Shivakumar Marihal is an Indian actor famous for playing the character Ankit in the Telugu TV series ‘Mounaraagam’ in 2018.
Shivakumar Marihal was born on Saturday, 7 June 1997 (age 26 years; as of 2023) in Belgaum, Karnataka. His zodiac sign is Gemini. In 2012, he attended Kendriya Vidyalaya No. 2, Belgaum and Alvas PU College, Karnataka in 2015. After completing his formal education, he enrolled at SG Balekundri Institute of Technology, Belgaum to pursue a degree in mechanical engineering, but he dropped out of the course. Shivkumar Marihal – Facebook He was born in an upper-middle-class family. His mother was a teacher in a government school and had to shift to new places every few years. Because of this, he had to attend three different schools. He went to a Karnataka medium school from class first to sixth. Thereafter, when his mom moved to a city, she admitted him to an English medium school. He struggled in the seventh grade because of the language change and failed in class seven. He repeated the class and took spoken English classes, studied hard, and got 85% in his exams.
His family wanted him to join the army, but he told them he wanted to be an actor. Shivakumar started his career as a model in 2017.
Height (approx.): 5′ 10″
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Parents & Siblings
Shivkumar’s father’s name is Mahantesh Marihal, who works as an inspector in the transportation department. His mother’s name is Shanta Siddannavar, who works as a government school teacher. He has a younger sister, Soumya M Marihal, who works in a private firm.
He is unmarried.
Shivakumar is in a relationship with actress Priyanka Jain.
He made his acting debut with the Kannada television show Manasa Sarovara in 2018 on Udaya TV. He appeared as Preetham in the show.
In the same year, he made his debut in the Telugu industry with the television show Mounaraagam on Star Maa. He acted alongside Priyanka Jain, and people loved their acting in the show.
In 2021, he appeared in the Telugu TV show ‘Intiki Deepam Illalu’ with Dhanya Deepika. He played the main character, Manohar.
In 2023, he and his girlfriend Priyanka participated in the dance competition show ‘Neethone Dance’ on Star Maa.
- 2020: Best Debut Hero Award for the serial ‘Mounaraagam’ by Padmamohana Arts Theatre
- 2022: Best Hero Award at Star Maa Awards
- Food: Boiled chicken
- Travel Destination: Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh
- Avenger: Thor
- Web series: Money Heist (2017), Games of Thrones (2011)
- His hobbies include scuba diving, photography, and travelling.
- In an interview, he mentioned that he got the role in the Kannada show Manasa Sarovara without giving an audition. He was 22 years old at that time.
- In 2021, Shivakumar and his girlfriend Priyanka began a YouTube channel called ‘Never Ending Tales.’ They use the channel to share daily vlogs and create prank videos. Never Ending Tales – YouTube
- In 2023, Shivakumar’s girlfriend, Priyanka appeared in the reality TV show ‘Bigg Boss Telugu Season 7’ as a contestant. It was reported that she earned Rs. 3 lakh every week for her participation.
- He enjoys travelling and frequently shares pictures from his trips on social media.
- In an interview, he mentioned that Priyanka’s first gift to him was a bicycle.
- He is a fitness enthusiast and to maintain his physique, he runs, rides a bike, and exercises every day.
- In an interview, he said that he doesn’t multitask. He prefers to concentrate on one thing at a time.