The following yr, in 2000, he fronted a serial named Mtv Fully Faltoo. It went on to become one of the first serials to spoof on everything-from films, to advertisement movies to Tv serials, prominent among them being Sholay, Kaho Na Pyar Hai and the Indianaa Jones Series. Around the same time, he began performing a spoof on Navjot Singh Sidhu as Piddhu The Great and hosted Semi Girebal, that was a spoof on the talk serial, Rendezvous along with Semi Garewaal. The spoof, Semi Girebal, recorded higher rating compared to the original serial. When Mtv forayed into the Mocumentary arena, he began anchoring the tv show Kickass Mornings , wherein he played 25 different characters. He hosted 2 seasons of the game serial Hole in the wall, followed by All stars, both for Pogo Channel.
He joined Mtv in the end of ’99 and moved from New Delhi to Bombay and became one of the youngest people doing work in Mtv.
Cyrus began doing theater in school and acted in school plays from the age of 6. He would sing in his school band, and by age 14, he was a part of Punjabi actor Kiran Bedi s Literacy Mission Program, where the school students will perform plays and educational skits for the Punjabi inmates of Tihar Jail. In the same period, he acted in a play that was a part of Barry John’s Red Noses Club. The play was directed by Barry John and was named Haroun and the Sea of Stories, based on a novel by author Salmaan Rushdie.
By the age of 16, he was hosting a Punjabi radio serial named Radio Rampage in New Delhi. Around the same time he did work on the production and acted in Andrew Lloyd Webber s Starlight Express and Graffiti Postcards from School, both plays directed by Roshan Abbaas.
Cyrus Sahukar is an Mtv India Vj and BTown artist. He is famous for his comic wit in serials such as Semi Girebal and other such satirical comedy serials, hosting and spoofs.
At 15, he performed a musical serial named Thank you for the music, directed by Stephen Maraazzi, that was his first professional endeavor as a singer. After that he joined Roshan Abbaas and began doing radio voiceovers and jingles. His first jingle was for Harpic.
At the age of 18 he tried out in a nationwide search for Mtv India named Mtv Vj Hunt. He won this Vj Hunt with Mini Mathur and Asif Seth.
Cyrus Sahukar was born in the military headquarters of Mhow, Indore on 6th Aug 1978. His dad, Behram Sahukar, a colonel is a Parsi whereas his mom, that gives him half Punjabi , Nimeran Sahukar, a writer, is a Punjabi and half Parsi lineage. He has an elder sis, Preeti Philip, an artist. He grew up in a predominantly Punjabi neighborhood New Delhi and did his schooling from St Columba’s