How tall is Chris Bisson

Chris Bisson's Height

5ft 10 (177.8 cm)

English actor, best known for playing Jai Sharma in soap opera Emmerdale, Vikram Desai in Coronation Street and Kash in Shameless (UK). Earlier in his career he was giving his height as 5 feet 10 inches.

How tall is Chris Bisson
Bhasker Patel, Fiona Wade and Chris
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Average Guess (22 Votes)
5ft 10.52in (179.1cm)
Sandy Cowell said on 23/May/23
Not so poor Vikram now. He’s amassed such high gambling debts that he put drugs in Steve’s and Karen’s car and had them go through the customs with with the white powder. Steve in understandably fuming and kicks Vikram out of his car, washing the muck down the river!

Good for him!

Chris gets 5ft10.5.
Sandy Cowell said on 4/Jan/23
Poor Vikram has been seduced by a predatory woman old enough to be his mother, and I feel sorry for him. She has a son of 19 at university, yet this has done nothing to dissuade her aims.

Poor boy. This is an outrage and should be a crime, but alas, it’s not.

Chris gets 5ft11 inches from me and Chris looks pretty tall. This woman looks on the tall side too, but I checked yesterday, and she isn’t on Celebheights. She’s familiar though….
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 1/May/22
I believe that the bag of cocaine was planted on Jai - by the vindictive piece of work, Kim Tate. What a disgraceful thing to do, AND he has a little son.

Now the lives of TWO kids are messed up as Jai’s girlfriend also has a son. She, played by Charlotte Bellamy, has chucked him, poor bloke.

Miss Sandy Cowell said on 26/Jan/22
Young Vikram has infinitely more sympathy than his uncle, Dev Alahan. (Well, I think they're nephew and uncle....)

A young, sensitive girl, Amy, had gone missing in Classic Coronation Street and Dev doesn't seem to give a hoot. He's poo pood her pregnancy by him as well.

Well, thank Heavens it isn't Amy, but Dev has had to identify the body and comes back a seriously changed man. 😢

Chris gets 5ft10.5. He doesn't look nearly 3' shorter than Dev. He looks nearer 2".
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 29/Oct/21
Today's Classic Coronation Street:

Vikram is asked by his shopkeeper father, Ravi Desai, whether he reckons he should have his hair done. The impertinent young son replies, "Yes! You should have your hair done, get a face lift and take out a subscription to a gym!" 🤣🤣🤣

Ravi is preparing for a date - with an emotionally distressed Alma Baldwin. 😲

Mr Desai Senior was played by Saeed Jaffrey, who stood 165cm and weighed in at 68kg. He was born on the 8th January 1929, and died on 15th November 2015, aged 86. Saeed appeared in many movies, including 'Ghandi'. 🎬

The cheeky-faced Chris gets 5ft10.5.
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 8/Sep/21
Chris has recently started his stint in 'Coronation Street' as Vikram Desai, and his sister, Nita, is played by Rebecca Sarker, who is currently in 'Emmerdale' too, playing Manpreet Jutla. What a coincidence!

Chris looks incredibly young and boyish, almost comically so because he hardly looks very old now! 😯🙊

I think 5ft10.5 fits the bill for Chris.
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 25/Jul/21
Chris is a guest on a celebrity edition of 'The Chase', and he's playing the gigantic Mark. He mentioned that he has two 'A' levels in mathematics, including pure maths, so I'm expecting him to do well.

5ft10.5. He looks a couple of inches taller than Bradley Walsh. 📏

PS Chris - 🐶!

PPS He's through to the final. Well done Christopher! 😉👏🎖️
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 11/Feb/20
The little gingery dog WAS hit by a car. 👅 to you for being careless Jai!

Miss Sandy Cowell said on 27/Jan/20
...but it didn't last for long, knowing that the mystery would culminate in a massive showdown on Friday.
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 22/Jan/20
Sorry - make that Jai!

Of the two culprits in the Graham Murder Mystery, Jai has gone right to the top of my list!
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 17/Jan/20
I'm really feeling sorry for Kai right now, being put under pressure by so many. I hope he has the courage to nip the newly surfaced drug problem in the bud.

Miss Sandy Cowell said on 5/Aug/19
He's still playing the rude son. 😝

Don't speak to your father like that. It's RUDE!

Miss Sandy Cowell said on 27/Mar/19
What a rude son Chris plays!

