Shatrughan Sinha Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Facts

Shatrughan Sinha was born on 09-12-1945 in Patna in the state of Bihar, India. He is an Indian Film Actor, Politician & Playback Singer who is known for his work in Bollywood as well as in Bengali & Punjabi movies. Umar Riaz Biography, Wiki, Age, Family, Brother, Net Worth

Shatrughan Sinha Complete Bio & Career

Shatrughan Sinha did his schooling at Patna. He graduated from Patna Science College. After this, he was also a student of Film and Television Institute in Pune. Shatrughan Sinha’s desire was to work in films since childhood. 

After taking training from there, he started trying in movies. His father wanted to make two sons a doctor as well as two sons a scientist. All his brothers were able to fulfill their father’s dream, except him, and he left for Mumbai to work in films.

He came in Mumbai to become a hero, but the industry made him a villain in the initial phase of his career. After making a mark as a villain, he finally became a hero.  He made his acting debut through the film ‘Prem Pujari’ and got the opportunity to work alongside legendary actor Dev Anand.

He portrayed the role of a Pakistani army officer in this film. However, for some reason, this film could not complete. So in 1969, he got the chance to play the role of Police Inspector in Mohan Sehgal’s film Sajan.

But with the recommendation of actress Mumtaz, he met Chander Wohra and got the opportunity to work in his film “Khilona” (1970). Before signing the Gulzar ’s film Mere Apne in the year 1971 he played many supporting roles in the films.

In 1973, he was cast for the first time with Poonam Sinha in the film Sabak In the early of his career, he established himself as the supporting hero in some of the Hindi films such as Dost, Khilona, Jheel Ke Us Paar, Gambler, and Aa Gale Lag Jaa.

His duo pair with superstar Amitabh Bachchan was very successful and they both gave some hit films too like Dostana, Naseeb, Bombay To Goa, Kala Patthar, Shaan, and Yaar Meri Zindagi. In 1976, he signed the film Kalicharan in which his role was quite angry. This role made him a star overnight and he gained the stardom.

In the ’90s along with the acting, he became a politician. He got the first political success in 1996 when he was elected Rajya Sabha MP from Bihar. After this, for the second time, Rajya Sabha was elected in 2002 under the NDA rule.

Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee himself was so impressed with the work that he gave Sinha a place in his cabinet.  In the 2009 general elections, Shatrughan Sinha won elections with Patna Sahib. 

He defeated second film artist Shekhar Suman. After this, the same seat has also won in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. After he was denied Lok Sabha ticket by BJP in 2019 general elections, he joined hands with Congress and will be contesting from Patna Sahib constituency in 2019 general elections from Congress ticket.

He will be up against veteran BJP leader Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad. 

Shatrughan Sinha Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Bhubaneswari Prasad Sinha and Shyama Devi Sinha. He has three brothers named Dr. Lakshman SinhaBharat Sinha and Ram Sinha. On 09-07-1980, he married actress Poonam Sinha

Together the couple has a daughter Sonakshi Sinha (famous Bollywood actress) and two sons named Luv Sinha (actor) and Kush Sinha (Actor). Smriti Mandhana Biography, Family, Age, Husband

WifePoonam Sinha
SonLuv Sinha
SonKush Sinha
DaughterSonakshi Sinha

Body Measurements

Skin ColourWheatish
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack

Personal Info

Home TownPatna
Address49, Ramayan, 9th Road, JVPD Scheme, Juhu, Mumbai – 400 049, Maharashtra
Office Address: 10, Talkatora Road, New Delhi – 110 001
CollegePatna Science College, Patna
FTII (Film & Television Institute of India), Pune
Diploma in Acting
HobbiesListening Music, Yoga and Travelling, Outdoor Games
Marital StatusMarried
DebutBollywood Film – Sajan (1969)
Punjabi Film – Putt Jattan De (1981)
Best MoviesParas (1971), Jaani Dushman (1979), Dostana (1980), Naseeb (1981), Zalzala (1988) among others
Best FriendsAmitabh Bachchan, Dharmendra
Net WorthINR 120 Crores (2014)
Official WebsiteN/A
Email[email protected] [email protected]
Contact NumberTelephone Number: (011) 23356264, 23356265
Fax Number: (011) 23720731
Mobile Number: 09810902828 , 09811962003


Car CollectionsToyota Fortuner, Toyota Camry, Mercedes Benz and more


Favorite ColorBlack
Favorite PlayerKapil Dev
Favorite SportCricket
Favorite PoliticianAtal Bihari Vajpayee
Favorite ActressRekha , Nargis Dutt
Favorite ActorRaj Kapoor , Dilip Kumar
Favorite SingerLata Mangeshkar
Favorite SongPukaro Mujhe Phir Pukaro by Lata Mangeshkar & Kishore Kumar
Favorite DressSuits

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Shatrughan Sinha

  • In 1969, he made his debut in Hindi cinema from the Mohan Sehgal’s film Sajan.
  • Kalicharan was his first ever successful film.
  • In 1975, he was first liked for Jai’s character in the movie Sholay.
  • He met his wife (Poonam) in a train.
  • He is famous with the title of ‘shotgun’.
  • He and his wife Poonam formed a production house named ‘Shotgun Film’.
  • In 2003, he was awarded by “Pride of the Film Industry” at the Stardust Awards.
  • In 2011, he won the Zee Cine Award for Lifetime Achievement.
  • He won the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor for the following films such as Paras-1971, Dost-1974 and Kaala Pathar-1979.
  • He won the Filmfare Award for Best Actor for the film Dostana-1980.
  • He received the honour of The ITA Scroll Of Honour” KBC regional at the Indian Television Academy Awards in 2011.


  • In 2016, his biography, entitled Anything but Khamosh, was released.
  • He has wide list of Awards:
  • B.F.J.A. Award for best supporting actor in `Tanhai`;
  • Punjab-Kala-Shree Award as Best Actor for film `Khudgarz`
  • Golden Semurg Award, Tashkent, 1988 for the film `Antorjoli Jatra`
  • All India Filmgoers award `Abhinaya Samrat`
  • Rashtriya Kishore Kumar Samman` by Madya Pradesh Government
  • Name entered in the Limca Book of Record, as the first actor from the Hindi Mainstream Cinema to become a Cabinet Minister in Govt. of India
  • Bihar Ratna for philanthropic activities
  • Award of Honour, New York (USA) and Toronto (Canada) for contribution to the Indian Cinema
  • Certificate of Recognition by the Presiding Officer of Nasau County Legislature in recognition of his outstanding charitable work as Member of Parliament
  • IIFA`s Award at Florida, USA
  • Life Time Achievement Award and many other Awards & Rewards
  • Chairman, Indo-Japan Friendship

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