Azhar Sheikh is an Indian actor. He is best known for playing the role of Pinku aka Pankaj Sahai in the famous SAB television show Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah (2008).
Azhar Sheikh was born on Friday, 5 July 1995.age 27 years; by 2022) in Mumbai, Maharashtra. His zodiac sign is Virgo.
He did his schooling from Cardinal Gracious High School, Mumbai. Azhar was inclined towards acting since childhood.
Height (approx.): 5′ 7
Hair Color: black
Eye Colour: brown
Azhar Sheikh belongs to a Muslim family.
parents and siblings
Azhar Sheikh’s father Mukhtar Sheikh is a policeman. His mother Najma Sheikh is a housewife. Her younger sister Asafia Sheikh is a fashion designer.
Azhar Sheikh’s girlfriend’s name is Zeel.
In 2008, Azhar Sheikh made his acting debut with the Hindi sitcom Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah in which he portrayed the character of Pinku. Then, in 2016, he played the lead role in the Hindi film Aa Jaao Please.
- Meal: Mutton, Matar Paneer
Facts / Trivia
- Azhar Sheikh is a fitness enthusiast and he often shares his workout pictures on Instagram.
- Azhar Sheikh’s father was also an actor but due to financial constraints he had to quit acting.
- In 2021, he worked as a lighting artist in the Disney+ Hotstar television series The Legend of Hanuman.
- In 2020, Azhar Sheikh aka Pinku of Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah was trolled for being parentless on the show. Addressing the trollers, Azhar Sheikh said in an interview,
Do it as long as you have to, then you will not be there to start us. (Troll us as long as you want. The day we start responding, you won’t be spared.)
- In an interview, Azhar had said that he wants to become a cricketer.
- He started his acting career at the age of thirteen.