Unseen photos from Shatrughan Sinha's wedding and younger days

Updated: Dec 09, 2019, 08:51 | Nandish
  • Unseen photos from Shatrughan Sinha's wedding and younger days

    Shatrughan Sinha was born Shatrughan Prasad Sinha on December 9 1945 in Patna, Bihar to Bhubaneswari Prasad Sinha and Shyama Devi Sinha, members of a Kayastha family. The youngest of four brothers - Ram, Lakshman, Bharat and himself he was educated in Patna Science College and is an alumnus of the Film and Television Institute of India Pune (FTII). (Photo courtesy: mid-day archives)

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    Shatrughan Sinha made his acting debut in a small role as police officer in the 1969 film, 'Saajan'. He later shot to superstardom in Subhash Ghai's 1976 hit 'Kalicharan'.

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  • Unseen photos from Shatrughan Sinha's wedding and younger days

    Shatrughan Sinha was considered as one of the most unconventional actors in Hindi cinema along with Ajay Devgan, Amitabh Bachchan, Irrfan Khan, Rajinikanth, Shah Rukh Khan, and Suniel Shetty.

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    Shatrughan Sinha and Poonam Sinha during their wedding. The duo got married in 1980. Shatrughan Sinha's wife Poonam was a former Miss Young India (1968) and worked in minor roles in Hindi films. She was credited on-screen as Komal. She shared screen space with future husband Shatrughan in the 1973 film 'Sabak'.

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    Shatrughan Sinha and Poonam Sinha have twin sons, actors Luv Sinha and Kush Sinha, and a daughter, Bollywood actress, Sonakshi Sinha.

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    Shatrughan Sinha and wife Poonam Sinha after the birth of their sons Luv and Kush.

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    An undated photo of Shatrughan Sinha and wife Poonam with sons Luv and Kush. Luv Sinha made his Bollywood debut in 2010 with the film, 'Sadiyaan'. Both Luv and Kush are identical twins.

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    Shatrughan Sinha, wife Poonam with sons Luv, Kush and daughter Sonakshi. Sona made her Bollywood debut in 2010 with Salman Khan's Dabangg.

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  • Unseen photos from Shatrughan Sinha's wedding and younger days

    Apart from his stellar Bollywood career, Shatrughan Sinha also made a successful foray into politics.

    In picture: Shatrughan Sinha clicked reading a Hindi magazine with Sanjay Dutt on the cover.

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    After being a member of Lok Sabha (2009-2014, 2014-2019) and Rajya Sabha twice he was also Union Cabinet Minister of Health and Family Welfare (Jan 2003-May 2004) and Shipping (Aug. 2004) during the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government.

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    Currently, there's a scholarship being awarded in Shatrughan Sinha's name in the FTII (Film and Television Institute of India) to Diploma students.

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    Shatrughan Sinha says in his 48-year-long film career, he never saw the roles offered to him as good or bad. "I just did my best. That's what I'd suggest to the younger generation. You should prove to yourself that you are the best. If not, then prove that you are the most different. Be original and don't lose hope," he told in a recent interview with IANS.

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  • Unseen photos from Shatrughan Sinha's wedding and younger days

    Starting his Bollywood career with Dev Anand's "Prem Pujari", Shatrughan Sinha went on to act in more than 200 hindi movies. Some of his popular movies are "Kalicharan", "Vishwanath", "Kala Pathar", "Dostana", "Naseeb" and "Gautam Govinda."

    In picture: An undated photo of Shatrughan Sinha delivering a speech during a political event.

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  • Unseen photos from Shatrughan Sinha's wedding and younger days

    Popularly known by the names like "Shotgun Sinha" and "Bihari Babu", Shatrughan Sinha is still remembered for his popular dialogue 'Khamosh'!

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  • Unseen photos from Shatrughan Sinha's wedding and younger days

    In 2017, Shatrughan Sinha was feted with the lifetime achievement at the Filmfare awards. He received the honour from his friend Amitabh Bachchan.

    In picture: Shatrughan Sinha and wife Poonam with Salman Khan

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    Shatrughan Sinha with Pankaj Udas (L)

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    Shatrughan Sinha and screen legend Dilip Kumar during an awards event

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    Shatrughan Sinha and West Indian cricket legend Sir Viv Richards in conversation

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    Shatrughan Sinha and Shashi Ranjan in conversation

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    Shatrughan Sinha and wife Poonam with kids

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On Shatrughan Sinha's 72nd birthday, check out a collection of rare pictures of the man better known as 'Shotgun'. Pics/mid-day archives