Shri Shatrughan Prasad Sinha

Shatrughan Prasad Sinha also known as "shotgun" in the Indian Film Industry. He has worked in many films. He is MP from Patna Sahib Loksabha Constituency, associated with Bhartiya Janta Party. Here his bio profile is mentioned under

Shri Shatrughan Prasad Sinha

Constituency : Patna Sahib (Bihar)
Party Name : Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP)
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Name : Shatrughan Prasad Sinha
Father's Name : Late Shri B.P. Sinha
Mother's Name : Late Smt. Shyamadevi Sinha

Date of Birth : 15 July 1946

Place of Birth : Patna (Bihar)
Marital Status : Married
Date of Marriage : 09 July 1980
Spouse's Name : Smt. Poonam Sinha
Children's : Three (2 Sons + 1 Daughter)

Educational Qualification
Educated at Patna Science College, Patna
Film & Television Institute of India, Pune, Maharashtra

Positions Held
1996 - Member, Rajya Sabha
2002 - Re-elected Rajya Sabha (2nd Term)
01/2003 - 05/2004 - Union Cabinet Minister, Health & Family Welfare
August 2004 - Union Cabinet Minister, Shipping
2009 - Elected to 15th Lok Sabha
31 Aug' 2009 - Member, Committee on Transport, Tourism & Culture

Professional Experiences
In 1967-68 his career was started in film industry
Acted in over 225 hindi feature fims
He also worked in Punjabi, Gujarati, Bhojpuri, Bengali feature films.
(i) B.F.J.A. Award for best supporting actor in `Tanhai`
(ii) Punjab-Kala-Shree Award as Best Actor for film `Khudgarz`
(iii) Golden Semurg Award, Tashkent, 1988 for the film `Antorjoli Jatra`
(iv) All India Filmgoers award`Abhinaya Samrat`
(v)Rashtriya Kishore Kumar Samman` by Madya Pradesh Government
(vi)Award of Honour, New York (USA) and Toronto (Canada)for contribution to the Indian Cinema

Social activities
Associated with philanthropic organisations like (i)SAFA (Satrughan Sinha Fans` Association), PRAYAS and KOSHISH;
Campaigned for raising funds for `Homes for Blind` and appealed to the people of the country for donating their eyes after death;
Organised blood donation camps through SAFA; crusaded against drug addiction amongst youth by arranging anti-drugs and anti-tobbacco programmes in schools and colleges in different parts of country;
Chairman, PRAYAS (since 2001); an organisation engaged in rehabilitating orphans and disadvantaged children, youth and women in Delhi, Bihar, Gujarat, Assam and at the Tsunami devasted areas of Anadaman and Nicobar Islands;
Member,Board of Directors, KOSHISH, an organisation committed to serving the deaf and dumb in Delhi; associated with Sanjay Gandhi Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow;

Countries Visited
Australia, Canada, Mauritius, New Zealand, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, South America & UK

Other Information
Member, Indian Parliamentary Delegation at the 61st Session of the UN General Assembly
Grand Marshall, India Independence day Parade, New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco (USA)
Chief Guest, Session of the International Hindi Association, New Jersey (USA), October, 1997
Guest of Honour, Silver Jubilee Celebration, India Day Parade, Manahattan, New York (USA), August, 2005
Name entered in the Limca Book of the Record,as the first actor from the Hindi Mainstream Cinema to become a Cabinet Minister in Govt. of India;
Bihar Ratna for philanthropic activities
Certificate of Recognition by the Presiding Officer of Nasau County Legislature in recognition of his outstanding charitable work as Member of Parliament


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