Happy Birthday to Cyrus Sahukar



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Cyrus Sahukar (born August 6, 1980) is an MTV India VJ and Bollywood actor. He is known for his comic wit in shows like Semi Girebaal and other such satirical comedy shows, hosting and spoofs.Cyrus Sahukar was born in the military headquarters of MHOW, Indore on 6 August 1980. His father, Colonel Behram Sahukar, is Parsi whereas his mother, Nimeran Sahukar, a writer, is a Punjabi. He has an elder sister, Preeti Philip, who is an artist. He did his schooling from St Columba’s school, Delhi and his graduation from the prestigious Delhi College of Arts and Commerce of Delhi University

Cyrus started doing theatre in school and acted in various school plays from the age of 6. He also used to sing in his school band, and by age 14, he was a part of senior [3] s ‘Literacy Mission Program,’ where the school students would perform plays and educational skits for the inmates of Tihar Jail. During the same period, he acted in a play which was a part of Barry John’s Red Noses Club. The play was directed by Barry John and was called ‘Haroun and the Sea of Stories,’ based on a novel by author Salman Rushdie.

The following year, in 2000, he fronted a show called ‘MTV Fully Faltoo.’ It went on to become one of the very first shows to spoof on everything-from movies, to ad films to TV Shows, prominent among them being – Sholay, Kaho Naa Pyaar Hai and the Indiana Jones Series. Around the same time, he started performing a spoof on Navjot Singh Sidhu as ‘Piddhu The Great’ and also hosted ‘Semi Girebaal,’ which was a spoof on the talk show.


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