Siddharth Shukla is an Indian television actor and model from Mumbai. He was amongst Top 10 most searched celebrities in India on Google in 2019.
Biography & Wiki
Siddharth Shukla’s Nickname is Sid. He was born on 12 December 1980 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India in a Hindu Brahmin family. Hence, His current age is 39 years. Siddharth Shukla’s Zodiac is Sagittarius. His hometown is Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India.
Height, Weight & Body Measurements
|Height in centimeter||188 cm|
|Height in meter||1.88 m|
|Height in Feet Inches||6′ 1″|
|Weight in kilograms||60 kg|
|Weight in pounds||132 lbs|
|Eye Colour||Light Brown|
Siddharth Shukla’s father’s name is Ashok Shukla who is a Civil Engineer and working as an Employee of the Reserve Bank of India. His mother’s name is Rita Shukla who is a Homemaker. He has 2 elder sisters.
Girls, affairs, spouse name
There was a rumor that Siddharth had a relationship with co-star and actress Drashti Dhami. In the famous reality show Bigg Boss 13, Shefali Jariwala admits that she dated with Siddharth before. In 2016, it was rumored that Siddharth was dating Tanishaa Mukerji. It was rumored that Siddharth fell in love with his Balika Vadhu co-star Smita Bansal, who played his on-screen mother-in-law in the serial.
Siddharth was also rumored to be in a relationship with the Calendar Girls actress Akanksha Puri. He was also linked to his Dil Se Dil Tak co-star, Rashami Desai. There is a buzz that he is dating with Arti Singh.
Education and School, College
Siddharth completed his schooling from St. Xavier’s High School, Fort, Mumbai. After that, he completed his Graduation in Interior Designing from Rachana Sansad School of Interior Design, Prabhadevi, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
Favorites Things and Like & Dislike
|Favorite Food||Pav Bhaji|
|Favorite Actors||Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Mithun Chakraborty|
|Favorite Actresses||Sridevi, Madhuri Dixit|
|Favorite Bollywood movie||Agneepath, Deewar, Vaastav, Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge, Jab We Met|
|Favorite Hollywood movie||Fast and Furious|
|Favorite Perfume||Paco Rabanne|
|Favorite Travel Destinations||Germany, Spain|
Siddharth Shukla made his acting debut with a lead role in the television show Babul Ka Aangann Chootey Na in 2008. After that, he appeared in Jaane Pehchaane Se Ye Ajnabbi, Love U Zindagi and Balika Vadhu.
He participated in the celebrity dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa in 2013. Siddharth debuted in Bollywood with romantic comedy Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania in a supporting role. In 2019, he is participating in the reality show Bigg Boss.
Awards & Recognitions
- In 2012, he received Golden Petal Award for Most Lokpriye Face Male.
- He got Golden Petal Award for Best on Screen Couple on Colors with Pratyusha Banerjee in 2012.
- Siddharth gets ITA Award for GRB! Performer of the Year Male in 2013.
- In 2014, he received Zee Gold Award for Most Fit Actor Male.
- He received Stardust Award for Breakthrough Supporting Performance Male for the film “Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania” in 2014.
- Siddharth got HT Most Stylish Actor in 2017.
Salary and Net Worth
Siddharth Shukla has an estimated net worth of almost $26 Million. He earns almost ₹60,000 per episode as salary.
Siddharth has one BMW X5.
|House Address||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Phone Number||He didn’t like to share his Phone number publicly.|
|Email Id||Not Available|
- He was fined 2000 (INR) by the Traffic Police in Mumbai for drunken driving on New Year’s Eve, and his license was seized.
- In 2018, Siddharth was arrested by the Mumbai Police for rash driving. He was charged under sections 279, 337, and 427 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and was released after paying a penalty of Rs. 5000.
- During his stint in Balika Vadhu, Siddharth got into a cold war with actor, Shashank Vyas, over his share of role in the serial.
- Siddharth was not on talking terms with his Balika Vadhu co-star, Toral Rasputra.
- There was also a rift between Siddharth and his Dil Se Dil Tak co-star, Kunal Verma. Kunal criticized the actor for his bad behavior on the sets of the show. He said, “Kunal said, “He is an unprofessional maniac and a psycho. I think he needs psychiatric treatment again. I heard he had gone to rehab once and I think he needs to visit it again.”
- Siddhart is often criticized for being late on the sets of his shows and for creating a ruckus with his bizarre demands.
- Reportedly, he also got into a fight with his co-star, Rashami Desai, on the sets of the serial “Dil Se Dil Tak.” He refused shooting for the show as his vanity van was smaller than that of Rashami.
- Siddharth was even criticized by the media for his bad behavior with a media person. Apparently, when a reporter tried to ask him about the news of him throwing tantrums on the sets of his shows, Siddharth removed his mic and walked out of the interview.
Facts about Siddharth Shukla
- Siddharth represented his school in many Tennis and Football competitions.
- In his college days, he wanted to be an interior designer but he changed his line as he found more scope in modeling.
- He was the runner-up in the Gladrags Manhunt competition in 2004.
- Siddharth has appeared in many TV serials like “Jaane Pehchaane Se… Ye Ajnabbi,” “Pavitra Rishta,” “Love U Zindagi,” and “Dil Se Dil Tak.”
- He received immense popularity after playing the role of ‘Shivraj Shekhar’ in Colors TV’s “Balika Vadhu.”
- In 2013, he participated in the dance reality show “Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6.”
- Siddharth made his debut in Bollywood in 2014 by playing the role of ‘Angad Bedi’ in the film “Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania.” His performance was appreciated in the film.
- He has hosted the TV shows like “Savdhaan India” and “India’s Got Talent 7.”
- In 2016, Shukla became the winner of the stunt-based show “Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 7.”
- In 2019, he entered the game reality show “Bigg Boss 13” as a contestant. Click here to check the complete list of Bigg Boss 13 contestants.
- Siddharth keeps himself updated by reading newspapers and magazines.
- He has a keen interest in politics.
- During an interview, Siddharth revealed that he was an introvert and didn’t like partying.
- He is very particular about his fitness and visits the gym regularly.
- In January 2014, Siddharth apparently signed a 3-film contract with Karan Johar‘s production house, Dharma Productions.
- In 2015, he won the Best Model of the World title at a contest held in Turkey. He was the first Asian man to do so.
- Siddharth Shukla is a good friend of the Bollywood actor, John Abraham, since his modeling days.