Mahavir Shah

Mahavir Shah (5 April 1960 – 31 August 2000) was a noted Indian television and stage actor who worked in Hindi and Gujarati movies. He is remembered for portraying several villainous roles. He died in a car accident in 2000, when he was in the United States during a two-month holiday tour.[1][2]

Mahavir Shah


Shah was born on 5 April 1960 in Bombay (now Mumbai). He gained interest in acting since his childhood.Mahavir Shah (born on 05 April 1960 in Bombay, Bombay State, India) is Indian actor worked in Hindi and Gujrati movie, TV shows. He born in Gujarati Hindu family. He is mainly known for his work in Police Aur Mujrim (1992), Baadshah (1999), and Yes Boss (1997). He married Chetna Shah. This couple has one daughter and one son. He is mainly known for his work in villain roles. He started his career as a stage actor and worked in several plays. He made his Hindi movie debut with Ab Kya Hoga (1977). He made his TV debut with Zee Horror Show (1993-2001). Mahavir played police and lawyer character roles in several movies. He played mainly small roles in movies. He never got big/important roles. But with his talent, he played small roles and got recognization. Mahavir Shah worked in more than 86+ movies and 02 TV shows. Aaj Ka Andha Kanoon (2003) was his last acted movie. On 31 August 2000 will he was on a tour for a performance in the US along with his wife, son, and daughter in Chicago, United States their car with all family collide with another car. Luckily all four (Mahavir, his wife, daughter, son) survived but when Mahavir came out of the car suddenly another running car on road collides with him and he died. Mahavir Shah will be always remembered in every heart and memories of his fans.


On 31 August 2000, when Shah was in the U.S. during his two-month holiday tour, he died in a car accident. He is remembered for his several villainous roles and his TV shows.

Selected filmographyEdit


Year Show Role Channel Notes
1993-2001 Zee Horror Show Dhund,The Fog 1994

6 Episodes

Zee Tv
Gudiya 1995

7 Episodes

Kabrastan 1995

6 Episodes

Character-Mr Amar
Vaapsi 1999

2 Episodes

1995 Dastaan Mr Raj Tilak


  1. ^ "Movies: Mahavir Shah passes away". 2 September 2000.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  2. ^ "Saathi - Gujarati Play". 31 August 2000. Archived from the original on 13 June 2004. Retrieved 16 October 2012.

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