Shalin Bhanot Introduction
Shalin Bhanot is a very famous Indian actor who is famous for playing roles in television serials and contesting in reality TV shows. His name became famous in October 2022, when he entered the Big Boss House for 16 seasons, where he did go into the finals of the show also.
His looks, nature, and behavior made him famous in India and across the nation where the show was seen in different parts of the world. He is also known as the personality who has become a symbol of success for the middle-class family people as he came to Mumbai with the aim to become something. Rest is history.
Many did know him before becoming a part of Big Boss 16 by the face, but his name became well-known with the help of the show.
Shalin Bhanot Bio
Shalin is a famous Indian actor and model who lives in Mumbai, India. The Indian actor was born on 15 November 1983 in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India. Shalin’s father Brij Mohan is a businessperson. And mother is a homemaker. Rahul Bhanot is the brother of Shalin.
Shalin Bhanot Physical Stats
He is a handsome actor with six-pack abs. Shalin Bhanot’s height is 5 feet and 10 inches. It is 178 cm and 1.78 m. Shalin does weigh around 87 kg mostly. He does have dark brown eyes and hair. His skin color is brown.
Shalin Bhanot’s age is 39 years old. Shalin once did have a big tattoo on his right arm. But later, he did remove it. Shalin has done cosmetic surgeries on his face. His feet size is 9 (US).
Ladies are mad at his muscular body. He does go to the gym and is very much fond of protein.
One at Bigg Boss Weekend Ka Vaar, host Salman Khan did call every contestant to come to the area where he does interact with them. At that time, Shalin was taking bath and hence, he had to come on wearing a towel only. It did create a lot of buzz on social media where people did talk about how toned Shalin does look.
Shalin Bhanot Early Life
He comes from a decent middle-class upbringing, which happened in the city of Jabalpur, where he was born also.
While growing up, he used to like to cricket a lot and it was his dream to become a cricketer from the age of 7 to 10. Hence, they did have many siblings fight. Unlike his mother, Shalin does not have a calm personality.
He was a very hard kid to manage. Hence, he was getting many complaints from his teacher as he was not a bright student at all.
“I was not a great kid at all for my parents as somewhere or other, I was doing something wrong. But those were young days that make me feel happy now,” Shalin said.
Shalin Bhanot Family – Parents, Siblings
Brij Mohan is the father of Shalin. He is a businessman. Sunita Bhanot is Shalin’s mother. Sunita did get a lot of praise when she intreated with other contestants of Big Boss in an EP where she did enter the house for a day. As Shalin is a very complex personality, Nimrit Kaur Ahluwalia, Shiv Thakare, and many others said that your mother is so good, so calm and so classy. They even said, “we do not believe you are her son (in a good way).”
Shalin is blessed to have a brother named Rahul Bhanot. Rahul is settled in Australia with his wife Komal Nagpal and daughter Radha Bhanot. Shalin does have a great relationship with his brother and his family. In a year, the family does meet around Diwali time, which is around October and November. As the Big Boss 16 did get create many headlines around Shalin, many did get to know a lot about his father and mother as they appeared around three to four times on the show for different reasons.
Shalin Bhanot Marriage, Children
Shalin did marry actress Dalljiet Kaur in 2009. However, they did take divorced in 2015.
The pair is blessed to have a son named Jaydon Kaur who has lived with his mother post-2015. He was born in 2014 and a year later, the parents Jaydon did pass away. He was just one year old afterward. Since then, they have kept a good relationship and are on good terms with Jaydon does allow both of his parents to meet on certain dates.
When Shalin did enter the Big Boss house in Oct 2022, the Indian audience get to know more about Jaydon. They did know about him as Dalljiet Kaur is also an ex-Big Boss contestant.
However, both are happy in their lives.
He did get to know it from the media post leaving the Big Boss. Shalin is now far away from his son, which is a very hard task for him now.
