Balwinder Singh Suri is an Indian television actor, director and writer who predominantly works in Indian television serials. He is best known for playing the role of Roshan Singh Sodhi in the popular show Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah.
Balwinder Singh Suri was born on Tuesday, 18 October 1970.age 52 years; by 2022) in Mumbai. His zodiac sign is Taurus. Balwinder Singh Suri completed his schooling from Cosmopolitan High School, Mumbai and SCD Barfiwala High School, Mumbai.
Height (approx.): 5′ 9″
Weight (approx): 75 kg
Hair Color: black
Eye Colour: black
Balwinder Singh Suri belongs to a Sikh family.
parents and siblings
Balwinder Singh Suri is born to parents Bejinder Suri and Manbir Kaur Suri.
His brother Raminder Singh Suri is a film director and has worked with Rohit Shetty as an associate director.
wife and children
Balwinder Singh’s wife Savinder Suri is a baker.
The couple has a son named Prabfateh Singh Suri who is a food photographer.
In 1997, Balwinder made his acting debut with the film ‘Dil To Pagal Hai’.
He has appeared as a cameo actor in films like Loafer, Saajan Chale Sasural, and Kahi Pyaar Na Ho Jaye, Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi. Sharing my experience working with Shahrukh Khan They said
He is a very supportive co-star. Even during Dil To Pagal Hai, he used to make sure that all his co-stars were comfortable and giving their best. If we struggle on any move or anything he will walk up to us and take us to a corner and talk to us. He used to guide us and say tell me what suits you, I will take steps according to you. I would change into a suit and coordinate with the whole group and that’s why he is Shah Rukh Khan today. He thinks that his co-stars should also look good. That’s why he is so successful. This is the quality that I have learned from him and I try to apply at my level as well.
Balwinder started working with Indian television channel SAB TV and made his debut with serial Mr N Mrs Sharma Allahabadwale. In 2020, he replaced Gurcharan Singh, who was playing the role of Roshan Singh Sodhi in Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah. Balwinder said in an interview
Popular is a small word. This is an iconic show. After Ramayana and Mahabharata, there is Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah on TV. This is the legend of today for me. It feels great to be a part of it and this is a once in a lifetime opportunity to play such a role and be a part of the longest running sitcom. The feeling is still sinking in. I have been acting since last many years. I did a college show called Campus in 1995.
director and screenwriter
Apart from acting, he is best known for scripting Dhamaal (2007) and the television series Akbar Ka Bal Birbal. He has worked as a director in films like Chhodabi Na Sang Tohar (2009), Loafer (1996), and Saajan Chale Sasural (1996).
Facts / Trivia
- He is also known as Ballu.
- Balwinder Singh Suri is being criticized on social media for replacing Gurcharan Singh. The original Roshan Singh Sodhi known as Gurcharan Singh left the show in 2020. Fans of Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah were disappointed when the original Roshan Singh Sodhi was replaced.
- Balwinder often promotes his wife’s bakery by posting bakery products on Instagram. His wife also has an Instagram page named cakingbysweetysuri where she advertises her homemade baking products.
- Balwinder Singh Suri has also worked in commercials.
- He loves to pose with cars and has many pictures of cars on Instagram.
- Reportedly, Balwinder Singh Suri was suggested by Gurcharan Singh himself to take his place on the show. In an interview, Gurcharan said,
I met the person who had replaced me earlier (Lad Singh) and told him that he should do it well as he has got a wonderful job. I remember meeting him at a Gurdwara (Andheri, Char Bungalows) in Mumbai. The second Sodhi (Balwinder Singh Suri) was in a way I recommended; He used to work in the creative team on our show and I suggested that he do it properly. Frankly, I haven’t seen much of the other to give you an evaluation. But I think there are many people who still want me back