Som Shekar is an Indian actor, model, and MMA trainer. In 2020, he participated in the popular TV reality show ‘Bigg Boss Tamil 4.’
Som Shekar was born in 1992 (age 28 years; as of 2020), in Tamil Nadu. He did his schooling from Tamil Nadu.
Height (approx.): 5′ 9″
Eye Colour: Black
Hair Colour: Black
Family, Caste & Girlfriend
He was born in a South Indian family. He has a younger brother Lathu. While he was in Bigg Boss house (2020), he said that in 2010, he was dating a girl, but later, they break off due to which he was in depression.
He started his career as a model and has appeared in many TV commercials. He debuted as a contestant in the Star Vijay TV show ‘Azhagiya Tamil Magan’ in 2010 and stood second in this show. Later, he played small roles in various Tamil films.
He participated as a contestant in the TV reality show ‘Bigg Boss’ along with other contestants like Velmurugan and Aari Arjuna.
In 2020, he completed shooting for his debut Tamil film ‘Soorarai Pottru’ in which his role was of an Airforce officer.
- Som is an MMA fighter, and he has won the gold medal in the men’s 66kg boxing match and a silver medal in Tamil Nadu state level Muay Thai championship.
- He is an avid animal lover and has a pet dog Kuttu.
- His hobbies include travelling and swimming.
- He is often spotted smoking and drinking alcohol.
- In Bigg Boss house (2020), he shared that he had the problem of stammering, and except his mother and a few friends, he did not share this with anyone. He further said,
Because of this problem, I turned down many platforms and film opportunities and recovered from this and came here to get used to talking to everyone.”