Azhar Shaikh is an Indian actor. He is known for playing the role of Pinku aka Pankaj Sahay in the popular SAB television show Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah (2008).
Azhar Shaikh was born on Wednesday, 5 July 1995 (age 27 years; as of 2022) in Mumbai, Maharashtra. His zodiac sign is Virgo.
Height (approx.): 5′ 7″
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Brown
Azhar Shaikh belongs to a Muslim family.
Parents & Siblings
Azhar Shaikh’s father, Mukhtar Shaikh, is a policeman. His mother, Nazma Shaikh, is a homemaker. His younger sister, Asafia Shaikh, is a fashion designer.
Azhar Shaikh’s girlfriend’s name is Zeel.
In 2008, Azhar Shaikh started his acting career with the Hindi sitcom Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah in which he portrayed the character of Pinku. Then, in 2016, he played a lead role in the Hindi film Aa Jao Please.
- Food: Mutton, Matar Paneer
- Actor: Varun Dhawan
- Actress: Priyanka Chopra
- Color(s): White, Red
- Azhar Shaikh is a fitness enthusiast, and he often shares his workout pictures on Instagram.
- Azhar Shaikh’s father was also an actor but had to give up acting because of financial hardships.
- In 2021, he worked as a lighting artist in the Disney +Hotstar television series The Legend of Hanuman.
- In 2020, Azhar Shaikh aka Pinku of Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah was trolled for being parentless in the show. In an interview, Azhar Shaikh addressed the trollers and said,
- In an interview, Azhar said that he wanted to be a Cricket player. YouTube
- He started his acting career at the age of thirteen.