Shiva Rajkumar Age, Wiki, Biography, Wife, Daughter, Height in feet, Net Worth & Many More

Nagaraju Shiva Puttaswamy popularly known as Shiva Rajkumar is an Indian actor, producer and television presenter who is known for acting in Kannada films. He was born on 12th July 1962 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India to Kannada matinee idol Dr Rajkumar and Parvathamma Rajkumar. His father is an actor and his mother is an actress. He has four siblings. Shiva completed his schooling in T. Nagar, Chennai. Later, he did his B.Sc. in Chemistry at the New College, Chennai. Then, he did an acting course. He also learned Kuchipudi from Vempetti Chinni Sathyam.

Shiva started his career as a child artist in 1974 with Sri Srinivasa Kalyana.

He made his acting debut as a lead actor in the 1986 film Anand. For his performance in Anand, he won Cinema Express Award for Best Actor. In that year, he also appeared in the film Ratha Sapthami. In the following years, he acted in several films, such as Manamecchida Hudugi (1987), Shiva Mecchida Kannappa (1988), Inspector Vikram (1989), Aasegobba Meesegobba (1990), Modada Mareyalli (1991), Purushotthama (1992), Jaga Mechida Huduga (1994) etc.

Later, in 1995, Shiva appeared in six films Om, Gadibidi Aliya, Savyasachi, Dore, Samara and Mana Midiyithu. His acting was praised in Om. Many reviewers stated that Om set a trend for gangster movies in Kannada and other film industries in India. It continues to be shown even to this day. He won Filmfare Award for Best Actor and Karnataka State Film Award for Best Actor Award for his performance. He had seven releases in 1996. In that year, he won another Filmfare Award for Best Actor for Nammoora Mandara Hoove. He appeared in seven films in 1997. In 1998, he starred in six films. In 1999, he acted in five films, Janumadatha, A.K. 47, Vishwa, Chandrodaya and Hrudaya Hrudaya. In that year, he won another Filmfare Award for Best Actor for A.K. 47 and Karnataka State Film Award for Best Actor for Hrudaya Hrudaya. In 2000 and 2001, he had seven releases each year. Thavarige Baa Thangi, Ninne Preethisuve and Kodanda Rama were his only released film in 2002. He won Karnataka State Film Award for Best Actor for his performance in the 2003 film Chigurida Kanasu. He had four other releases in that year.

Next, in 2004, he starred in three films, Kanchana Ganga, Sarvabhouma and Rowdy Aliya. In 2005, he appeared in five films including Jogi. For his performance, he won Karnataka State Film Award for Best Actor. In 2006, he starred in three films, Ashoka, Thavarina Siri and Gandugali Kumara Rama. He had five releases in 2007. In 2008 and 2009, he had four releases each year. He won another Filmfare Award for Best Actor for his 2010 film Thamassu. He also appeared in four films that year. In 2011, he appeared in his 100th film Jogayya. For his performance, he was nominated for SIIMA Award for Best Actor.

Shiva was his only released film in 2012. He won SIIMA Award for Best Actor for his performance in the film. He had three releases in 2013. His performance in Bhajarangi was highly acclaimed. For his performance, he was nominated for SIIMA Award for Best Actor and won Filmfare Award for Best Actor. Belli was his only released film in 2014, and Vajrakaya was hai only released film in 2015. He had three releases in 2016. In 2017, he appeared in five films, Srikanta, Mass Leader, Gautamiputra Satakarni, Bangara s/o Bangarada Manushya and Mufti. His acting was highly praised and he was nominated for three awards. Tagaru and The Villain were his two released films in 2018. He had three releases in 2019. Drona was his only released film of 2020. He starred in the film Bhajarangi 2 in 2021.

He was last seen in 2022 in James and Bairagee.

He has several upcoming films, including Nee Sigoovaregu, Vedha, 45, Jailer and Sathyamangala.

As a playback singer, he sings in several films. He also worked as a dubbing artist and narrator in several films.

In the 11th season of IPL, Shiva becomes the brand ambassador of Royal Challengers Bangalore.

Shiva married Geeta. Together, they have two daughters, Niveditha and Nirupama.

