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Shatrughan Prasad Sinha
Shatrughan Prasad Sinha
  • Native place: 
    Patna, Bihar
  • Date of birth: 
    Sun, 12/09/1945
  • Gender: 
  • Known language: 
    Bhojpuri, Hindi, English

Shatrughan Prasad Sinha is an Indian film actor and an Indian politician. Also called as Shotgun or Shatru, he has gained immense popularity in his time with his acting and dialogue delivery

Shatrughan Sinha was born on 9th December 1945 in a Kayastha family, in Patna, Bihar state. He is the youngest of four brothers — Ram, Lakshman, Bharat and himself. He attained formal education from Patna Science College and after that he graduated from Film and Television Institute of India, Pune. He moved to Mumbai to pursue his film career.

He made his acting debut with Prem Pujari playing the role of Pakistani military officer but the film was delayed and hence his second film Sajan was released first in 1969. He subsequently appeared in numerous films portraying supporting roles, his first breakthrough was in 1971 through Mere Apne co-starring Meena Kumari and Vinod Khanna.

Apart from films he also appeared on Television shows like The Great Indian Laughter Challenge aired on STAR One as a judge, Dus Ka Dum as a host etc. He is also a very good singer and sang for Dost, Jwalamukhi and Naram Garam.

He is a member of the Rajya Sabha and was also the Union Cabinet Minister of Health and Family Welfare from January 2003 till May 2004 and Minister of Shipping in August 2004. He got elected to the 15th Lok Sabha in 2009. 

 

Family Members

Father: Bhubaneswari Prasad Sinha

Mother: Shyama Devi Sinha

Wife: Poonam Sinha

Children: Luv Sinha, Kush Sinha, Sonakshi Sinha

Brothers: Ram Sinha, Lakshman Sinha, Bharat Sinha

 

        

 With wife Poonam                                                              son Luv Sinha & Kush Sinha                  

Daughter Sonakshi Sinha

Wedding Photographs

  

 

Awards winner

  • 1973 - Bengal Film Journalists' Association Awards - Best Supporting Actor for 'Tanhai'.
  • 2003 - "Pride of the Film Industry" at the Stardust Awards 2003.
  • 2003 - Stardust Award for Lifetime Achievement.
  • 2007 - National Kishore Kumar Samman.
  • 2011 - Zee Cine Award for Lifetime Achievement.
  • 2011 - "The ITA Scroll Of Honour" KBC regional at the Indian Television Academy Awards.
  • 2014 - Outstanding Contribution to Indian cinema at the IIFA Awards

 

