Actor Shashi Puri, Biography, Age, education, career, and family life.

Biography of Shashi Puri
Biography of Shashi Puri

Quick information about Shashi Puri.

NameShashi Puri
Date of Birth15 February 1952
Birth PlaceMumbai
Father NameN/A
Mother NameN/A
ProfessionIndian Actor both in Punjabi and Hindi film industries.
Net Worth$1 Million

Who is Shashi Puri?

Shashi Puri is a notable actor in both the Punjabi and Hindi film Industries. He was born in the land of the “city of dreams” Mumbai. He started his acting career in 1979. He made his first debut in the movie Dada (1979).

He was considered to be a hardworking actor and established his career in both Punjabi and Hindi film Industries. He mostly appeared in low-budget movies and give his performance as a supporting actor.

His first debut movie:Dada’ 1979

He is notably recognized for his performance in the eyes of the public. After this, he got many other opportunities to perform his skills of acting in front of the public.

He is notably recognized for his performance in the eyes of the public. After this, he got many other opportunities to perform his skills of acting in front of the public.

‘Maan Abhiman’ (1980):

After the movie Dada he got an offer of the movie “Maan Abhiman” in 1980. In this movie, he performed the character of Dr. Ravikant as the fiancé of Rekha. Raj Kiran played the leading role in this movie and he performed a supporting role in the movie.

Jazbaat (1980):

He worked in the romantic movie Jazbaat in 1980. He performed the role of Deepak. In this movie, Deepak is the owner of the theater. He supported the actress Sapna to become a popular star.

He performed in mainly low-budget movies and also act in supporting roles. Through his identity as a supporting actor, he was recognized among the public.


He played the role of Ramesh Krishen in the movie Avtaar(1983) with the most popular actor Rajesh Khanna. He also got the All-India Critics Association (AICA) Best Actor Award for this movie. This movie owns many awards and is regarded as a commercial hit movie.


Shashi Puri’s last Punjabi movie:

Along with Hindi movies, he did Punjabi movies also. But in 1993, he stopped performing in Punjabi movies. His last Punjabi movie was Saali Adhi Gharwali’ (1993). Saali Adhi Gharwali was the first comedy movie of the 90s in the Punjabi film industry.

Saali-Addhe-Gharwali Shashi puri movie

Filmography of Shashi Puri:

1980Maan AbhimanDr. Ravikant
1983AvtaarRamesh Krishen
1988YateemInspector Suresh
1989Gair KanooniAjay Saxena
1990Pyar Ka KarzRakesh
1993Aulad Ke DushmanAmar Saxena
1996KrishnaInspector Amar Kumar
1997JudaaiRavi Verma
1999Dil Ka SaudaKishan
2001Chandni BarShyamlal

Apart from movies he also appeared in serials like Saarrthi’ (2004), ‘And Love Marriage Ya Arrange Marriage’ (2012).

Saarrthi (2004-2008): It is a Hindi television serial produced by Neela Tele Films Private Limited in which he played the role of Siddharth Goenka. The serial is based on a family drama and presents the conflict between brothers.

Apart from Hindi movies, Punjabi movies, and Indian television serials he also performed his acting skills in chronicle series like ‘Katha Sagar’ that was originally telecasted in the DD National. It was telecasted in 1986 that contains a collection of stories that were written by different writers. The series of stories have a number of prominent actors including Shashi Puri.

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He is considered a well-established and experienced actor in the entertainment industry due to his role performed in every area of entertainment. He stepped his acting in every area whether it is movies, serials, or chronicle series.