Shail Chaturvedi Wiki, Age, Death, Family, Biography & More

Shail Chaturvedi


Shail Chaturvedi (1936 – 2007) was an Indian Hindi satirist, humorist, lyricist, and poet. He appeared in several Bollywood movies, and TV series, like Uphaar (1971), Chitchor (1976), Chameli Ki Shaadi (1986), Kareeb (1998), and many more.


Shail Chaturvedi was born on Monday, 29 June 1936 (age 71; at the time of death) in Amravati, Maharashtra, India. His zodiac sign was Cancer.


Parents & Siblings

There is not much information about his parents and siblings.

Wife & Children

Shail Chaturvedi was married to Daya Chaturvedi. He had three sons, Vishal, Vihan, and Vivek.


Shail Chaturvedi began his career as a lecturer at Allahabad University, Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh. With his keen interest in poetry, he started taking part in several Kavi Sammelan, and did humorous political commentary. He was known as Hasya Kavi of the 1970s-80s. He was often featured in the annual Kavi Sammelan that aired on Doordarshan on Holi every year. He also acted in a number of Hindi films and TV series as well.


  • Bazar Ka Ye Hal Hai (1988)
  • Chal Gayi, Fusion Books


  • Zabaan Sambhalke (1993)
  • Shrimaan Shrimati (1994-99)
  • Kuch Bhi Ho Sakta Hai (1996)


  • Payal Ki Jhankaar (1980)
  • Maar Dhaad (1988)
  • Zid (1994)


On Monday, 29 October 2007, Shail Chaturvedi passed away at his Malad residence in the early hours of the morning due to chronic renal failure and other ailments.


  • Shail Chaturvedi played the role of ‘Sharma ji’, in the famous 1994 Indian Hindi-language sitcom Shrimaan Shrimati.