Shatrughan sinha is a well known name of the Hindi film industry whose work speaks of his success story. Sinha is an Indian film and television actor, politician, member of rajya sabha cabinet minister of health and family welfare and member of 15th loksabha 2009.
He hails from Patna, Bihar but his hometown never proved to be an obstruction in his career. When it was more than difficult for a guy from Bihar to enter the industry, sinha gained large audience and wide popularity.
He studied from Patna Science College and later continued his studies from TV and film institute of India, pune.
He got his first opportunity to play the role of the Pakistani military officer in ‘Prem pyaari’ followed by grabbing another movie ‘sajan’. However due to certain circumstances, sajan was released first, being his debut film.
His character in the movie ‘Rakta charitra’, where he portrayed Chief Minister N.T Rao, was very much appreciated. For the last time he was seen in the movie ‘wo aadmi bahut kuch jaanta hai’ that was released in the year 2013.
Sinha was also the play back singer of several of his movies. He sung the songs in movies like ‘dost and jwalamukhi’.
He also hosted the Bhojpuri version of ‘kaun banega crorepati’ and was seen judging a reality show- great Indian laughter challenge on Indian television.
He was named as one of the unconventional actor by ‘rediff’.
He is popularly known as shotgun as per his image created by the roles he did in his movies. He was a top most bollywood star during 70’s and 80’s.initially he was accepted as the most perfect villain of that time but later when he came out with a positive image in the movies, he was much more liked by the audience.
Shatrughan is the first film star to become the cabinet minister. He is the man of words who can very well convince audience through his oration. Currently he is the acting minister of bhartiya janta party.