Shalin Bhanot’s Ex-Wife Dalljiet Kaur
His ex-wife Dalljiet Kaur is a famous Indian actress. In 2023, Dalljiet did marry Nikhil Patel. Hence, Nikhil has become his stepfather of Jaydon. It did happen when Shalin was in Big Boss House. However, Dalljiet is now happy in her new life with someone other people, which she did confirm in early Jan 2023. Nikhil is a famous businessman and investor. She has shifted with her husband and son Jaydon to Nairobi, Kenya.
He has been in an acting career since 2004. 15 November makes Scorpio the zodiac sign of Shalin. He does share the birthday with the likes of Paulo Dybala, Shailene Woodley, Beverly D’Angelo, and Yanet Garcia.
Shalin did start his career on MTV Roadies 2 back in 2004. At that time, the concept of the show was very early. He did take part and it changed his life forever as he is known as one of the wealthiest Indian TV actors of all time.
As he is a very hard-working person, he has become a huge name in a very short span.
Shalin Bhanot Movies And Tv Shows
He was seen playing Karen the role in Saat Phere: Saloni Ka Safar which was telecasted on the Zee TV channel and also appear in various shows that are Kuvaddhu and Kaajjal, and other show that is Grihasti. Also, he was seen appearing in other shows and also was trained in acting and appeared in the show such as Nach Baliye 4 in 2009, and also appeared in this show with their partner Dallijet Kaur. And also after that, he was very well trained by a Hollywood coach who is versatile in acting and also appear in the show as an acting coach Michelle Danner. After that, he was seen participating in the colors TV channel and also appeared in the reality show that is featured in 2022.
He was seen and appeared in various shows and web series and telecasted in other acting and film roles. Since 2022 he was seen appearing and participating in the reality TV show Bigg Boss 16 and also appear on the Colors TV channel. He then was seen appearing on various shows and working on various channels.
He appears in various reality TV shows such as MTV Roadies 2 and also appears as a contestant for various reality shows. After that, he was seen in various shows such as Akshay in the shows such as Ayushman which was telecasted in 2004. Also appeared in other shows such as Mayank in Aahat which is telecasted in 2007. After that, he appeared in other shows such as Keshav in Naagin and Madanlal in shows such as Sangam from 2007 to 2008. Also, he was seen in other shows such as Sameer in SSSShhhhh…. Phir Koi Hai. After that, he appeared in the show Dil Nil Gaye as Chirag.
Also, he appeared on another show as Mihir for the show Sanya which was telecasted from 2005 to 2006.
He then appeared as a contestant in the show Nachle Ve with Saroj Khan in 2011 and also appear as a winner of the show Nach Baliye 4 which was telecasted in the year 2008 to 2009.
Also, he appear in another show as an Air hostess which appear in 2007 to 2010 Aryan.
Shalin Bhanot Relationship With Tina Dutta In Big Boss 16
He did like Soundarya Sharma at the beginning of the show also. They even kissed for fun on cheeks of each other. However, it was the famous Indian actress Tina Datta that he had a great time. In between, actress Sumbul Touqeer Khan fell in love with Shalin. However, Shalin did see her as a friend or a younger sister. But Sumbul went possessive towards Shalin. Both said things about each other and even Sumbul’s father also said things about Shalin that he did not like and hence, they did end their time as good friends.
However, Shalin did have a good relationship with Tina Dutta from October to early January mostly. In between, they did have fights but both did sort them. Tina did show that she has feelings for Shalin. But when host Salman Khan used to ask her, she always refused it. But then hugging him, on New Year’s Big Boss consort of MC Stan did see them showing love when Tina was touching Shalin’s body.
As Tina was giving him signs, it took him three and a half months to feel that Tina did play with him. When Farah Khan did host once, she grilled Tina and showed Shalin the real side of Tina. As Shalin respects Farah a lot, he did then go against Tina and it did end a good friendship where Shalin did help Tina to get saved from evection many times.
But when she did get out of the show, Shalin did get a chance from Big Boss a day or two later to bring back Tina if he is ready to give away the winning amount of 25 lakhs. He did press the buzzer and even said I would give 25 lakhs to the one who wins. But Tina came back and played a game with him. But on New Year’s eve, He did dance with her. Hence, many did feel that it was Tina’s mistake. Tina even used to call Shalin “Sha”.
