Shabir Ahluwalia is an Indian actor. He started his career in 1999. He made his debut in the television show ‘Hip Hip Hurray ’. Shabir played the role of  Purab in his first show. Shabir gains the most popular after playing ‘Abhi’ in the show ‘Kumkum Bhagya’. He also worked in two Bollywood movies and one web series. He also owned a production house. Shabir also worked as a host in a few shows like Guinness World Records – Ab India Todega, Nach Baliye, Dancing Queen.

Early life Details 

He was born on 10 August 1979. His father belongs to the Sikh community and his mother from catholic. He is born and also bought up in Mumbai. He completed his graduation from the USA. Shabbir’s father’s name is not known and his mother’s name is also not known. His brother name is Sameer Ahluwalia and his sister name is Shefali Ahluwalia.

Personal Details

Full Name Shabir  Sebastian Ahluwalia
Known by NameShabir Ahluwalia
Nickname  Shabbir 
ProfessionActor and Model
Date of Birth10 August 1979
Age ( as in 2021)42 years
BirthplaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
NationalityMumbai, Maharashtra, Indian
Hometown India
Zodiac Sign  Leo
AddressMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Mother LanguageHindi
Language knownHindi, English and Punjabi
CasteNot Known
DebutHip Hip Hurray
Food HabitNot Known

Educational Details

School NameSt. Xavier’s High School
Name of collegeThe University of Maryland in the USA

Physical Details

Weight75 Kg
Height5’9’’ Feet Inches
Skin ToneNot Known
Body TypeNot Known
Body Measurements42-34-14.5
Hair ColorBlack
Shoe SizeNot Known
Eye ColorBlack

Relationship Details

Shabir’s marital status is married. He dated actress Panchi Bora. He dated Kanchi Kaul and the couple got married on 27 November 2011. Shabir and Kanchi got blessed with two sons. There sons name are Azai Ahluwalia and Ivarr Ahluwalia.

Career Details

Television shows

Show NameChannelRoleYear
Hip Hip Hurray Zee TVPurab1999
Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi StarPlusAniket Mehta2002
Kahi To MilengeSahara OneShashank2002
Kahiin To HogaStarPlusRishi Garewaal2003–2007
Kahaani Ghar Ghar KiiStarPlusSaumil Dikshit2004
Kya Hadsaa Kya Haqeeqat Sony TVAman/Jay2004
KkavyanjaliStarPlusVansh Malhotra2005
Nach Baliye 1StarPlusHost2005
Nach Baliye 2 StarPlusHost2006
Kasamh SeZee TVSandeep Sikand/Sandy2006
Kasautii Zindagii KayStarPlusOmi2006–2007
KayamathStarPlusMilind Mishra2007–2009
Dhamaal Express9XContestant2009
Dancing Queen Colors TVHost2009
Meethi Choori No 1Imagine TV Host2010
Khatron Ke Khiladi 3Colors TVContestant (Winner)2010
Guinness World Records – Ab India Todega Viacom 18Host2010
Celebrity Cricket League ( season 1)Sun networkPlayer 2011
Laagi Tujhse LaganDutta Bhau2011–2012
Celebrity Cricket League ( season 2)Colors TV.Player2012
Celebrity Cricket League ( season 3)Sun networkPlayer2013
Savitri Colors TV.Producer2013
Celebrity Cricket League ( season 4)Sun networkPlayer2014
Kumkum BhagyaZee TVAbhishek Prem Mehra2014–2021
Kumkum BhagyaZee TVAbhishek Prem Mehra2017
Bhagya LakshmiZee TVAbhishek Prem Mehra2021
Meet Zee TVAbhishek Prem Mehra2021


Film NameRoleYear
Shootout at LokhandwalaRC2007
Mission IstanbulKhalil Nazar2008

Web Series 

Web Series NameRoleChannelYear
FixerrJaiveer MaalikZEE5 and ALTBalaji2019


Show NameAward NameCategoryResultYear
Kahiin To HogaIndian Telly AwardsBest Actor in a Negative RoleWon2004
Kahiin To HogaIndian Telly AwardsBest Actor in a Negative RoleNominated2005
Kahiin To HogaIndian Television Academy AwardsBest Actor in a Supporting RoleWon2005
Nach BaliyeIndian Television Academy AwardsBest Anchor Music/FilmsWon2006
Kahiin To HogaIndian Telly AwardsBest Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated2006
Nach BaliyeIndian Telly AwardsBest Anchor Nominated2007
Kayamath Indian Telly AwardsBest Actor in a Lead Role (Male)Nominated2007
Kayamath Gold AwardsBest Actor in a Lead Role (Male)Nominated2007
Kayamath Gold AwardsBest Actor in a Lead Role – MaleWon2008
N/AIndian Television Academy AwardsMost Stylish ActorWon2011
Kumkum BhagyaIndian Telly Awards Best Actor PopularNominated2014
Kumkum BhagyaIndian Telly Awards Best Actor in a Lead Role (Male)Nominated2015
Kumkum BhagyaGold AwardsBest Onscreen CoupleWon2015
Kumkum BhagyaGold AwardsBest Actor in a Lead Role (Critics)Won2015
Kumkum BhagyaIndian Television Academy AwardsBest Actor – PopularWon2016
Kumkum BhagyaGold AwardsBest Actor in Lead Role (Popular)Won2018
Kumkum BhagyaGold AwardsBest On Screen JodiNominated2018
Kumkum BhagyaIndian Telly Awards Best Actor In Lead Role Male (Popular)Nominated2019
Kumkum BhagyaIndian Telly Awards Best Jodi PopularNominated2019

Net Worth and Earnings

Income SourceActing 
Net worthNot Known
Salary50,000 to 75,000 per episode

Some Facts about Shabir

  1. Does Shabir drink alcohol? Yes
  2. Does Shabir smoke? No. 
  3. Shabir’s first son was born in 2014 and his second son in 2016.
  4. His production house name is Flying Turtles.
  5. He also won a reality show ‘Khatron Ke Khiladi 3’.
  6. Shabir’s wife is a Scuba, driving expert.
  7. Shabir’s father was an Army officer and his mother was an Air hostess.
  8. Shabir likes to play football.
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