NameNagaraju Shiva Puttaswamy
Nick NameShiva Rajkumar
ProfessionActor, Producer, Television Presenter
Date of Birth12 July 1962
Age60 Years (2022)
Birth PlaceMadras, Tamil Nadu, India
NationalityIndian
HometownMadras, Tamil Nadu, India
SchoolNot Known
CollageThe New College, University of Madras
M.G.R. Government Film and Television Training Institute
DebutAnand (1996)
ReligionNot Known
Zodiac SignCancer

Shiva Rajkumar Career

  • Shiva started his career as a child artist in 1974 with Sri Srinivasa Kalyana.
  • He made his acting debut as a lead actor in the 1986 film Anand. In that year, he also appeared in the film Ratha Sapthami.
  • In the following years, he acted in several films, such as Manamecchida Hudugi (1987), Shiva Mecchida Kannappa (1988), Inspector Vikram (1989), Aasegobba Meesegobba (1990), Modada Mareyalli (1991), Purushotthama (1992), Jaga Mechida Huduga (1994) etc.
  • In 1995, Shiva appeared in six films Om, Gadibidi Aliya, Savyasachi, Dore, Samara and Mana Midiyithu.
  • He had seven releases in 1996.
  • He appeared in seven films in 1997.
  • In 1998, he starred in six films.
  • In 1999, he acted in five films, Janumadatha, A.K. 47, Vishwa, Chandrodaya and Hrudaya Hrudaya.
  • In 2000 and 2001, he had seven releases each year.
  • Thavarige Baa Thangi, Ninne Preethisuve and Kodanda Rama were his only released film in 2002.
  • He had five releases in 2003.
  • In 2004, he starred in three films, Kanchana Ganga, Sarvabhouma and Rowdy Aliya.
  • In 2005, he appeared in five films including Jogi.
  • In 2006, he starred in three films, Ashoka, Thavarina Siri and Gandugali Kumara Rama.
  • He had five releases in 2007.
  • In 2008 and 2009, he had four releases each year.
  • In 2010, he appeared in five films.
  • In 2011, he appeared in his 100th film Jogayya.
  • Shiva was his only released film in 2012.
  • He had three releases in 2013.
  • Belli was his only released film in 2014, and Vajrakaya was hai only released film in 2015.
  • He had three releases in 2016.
  • In 2017, he appeared in five films, Srikanta, Mass Leader, Gautamiputra Satakarni, Bangara s/o Bangarada Manushya and Mufti.
  • Tagaru and The Villain were his two released films in 2018.
  • He had three releases in 2019.
  • Drona was his only released film of 2020.
  • He starred in the film Bhajarangi 2 in 2021.
  • He was last seen in 2022 in James and Bairagee.
  • As a playback singer, he sings in several films. He also worked as a dubbing artist and narrator in several films.

Shiva Rajkumar Family 

Father Name Dr Rajkumar
Mother Name Parvathamma Rajkumar
Brother Puneeth Rajkumar, Raghavendra Rajkumar
Sister Poornima Puttaswamayya, Lakshmi Govindaraj
Wife Geeta

Shiva Rajkumar Relationship / Marital Status & Many More 

Marital Status Married
Affairs / Girlfriend Not Known
Wife/ Spouse Geetha Shivarajkumar
Marriage date In 1986
Marriage Place Not Known
ChildrenDaughter– Niveditha and Nirupama
Shiva Rajkumar Wife
Shiva Rajkumar With His Wife & Daughter | Source- TOI

Shiva Rajkumar Physical Stats

HeightIn Centimeter – 165 cm
In Meter – 1.65 m
In feet & inches – 5’5
WeightIn Kilogram- 54 Kg
In Pounds – 119lbs
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBrown

Shiva Rajkumar Favourite 

Favourite  Actor Rajinikanth, Chiranjeevi
Favourite  Actress Sridevi
Favourite  CuisineSouth Indian Food
Favourite  Color Red, Black
Favourite  Sport Cricket
Favourite  Destination Chennai

Shiva Rajkumar Education 

School Not Known
Collage The New College, University of Madras
M.G.R. Government Film and Television Training Institute
Educational Qualification Graduate

Shiva Rajkumar Net Worth

Net WorthN/A
SalaryN/A
Income SourceN/A
Car CollectionN/A

Some Unknown facts about Shiva Rajkumar

  • Media and fans gave him the Hat-trick Hero title after his first three-hit films.
  • He acted in Sugreeva, which was shot in 18 hours. 
  • He was the second Kannada actor to buy Maruti 800 when it was launched in 1983
  • Mercedes-Benz is his favorite car.
  • Harry Potter is his favorite book.
  • Chess and Video games are his favorite games.
  • He was the brand ambassador of Royal Challengers Bangalore for their 11th Season of Indian Premier League.
  • He was the second Kannada actor to buy Maruti 800 when it was launched in 1983 .
  • Shiva has won four Film fare and four state awards in the best actor category.

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