Shatrughan Sinha Wiki: Facts About Sonakshi Sinha’s Father

The Shotgun of Bollywood, Shatrughan Sinha is a renowned and legendary actor and politician. He is the father to Sonakshi Sinha, the Dabangg girl.

All About Shatrughan Sinha: Age, Height, Weight, and Other Stats

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. He is 183 cm (or 6 ft) tall and weighs approximately 86 kg (or 190 Lb). 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.

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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. Reports suggest that Shatrughan Sinha’s net worth, as of 2014, is approximately 131 Crore or $20 million USD, which is the result of versatile performance and contribution made by Shatrughan Sinha in the film fraternity. As of 2017, he has managed to attract a net worth of a staggering $26.1 million USD. Sinha’s father wanted Sinha and his brother to become doctors, but the former took admission in the FTII, Pune and this is where he met Raj Kapoor, his idol.

Before marrying Poonam, her family disputed over Sinha’s dark complexion. However, all tension faded when the movie “Kalicharan” released in 1976 and became an instant hit. Shatrughan Sinha has been an active politician associated with BJP since 1990. Touted as Shotgun and Bihari Babu, Sinha became the first Bollywood actor to have a public portfolio, which was one of its kind in India. Sinha disbursed a bonus toward the crew and unit of the movie “Kalicharan” following its massive success.

About Shatrughan Sinha’s Movie titles

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. Sinha was seen in the movie Do Raha, Holi Ayee Re in (1970), Ek Nari Do Roop (1973), Dost where Sinha portrayed the character of Gopichand Sharma. Chor Ho To Aisa, Aan: Men at Work, Rakhta Charitra, Rakhta Charitra 2, Ranbhoomi, Iraada, and others. He featured as a playback singer in Dost (1974), Jwalamukhi (1980) and Naram Garam (1981). He was seen in the movie Woh Aadmi Bahut Kuchh Jaanta Tha (2013). The movie Vishwanath which released in 1978 is the most popular movie where Sinha played the character of Vishwanath.

Shatrughan Sinha won the award for the Best Supporting Actor in 1973 for his portrayal in the movie Tanhai. Later in 2003, Sinha won the title of Pride of the Film Industry as well as a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2003 from Stardust. Proceeding further, Sinha won the National Kishore Kumar Samman award. In 2011, Sinha took the title of Lifetime Achievement Award from Zee Cine Awards.

Sonakshi Sinha and her father Shatrughan Sinha

Shatrughan Sinha is among the most acclaimed and legendary actor who has given us movies such as Rakhta Charitra, Aan: Men at Work, Rakhta Charitra 2, and others shares a special bond with his daughter Sonakshi Sinha. Sinha’s daughter has mimicked him in various instances such as during promotional events, etc. Sonakshi Sinha started her career as an actress with her debut in 2010 with Dabangg starring Salman Khan and has since acted in dozens of movie titles which has made her resume creditable similar to her father. Sona has often been spotted mimicking the dialogue ‘Khamosh’ from one of her father movie title.