Samir Sharma

Sameer Sharma (03 May 1976 – 04 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.[1] He was found hanging in his kitchen at his Mumbai residence on 05 August 2020.[2]

Sameer Sharma
Born(1976-05-03)3 May 1976
Died4 August 2020(2020-08-04) (aged 44)
Malad West, Mumbai, India
Cause of deathSuicide by hanging
OccupationTV Actor
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) and following that, played Krishna Agarwal in Kahaani Ghar Ghar Ki.[1]

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.[3]

Later, Sharma played a negative role as Brijesh in NDTV Imagine's Jyoti.[4] 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? 2

Sharma has also played a supporting role in the 2014 Bollywood film Hasee Toh Phasee.[5] He played the role of Shaurya Maheshwari in Yeh Rishtey Hain Pyaar Ke.[6][7]

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


Sameer was found dead at the age of 44 at his residence in Malad West, Mumbai on the night of 5 August 2020. The police said on 06 August, "Looking at body's condition, it's suspected that he died by suicide two days back."[2] His body was discovered hanging from his kitchen's ceiling fan [8] by the security guard.[9] Police said that no suicide note was found at the spot.[10]


Year Serial Character Name Notes
2004–2007 Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii [1] Krishna Agarwal
2006 Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi [1] Tusshar
2006 Sssshhh Phir Koi Hai Episodic Role in "TattooMan" and "Senapati"
2005–2007 Dil Kya Chahta Hai Nitin Pasricha
2007–2007 Four Mannat
2006–2008 Left Right Left Navin Singh Ahluwalia
2008–2009 Veeranwali Kunal/Parmeet
2009–2011 Jyoti Brij
2010–2011 Woh Rehne Waali Mehlon Ki Rishabh Johri
2011 Geet Hui Sabse Parayee Dev Singh Khurana
2012–2013 2612 Shantanu Sardesai
2013–2015 Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon? 2 Varad Agnihotri
2014 Hasee Toh Phasee Nitin Bhardwaj Debut Bollywood film
2016 A.I.SHA My Virtual Girlfriend ACP Adil Sheikh Web Series
2017 Bhootu Subodh Bose[11]
2017 Ittefaq Shekhar Sinha Bollywood film
2017 Ayushman Bhava Karthik
2019–2020 Yeh Rishtey Hain Pyaar Ke Shaurya Maheshwari[6] Final role


  1. ^ a b c d "Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii actor Sameer Sharma's death: Bollywood actors Varun Dhawan, Sidharth Malhotra and many other celebs express shock". ETimes. 6 August 2020. Retrieved 20 August 2020.
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ Ferrao, Glacxy (16 July 2008). "Samir lashes out at Vikram". The Times of India.
  4. ^ Rajesh, Srividya (24 March 2010). "Samir Sharma turns positive for Woh Rehne Waali Mehlon Ki." India Forums.
  5. ^ "'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.
  6. ^ a b "Sameer Sharma as Shaurya in Yeh Rishtey".[dead link]
  7. ^ Rajesh, Srividya (6 March 2019). "Samir Sharma back in action after health aberration; to be part of Yeh Rishtey Hai Pyaar Ke". IWM Buzz.
  8. ^ "TV actor Sameer Sharma found dead at Mumbai home, suicide suspected". Hindustan Times. 6 August 2020. Retrieved 6 August 2020.
  9. ^ IANS. "Popular Indian actor Sameer Sharma found hanging from kitchen ceiling". Khaleej Times. Retrieved 6 August 2020.
  10. ^ "Sameer Sharma found dead hanging himself from kitchen ceiling". EMEA Tribune. 6 August 2020. Retrieved 6 August 2020.
  11. ^ "Zee TV presents new show - Bhootu,The Friendly Bhoot". Adgully.

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