Shatrughan Sinha – Biography, Facts & Life Story

Shatrughan Sinha Indian Actor, politician

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Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Body Measurements 44-32-13 Inches
Height 6 feet 0 inches (1.83 m)
Weight 86 kg (190 lbs)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
Nickname Shatru, Shotgun
Gender Male
Age 78 years old (in 2024)
Date of Birth 9 December 1945
Full Name Shatrughan Sinha
Profession Actor, politician
Nationality Indian
Birthplace Patna, Bihar, British India
Religion Hinduism
Published on August 19, 2018 on 01:18 PM
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius

Shatrughan Prasad Sinha, an Indian actor and politician. He is a former member of Lok Sabha since 2009- 2014, 2014-2019) from Patna Sahib and Rajya Sabha (1996–2002, 2002–2008). Also, he served as a Union Cabinet Minister of Health and Family Welfare and Shipping in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government. However, Shatrughan Sinha spent many years in the field of acting and politics.


Initially, Shatrughan Sinha started his career as an actor. In Dev Anand’s Prem Pujari, Sinha played a Pakistani military officer. In 1969, he was cast as a police inspector in Mohan Sehgal’s Sajan.

His first film was ‘Saajan’ as the release of “Prem Pujari” was delayed. Later, Sinha made villainous appearances in ‘Pyar Hi Pyar’, ‘Banphool’, ‘Bhai Ho Toh Aisa’, ‘Heero’, ‘Blackmail’, and many more that are worth sharing.

The actor made marvelous performances in Bollywood movies for which he got huge acclaim in his career life. Shatrughan Sinha is regarded as one of the veteran and most celebrated Indian actors who have spent years of their lives working in showbiz.

Apart from acting, Shatrughan Sinha also made his career in the field of politics and has been served for many political parties.


Shatrughan Sinha is known for his unique way of delivering the dialogues and his expressions and the way he acts in a particular style is truly appreciated. Undoubtedly, he made his name in Hindi cinema.

Check out exclusive ➡facts about Shatrughan Sinha.


Shatrughan Sinha Education

Qualification: Course in Acting

College: Patna Science College
Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune

Shatrughan Sinha Career

Profession: Actor, politician


Film: Sajan (1969)
Politics: Shatrughan Sinha’s tryst with politics began when he joined the BJP in 1991.

Net Worth: INR 131 Crore (as in 2014)

Family & Relatives

Father: Bhubaneswari Prasad Sinha

Mother: Shyama Devi Sinha

Brother: Ram, Lakshman, Bharat (all elder)

Marital Status: Married

Wife: Poonam Sinha (Actress, former Miss Young India)

No. of Children: 3 (Three)

Son: Luv Sinha (Actor), Kush Sinha

Daughter: Sonakshi Sinha (Actress

Past Relationships:

Rekha, Actress
Reena Roy, Actress (Extra-marrital affair)

Facts You Never Knew About Shatrughan Sinha

  • Shatrughan Sinha Born in Patna, Bihar, Shatrughan Sinha is a well known legendary actor who has been in the Bollywood film fraternity since 1969. Born on December 9th, 1945, Shatrughan Sinha’s age is 71 Years as in 2017.
  • Shatrughan Sinha made his debut with the movie Sajan in 1969 and has received coveted accolades over the years including several lifetime achievement awards. According to Starsunfolded, Shatrughan Sinha’s favorite actor is Raj Kapoor.
  • Shatrughan Sinha was previously linked to actresses Rekha and Reena Roy before marrying Poonam Sinha in 1980, who is a former Miss Young India and actress.
  • Shatrughan Sinha is a proud father of his son Luv Sinha, who is an actor, Kush Sinha, and lastly Sonakshi Sinha, who is a well-established actresses in the Bollywood industry.
  • Shatrughan Sinha has been acting since 1969 at age 24. He has acted in more than 50 movie titles such as Sajan where Sinha played the character of Havaldar, Gambler in which he played the role of the popular Banke Bihari.
  • Shatrughan Sinha won the award for the Best Supporting Actor in 1973 for his portrayal in the movie Tanhai.


Who is Shatrughan Sinha?

Shatrughan Sinha is an Indian actor, politician, born on 09 December, 1945 in Patna, Bihar, British India.

How old is Shatrughan Sinha?

Shatrughan Sinha is 78 years old as of May 2024.

How tall is Shatrughan Sinha?

Shatrughan Sinha is 6 feet 0 inches (1.83 m).

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