Movies of Shatrughna Sinha 

  • Woh Aadmi Bahut Kuchh Jaanta Tha (2013)
  • Rakta Charitra (2010)(Hindi, Telugu, Tamil)
  • Aaj Phir Jeene Ki Tamanna Hai (2010)
  • Yaar Meri Zindagi (2008) .... Thakur Vikram Singh
  • Aan: Men at Work (2004) ..... Sr. Inspector Vikram Singh
  • Bharat Bhagya Vidhata (2002) .... Home Minister Mahendra Suryavanshi
  • Papa the Great (2000) .... Biharilal
  • Shaheed Uddham Singh: Alais Ram Mohammad Singh Azad (2000) .... Mohammed Khan
  • Zulm-O-Sitam (1998) .... Advocate Vishwanath
  • Deewana Hoon Pagal Nahi (1998)
  • Hukumnama (1996)
  • Dil Tera Diwana (1996) .... Mr. Kumar
  • Taaqat (1995) .... Anand 'Lalbagh Ka Bhau'
  • Zamaana Deewana (1995) .... Suraj Pratap Singh
  • Patang (1994) .... Rabbani
  • Prem Yog (1994) .... Narrator
  • Chaand Kaa Tukdaa (1994) .... Zevago
  • Betaaj Badshah (1994) .... Parshuram/Prashanth
  • Insaaf Apne Lahoo Se (1994) .... Devilal 'Deva'
  • Aulad Ke Dushman (1993) .... Rajan K. Chaudhary
  • Adharm (1992) .... Avinash Verma
  • Ranbhoomi (1991) .... Roopa Singh
  • Iraada (1991)
  • Kasba (1991) .... Dhani
  • Hum Se Na Takrana (1990)
  • Karishma Kali Kaa (1990) .... CID Inspector Shiv 'Shiva' Kumar
  • Zakhm (1989)
  • Shehzaade (1989) .... Suraj Singh
  • Gola Barood (1989) .... Shambhu
  • Na-Insaafi (1989) .... Vijay SinhaBilloo Badshah (1989)
  • Aakhri Baazi (1989) .... Prashant Kumar/P.K.
  • Santosh (1989) .... Avinash
  • Aandhiyan (1989) .... Dushyant
  • Jurrat (1989) .... Inspector Ram Singh
  • Kaanoon Ki Awaaz (1989) .... Raghunath Prasad Rai
  • Saaya (1989)
  • Ganga Tere Desh Mein (1988) .... Police Inspector Ajay Nath
  • Mahaveera (film) (1988) .... Vijay Verma
  • Sherni (1988) .... Inspector Rajan
  • Dharam Shatru (1988)
  • Dharamyudh (1988) .... Pratap Singh
  • Gunahon Ka Faisla (1988) .... Birju
  • Khoon Bhari Maang (1988) .... J.D.
  • Mulzim (1988) .... Inspector Neeraj Kumar
  • Sagar Sangam (1988) .... Insp. Arjun Sharma
  • Shiv Shakti (1988)
  • Zalzala (1988) .... 'Benaam' Shankar (Radha's brother)
  • Hawalaat (1987) .... Gullu Badshah/Sikander Ali Khan
  • Rahi (1987)
  • Aag Hi Aag (1987) .... A.C.P Suraj Singh
  • Loha (1987)
  • Insaniyat Ke Dushman (1987) .... Advocate Kailash Nath
  • Antarjali Jatra (1987) .... Baiju
  • Hirasat (1987)
  • Jawab Hum Denge (1987) .... Vijay Saxena
  • Khudgarz (1987) .... Bihari Bhuvaneshwar Prasad Sinha
  • Maha Yatra (1987) .... Chaandhal
  • Asli Naqli (1986) .... Vijay
  • Ilzaam (1986) .... Suraj Prasad
  • Qatl (1986) .... Inspector Shatru
  • Jwala (1986) .... Jwala Dutt
  • Samay Ki Dharaa (1986)
  • Telephone (1985)
  • Yudh (1985) .... Moinuddin Khan
  • Ramkali (1985) .... Inspector Sultan Singh
  • Aandhi-Toofan (1985) .... Raghunath 'Raghu' Shastri
  • Ameer Aadmi Gharib Aadmi (1985) .... Advocate Ashok Saxena
  • Bhawani Junction (1985) .... Ram
  • Hoshiyar (1985) .... Rajesh
  • Kala Suraj (1985)
  • Kali Basti (1985) .... Karan Singh
  • Phaansi Ke Baad (1985) .... Public Prosecutor Vijay Kumar Nath
  • Maati Maangey Khoon (1984) .... Harinarain "Hariya" Singh
  • Aaj Ka M.L.A. Ram Avtar (1984) .... Kranti Kumar
  • Bad Aur Badnaam (1984)
  • Dhokebaaz (1984)
  • The Gold Medal (1984)
  • Jeene Nahi Doonga (1984) .... Shaka
  • Meraa Dost Meraa Dushman (1984) .... Shakti Singh
  • Paapi Pet Ka Sawaal Hai (1984)
  • Qaidi (1984) .... ASP Dinesh Jugran
  • Sharara (1984)
  • Qayamat (1983)
  • Ganga Meri Maa (1983)
  • Chor Police (1983) .... Inspector Sunil Rana
  • Daulat Ke Dushman (1983)
  • Kalka (1983)
  • Taqdeer (1983) .... Shiva
  • Teesri Aankh (1982) .... Sagar
  • Haathkadi (1982) .... Inspector Sunil/Bholanath Banarsi
  • Dil-E-Nadaan (1982) .... Vikram
