Samir Sharma

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Samir Sharma (3 May 1976 – c. 4 August 2020) was an Indian television and film actor. He was best known for his portrayal of Shaurya Maheshwari in Yeh Rishtey Hain Pyaar Ke, Brij in Jyoti, Nitin in Dil Kya Chahta Hai and Krishna Agarwall in Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii. Sharma was found dead at his Mumbai residence on 5 August 2020.[1]

Samir Sharma
Born(1976-04-03)3 April 1976
Delhi, India
Diedc. 4 August 2020(2020-08-04) (aged 44)
Cause of deathSuicide by hanging
Years active2004–2020

Personal lifeEdit

Sharma hailed from Delhi, and moved to Bangalore after completing his education. He worked for an advertising agency, an IT company and for Radio City in Bangalore.


Later, he moved to Mumbai to pursue his career in acting. He made his television debut with STAR One's Dil Kya Chahta Hai (as Nitin).

On SAB TV, he played Captain Naveen Singh Ahluwalia in Left Right Left and Mannat (Mannu) in Four. He also portrayed a hockey coach and an aggressive lover in the Veeranwali serial on 9X.[2]

Later, Sharma played a negative role as Brijesh in NDTV Imagine's Jyoti.[3] He also landed the lead role opposite Reena Kapoor in Sahara One's longest running show and Rajshri Productions show, Woh Rehne Waali Mehlon Ki as Rishabh Johri.[citation needed]

He also appeared in the television show Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon?...Ek Baar Phir

Sharma has also played a supporting role in the 2014 Bollywood film Hasee Toh Phasee.[4] He played the role of Shaurya Maheshwari in Yeh Rishtey Hain Pyaar Ke.[5][6]

Apart from acting, Sharma had been a part of several ad campaigns and modeling assignments.


Sharma was found dead at the age of 44 in his Mumbai residence of Maharashtra on the night of 5 August 2020. The police said on 6 August, "Looking at body's condition, it's suspected that he died by suicide two days back."[1] Sharma's body was discovered hanging from his kitchen ceiling[7] by the security guard.[8] Police said no suicide note was found.[9]


Year Serial Character Name Channel Notes
2006 Sssshhh Phir Koi Hai Episodic Role in "TattooMan" and "Senapati" STAR One
2005–2007 Dil Kya Chahta Hai Nitin Pasricha STAR One
2007–2007 Four Mannat SAB TV
2006–2008 Left Right Left Navin Singh Ahluwalia SAB TV
2008–2009 Veeranwali Kunal/Parmeet 9X
2009–2011 Jyoti Brij NDTV Imagine
2010–2011 Woh Rehne Waali Mehlon Ki Rishabh Johri Sahara One
2011 Geet Hui Sabse Parayee Dev Singh Khurana STAR One
2012–2013 2612 Shantanu Sardesai Life OK
2013–2015 Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon?...Ek Baar Phir Varad Agnihotri Star Plus
2014 Hasee Toh Phasee Nitin Bhardwaj Debut Bollywood film
2016 A.I.SHA My Virtual Girlfriend ACP Adil Sheikh Arre Web Series
2017 Bhootu Subodh Bose[10] Zee TV
2017 Ittefaq Shekhar Sinha Bollywood film
2017 Ayushman Bhava Karthik Star Bharat
2019–2020 Yeh Rishtey Hain Pyaar Ke Shaurya Maheshwari[5] Star Plus Last final role


  1. ^ a b Mehta, Kriti (6 August 2020). "Kahaani Ghar Ghar Ki actor Sameer Sharma found hanging at Mumbai home, 'suspected to have died 2 days ago'". Times Now.
  2. ^ Ferrao, Glacxy (16 July 2008). "Samir lashes out at Vikram". The Times of India.
  3. ^ Rajesh, Srividya (24 March 2010). "Samir Sharma turns positive for Woh Rehne Waali Mehlon Ki." India Forums.
  4. ^ "'Hasee Toh Phasee' actor Samir Sharma ends life at his Malad home, Sidharth Malhotra expresses grief, "Really sad and unfortunate"". The Times of India. 6 August 2020.
  5. ^ a b "Sameer Sharma as Shaurya in Yeh Rishtey".[dead link]
  6. ^ Rajesh, Srividya (6 March 2019). "Samir Sharma back in action after health aberration; to be part of Yeh Rishtey Hai Pyaar Ke". IWM Buzz.
  7. ^ "TV actor Sameer Sharma found dead at Mumbai home, suicide suspected". Hindustan Times. 6 August 2020. Retrieved 6 August 2020.
  8. ^ IANS. "Popular Indian actor Sameer Sharma found hanging from kitchen ceiling". Khaleej Times. Retrieved 6 August 2020.
  9. ^ "Sameer Sharma found dead hanging himself from kitchen ceiling". EMEA Tribune. 6 August 2020. Retrieved 6 August 2020.
  10. ^ "Zee TV presents new show - Bhootu,The Friendly Bhoot". Adgully.

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