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#HappyBirthdayTaahaShah: 10 things you didn't know about the actor!

Another year older, another year wiser and a whole lot hotter – yes that’s Taaha Shah for you! The suave and sexy Gippy actor celebrates his 28th birthday on Novemeber 19th. On this joyous occasion Urban Asian exclusively brings you ten trivial facts about the actor you never knew!

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Did you know Taaha‘ s full name is.. hold your breath.. “Taaha Shah Sikander Badusha”?!!! Now that’s a bit of a tongue twister isn’t it?

Now I’m sure you all have seen item girls, but have you ever come across an item boy? Well, you have now. Taaha was the first male lead in Bollywood to ever dance to a full blown item song! The iconic “Mutton Song” from Luv Ka The End was made famous thanks to his sexy dance moves.

Talk about a foreign find! Taaha is one of the first UAE actors to have been a consecutive top pick for Asia’s biggest banners. The actor began his career with Yash Raj Films and went on to deliver a massive hit with Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions. We do not recollect any other non-filmy foreign national to earn such success in recent times!

Sorry to break your heart girls but it seems the young lad has found his soulmate! Taaha Shah is absolutely in love with ketchup. He’s so in love that he cannot seem to part from the savory goodness. He even carries a tiny tin of “Hienz Tomato Ketchup” to his shoots.

Taaha Shah is definitely destiny’s child when it comes to his encounter with Bollywood. Post his course at NYFA Abu Dhabi, he shifted to Los Angeles for further studies. During that time, Taaha took a trip to the land of Bollywood for a two day vacation and now he calls the Mumbai his home!


Taaha doesn’t go to the gym, he is his own gym! Well with a bod to die for, the actor must be hiding some interesting secrets. We have learned that his training includes a range of old school techniques such as the use of body weight, parkour, gymnastics, acrobatics and dance. Spartan, say we!

We are told that you will not find a single piece of sweets, chocolate, carbonated beverages or the likes in his refrigerator. Now that is what you call a clean diet!

Even entertainers love to get entertained. Taaha’s favorite shows to catch during his down time are Game of Thrones and House of Cards!

His inspiration in the world of filmmaking include legends such as Al Pacino, Amitabh Bachchan and Leonardo Di Caprio.

Like all good humans, Taaha has a pet peeve! He loves cleanliness and organization. He is so obsessed with keeping things in order that he can’t even leave a pen uncapped after its use!