Shiney Ahuja

Shiney Ahuja
Born Shiney Ahuja
May 15, 1973 (1973-05-15) (age 37)
Delhi, India
Occupation Actor, Model
Years active 2003 — present
Spouse(s) Anupam Pandey

Shiney Ahuja (born 15 May 1973) is an Indian actor, who won Filmfare Best Debut Award for Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi in 2006.[1]


  • 1 Early life
  • 2 Career
    • 2.1 Upcoming Films
  • 3 Personal life
  • 4 Awards
  • 5 Filmography
  • 6 References
  • 7 External links

Early life

Shiney Ahuja was born in New Delhi. His father was in the Indian army.[2] His early schooling was at St. Xavier's School, Ranchi, later , he studied at The Army Public School, Dhaula Kuan, New Delhi. His initial plans were to join the armed forces. While studying at Hansraj College University of Delhi from 1992-1996, he was attracted to Theater and joined the Barry Johns Acting School in Delhi[3]. Sometime after 1996, he moved to Mumbai.


Shiney Ahuja, before making his debut in films did modeling and some commercials.[4] He then appeared in a music video for the British Asian band Stereo Nation.

He made his acting debut with the critically acclaimed Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi which debuted at various film festivals in 2004 and was released in theaters in 2005. The film won Shiney Ahuja rave reviews and was viewed as one of the best films of that year. In 2006 Ahuja was awarded Best male debut by Filmfare Awards, Screen Awards, IIFA Awards, Zee Cine Awards and Stardust Awards for his performance. He however grew more familiar with mainstream audiences with Karam (2005), where he starred alongside John Abraham and Priyanka Chopra.

He played lead role in the popular movie Mahesh Bhatt's Gangster.[3] He acted in the filmed life story of Parveen Babi and Mahesh Bhatt "Woh Lamhe" in the year 2006 opposite Kangana Ranaut. The film was appreciated for its screenplay, Kangana's acting and the music by Pritam.

Upcoming Films

His upcoming films include Har Pall by Jahnu Barua.[5]

Personal life

Shiney Ahuja is married to Anupam Ahuja. They have a daughter named Arshiya, born in 2007. He was accused of raping his maid, and was arrested, but was later released on bail. [6]


  • 2006: Screen Awards: Most Promising Newcomer - Male - Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi
  • 2006: Zee Cine Award for Best Male Debut- Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi
  • 2006: IIFA Awards: Best Debut- Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi
  • 2006: Stardust Awards: Best debut actor- Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi
  • 2007: IIFA Awards: Best Actor (Critics) - Gangster
  • 2007: Society Young Achiever's Award - Gangster
  • 2008: Kalakar Awards: Best actor - Khoya Khoya Chand


Film Year Role Other notes
Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi 2003 Vikram Malhotra filmfare award for best male debutant
Sins 2005 Father William
Karam 2005 ACP Wagh Pratap Singh
Kal: Yesterday and Tomorrow 2005 Tarun Haksar
Gangster 2006 Daya Shankar
Fanaa 2006 Suraj Ahuja special appearance
Zindaggi Rocks 2006 Dr.Suraj Rihan
Woh Lamhe 2006 Aditya Garewal
Life in a... Metro 2007 Akash
Bhool Bhulaiya 2007 Siddharth
Khoya Khoya Chand 2007 Zaffar
Hijack 2008 Vikram Madaan
Har Pall 2010 Rohit

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