Sidharth Shukla Wiki, Biography, Age, Income, Girlfriend, Controversies

Siddharth is an Indian television actor and model from Mumbai. In 2019, He was among the Top 10 most searched celebrities in India on Google.

Shukla was born in Mumbai to Ashok Shukla, a civil engineer working with the Reserve Bank of India and Rita Shukla. He has two elder sisters. His family originates from Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. Shukla attended St. Xavier’s High School, Fort and later completed his degree in Interior Design at Rachana Sansad School of Interior Design. Shukla has described himself as a very athletic child, and represented his school in tennis and football

Biogrphy:-

Full Name: Sidharth Shukla

Nick Name: Sid

Date Of Birth: 12th December 1980

Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Father: Ashok Shukla (Civil Engineer, Employee of RBI)

Mother: Rita Shukla (House Wife)

Siblings: 2 Sisters

Hometown: Allahabad, Uttar pradesh, India

Schooling: St. Xavier’s High School, Fort, Mumbai

College/University: Rachana Sansad School of Interior Design

Profession: Model & Actor

Religion: Hinduism

Caste: Brahmin

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

Height: 6′ (approx)

Hobbies: Gymming, Travelling

Girlfriend:  

Drashti Dhamini (Rumored)

Shafeli Jariwala

Smita Bansal (Rumored)


Tanisha Mukarji (Rumored)


Rashami Desai (Rumored)


Akanksha Puri (Rumored)


Arti Singh (Rumored)

Salary: Rs-60,000/Episode (approx)

Career

He made his acting debut in the 2008 show Babul Ka Aangann Chootey Na. He later had lead roles in Jaane Pehchaane Se Ye AjnabbiLove U Zindagi and Balika Vadhu .

In 2014, Siddharth made his film debut in a supporting role in Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania. In a supporting role, playing the character of an NRI doctor named Angad Bedi. In the 2015 Stardust Awards, he was awarded for Breakthrough Supporting Performance (Male).

In 2014, he hosted the crime show Savdhaan India.

In 2016, he participated in the stunt reality show Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 7. He was eliminated in the earlier weeks but returned as a wild card contestant again. Shukla was declared the winner in April.

Season 7 of India’s Got Talent premiered on 30 April 2016 was hosted by Bharti Singh and Siddharth Shukla.

In 2017 , he played a role of Parth bhanushali in a show Dil se Dil Tak with co-star rashmi desai and Jasmin bhasin.

In 2019, he is participating in the reality show Bigg Boss 13.

Awards

  1. 2014: Zee Gold Awards – Most Fit Actor (Male) 
  2. 2014: Stardust Awards – Breakthrough Supporting Performance (Male) for Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania

Favourite Things

  • Food: Pav Bhaji
  • Actors: Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Mithun Chakraborty
  • Actresses: Sridevi, Madhuri Dixit
  • Colour: White
  • Perfume: Paco Rabanne
  • Travel Destinations: Germany, Spain
  • Films: Agneepath, Deewar, Vaastav, Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge, Jab We Met, Fast and Furious

Controversies

  • In 2014, Siddharth was caught driving under the influence of alcohol on the New Year’s Eve. He was fined Rs. 2000 by the Mumbai’s Traffic Police and his license was also ceased for 2 months.
  • In July 2018, he was arrested by the Mumbai Police for rash driving. He was driving his car at a high speed and lost his control and hit a divider in Oshiwara. He was booked 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 was in a cold war with the actor, Shashank Vyas, over the role shares.
  • There was even a rift between Shukla and his Balika Vadhu co-star, Toral Rasputra. According to reports, things went worse between Sidharth and Toral when they were shooting the honeymoon sequence in Kashmir. The two were not on talking terms after returning from the shoot.
  • Siddharth was openly criticised by the actor, Kunal Verma for his bad behaviour on the sets of ‘Dil Se Dil Tak.’ Kunal spoke about Siddhart’s bad behaviour on the sets of the show, where the actor had not just abused him but also had thrown water at him. 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.”
  • Reportedly, he also got into a fight with his co-star, Rashami Desai, on the sets of the serial “Dil Se Dil Tak.” Once, he had apparently refused to shoot because his vanity van was smaller than that of Rashami.
  • Siddhart is often criticised for being late on the sets of his shows and for creating a ruckus with his bizarre demands.
  • Siddharth was even criticised for his poor behaviour with the media. Reportedly, when a reporter quizzed him politely about the reports of him throwing tantrums on the sets of his shows, Siddharth simply removed his mic and walked out of the interview.
  • During his stint in Balika Vadhu, Siddharth was in a cold war with the actor, Shashank Vyas, over the role shares.
  • There was even a rift between Shukla and his Balika Vadhu co-star, Toral Rasputra. According to reports, things went worse between Sidharth and Toral when they were shooting the honeymoon sequence in Kashmir. The two were not on talking terms after returning from the shoot.

Facts

  • His hobbies include gymming and travelling.
  • Initially, he wanted to be an interior designer but when he saw more scope in modelling and acting, he decided to pursue his career in the same.
  • Siddharth likes to read newspapers and magazines to keep himself updated about the happenings around him.
  • He has a keen interest in politics.
  • Siddharth shared in an interview that he was an introvert and didn’t like partying much.
  • He is a fitness freak and visits the gym regularly to maintain his body.
  • In January 2014, Siddharth apparently signed a 3-film contract with Karan Johar‘s production house, Dharma Productions.
  • In 2015, Siddharth became the first Asian to win the Best Model of the World title in the contest held in Turkey.
  • Siddharth became friends with the Bollywood actor, John Abraham, during his modelling days.
  • His friends and family members fondly call him Sid.

Contact Details

Instagram- https://www.instagram.com/realsidharthshukla/?hl=en

Twitter – https://twitter.com/sidharth_shukla/media

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