Cyrus Sahukar

Cyrus Sahukar


Biography

Cyrus Sahukar is an Indian Television Presenter, VJ and Bollywood Actor. He was born on 6 August, 1980 in Indore, India. He is also known for his comic wit in shows like Semi Girebal and other Such satirical Comedy shows hosting and Spoofs.

Early Life

Cyrus Sahukar was born on 6 August, 1980 in a Military headquaters of MHOW, Indore. His father Colonel Behram Sahukar is Parsi where as his mother Nimeran Sahukar a writer is a Punjabi. He has also an elder sister Preti Philip who is an artist He did his schooling from St. Columba's School Delhi. Cyrus started doing theatre in school and acted in various school plays from the age of 6. He is also used to sing in his schooling time at the age of 14. At the age of 15 he performed a musical show called Thanks You for the Music. After that he joined Roshan Abbas and started doing radio voiceovers and jingles His first was for Harpic. At the age of 18 he auditioned in a nationwide search for MTV India called MTV VJ Hunt He Won this VJ Hunt along with Mini Mathur and Asif Seth.

Career

He Joined MTV in the end of 1999 and mioved from Delhi to Mumbai and become one of the youngest people working in MTV.

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, ‘Rendezvous with Semi Garewal.’ The spoof, Semi Girebaal, recorded higher rating than the original show. When MTV forayed into the Mocumentary arena, he started anchoring the show ‘Kickass Mornings’, wherein he played 25 different characters. He then also hosted two seasons of the game show ‘Hole in the wall,’ followed by ‘All stars,’ both for Pogo Channel.


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