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Shabbir Ahluwalia Wiki, Biography, Age, Serial, Girlfriend, Abhishek Mehra

If you are true Indian television fan then you have heard a name of Abhishek Mehra of famous television serial ‘KumKum Bhagya’. Well, His real life name is Shabbir Ahluwalia. But Abhishek became a household name for the audience. People love to watch on screen love chemistry of Pragya and Abhishek Mehra. Shabbir Ahluwalia is an active television celebrity from 1999 to present. He also featured as an Abhishek Mehra in another serial titled ‘Kundali Bhagya’. Recently, He and Sriti Jha received combine nomination for Best Jodi Popular at Indian Telly Awards. Know more about your favorite television actor Shabbir Ahluwalia’s wiki, biography, age, height, weight, serial, family, girlfriend, wife, children, career, photos, Instagram, Facebook & much more.

Shabbir Ahluwalia

Shabbir Ahluwalia Wiki

Lets know more about actor Shabbir form given table.

Real Name:Shabbir Sebastian Ahluwalia
Nick Name:Shabbir
Famous Role:Abhishek Mehra & Abhi (KumKum Bhagya)
Profession:Actor, Model
Date of Birth:10 August 1979
Age:39 year (in 2019)
Birth Place:Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Height (Approx):in centimeter: 175 cm
in meter: 1.75 m
in Feet Inches: 5' 9"
Weight (Approx):in kilograms: 75 kg
in pounds: 165 lbs
Body measurements:Chest: 42 Inches
Waist: 34 Inches
Biceps: 14.5 Inches
Hair Colour:Black
Eye Colour:Black
Zodiac Sign:Leo
Spouse/wife:Kanchi Kaul (Actress)
Marital Status:Married
Children:Azai Ahluwalia (Son),
Ivarr Ahluwalia (Son)
Marriage Date:Not Known
Girlfriend/Affairs:Panchi Bora (Actress)
Hobbies:Playing Cricket & Football
Food Habits:Not Known
Hometown:Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Controversies:In 2014, he got angry during a Box Cricket League Match.
Favorite Actress:Priyanka Chopra, Samantha Fox
Favorite Actors:Salman Khan and Al Pacino
Facebook Name:shabirahluwalia
Salary:85k-1.25L Per Episode
Net Worth:Not Known
Debut Acting:Debut TV: Hip Hip Hurray (1999)
Debut Movie: Shootout at Lokhandwala (2007)

Also read this, Sriti Jha


Shabbir Ahluwalia was born into a Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. He comes from the Sikh family. He did his schooling and graduation in Mumbai. Currently, Shabir Ahluwalia is one of the most popular television actors. He is a part of India’s most favorite serial ‘KumKum Bhagya’. He playing the role of Abhisekh Mehra along with actress Sriti Jha from 2014 to present.

Shabir has started his professional acting career from the year of 1999 and with serial Hip Hip Hurray. After that, He featured in many popular television serials like Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, Kahi To Milenge, Kkavyanjali, Kasamh Se, Kasautii Zindagii Kay, Lagi Tumse Lagan. All of the listed above are have a very great response from television lovers.


Apart from acting in serial’s, He hosted many popular stages like Nach Baliye, Guinness World Records- Ab India Todega. Shabir did first appearance in movie ‘Shootout at Lokhandwala’ in 2007. Next, Shabbir appeared in the movie Mission Istaanbul.

He is one of the recognized actors on television and received many awards for his beautiful acting skills. Moreover, Shabbir Ahluwalia is the most followed television celebrity on social media and the Internet.

Family, Wife, Children, Girlfriend & Cast

Shabbir was born on 10 August 1979 into a Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. He belongs to Hindi speaking Sikh family. His father is from Sikh ethnicity and mother is from Catholic ethnicity. His brother name is Sameer Ahluwalia and sister’s name is Shefali Ahluwalia.

