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Cyrus Sahukar Bio
Cyrus Sahukar is an MTV India VJ[ and Bollywood actor. He is known for his comic wit in shows like Semi Girebaal and other such satirical comedy shows, hosting and spoofs.
At 15, he performed a musical show called ‘Thank you for the music,’ directed by Stephen Marazzi, which was his first professional endeavor as a singer. After that he joined Roshan Abbas and started doing radio voiceovers and jingles. His first jingle was for Harpic.
By the age of 16, he was hosting a Punjabi radio show called ‘Radio Rampage’ in Delhi. Around the same time he worked on the production and acted in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s ‘Starlight Express’ and ‘Graffiti Postcards from School,’ both plays directed by Roshan Abbas.
At the age of 18 he auditioned in a nationwide search for MTV India called ‘MTV VJ Hunt.’ He won this VJ Hunt along with Mini Mathur and Asif Seth.
He joined MTV in the end of 1999 and moved from Delhi to Mumbai and became one of the youngest people working in MTV.
The following year, in 2000, he fronted a show called ‘MTV Fully Faltoo.’ It went on to become one of the very first shows to spoof on everything-from movies, to ad films to TV Shows, prominent among them being – Sholay, Kaho Naa Pyaar Hai and the Indiana Jones Series. Around the same time, he started performing a spoof on Navjot Singh Sidhu as ‘Piddhu The Great’ and also hosted ‘Semi Girebaal,’ which was a spoof on the talk show, ‘Rendezvous with Semi Garewal.’ The spoof, Semi Girebaal, recorded higher rating than the original show. When MTV forayed into the Mocumentary arena, he started anchoring the show ‘Kickass Mornings’, wherein he played 25 different characters. He then also hosted two seasons of the game show ‘Hole in the wall,’ followed by ‘All stars,’ both for Pogo Channel.