In this brief article, we will have a look at the life of actor and model Abhinav Shukla and his personal side like his age, his wife and family, his movies, and his biography. Covering all the details of Abhinav Shukla we will see how he completed his journey to becoming one of the most popular faces in the Indian Television Industry.
Name: Abhinav Shukla
Birth Date: 27 September 1982
Abhinav Shukla age: 39 years
Birth Place: Ludhiana, Punjab
Father: Dr. K. K. Shukla
Mother: Radha Shukla
Wife: Rubina Dilaik
Occupation: Actor, Model
Industry: Indian Television Industry, Bollywood
Active Since: 2007
Abhinav Shukla is an Indian Model and Actor who is mainly active in the Indian television industry since the age of 25 years. He did his television debut in the year 2007 with a show called Jersey No. 10. Since then he has been associated with various TV shows. Abhinav Shukla was born on 27 September 1982 and his age is 39 years. He was born in Ludhiana, Punjab in a Punjabi Hindu family. His father is Dr. K. K. Shukla was an entomologist at Punjab Agricultural University located in Ludhiana. His mother Mrs. Radha Shukla was a teacher at Guru Nanak Public School located at Sarabha Nagar in Ludhiana. Abhinav Shukla has an elder brother who is serving in the Indian Navy as a Naval Officer. Abhinav Shukla is an adventurous and sporty guy. He loves playing various sports and going on adventurous vacations. Initially, he wasn’t interested in pursuing his career in acting, and just like any Indian boy, he dreamt of becoming a successful sportsperson. He was a very good cricket player when he was a child and slowly his interest shifted towards trekking and mountaineering. Abhinav Shukla along with his elder brother has completed many treks in the past at a very young age. This shows his love for adventure and how he loves to live his life at the edge.
Abhinav Shukla Age and Early Life
Born on 27 September 1982, the age of Abhinav Shukla is 39 years. He was born in a Hindu family in Ludhiana Punjab. Abhinav’s childhood was all about fun and game. Abhinav Shukla completed his education at Guru Nanak Public School in Sarabha Nagar where his mother Mrs. Radha Shukla was a teacher. Later Abhinav Shukla decided to pursue engineering and did his B.Tech in 2004 from Electronics and Communications Engineering from Lala Lajpat Rai Institute Engineering and Technology which is located in Moga, Punjab.
Abhinav Shukla with his team participated in IIT Delhi’s Technology festival called Tryst in 2004 where they won the trophy for the Best Design. Abhinav Shukla was very much inclined towards sports. As a child, he always dreamt of pursuing a career in sports. Abhinav Shukla was a very good cricket player but instead, he followed another path and later started modeling. Abhinav Shukla found success in modeling as he won the title of Mr. Punjab in 2009 which kickstarted his career as an actor in the Indian Television Industry and the Bollywood Film Industry. Before that in 2004, Abhinav Shukla at the age of 22 years, Abhinav Shukla won the Mr. Best Potential Awards when he participated in the Gladrags Mr. India Contest.
Abhinav Shukla’s Career So Far
In 2007, at the age of 25 years, Abhinav Shukla started his career as an actor in the television industry with the TV series called Jersey No. 10. The show was based around Nakul and Arjun, two step-brothers who dreamt of becoming the cricket superstars of India. Abhinav Shukla played the role of Arjun in the show. Actor and model Shravan Reddy played the role of Nakul in the show. Jersey No. 10 wasn’t a massive success but it surely was a good experience gainer for a starter like Abhinav Shukla who started his journey at such a young age.
In 2008, Abhinav Shukla was cast in the show Jaane Kya Baat Hui in Colors Channel where he played the role of Shantanu. This time he was not in the show as the main cast but he was playing a recurring character. Shweta Tiwari and Sanjeet Bedi were in the main cast of the show. Jaane Kya Baat Hui replaced the reality show Big Boss which just completed its second season.
At the age of 28 years in 2010, Abhinav Shukla did the show Geet – Hui Sabse Parayi where he was in the role of Dev playing against Drashti Dhami. Abhinav Shukla played the role of Dev Singh Khurana who was the brother of the main cast Man Singh Khurana played by Gurmeet Chaudhary.
