Saurabh Shukla

Saurabh Shukla

 Actor
 Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
 05-Mar-1963
 Bandit Queen (1994)

About Me

Saurabh Shukla was born on 5 March 1963. His family left Gorakhpur for Delhi when he was two years old. Here after completing his schooling, he did his graduation from Khalsa College, Delhi. His professional career began in 1984 with his entry into theatre. Heis an Indian film, theatre and television actor, director and screenwriter. He is best known for his work in films like Satya (1998), Barfi! (2012), Jolly LLB (2013), Kick (2014), and PK (2014). In 2014, he won the National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Jolly LLB. He is an actor, director, and screenwriter. Shukla's biggest break came when he co-wrote the script for Ram Gopal Varma's 1998 cult classic Satya and essayed the role of gangster Kallu Mama in the film. He won the Star Screen Award for Best Screenplay alongside Anurag Kashyap.

In 2003, he wrote the screenplay for Calcutta Mail. He received his first award for this film, the Zee Cine Award for Best Screenplay. In 2008, he acted in his first international film, the Golden Globe and Academy Award winning Slumdog Millionaire, as the character Constable Srinivas.

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