Som Shekar (Bigg Boss Tamil 4) Wiki, Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Som Shekar is an Indian actor, model and MMA trainer (Mixed Martial Arts) who primarily works in the Tamil film and television industry. He is known for playing an IAF cadet in the Tamil-language action drama film, “Soorarai Pottru” (2020) and Musthafa in the musical romance “Meendum Oru Kadhal Kadhai” (2016).

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He is very passionate about boxing and has won two gold medals at the International level. Recently, he made his appearance in the TV reality show Bigg Boss Tamil 4 as a contestant along with Rio Raj, Aari Arjuna and Aranthangi Nisha. The show premiered on the Vijay TV channel and started on 4 October 2020.

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Som Shekar Wiki/Biography

Born on 12 July 1992, Som Shekar’s age is 28 Years as of 2021. He was born and brought up in a well-to-do Hindu family from Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. His zodiac sign is Leo.

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Som Shekar Childhood Photo
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Som Shekar Old Photo

He completed his early schooling at Chinmaya International Residential School, Tamil Nadu. After that, he enrolled himself at Anna University, Tamil Nadu from where he completed his graduate course.

He is a fitness enthusiast and inspires others through online and physical sessions of workouts.

Full Name Som Shekar
Nickname Som Shekhar
Date of Birth 12 July 1992
Age 28 Years
Birth Place Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Profession Actor, MMA Trainer and Fitness Enthusiast
Debut TV: Azhagiya Tamil Magan (2010)
Short Film: Akku (2013)
Film: Meendum Oru Kadhal Kadhai (2016)
Famous For Bigg Boss Tamil 4 Contestant
Years Active 2010 – Present
Nationality Indian
Hometown Chennai
Zodiac Sign Leo
School Chinmaya International Residential School, Tamil Nadu
College / University Anna University, Tamil Nadu
Education Qualification Graduate
Net Worth $1 Million

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Family, Girlfriend and Relationships

Som Shekar belongs to a middle-class South Indian family from Chennai, Tamil Nadu. His nationality is Indian and his religion is Hinduism.

His father is retired army officer and his mother is homemaker.

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Som Shekar Father
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Som Shekar Mother

He has one sibling, his younger brother’s name is Lathu.

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Som Shekar Brother

Som Shekar’s marital status is unmarried and not dating anyone. Inside the Bigg Boss Tamil 4 house, he revealed that he was dating a girl in 2010, but due to some reason both got separated.

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Physical Appearance

Som Shekar is a handsome hunk with an impressive physique and strong body build up. He is a fitness freak with his height of 5 feet and 9 inches tall and body weight is around 78 Kg.

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He has black color stylish hair and also has black blistering eyes that add to his charming personality. There is no tattoo inked on his muscular body.

Height (approx) in centimeters: 177 cm
in meters: 1.77 m
in feet inches: 5’ 9”
Weight (approx) in kilograms: 78 kg
in pounds: 174 lbs
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

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Som Shekr started his career as a fitness model and appeared in many Tv commercials and brand promotion. Recently he did an ad commercial with Bigil fame actress Reba Monica John.

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Som Shekar in Ad Commercial

In 2010, he made a debut in the television industry with Vijay TV’s “Azhagiya Tamil Magan” as a contestant and secured the second position.

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After that, he appeared in a romance thriller short-film, “Akku” (2013) as Prakash, film is based on a social issue that travels through emotions and pain.

In 2016, Som made his acting debut in the Tamil film industry with the musical drama film, “Meendum Oru Kadhal Kadhai” as Musthafa, starring Walter Philips, Isha Talwar in the lead roles.

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Meendum Oru Kadhal Kadhai

He also appeared in the action-comedy film, “Velaiilla Pattadhari 2” (2017) aka “VIP 2” directed by Soundarya Rajnikanth.

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Velaiilla Pattadhari 2

He practiced mixed martial arts for many years and became a professional MMA trainer.

