Sharad Malhotra is an Indian television actor. He shot to fame by playing the role of “Sagar Pratap Singh,” a mentally challenged person, in Zee TV’s show ‘Banoo Main Teri Dulhann.’
Sharad Malhotra was born into a middle-class family on 9 January 1983 (age 36 years; as in 2019) in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. He attended St. Xavier’s Collegiate School, Kolkata to pursue his B.Com (Hons). He was fascinated with modelling since he was a child. At the age of 20, Sharad won the “Face of the Year- Kolkata” competition.
In 2004, he won the “Zee Cinestar Ki Khoj” from Kolkata division and it paved his way into television.
Height: 5’ 8”
Weight: 65 kg
Eye Colour: Dark Brown
Hair Colour: Black
Body Measurements: Chest 40”, Waist 30”, Biceps 14
Family, Caste & Wife
Sharad Malhotra belongs to a Hindu Kshatriya Family with roots in Kolkata. Not much is known about his parents. Sharad has an elder sister named Reema Pahwa.
Sharad met Divyanka Tripathi on the sets of a talent hunt show and the two came close to each other while shooting for their show, “Banoo Main Teri Dulhann.” They dated each other for 9 years and their relationship came to an end because of marriage commitments.
Sharad also dated the splitsville contestant Pooja Bisht for a while but their relationship came to an end after Pooja accused him of cheating on her.
Sharad Malhotra’s wife, Ripci Bhatia, is a Mumbai-based fashion designer.
Sharad started his career with the TV serial “Princess Dollie Aur Uska Magic Bag” in which he played the role of ‘Prince Goldy.’ After doing his first serial, he took a break of 4 months and went to New York Film Academy, Los Angeles to acquire acting skills. In 2006, he made a cameo in “Kabhie To Nazar Milao.” In the same year, he bagged the role of “Sagar Pratap Singh,” a mentally upset person, in the TV serial “Banoo Main Teri Dulhann.” His character was much liked by the audience and he became a household name after this.
Next, he auditioned for the role of “Maharana Pratap” in the historical show “Bharat Ka Veer Putra – Maharana Pratap.” Sharad gave the auditions 5 times before being chosen for the role. He even learned martial arts and horse riding after being selected for the serial.
In 2016, he played a dual role in the Colors TV’s “Kasam Tere Pyaar Ki.”
In 2012, he made a debut in Bollywood with the film “From Sydney with Love.”
He has also been a part of “Kolkata Baabu Moshayes” team in the MTV Box Cricket League.
In May 2018, when Sharad Malhotra ended a 2-year long relationship with his then-girlfriend, Pooja Bisht, she accused him of cheating on her. The actress also said that Sharad has ended the relationship at the behest of his mother and the astrologer.
- Indian Telly Award for the “Best Onscreen Couple” with Divyanka Tripathi for the TV show ‘Banoo Main Teri Dulhann’ (2007)
- Indian Telly Award for the “Best Actor Male (Critics)” for the TV show ‘Banoo Main Teri Dulhann’ (2007)
- Zee Gold Award for the “Gold Debut (Male)” for the TV show ‘Banoo Main Teri Dulhann’ (2007)
- Zee Rishtey Award for the “Favorite Pati Patni” with Divyanka Tripathi for the TV show ‘Banoo Main Teri Dulhann’ (2007)
- Indian Telly Award for the “Best Actor Male (Popular)” for the TV show ‘Banoo Main Teri Dulhann’ (2008)
- Kalakar Award for the “Best Actor Male” for the TV show ‘Banoo Main Teri Dulhann’ (2008)
Sharad owns a Mercedes-Benz.
- Food: Tandoori Chicken, Dal Makhani, Lebanese cuisine, watermelon feta salad
- Actresses: Deepika Padukone, Audrey Hepburn, Marilyn Monroe
- Film: Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
- Song: “Kabhi Kabhi Mere Dil Mein Khayal Aata Hai” by Mukesh
- Colours: White, Black
- Restaurants: Mista Bhaji, Papa Pancho in Mumbai
- Travel Destination: San Francisco, Sanasar
- His hobbies include travelling, doing martial arts, reading, and collecting watches.
- He prefers consuming alcohol.
- Sharad resides at a 1-BHK apartment in Versova, Mumbai.
- He follows a non-vegetarian diet.
- Sharad would have been a director or cricketer if not an actor.
- Malhotra is an avid dog lover and has a pug named “Musky.”
- He loves playing the guitar.
- He is an ardent follower of Lord Ganesha.