  • Do Ustad (1982)
  • Log Kya Kahenge (1982)
  • Mangal Pandey (1982)
  • Naseeb (1981) .... Vicky (Vikram)
  • Chehre Pe Chehra (1981) .... Dr. Sinha
  • Naram Garam (1981) .... 'Babua' Kalishankar Bajpai
  • Kranti (1981) .... Kareem Khan
  • Putt Jattan De (1981) .... Jagat Singh
  • Waqt Ki Deewar (1981)
  • Jwalamukhi (film) (1980) .... Rajesh
  • Shaan (1980) .... Rakesh
  • Dostana (1980) .... Ravi Kapoor
  • Chambal Ki Kasam (1980)
  • Choron Ki Baaraat (1980) .... Shekhar
  • Be-Reham (1980)
  • Bombay 405 Miles (1980) .... Kishan
  • Do Shatru (1980)
  • Nauker (1979)
  • Kaala Patthar (1979) .... Mangal Singh
  • Gautam Govinda (1979) .... Govinda
  • Atmaram (1979)
  • Bagula Bhagat (1979)
  • Heera-Moti (1979) .... Vijay/Heeralal P. Srivastav/Heera
  • Jaani Dushman (1979) .... Shera
  • Magroor (1979) .... Ranjit Sinha/Raju
  • Muqabla (1979) .... Sheru
  • Vishwanath (1978) .... Vishwanath
  • Amar Shakti (1978) .... Bada Kumar/Shakti Singh
  • Atithee (1978) .... Navendhu M. Kumar
  • Bhookh (1978)
  • Chor Ho To Aisa (1978) .... Sanju P. Nath/Shankar
  • Dillagi (1978) .... Advocate Shekhar
  • Parmatma (1978) .... Anand
  • Thief of Baghdad (1977)
  • Kotwal Saab (1977) .... Bharat Pratap Sinha
  • Aadmi Sadak Ka (1977) .... Abdul
  • Ab Kya Hoga (1977) .... Ram Sinha
  • Naami Chor (1977)
  • Safed Haathi (1977) .... Emperor
  • Sat Sri Akal (1977)
  • Shirdi Ke Sai Baba (1977) .... Heera
  • Yaaron Ka Yaar (1977) .... Pratap/Shera
  • Khaan Dost (1976) .... Rehmat Khaan
  • Kalicharan (1976) .... Prabhakar/Kalicharan
  • Sangram (1976)
  • Santo Banto (1976)
  • Anokha (1975) .... Ram/Anokha/Shambu Khanna
  • Do Thug (1975)
  • Jaggu (1975) .... Jagtap aka 'Jaggu'
  • Kahte Hain Mujhko Raja (1975)
  • Dost (1974) .... Gopichand 'Gopi' Sharma
  • Badla (1974) .... Kumar/Raju
  • Shaitaan (1974)
  • Aa Gale Lag Jaa (1973) .... Dr. Amar
  • Jheel Ke Us Paar (1973) .... Dr. J.P. Tandon
  • Blackmail (1973) .... Jeevan
  • Chhalia (1973)
  • Ek Nari Do Roop (1973)
  • Gaai Aur Gori (1973)
  • Ghulam Begam Badshah (1973) .... Thakur Pratap
  • Heera (1973) .... Balwant
  • Kashmakash (1973)
  • Pyaar Ka Rishta (1973)
  • Sabak (1973)
  • Samjhauta (1973)
  • Shareef Budmaash (1973) .... Kanhaiyalal/Rocky (Guest appearance)
  • Milap (1972) .... 5 different Characters
  • Raampur Ka Lakshman (1972) .... Ram K. Bhargav/Kumar
  • Bombay to Goa (1972) .... Sharma
  • Babul Ki Galiyaan (1972)
  • Bhai Ho To Aisa (1972) .... Ram
  • Buniyaad (1972)
  • Do Yaar (1972)
  • Jaban (1972) .... (Guest Appearance)
  • Raaste Kaa Patthar (1972) .... Arun Thakur
  • Rivaaj (1972)
  • Shaadi Ke Baad (1972) .... Choudhury Bishan Swaroop Singh
  • Shararat (1972) .... Jagdish/Vinod Kumar
  • Banphool (1971) .... Ajay
  • Do Raha (1971)
  • Dost Aur Dushman (1971)
  • Ek Nari Ek Brahmachari (1971) .... Rajkumar S. Chaudhary
  • Gambler (1971) .... Banke Bihari
  • Khoj (1971)
  • Mere Apne (1971) .... Chaino
  • Paras (1971) .... Thakur Arjun Singh
  • Parwana (1971) .... Public Prosecuter (Guest Appearance)
  • Prem Pujari (1970) .... Pakistani Army Officer
  • Chetna (1970) .... Ramesh
  • Ek Nanhi Munni Ladki Thi (1970)
  • Holi Ayee Re (1970)
  • Khilona (1970) .... Bihari
  • Raaton Ka Raja (1970)
  • Nayeem Builder (1970)
  • Jalaal Mahmood Sayeed (1970)
  • Sajan (1969) .... Havaldar
  • Pyar Hi Pyar (1969) .... (uncredited villain role)

 

Shatrughan Sinha also acted in two Bhojpuri film i.e. Bihari babu and Raja Thakur.

 ‘Anything But Khamosh’ the Shatrughan Sinha Biography written by Bharathi S Pradhan.Biographer Pradhan took seven years and a series of interviews with the actor-turned-MP and the people who have known him to write the book.