Shekhar Suman was born 14 June 1960 Patna, India. He is an Indian actor and a TV personality. His son, Adhyayan Suman is a Bollywood film actor. His grandfather was a lawyer in the Patna High Court (Bihar) and his father, Dr.Phani Bhushan Prasad, known as Phani orthopadic Baboo is a surgeon in Bihar.
He started his career with the Bollywood film Utsav opposite Rekha in September 1985. He is credited in the film "Utsav" on IMDB as "Charudatta" Shekhar Suman. He is Flim Deewane The Great Indian Comedy Show on Star One until February 2006 and did some episodes of Dial One AUR Jeeto on Sahara TV. Prior to this he did that quiz show Nilaam Ghar on Zee TV and He Man Star One. He has also hosted a show on Star News, Poll Khol In five years, a satire on the current political situation in India.
He is the father of Adhyayan Suman, who is an actress in Indian Cinema. Shekhar Suman has also been described in a number of Indian advertising BPL Washing Machine, Coke, Tide, Polar Fans, Priyagold Magic Gold Biscuits, Daawat Basmati rice, etc.