Shefali Shah (Actress) Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Biography & More

Shefali Shah (Actress) Height, Weight, Date of Birth, Age, Wiki, Biography, Boyfriend and More

Shefali Shah is an Indian film & television actress, and dubbing artist. She is best known for her performance in Bollywood film like Waqt: The Race Against Time and Dil Dhadakne Do, Gandhi, My Father and Mohabbatein. Shefali got recognition for starring in the film Satya in 1998. She has been nominated and won several awards for her outstanding performance in the entertainment industry.

Birth & Early Life

Shefali Shah was born on 20 July 1972 to Shudhakar Shetty and Shobha Shetty in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Her mother is a homeopathy doctor while father is a former RBI employee. They lived in RBI headquarters in Santa Cruz, Mumbai. Shefali went to Arya Vidya Mandir.


Real Name Shefali Shah
Profession Actor and Voice over artist
Date of Birth 20 July 1972
Age (as in 2022) 50 Years
Birth Place Mumbai, Maharashtra
Nationality Indian
Home Town Mumbai, Maharashtra
Family Mother : Shobha Shetty
Father : Shudhakar Shetty
Husband : Vipul Amrutlal Shah (m. 2000)
Children : Aryaman and Maurya Shah
Shefali Shah Family
Ex-husband : Harsh Chhaya (m. 1997-2001)
Religion Hinduism
Address Mumbai, Maharashtra
Shefali Shah (Actress)



Shefali entered in film industry in 1995 with the movie Rangeela. She came to limelight for playing the role of supporting actress in Satya in 1998. She won the Best Actress Filmfare Critics Award at the 44th Filmfare Awards and she was also nominated for the Best Supporting Actress Critics Award for her role.

She acted in the movie Waqt: The race against time as Amitabh Bachchan’s wife. Shefali portrayed the role of Kasturba Gandhi in 2007 movie Gandhi, My Father. She won Zee Cine Awards for Best Actress(critics), Tokyo Film Festival award for Best Actress and was nominated for Best Supporting Actress in Screen Awards & Producers Guild Film Awards.

 Shefali have worked in several movies like Monsoon Wedding (2001), The Last Year (2007), Black and White (2008), Karthik Calling Karthik (2010), Dil Dhadakne Do (2015), Brothers (2015) and more. Shefali appeared in Netflix original anthology series of four short stories Ajeeb Daastaans in 2021 and Amazon Prime’s Jalsa in 2022.


Shefali made her television debut in 1993 with a Doordarshan serial Aarohan. She has worked in several hindi tv serials including Naya Nukkad (1993), Hasratein (1996), Ramayan (2008). She has also acted in episodic tv show Savdhaan India.

Education Details and More

School Arya Vidya Mandir
College Not Known
Educational Qualification Graduate
Debut Film : Rangeela (1995)
Rangeela (1995)
Television : Banegi Apni Baat (1993)
Banegi Apni Baat (1994)
Web Series : Delhi Crime (2019)
Delhi Crime (2019)
Awards National Film Award
Filmfare Award
Screen Award
and many more
Shefali Shah (Actress)

Physical Stats and More

Height 5′ 6″ Feet
Weight 60 Kg
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
Hobbies Cooking, Blogging, Reading Books
Shefali Shah (Actress)

Personal Life

Shefali was married to actor Harsh Chhaya from 1997-2001. Chhaya is an actor and widely worked in the Hindi TV industry in supporting roles. In 2000, she tied knots with film producer and director Vipul Amrutlal Shah. Shefali has two sons Aryaman and Maurya.

Marital Status and More

Marital Status Married
Boyfriends Harsh Chhaya (Actor)
Harsh Chhaya
Vipul Amrutlal Shah (Producer)
Vipul Amrutlal Shah
Marriage Date 1991 (with Harsh Chhaya)
December 2000 (with Vipul Amrutlal Shah)
Controversies None
Net Worth INR 150-200 Crore
Shefali Shah (Actress)

Social Media Presence

Some Facts About Shefali Shah

  • Shefali Shah was born and brought up in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
  • She comes from a non-filmy background.
  • Shefali started playing the role of mother in movies since the age of 20. Interestingly, she played character of mother to Akshay Kumar, who is five years older than her in the film Waqt.
  • She was also nominated in Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress for the film Waqt.
  • Shefali gave her voice for the character Raksha in 2016 film The Jungle Book.
  • She is an ardent painter and her favourite painters are Mark Rothko and Jackson Pollock.
  • She got training from Metafora – Studio Arts in Spain for 3 months in 2016.
  • Shefali is fluent in five languages Tulu, Hindi, English, Marathi and Gujarati.
  • She opened Jalsa, a restaurant in Ahemdabad, Gujarat in 2021.
  • She got featured on March 2022 cover of The Man Magazine India along with Mrunal Thakur, Shweta Tripathi, Kusha Kapila and Prajakta Koli.
  • Shefali appeared in Netflix Original show Delhi Crime as a cop in 2019. The web series won the International Emmy Awards for the Best Drama Series in 2020.
  • Shefali was seen as Dr. Gauri Nath in Disney+ Hotstar’s web series Human.

  • She directed her first short film Someday. The movie was nominated for the International Short Film & Video Competition in the 51st Annual USA Film Festival.

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