Shaheer Sheikh

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

Sheikh Shaheer Nawaz, or well known as Shaheer Sheikh 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]

Shaheer was born 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 Tehsil of district Doda of the Jammu region of Jammu and Kashmir.[3]

Career[edit]

Shaheer 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.

He appeared as Arjuna in Mahabharat.

Currently, Shaheer along with some co-stars from Mahabharat, is under work contract with a local Indonesian TV channel, ANTV. He first came to Indonesia on October 2014 for a fan-meeting event and also a show called Mahabharata Show which start to attracted so many Indonesian fans. He then assigned for a reality show named Panah Asmara Arjuna (Arjuna's Love Arrow) and also a morning family show, Eat Bulaga! Indonesia. His co-stars from Mahabharat, Vin Rana, Saurav Gurjar, Lavanya Bhardwaj, and Rohit Bhardwaj also join this show as the hosts. By the end of 2014, following by the huge success of Mahabharata Show, ANTV conducted another show, Mahacinta Show, with Shaheer and the rest of Pandava as the main guest.

In one of interview with local Indonesian media, Shaheer confirmed to going back to Indonesia again on January 2015, to do his unfinished contract and start to film an Indonesian movie.[6]

Television[edit]

YearShowRole
2009–2010Kya Mast Hai LifeVir Mehra
2010Jhansi Ki RaniNana Sahib
2011Best Of Luck NikkiRitesh
2011–2012Navya..Naye Dhadkan Naye SawaalAnant Bajpai
2012Teri Meri Love StoriesNityanand
2013–2014MahabharatArjuna
2014Panah Asmara ArjunaArjuna Indonesia
2014–PresentEat Bulaga! IndonesiaHost


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. 
  6. ^ "Shaheer Sheikh Bakal Main di Film Baru Karya Hanung Bramantyo". 5 December 2014.