Shatrughan Sinha
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Member of ParliamentLok Sabha
In office
2009–2019
Succeeded byRavi Shankar Prasad
ConstituencyPatna SahibBihar
Minister of Health and Family Welfare
In office
22 July 2002 – 29 January 2003
Prime MinisterAtal Bihari Vajpayee
Union Cabinet Minister, Shipping
In office
30 January 2003 – 22 May 2004
Prime MinisterAtal Bihari Vajpayee
Member of ParliamentRajya Sabha
In office
1996–2008
ConstituencyBihar
Personal details
Born9 December 1945 (age 74)
PatnaBiharBritish India
Political partyIndian National Congress (since 2019)
Other political
affiliations
Bharatiya Janata Party (before 2019)
Spouse(s)
Poonam Sinha (m. 1980)
ChildrenSonakshi Sinha
Luv Sinha
Kush Sinha
ParentsLate Shri B.P. Sinha
Late Smt. Shyama Sinha
Alma materFTII, Pune
OccupationActorPolitician
Websitewww.sinhashatrughan.in
Nickname(s)Shotgun
Shatru

Shatrughan Sinha born Shatrughan Prasad Sinha on 9 December 1945 is an Indian film actor and politician. Apart from being member of Lok Sabha (2009–2014, 2014–2019) and Rajya Sabha twice, he was Union Cabinet Minister of Health and Family Welfare (January 2003 – May 2004) and Shipping (August 2004) in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government. He was elected to 15th Lok Sabha in 2009. In 2016, his biography, entitled Anything but Khamosh, was released.