Gireesh Sahdev is an Indian actor who is well-known for appearing in popular Hindi films and TV shows like Khichdi: The Movie (2010), Dabangg 2 (2012), Jab Tak Hai Jaan (2012), Shastri Sisters (2014-2015), Aladdin – Naam Toh Suna Hoga (2018-2020), and Crime Patrol (2022). He appeared in a Hindi web series titled Vanshaj in June 2023.
Gireesh Sahdev was born on Monday, 6 September 1976 (age 46 years; as of 2022) in New Delhi, India. His zodiac sign is Virgo. After completing his schooling at Adarsh Model School in Uttam Nagar, New Delhi, Gireesh enrolled at the Delhi College Of Arts & Commerce, Delhi University, where he completed his graduation. After completing his formal education, he shifted to Mumbai to pursue a career in acting.
Height (approx.): 5′ 10″
Weight (approx.): 70 kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Dark Brown
Gireesh Sahdev belongs to a Punjabi family in Delhi.
Parents & Siblings
His father’s name is Kulveer Singh Sahdev. His mother’s name is Premalata Sahdev (deceased).
He has two siblings, a brother, and a sister. His brother Piyush Sahdev is an actor. His sister Meher Vij is an actress who is married to Manav Vij, an actor.
Wife & Children
His wife, Priyanka Bajaj Sahdev, is an actress. Gireesh got married to Priyanka on 19 October 2001. The couple has two children, a son, and a daughter named Dani.
In 2002, Gireesh Sahdev landed the role of William Bentinck in the DD National serial 1857 Kranti. In 2003, he landed the role of Parminder in the comedy show Khichdi; he worked in the show till 2004. He appeared as Jugal Kishore/Surjit Singh Suri/Parminder in the 2005 comedy show Sarabhai vs Sarabhai. In 2008, he acted in Miley Jab Hum Tum. From 2011 to 2012, he essayed the role of a character named Deepak Mishra in the show Navya..Naye Dhadkan Naye Sawaal. Gireesh Sahdev played the role of Avtar Singh in the 2011 sitcom show Best of Luck Nikki.
Gireesh Sahdev appeared in Shastri Sisters: Chaar Dil Ek Dhadkan in 2014. He bagged the role of Pankaj Chaudhary in the serial Saam Daam Dand Bhed in 2017. He appeared in Dastaan-E-Mohabbat: Salim Anarkali as Maan Singh from 2018 to 2019. In 2018, he was seen in Aladdin – Naam Toh Suna Hoga as Mohammad Omar.
He bagged the role of Maharaj Bali in the 2019 mythological serial Paramavatar Shri Krishna. He bagged the role of a character named Baisangar in the 2021 period drama series The Empire.
In 2022, Gireesh Sahdev appeared as a cop named S.H.O. Ajit Singh in the true crime anthology series Crime Patrol. In 2023, he acted in Vanshaj as an industrialist named Dhanraj.
In 2010, Gireesh Sahdev essayed the role of a character named Parminder in Khichdi: The Movie. He landed the role of a police inspector named Siddique in the 2012 film Dabangg 2. In the film, he shared the screen with renowned actors like Vinod Khanna and Salman Khan. In the same year, he acted along with Shah Rukh Khan and Anushka Sharma in Jab Tak Hai Jaan; he appeared as an Indian Army officer named Captain Jagdeep Deewan.
In 2013, he appeared in many films including Ramaiya Vastavaiya, Satyagraha, and Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela. In 2014, he appeared as ACP Ashok Gaikwad in the Akshay Kumar starter film Holiday. He essayed the role of Lt Cdr Pujari in the 2016 film Rustom. In 2019, he landed the role of Company Commander Sher Singh in the war film 72 Hours: Martyr Who Never Died.
Gireesh Sahdev lent his voice to the character of Professor Antariksh from the 2007 Hindi animated film Return of Hanuman. In 2009, he dubbed the character of Gaston from the 1991 Hollywood animated film Beauty and the Beast in Hindi.
In 2023, Gireesh Sahdev charged Rs. 25,000 per episode in the TV serials.
- Food: Kadi-Chawal, Chicken Biryani
- Colours: Black, Blue
- Travel Destinations: Kerala, Andaman and Nicobar Islands
- Gireesh Sahdev knows how to ride a horse.
- Gireesh Sahdev is a hodophile (one who likes to travel a lot) and has visited numerous places.
- Gireesh Sahdev has a sweet tooth, and his favourite food is halwa.