In 2014, he appeared as a guest for Jhalak Dikhla Jaa 7 and Comedy Nights with Kapil. He also hosted Savdhaan India, an Indian crime show on Life Ok channel from 2014-2015 followed by hosting India's Got Talent 7 in 2016 with Bharti Singh.
His work on the big screen came with Dharma Productions in 2014 when he signed out to star in the supportive role of Angad Bedi in a romantic comedy film, Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania. The film became a major hit on a box office earning ?119.58 crores.
For the film he received, Stardust Award in 2015 and in next year made participation in Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 7. He got eliminated from the show in early episodes but made a wild card entry and won the show in April.
At present, he is a contestant in Big Boss 13 from the first day and is in the spotlight for his hate relationship with Rashmi Desai in the show. But from the past two weeks, Siddharth and Asim Riaz are in the major highlight of Big Boss 13 getting physically abusive with each other.
Achievements by him
Siddharth has won many accolades for his performance on television and big screen. In 2014, he got awarded with Stardust Award under Breakthrough Supporting Performance (Male) category for Bollywood film, Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania.
Recently, he received the title of HT Most Stylish actor in 2017.
Fun facts about Siddharth
Siddharth keep himself always updated with happenings around the world by reading newspaper and magazines on a daily basis. He also has an interest in politics.
Is Siddharth married?
Siddharth is not married yet but rumored to have flings with Drashti Dhami, Shefali Jariwala, Smita Bansal, Tanishaa Mukerji, Rashami Desai, Akanksha Puri, and Arti Singh.
Was Siddharth in controversy?
Yes, he got his driving license seized in 2014 by the traffic police of Mumbai for drunken driving on New Year's Eve and was also fined with INR 2000.
In 2018, he got arrested for his rash driving in Mumbai and was charged with a penalty of INR 5000.
What's his net worth?
The net worth of Siddharth Shukla is estimated to be around $1 million as of 2019.