Shaheer Sheikh

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Shaheer Sheikh
Shaheer Sheikh at Smilie Suri Christmas Party.jpg
BornShaheer Sheikh
ResidenceMumbai, India
OccupationActor, Model, Photographer
Years active2009–present
ReligionMuslim
 
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Shaheer Sheikh
Shaheer Sheikh at Smilie Suri Christmas Party.jpg
BornShaheer Sheikh
ResidenceMumbai, India
OccupationActor, Model, Photographer
Years active2009–present
ReligionMuslim

Shaheer Sheikh (born 26 March 1984) is an Indian actor best known for his lead role as Veer Mehra in Kya Mast Hai Life; Anant Bajpai in Navya..Naye Dhadkan Naye Sawaal and as Arjuna in Mahabharat.[1][2]

Early life[edit]

Sheikh was born into a Muslim family in Jammu. He studied at Hari Singh Higher Secondary School, Jammu. He completed his studies from New Law College, and Bharati Vidyapeeth University, Pune. He has a Bachelor of Laws (L.L.B.) and owns an event management company. Sheikh hails from Bhadarwah District of the Jammu region of Jammu and Kashmir.[3]

Career[edit]

Sheikh started his career as a photographer and model but later become an actor. He started his acting career with Kya Mast Hai Life as Vir Mehra and on Disney Channel India and Jhansi Ki Rani as Nana Sahib on Zee TV. The role in Kya Mast Hai Life gave him high stardom and popularity. [4][5]He then acted in Best Of Luck Nikki on Disney Channel India and then appeared in Navya..Naye Dhadkan Naye Sawaal on Star Plus. The role in the latter serial only added to his popularity and he became an instant rage.He also appeared in Teri Meri Love Stories on Star Plus.

Currently he is seen as Arjuna in Mahabharat.For this role; he attended severe class of horse-riding; sword-fighting and bow-arrow fighting. He gained world-wide prominence and rave reviews from critics for this role.

Television[edit]

YearShowRoleChannel
2009–2010Kya Mast Hai LifeVir MehraDisney Channel India
2010Jhansi Ki RaniNana SahibZee TV
2011Best Of Luck NikkiRiteshDisney Channel India
2011–2012Navya..Naye Dhadkan Naye SawaalAnant BajpaiStar Plus
2012Teri Meri Love StoriesNityanandStar Plus
2013–2014MahabharatArjunaStar Plus

Awards[edit]

YearAwardCategoryworkResult
2010Disney India Survey for Most Favourite 2010Best ActorKya Mast Hai LifeWon[citation needed]
2010Disney India Survey for Most Favourite 2010Best JodiKya Mast Hai LifeWon[citation needed]
2010Disney India Survey for Most Favourite 2010Best Buddies(Male)Kya Mast Hai LifeWon[citation needed]
2010Our Choice Awards 2010Best ActorKya Mast Hai LifeWon[citation needed]
2010Our Choice Awards 2010Best BuddiesKya Mast Hai LifeWon[citation needed]
2011Best on Disney 2011Best Actor in a Leading RoleKya Mast Hai LifeWon[citation needed]
2011Best on Disney 2011Best Actor in a Leading RoleKya Mast Hai LifeWon[citation needed]
2011BIG Television AwardsTaaza male 2011Navya..Naye Dhadkan Naye SawaalWon[citation needed]
2012New Talent AwardsBest new couple with Soumya SethNavya..Naye Dhadkan Naye SawaalNominated[citation needed]
2011BIG Television AwardsGreat! face of the yearNavya..Naye Dhadkan Naye SawaalWon[citation needed]
2011New Talent AwardsGreat! face of the yearNavya..Naye Dhadkan Naye SawaalWon[citation needed]
2011Indian Telly AwardFresh New Face – MaleNavya..Naye Dhadkan Naye SawaalWon
2014Star Parivar AwardFavorite Naye Sadasya (Male)MahabharatWon

|- |2014 | Star Parivar Award | STAR Parivaar Award for Favourite Beta || Mahabharat| style="background: #FDD; color: black; vertical-align: middle; text-align: center; " class="no table-no2"|Nominated |}

References[edit]

  1. ^ Maheswari, Neha (3 October 2009). "Shaheer Shaikh the new Nana Saheb in Jhansi Ki Rani". Telly Chakkar. Retrieved 8 April 2010. 
  2. ^ "Kidology > Disney extends local content; launches new show on 27 April". Indiantelevision.com. 2 April 2009. Retrieved 2012-09-04. 
  3. ^ Wadhwa, Akash (3 April 2012). "Shaheer Sheikh wants to experience love – Times Of India". Articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 2012-09-04. 
  4. ^ Maheswari, Neha (3 October 2009). "Shaheer Shaikh the new Nana Saheb in Jhansi Ki Rani". Telly Chakkar. Retrieved 8 April 2010. 
  5. ^ "Kidology > Disney extends local content; launches new show on 27 April". Indiantelevision.com. 2 April 2009. Retrieved 2012-09-04.