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In 2019, he won the silver medal in the Tamil Nadu state level Muaythai Championship and the gold medal in the men’s 66 Kg boxing match.

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Recently, he completed the shooting of Telugu film “Soorarai Pottru” where he playing the role of an Airforce officer. The film was directed by Sudha Kongara under the banners of 2D Entertainment and Sikhya Entertainment.

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In 2020, he appeared in Bigg Boss Tamil season 4 as a contestant.

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Som Shekar in Bigg Boss Tamil 4

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Contact Details

Email ID [email protected]
Residence Address Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Instagram @somshekar_
Facebook @som.shekar.5
Twitter @SomShekarArmy

Facts & Information

He is an avid animal lover and owns a pet dog, Kuttu.

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He is often spotted smoking cigarettes on various occasions.

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He is often spotted drinking alcohol.

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He is a fitness enthusiast and visits the gym regularly.

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He follows a non-vegetarian diet.

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  1. i like u so much n lve ..will u marry me?.

  2. Hello anna be happy always don’t remember about your better past don’t be thinking about your future best be good with your present happy be happy always dear Anna uncle

  3. thank you vidhya ..but i am in love with ramya

  4. Hey som …your a nice chap…bCk to the world of rocking..ur story s just like varanam ayiram…all the best…I remember my brother who went through the same…but became victim of depression. Bro God bless u …for ur God heart u will get gem of gal…I hope u win the title u deserve and I hate Bala fr his cunningness

  5. Hi som ur aha nice person and calm down.u will win the big boss4

  6. Best of wishes Som. I am big fan of yours. I am sure you will have a prosperous future ahead. I really hope things work out between you and Ramya. Both of you make a great pair. Valthugal Bro. Love & Respect from Singapore

  7. Thanks to all…..❤️

  8. Who are you replying on behalf of som shekar ?? Som is still inside the biggboss house right?? Btw best wishes from Sri Lanka

  9. Hey Som really your very smart guy. I like your attitude and the way you handle the situation. Keep it up. Stay strong be happy as you are. And never go back with anyone show your uniqueness and finally you will achieve your destiny. Forgot all your past and negative feel. Stay strong. You born to be happy do that. Em your big fan dear. Such a charming person

  10. Som, I am a bank manager, my daughter s your fan. She insisted us day by day and made us fan of u. Don’t be addicted to any love & affection from anybody. Ur highly experienced person. B bold to face any situation including bigboss house. V pray for your confidence. U have the capability to face any person in that house. Play your game & register ur opinion without second thought. Love u

  11. Hey brother im frm Malaysia…
    U at really rocking in bigg boss…
    All the best.. we Malaysian vote for u♥️

  12. Hi som, you are looking very handsome, played very good strategy especially in kozhi task in bigg boss , best wishes for your bright future…luv u sooooooooooo much…..shruti

  13. hey som well playing in bb ….love u so much

  14. These comments are fake from SOM, because now he is in inside of bigg Boss, so pls don’t trust for any replies

  15. 𝔸𝕒𝕥𝕙𝕚𝕗

    Hi I’m in Sri lanka I’m every day watching bigg boss well play som

  16. Hi brother
    I’m sangeta from Malaysia
    Som just rock it in BB
    i have email some note to som hope he will reply my email ..wants to talk more to him
    He not in love with ramya

  17. Bro,u r an inspiration for so many people. and I love ur attitude and ur behavior. conform u will win this title of bigg boss 4. Lots of love from Hyderabad ❤️.hope to meet you soon 🤞.

  18. Hi Anna 💖

  19. Hi Anna. You too belong to Anna University Ah?

  20. Hi, Somu congrats. My.blessings & God blessings to you. I am like your mother position. I like big boss game playing very gently. You Rio Gabriel & you same together well. Archana also really affectionate me your playing. Good

  21. Hii som anna ungala Enakku rompa pitikum anna

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