Shiv Thakare Wiki, Age, Caste, Girlfriend, Family, Biography & More

Shiv Thakare is a professional choreographer. He was a semi-finalist on the popular reality show Roadies Rising. Shiv also competed on the famous reality show Bigg Boss Marathi (Season 2).

Wiki/Biography

Shiv Thakare was born on September 9, 1989 (at the age of 33 as of 2022) in Amravati, Maharashtra. His zodiac sign is Virgo.

Shiv Thakare's childhood pictures
Shiv Thakare’s childhood pictures

He completed his schooling at Sant Kavaram Vidyalaya in Amravati, Maharashtra. He obtained his graduation degree from G.H. Raisoni College of Engineering in Nagpur, Maharashtra. Due to his financial constraints, he had to take up various odd jobs after college, such as being a newspaper delivery person, farming, and giving tuition classes.

Shiv Thakare In College
Shiv Thakare In College

In 2015, he was selected to participate in the popular reality TV game show Roadies Rising (season 14). His popularity grew rapidly while he was on the show, and he reached the semi-finals before being eliminated. After Roadies, he focused on building his career as a choreographer. He started his own dance studio and also participated in numerous dance competitions.

Shiv Thakare In Roadies
Shiv Thakare In Roadies

In September 2019, he became the winner of the game reality show “Bigg Boss Marathi” Season 2. He took home the winner’s trophy and prize money of Rs 17 lakh.

Shiv Thakare In Bigg Boss
Shiv Thakare In Bigg Boss

Physical Appearance

  • Height: 5′ 9″
  • Weight: 75 kg (approx.)
  • Eye Colour: Black
  • Hair Colour: Black
  • Body Measurements: Chest 42″, Waist 32″, Biceps 16″ (approx.)
Shiv Thakare
Shiv Thakare

Family

Shiv Thakare comes from a Kshatriya family. He was born to ManoharRao UttamRao Jhinguji Ganuji Thakare, who owns a pan shop. His mother’s name is Ashatai Thakare. He has a sister, Manisha Thakare, who is married.

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Shiv Thakare with his father
Shiv Thakare with his father
Shiv Thakare with his mother
Shiv Thakare with his mother
Shiv Thakare With His Sister Manisha Thakare
Shiv Thakare With His Sister Manisha Thakare

He was rumoured to be dating his co-star and Roadies Rising Winner Shweta Mehta.

Shiv Thakare With Shweta Mehta
Shiv Thakare With Shweta Mehta

He then dated the Indian actress Veena Jagtap.

Shiv Thakare with Veena Jagtap
Shiv Thakare with Veena Jagtap

Career

Shiv Thakare is a dancer and choreographer who owns his dance studio, Shiv Thakare Dance Studio, in Amravati, Maharashtra. He teaches dance and also participates in various dance competitions.

Shiv Thakare And His Dance Studio Students
Shiv Thakare And His Dance Studio Students

He also works with an event management company and organizes various events across Maharashtra, including fashion shows, dance competitions, and other competitive shows. In addition, he actively participates in reality shows, having appeared in Roadies Rising (Season 14) and Bigg Boss Marathi Season 2.

Shiv Thakare In The Bigg Boss House
Shiv Thakare In The Bigg Boss House

Shiv Thakare, along with his ex-girlfriend Veena Jagtap, featured in the Marathi music video ‘Kasa Chandra.’

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Shiv has participated in a few other TV shows like “The Anti Social Network” (2019) and “MTV Roadies Revolution” (2020). He has also made special appearances in shows like “Don Special” (2019), “Aaj Kay Special” (2020), “Fakt Marathi Cinema Sanman Awards” (2022), and “Mela Manoranjanacha” (2022). In 2021, he was featured in the Marathi music video “Sheelavati” by Varun Likhate. After winning Bigg Boss Marathi, in 2022, he participated in season 16 of “Bigg Boss,” hosted by Salman Khan.

Bigg Boss 16 contestants
Bigg Boss 16 contestants

Signature

Shiv Thakare's signature
Shiv Thakare’s signature

Car & Bike Collection

Shiv owns a Volkswagen Polo and a Yamaha R15 (1st Generation)

Shiv Thakare On His R15
Shiv Thakare On His R15

Salary/Income

He charged Rs 5 lakh per week for Bigg Boss 16 (2022).

Net Worth

As of 2022, his net worth is around Rs 10 crore.

Facts

  • He is a fitness freak, and he regularly goes to the gym.

    Shiv Thakare In The Gym
    Shiv Thakare In The Gym
  • He is an ardent follower of Lord Shiva and Lord Ganesha.
  • He is good friends with all his Roadies co-stars, and he meets them regularly.

    Shiv Thakare With His Roadies Co-Stars
    Shiv Thakare With His Roadies Co-Stars
  • Once in an interview, he stated that he wants to become an actor. He is interested in playing a negative character and wants to be a villain. He loves the acting skills of Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Siddharth Jadhav.
  • He got a tattoo of his rumoured ex-girlfriend’s name inked on his hand.

    Shiv Thakare'a tattoo
    Shiv Thakare’a tattoo
  • In an interview, he shared that once he got a call for a role in an acting project for which he bought new clothes worth Rs 5000. When he went on the sets, he got to know that he had only a small role in it, and he was a part of the crowd in it.
  • Shiv, along with his sister, has an event management company.
  • He used to earn around Rs 20,000 to 22,000 from his dance class. In an interview, he shared how he started dancing. He said,I began dancing because I aspired to be an actor in the future. When I used to dance, I auditioned for Dance India Dance, Boogie Woogie, and Marathi show Dum Dama Dam, and my overall goal was to go to Bollywood only, even after Roadies. My school, where I used to learn dance, contacted me and asked if I could teach the students at a dance event. They paid me 75 rupees for each of the three dances, and I was greatly appreciated.”
  • Before participating in Roadies, he used to do menial jobs like distributing newspapers & milk packets, farming, and helping his father in his pan shop.
  • In 2019, Shiv Thakare became Maharashtra’s Most Desirable Man on TV, and he was ranked First in The Times of India’s Top 15 Most Desirable Men on Marathi Television. In 2021, he received Youth Icon Award.
  • He has also launched his own perfume brand named B. Real Deodorant.
  • In 2019, he became the winner of “Big Boss Marathi 2.” He was awarded the winner’s trophy and prize money of Rs 17 lakh.

    Shiv Thakare as the winner of Big Boss Marathi 2
    Shiv Thakare as the winner of Big Boss Marathi 2
  • During an interview in March 2023, he spoke about his experience with the casting couch. Although he had never actually fallen victim to the casting couch, Mr. Thakare recalled a few close encounters and said, “There was a lady in Four Bungalows. She would tell me that she had made this person and that person. She would call me for an audition at 11 at night. I’m not so naive that I wouldn’t understand that auditions don’t happen at night. So, I told her that I had some work and couldn’t make it. To this, she said, ‘You don’t want to work?’”

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