Gulshan Grover was born, raised and educated in Delhi, India. After receiving his master's degree in Commerce from Shri Ram College of Commerce, he decided to pursue his passion and made a lifelong commitment to entertainment industry. He honed his acting skills in theatre, and after many stage productions with the well-known "Little Theatre Group" he moved to Bombay to pursue a career in movies. Once there, he began his formal acting training at prestigious Actor's Studio, with batch mates like actor Anil Kapoor. Gulshan Grover eventually became an acting teacher at the same acting school; in fact, some of today's leading Indian stars were once his students.