Shalin Bhanot In Big Boss 16
He did come into the Big Boss house in season 16 from October 2022 to February 2023. He even went on to be in the final week of Big Boss and stayed at the house until the final day. He did become a part of the Top 5 also.
Shalin did start the show as a leader and did have a good friendships with Tina Dutta, Soundarya Sharma, Gautam Vig, and others. However, after some weeks, Soundarya and Gautam did turn against him and he did have fights with Gautam. Then he did have a huge fight with MC Stan, where he did lose kind of friendship with Sumbul Touqeer Khan, where it was shown that it was Sumbul’s mistake more than Shalin’s as she fell in love with him.
Shalin and Tina did join Mandli also for some weeks but Tina leaving the group made him leave the group too. Then he did have a good friendship with Ankit Gupta and Priyanka Choudhary. But even with Priyanka, it did see ups and downs. As he did not make not even one good friend, people used to kind of bully him in the end. But did take it in a way, people called him a mastermind also. In the show, he was schooled many times by host Salman Khan.
When Tina turned against him, he did get help from MC Stan and Shiv Thakare. At that time, Shalin did face many mental health problems. At once, the whole was Shalin taking to Big Boss in private where he was so done with the show. He even said on the show that when he came to Mumbai, he worked at a mobile shop and there he did learn how to speak English. Shalin is not very educated as his success speaks from his work as an actor.
Many did say at the show that Shalin is just acting and not being real but then many said he is like that only. But he did play the game very well. He did get a mix of emotions from fans and contestants.
Shalin Bhanot Social Media
Shalin does have a good number of followers on social media. Season 16 of Big Boss did take his profile to the next level. He does have 2.3M followers on Instagram. One can see his work and personal life’s golden moments on social media. He does like to show his love for gymming on social media. He does have over 6k followers on Twitter. Shalin did join Twitter in April 2022.
At the time of Big Boss 16, he was in trend on Twitter many times in India. Other than that, one can see many of his interviews on YouTube and other social media platforms.
Shalin Bhanot Net Worth
Shalin Bhanot has a net worth of USD 5 million as of 2023. He does have three flats in Mumbai and a Mercedes S class. He does have some businesses running also other than being an actor. Shalin said on Big Boss that he does have one Rolex watch for 47 lakhs. Other than that, he does have a good number of watch collections. Shalin is one of the richest TV actors of all time from India.
Shalin does like to spend his money on good deeds too. He does help NGOs in Mumbai also. Owning three flats in Mumbai does tell a lot about his luxurious life.
- He does smoke and drinks alcohol.
- He is a huge fitness freak and does like going to the gym.
- Shalin became super famous after becoming a part of BB season 16.
- On the Suryaputra Karn show, he was famous for playing the epic role of Duryodhana. The show was released first in 2015.
- Shalin does like to dance, travel, swim, and watch cricket.
- Sachin Tendulkar is the all-time favorite cricketer of Shalin.
- He is a very good friend of Farah Khan and sees her as a mentor.
- Shalin does have six-pack abs.
- Shalin did start his journey in Mumbai working as a salesman in a mobile shop.
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Que. What does Shalin Bhanot do for a living?
Ans. He is an actor who works mostly in the television industry and does own some businesses also.
Q How rich is Shalin ?
Ans. He is a very rich person. He does own three flats in Mumbai, which is not normal. As of 2023, his net worth is estimated at around USD 5 million. He does own a Rolex watch of 47 lakhs also.
Q Is Shaleen Bhanot Punjabi?
Ans. Yes, Shalin Bhanot is Punjabi. He comes from a Punjabi family and was born and bred in Jabalpur.
Q Where is Shaleen Bhanot from?
Ans. Shaleen Bhanot belongs to the city of Jabalpur. He was born and bred there. But for his professional career, he moved to Mumbai.