Shabbir and his father

Actor Shabbir was in a relationship with actress Panchi Bora but later they got separated. After that Shabbir Ahluwalia was in a relationship with actress Kanchi Kaul. He and Kanchi got married in 2011. In 2014, They became parents to a baby boy whom they named Azai. In 2016, they became parents again to a son they named Ivarr.

Shabbir Ahluwalia's Wife
Shabbir Ahluwalia’s wife and Children


Shabbir was born into a Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. He did his schooling from the St. Xavier’s High School, Vile Parle. He joined the University of Maryland, College Park for graduation. From Childhood, He is very curious about the acting and entertainment profession,

He Started his professional acting career from the television serial named Hip Hip Hurray in 1999. First-time Shabbir played the role of Purab in that serial. He got recognization from the acing of Hip Hip Hurray and got the offer for another role, Next in 2002, Shabbir featured in more than three television serials like Kyunki Sass Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, Sanjivani, Kahi To Milenge.


From 2003 to 2007, Shabbir Ahluwalia played a lead male role of Rishi Garewaal in serial Kahiin To Hoga. That serial has given more popularity to him. Following year, He did acting of Saumil Dixit in Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii and Aman/Jay in serial Kya Hadsaa Kya Haqeeqat.

In 2005, Shabbir played the main lead role of Vansh Malhotra in television serial Kkavyanjali. His acting in that serial was praised by critics and helped him to earn more popularity. Same yea, He hosted the dance reality show named ‘Nach Baliye 1’. Following year, He again hosted show ‘Nach Baliye 2’ and appeared in Kasamh Se.

Career from 2007 to present

From 2006 to 2007, Shabbir played a role of Omi on Star Plus’s serial Kasautii Zindagii Kay. Next, He did acting in serial Kayamath as a Milind Mishra. He played that role to the year of 2009. In 2009, he hosted a television show Dancing Queen and became a celebrity contestant in Dhammal Express.

In 2010, Shabbir Ahluwalia participated in India’s most popular reality show named ‘Fear Factor-Khatron Ke Khiladi’. He became a final winner of that reality show. At that time, He received huge popularity and fan following. Also, The same year, Shabir hosted shows like Meethi Chhori No 1 and Guinness World Records-Ab India Todega.

Abhisekh and Pragya

He was one of the celebrity cricket players in Celebrity Cricket League form the season 1 to 4. Also in 2014, He produced Indian television drama Savitri- EK Prem Kahani.

Shabbir Ahluwalia is playing a lead male role of Abhishek Mehra in popular serial ‘KumKum Bhagya’ from 2014 to present. People love to watch Abhishek and Pragya’s romantic love story on screen. He playing love character along with Sriti Jha. Shabbir received many nominations and awards for acting in Kum Kum Bhagya.

He received multiple awards for the Best Actor in Lead role form the Indian Television Academy Award, Indian Telly Award, Gold Awards. Also, He received Favorite Popular Face award from the Zee Rishtey Awards. Moreover, Shabbir and Sriti Jha received a combined award for the Best Jodi from the Zee Rishtey Award.

Some Interesting things about Shabbir Ahluwalia

Does Shabbir Ahluwalia smokes?: No

Does Shabbir Ahluwalia drinks alcohol?: Yes

Shabbir got initial fame from the role of Rishi Garewal, a casanova man in Star Plus’s serial Kahiin To Hoga.

His wife Kanchi Kaul is scuba diving expert.


Shabbir is very good at cricket and used to play in for Mumbai Heroes in Celebrity Cricket League (CCL).

He owns a production company named ‘Flying Turtles’.

If he was’t in acting career then he wanted to became a computer programmer or sportsman.

Shabbir Ahluwalia is an active television personality on social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter, Moreover, He has millions of followers on social media or the Internet.

His official Instagram name ‘shabirahluwalia‘ and official twitter is ‘SHABIRAHLUWALIA‘.

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