His father, who bought him his house, gets married to a gorgeous lady and Jai, Chris's character, doesn't believe his father is fanciable enough to bag himself a stunner! Okay, so he towers over his short, balding father, but who the blazes does he think he is, talking to his own Dad like that? Where would he be without him? Throwing into his father's face "This is my house!" when it was bought by his father in the first place, is outrageous! It reminds me of David in 'Coronation Street' who was given a house for nought to save on inheritance tax, threatening to throw his own Mum out!

Kai, your Dad and his new wife are in love. Get over it!

Zampo said on 24/Nov/18
5'10 flat, no more or less.
jjj said on 31/Oct/17
Does seem to be a taller 5'10 as far as 5'10ers go.
Nik said on 29/Oct/17
@ Sandy Cowell - Hi Sandy!

Well, that's problem solved then! We now know how tall Jai is and it makes sense he is this height when you compare him to his fellow stars in the above photograph! My apologies go to him for spelling his name wrong too.

I hope you have had a good weekend Sandy!

Sandy Cowell said on 28/Oct/17
@ Nik - Hey, I noticed Cain scrapping with Jai again this morning during the omnibus and their IS a noticeable difference! Chris is no more than 5ft10.25 and could even be 5ft10 on the evidence of that fight!
100% certain! 👍
Nik said on 28/Oct/17
@ Sandy Cowell - Hi!

I flicked through the channels this morning to see if I could find out what side the double "Emmerdale" was on, but alas I could not find it! I did see that the double "Coronation Street" was on iTV 2 but unfortunately I opted not to watch it, something I regret now!
I do think that Jay and Cain have both got hot tempers and they will both stand up to people, so these 2 getting into a fight doesn't surprise me in the slightest! I will stick with my flat 5'10"!

Sandy Cowell said on 27/Oct/17
@ Nik - Hi! I have just finished watching the double 'Emmerdale' shown yesterday, Thursday 26th, and I agree with your statement of Chris being a touch over 5ft10. He scrapped with Cain, and it didn't look as though there are a full 1 and a 1/2 inches between the guys at all! It could even be an inch! This will show again on Saturday morning, and I am determined to take yet another look then!

Nik said on 27/Oct/17
@ Sandy Cowell - Hi!

I don't doubt that Chris is 5'10" either, in fact you could be right in saying that he is 5'10.25" but I will stick with my original estimate! When I first voted I sent the vote in without my name, that is because it disappeared from the box, I then filled in the box with my name and sent it again and then.... I wrote off to Rob! Well, the average vote is 5'10.39" after 7 votes, so the belief is that he is a touch over 5'10"!
CD said on 26/Oct/17
An honest 5ft 10 is all I can say.
Nik said on 26/Oct/17
Chris is a great addition to this site, he has starred in both great Northern soaps on both sides of the Pennines and has done well in both of them! I remember him in "Coronation Street" at the age of 27, but he looked much younger!
In terms of his height, I think Rob has got it spot on by pegging him at 5'10", I mentioned to my Mum about him having a page on celebheights and she agreed that he is 5'10"!
Editor Rob
I was in Sainsbury's yesterday shopping with my own dearest Mother, and actually realised I hadn't shown her a recent photo, so there you go, my Mother visited celebheights and her comment on Terence Stamp was he looks 5ft 9, I thought he was taller.

Well, age does shrink you 1-2 inches unfortunately!
Faza said on 26/Oct/17
Fiona is just 4ft11 wow never paid too much attention to her height but would have guessed her like 5ft2 wonder how tall is bhasker patel
Sandy Cowell said on 26/Oct/17
Chris always seems to be active in Soapland! His latest stint in Emmerdale has seen him go from callous, verbally cruel coke-taker to caring support- giver, lately looking after a troubled young girl, who reminded him of a girl he loved who lost her life to heroin. He has just recently become a new Dad again, to a child who risks growing up with cerebral palsy. What an emotional time he is in for!
In the photo above, Chris is pictured next to the actress who plays his sister, 4ft11 Fiona Wade. She went off with the thoroughly likeable Leyla's not so likeable fiance so I don't care for her now, I'm afraid! Also standing with him in the picture is the actor who plays his (and her!) father, who could pass for about 5ft7.5+! I don't doubt that Chris is 5ft10, but in the programme, he could pass for a touch more, but soap stars do tend to be on the short side! Having said that, there are some really tall actors in Emmerdale, including a 6ft4 guy and Cain Dingle, 5ft11.5, so I think I can rule out Emmerdale for being full of small men because it simply isn't!

Chris gets 5ft10.25 from me!
Anonymous said on 25/Oct/17
In coronation street he was fairly young when he first started he must of been 5.11 back then.
Nik said on 25/Oct/17
Sorry the first guess was sent without my name. Don't count it.

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