Kiku Sharda is a popular Indian comedian. He gained immense popularity with the famous Indian comedy show, ‘Comedy Nights with Kapil’ (2013) in which he appeared as Palak.
Kiku Sharda was born on Saturday, 14 February 1976 (age 44 years; as in 2020), in Jodhpur, Rajasthan. His zodiac sign is Aquarius. He did his schooling from Don Bosco High School, Matunga, Mumbai. He did his graduation in Business Administration from Narsee Monjee College of Commerce. He holds an MBA degree from Chetana’s Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai.
Height (approx.): 5′ 3½″
Weight (approx.): 90 Kg
Eye Colour: Brown
Hair Colour: Black
Family & Caste
He was born in a well-to-do Marwari family.
Parents & Siblings
His father, Amarnath Sharda owns a financial and insurance-based business, SMG Securities Limited in Mumbai. His mother’s name is Reeta Sharda. He has two brothers, Sid Sharda and Sudarshan Sharda.
Relationship, Wife & Children
In 2003, he met Priyanka Sharda through his parents, and the couple got married in the same year on 12 December 2003. Kiku is blessed with two sons; Aryan and Shaurya.
In 2001, he debuted as an actor in the Hindi film, ‘Mitti’ in which he played the role of Qasma. He has played supporting role in various Hindi films, including ‘Darna Mana Hai’ (2003), ‘Phir Hera Pheri’ (2006), ‘Dhamaal’ (2007), ‘Happy New Year’ (2014), ‘Jawaani Jaaneman’ (2020), and ‘Angrezi Medium’ (2020).
In 2003, he debuted as an actor in the Hindi TV serial, ‘Hatim.’ His character Hobo in this TV serial gained immense popularity.
His character, Constable Mulayam Singh Gulgule in the SAB TV’s comedy show, ‘F.I.R’ (2006) became very popular. In 2013, he participated in the sixth season of ‘Nach Baliye’ along with his wife, Priyanka Sharda.
He has appeared in various TV serials, like ‘Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa’ (2004), ‘Agadam Bagdam Tigdam’ (2007), ‘Bhaago KK Aaya’ (2008), ‘Har Mushkil Ka Hal Akbar Birbal’ (2014), ‘Partners Trouble Ho Gayi Double’ (2017), and ‘Dr Pran Lele’ (2019).
He became a household name with one of the most popular comedy shows in India, ‘Comedy Nights with Kapil’ in 2013. His duo with the popular Indian comedian, Sunil Grover as Guthhi-Palak became very popular. Kiku has played comedy characters such as Bachcha Yadav, Bumper, Lachha and many more in various comedy shows of Kapil Sharma.
In 2019, he appeared in the Hindi web-series, ‘Booo Sabki Phategi.’
On 13 January 2016, Kiku was arrested for mimicking Dera Sacha Sauda chief, Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh. He was arrested for ‘deliberate and malicious acts, intended to outrage religious feelings’ under Sec 295 A of the IPC.
In 2019, he was accused by the Bollywood art director, Nitin Kulkarni for doing money fraud of Rs 50.70 lakh. Nitin filed a complaint against six people, including comedian Kiku Sharda, who was associated with a charitable trust, The Mumbai Fest.
Rs 5-7 lakhs a day as in 2016
- Food: Kaju Katli, Dal-Baati, and Churma
- Restaurant: Levo in Mumbai
- His real name is Raghavendra Sharda.
- In an interview, he shared that he always wanted to become an actor, he said,
From the school days, I’ve been taking a look at the drama. When told at home, Dad said, “Complete your studies first. I also agreed with that. I completed an MBA.” Then of the entry into the TV.”
- He shared in an interview, that his nature is quite introvert unlike his character on screen.
- He follows a vegetarian diet.
- In 2015, he won Indian Telly Awards for Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Comedy) for Akbar Birbal, and in 2019, he won Indian Television Academy Awards-Best Actor in a Comic Role for The Kapil Sharma Show.