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Saurabh Shukla Indian actor & remarkable director

Saurabh Shukla Indian actor & remarkable director was born on  5 March 1963 in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh.

Saurabh Shukla a remarkable Indian film actor who is also a director, theatre, and television actor or we could say he is a multitalented person who is also a one-man army. Saurabh Shukla became famous by the name “KALLU MAMA”  from the song KALLU MAMA.

Saurabh Shukla Indian actor
Saurabh Shukla Indian actor & remarkable director

Many Bollywood artists have gained the hearts of the public by performing co-stars in movies. Some co-artists have eternally gained more recognization than the leading actors in movies. One of them is Bollywood sourdough and legendary artist Saurabh Shukla. 

Other than this, he is a brilliant actor who worked in theaters before becoming a remarkable film actor. In his career of 2 decades, he has presented some of his exceptional acting skills in the movies like PKLLB 2, and Raid. For him, it does not matter if the role is some kind of corrupt politician, saint, or an advocate he gave his best in every character he played. 

Saurabh Shukla in a movie
Saurabh Shukla as “KALLU MAMA” in a movie

Saurabh Shukla is amongst the several performers in the contemporary Hindi movies industry who have not only accelerated their performance inclinations exceeding boundaries but have also traveled and enhanced the interpretation of the large silver screen. Shukla, who began as a theatre artist, now has a film profession traversing more further than 2 decades.


Saurabh Shukla received his education from Delhi and further education from Khalsa College where he obtained the degree. From the start, he was engaged in acting. Saurabh Shukla began his acting profession in theater in the year 1984 in the acting world and he had been active since in it. He has created many distinguished shows including ‘A View from the Bridge’, ‘Look Back in Anger’ including ‘Ghasiram Kotwal’.

Saurabh Shukla was provided a breakthrough in Bollywood by celebrated film producer and director Shekhar Kapur. He first emerged in the Bollywood movie name Bandit Queen. Saurabh Shukla’s play in this movie was cherished by the public. After this, he was recognized in ‘This Night’s No Morning’, ‘Closer’ and ‘Wounded’, but Saurabh Shukla got his authentic individuality in Bollywood from the crime drama movie called ‘Satya‘. In this movie, he performed the character of criminal Kallu Mama this movie was released in the year 1998. 


Saurabh Shukla in movie 'Jolly LLB'
Saurabh Shukla in movie ‘Jolly LLB’

The role that Saurabh Shukla played in the movie named ‘Satya‘ was extremely applauded by the viewers. After this movie, he acted with many star artists of the Bollywood film industry and has gained a lot of fame. Saurabh Shukla acted in many blockbuster movies such as ‘Hey Ram’, ‘Slumdog Millionaire’, ‘Yeh Saali Zindagi’, ‘Barfi’, ‘Jolly LLB’, ‘PK’, ‘Jolly LLB 2’, ‘Red’, ‘Bala’ and ‘Cholang’. Saurabh Shukla performed the helping character in the greatest of the movie, but in several movies, he is stronger than the leading cast.


Notwithstanding acting in so several movies, Saurabh Shukla calm loves the theater considerably a lot. He still not solely works in numerous theater plays but also directed some of them. Shukla started pressing stage acting in the year 1986 with characters in shows like A View From The Bridge by Arthur Miller, Look Back in Anger by John Osborne, Ghashiram Kotwal by Vijay Tendulkar, and Hayvadan. In the year 1991, he entered the NSD National School of Drama Repertoire Company – the expert division of the National School of Drama – as an actor. In the year 2014, he obtained the Honor for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Jolly LLB the National Film Award by the government of India.