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Nawab Shah is an Indian Film and television actor.  He made his debut in the year 1998 with the film “Kudrat.” He also worked alongside Arvind Swamy and Manisha Koirala in the movie “Raja Ko Rani Se Pyar Ho Gaya.” In 2002, he worked in the film “Be-Lagaam.” He
rose to fame with the 2003-release “Escape From Taliban.” Nawab Shah became a household name after in the television series “Shaktimaan.” He played the role of Kakodar/Major JJ. His catchphrase and the great dialogue “Andhera Kayam Rahe” has been quite popular among the masses. Besides working in the cinema, Shah is equally devoted to the theatre. He has been a part of a theatrical play based on a poem, “Mukti Prasang.” Nawab has worked in movies like “Parwana,” “Woh,” “Dukaan,” “Lakshya,” “Chehra,” “Bhaag Milkha Bhaag” among others. He was offered the role of the villain in Salman Khan-starrer “Bodyguard;” however, he met with an accident at the Jim Corbett National Park in Uttaranchal and could not work in the movie. He has worked in “Don 2” starring Shah Rukh Khan and portrayed the role of a villain named ‘Jabbar.’ Apart from working in Hindi movies, Nawab has also worked in Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu, and Kannada movies. He has appeared in television serials, as well, including “Amma” and “Naagarjuna- Ek Yoddha.”  In 2018, he worked in Netflix’s web-series “Sacred Games,”. On 4 July 2019, he tied the knot with former Miss India, Pooja Batra, in a secret ceremony. Contrary to the negative characters portrayed by Nawab in serials and movies, he quite sensitive and emotional in real-life.

Nawab Shah  
Other NameNawwab Shah
ProfessionActor, Model, Theatre Artist
Famous Role'Kakodar' in the 90's show "Shaktimaan"
Famous Catchphrase"Andhera Kaayam Rahe"
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 188 cm
in meters- 1.88 m
in feet inches- 6’ 2”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 90 kg
in pounds- 198 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 48 Inches
- Waist: 35 Inches
- Biceps: 20 Inches
Eye ColourLight Brown
Hair ColourBlack
DebutFilm: Kudrat (1998)
TV: Shaktimaan (1997-2005)
Personal Life
Date of Birth1972-10-12 00:00:00
Age (as in 2020)48 Years
BirthplaceDelhi, India
Zodiac signLibra
HometownNot Known
School• Mussoorie Modern School, Uttarakhand
• Wynberg Allen School, Uttarakhand
Educational QualificationNot Known
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
HobbiesSwimming, Travelling
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/Girlfriends• Kavita Kaushik (2011-2016)
• Pooja Batra (Actress)
Marriage Date2019-07-04 00:00:00
Wife/SpousePooja Batra
ParentsFather- Name Not Known
Mother- Name Not Known
SiblingsBrother- Not Known
Sister- Babita Shah
Favourite Things
Favourite FoodKebab, Afghani Chicken, Biryani
Favourite ActorSalman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan
Favourite BeverageCoffee
Style Quotient
Car Collection• Audi A6
• Lamborghini
Bike Collection• Kawasaki Ninja H2
• Suzuki Intruder



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