Shatrughan Sinha Age

Shatrughan Sinha was born on 9 December 1945. He is 73 years old. Sinha was born in Patna, Bihar to Bhubaneswari Prasad Sinha & Shyama Devi Sinha. He is the youngest of four brothers — Ram, Lakshman, Bharat and himself.

Sinha was educated in Patna Science College. He is an alumnus of the Film and Television Institute of India Pune. Currently there’s a scholarship being awarded in his name in the institute to Diploma students.

He moved to Mumbai where he started his career in the film industry.

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Shatrughan Sinha Wife Age

Poonam Sinha (née Chandiramani) was born 3 November 1949. She is 70 years old. She is an Indian actress and fashion model. Sinha acted in Hindi cinema under the screen name Komal in her early career.

The beauty contest judge crowned him Miss Young India in 1968. She worked in minor roles in Hindi movies, and has also produced two films. The two later got married in 1980.

Shatrughan Sinha Son

He has twin sons, actors Luv Sinha and Kush Sinha, and a daughter, Bollywood actress, Sonakshi Sinha.

Shatrughan Sinha Movies

Shatrughan Sinha’s got his first acting opportunity to play a Pakistani military officer in Dev Anand’s Prem Pujari.
He played supporting roles in many films before appearing in Gulzar’s Mere Apne in 1971.

The producer cast him along with his future wife Poonam Sinha then called as Komal in the movie “Sabak” (1973). Soon he played supporting roles in Khilona, Dulal Guha’s Dost in 1974, Aa Gale Lag Jaa, Jheel Ke Us Paar and Gambler in 1970.

Later he acted with Amitabh Bachchan in films like Raaste Ka Paththar, Yaar Meri Zindagi, Shaan and Kala Paththar which were flops and later acted in Bombay To Goa, Dostana and Naseeb.

His first successful film as lead hero was in Kalicharan in 1976. Soon Subhash Ghai had went with story of Kalicharan to NN Sippy and said he wanted to direct his first film.

Some of his notable films as lead hero were Ab Kya Hoga, Khan Dost, Yaaraon Ka Yaar, Dillagi, Vishwanath, Muqabla, Jaani Dushman. He then became a bankable action hero from early eighties to mid-nineties.

He starred with Raajkumar in Betaaj Badshah in 1994 and Salman Khan in Chaand Kaa Tukdaa in 1994.

Sinha credited Rajesh Khanna for getting Kaalicharan and for revival of his career as lead hero in the 1980s. However their friendship got affected when Shatrughan Sinha stood as the BJP candidate against Rajesh Khanna in 1992 election.

Recently he portrayed Chief Minister N.T. Rama Rao in Ram Gopal Varma’s Rakta Charitra.

Shatrughan Sinha Party

Sinha is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party. He entered politics by contesting in a by-election opposite Rajesh Khanna. He won the Patna Sahib Lok Sabha constituency in Bihar during the Indian general elections, 2009.

Shatrughan Sinha won the seat in the subsequent Indian general elections, 2014, as well.

Later he became a cabinet minister in the Third Vajpayee ministry from the 13th Lok Sabha, holding two portfolios, the department of Health and Family Welfare (Jan 2003-May 2004), and the department of shipping (August 2004).

As of May 2006, BJP Leadership appointed him as the head of the BJP Culture and Arts Department.

Shatrughan Sinha Height

He is 188cm or 6’2” tall.

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