In 2011, the show Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai had Abhinav Shukla in the role of Dr. Mannan where he was in love with the lead character Jeevika played by Krystle D’Souza. Again in this show, he was playing the role of a recurring character where he was in love with the lead of the show. This show was Abhinav Shukla’s first success in the television industry as the show won many awards in different categories.
At the age of 30 years, Abhinav Shukla participated in the reality show Survivor India which was telecasted in Star Plus. The show Survivor India was the remake of the Swedish show Expedition Robinson which was originally aired in 1997. It was the one and only season of the show which was shot on the Caramon Islands of the Philippines. The show had 22 episodes and Abhinav Shukla got eliminated in the 21st episode. In the same year, after this show, he joined the show Hilter Didi which was aired on Zee TV.
In 2014, Abhinav Shukla participated in the first season of the Box Cricket League at the age of 32 years. Box Cricket League was a T10 Cricket tournament played in a closed arena featuring various celebrities. Abhinav Shukla was in the team named Kolkata Babu Moshayes where his teammates were other famous celebrities like Divyanka Tripathi, Karan Kundra, Sayantani Ghosh, etc. In 2016, Abhinav Shukla again played the second season of Box Cricket League from the same team.
After finishing the second season of Box Cricket League, Abhinav Shukla entered the show Diya Aur Baati Hum of Star Plus where he played the role of Om. The show had Deepika Singh and Anas Rashid in the main lead. Abhinav Shukla played the role of Om Rathi, the cousin of Sooraj Rathi played by Anas Rashid. The show was a successful one as it won many awards in different categories.
In 2020, at the age of 38, he made his Big Boss appearance as a contestant with his wife Rubina Dilaik which was aired on Colors TV. He and his wife were in the 14th season of the Big Boss with other celebrity contestants like Eijaz Khan, Nikki Tamboli, Rahul Vaidya. Abhinav Shukla was eliminated on Day 131 while his wife Rubina Dilaik went on to the finals and ended up being the Runners Up. Singer, Actor, and Model Rahul Vaidya won the show.
In 2021, Abhinav Shukla did Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 11 where he entered as a contestant. It was the eleventh season of the show and it was shot in Cape Town, South Africa. The show featured many of his friends and co-stars like Arjun Bijlani, Shweta Tiwari, Rahul Vaidya, Nikki Tamboli, Saurabh Raj Jain, Divyanka Tripathi, etc. While he was ended the show in 7th place, his friend Arjun Bijlani won the show.
Abhinav Shukla made his Bollywood debut at the age of 32 years. His first film was Roar: Tigers of the Sundarbans. The film was released on 31st October. Abhinav Shukla played the role of Pundit and Nora Fatehi played the role of CJ. Though the film underperformed at the box office the critics praised the film.
His second film was Aksar 2 which was the sequel of the 2006 film Aksar. The movie was directed by Anant Mahadevan and the film starred Abhinav Shukla, Gautam Rode, Zareen Khan, and Mohit Madaan. His second also underperformed at the box office but he was successful in making a mark in the Bollywood Film Industry.
Abhinav Shukla’s third appearance was in the film Luka Chuppi where he was in a supporting role. The film had Kartik Aaryan and Kriti Sanon who were playing the lead roles in the film. Even as a supporting character, Luka Chuppi became his first successful film in Bollywood, and it was also praised by critics.
Personal Life of Abhinav Shukla
Abhinav Shukla got married at the age of 36 years to his long-time love and girlfriend Rubina Dilaik on 21 June 2018. Abhinav Shukla and Rubina Dilaik were in a relationship for more than 3 years and finally decided to tie the knot in the year 2018. Rubina Dilaik is an actor and model who is mainly active in the Indian Television Industry. She started her acting career with the television show Chotti Bahu. Rubina Dilaik fell in love with Abhinav Shukla when she saw him for the first time. According to some reports, Abhinav Shukla and Rubina Dilaik wanted a divorce after their 3 years of marriage. Both Abhinav Shukla and Rubina Dilaik appeared in the 14th season of Big Boss on Colors TV. While Abhinav Shukla got eliminated, Rubina Dilaik went on the become the runners up of the show. Later after exiting the Big Boss house, they found stability in their relationship and now are happy being together. Rubina Dilaik is soon going to make her Bollywood debut with the movie Ardh.