Biography

Living in a Chawl in Tilak Nagar, Punjabi-speaking Anil was born in 1959 to Surinder and Nirmal aka Suchitra Kapoor. He has an elder brother, Boney, a sister, Reena, and a younger brother, Sanjay. His dad used to be Shammi Kapoor's Secretary.

A loner, without many friends, he studied in the nearby O.L.P.S. (Our Lady of Perpetual Succor) School, and was an ardent fan of Bollywood flicks that were telecast during the Ganesh Maha Utsav every year. He was a fan of Raj Kapoor, and it was this that influenced his acting, and people saw him as a mimic of the legendary showman. He landed a role as a child artiste with Shashi Kapoor in the lead, but the movie (Tu Payal Main Geet) was never released.

After school, he went to study in St. Xaviers College. He commuted by bus and train from Chembur to Bombay V.T., and the walked the rest of the way. It was here that he met Mazhar Khan. A distracted Anil was kicked out of College in the second year due to his lack of presence. His attempts to join the Pune Film Institute were in vain, as he failed in the written examination. He then decided to join Roshan Taneja's Acting school.

He first appeared on the silver screen in Hamhare Tumhare in a character role. His first lead role was in 'Woh 7 Din' and from thence on there has been no looking back. He has acted in close to a 100 movies, and has 5 in production. He has produced two movies (Gandhi My Father & Badhaai Ho Badhaai), as well as been a Casting Director/Outdoor In charge for 'Hum Paanch'.

Kapoor's first role in an international film was in Danny Boyle's 2008 Academy Award-winning film Slumdog Millionaire, for which he shared the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture. His performance in the eighth season of the action series 24 generated rave reviews from the American press Globally, Anil Kapoor is one of the most recognized Indian actors.

Anil met wealthy and chic model, Sindhi-speaking Sunita Bhambhani, and married her in 1984. Since then they have given birth to 3 children, kapoor has two daughters and a son Harshwardhan Kapoor.Kapoor's elder daughter is actress Sonam Kapoor. Rhea Kapoor attended school in New York and is now a producer in Mumbai.

Living in a Chawl in Tilak Nagar, Punjabi-speaking Anil was born in 1959 to Surinder and Nirmal aka Suchitra Kapoor. He has an elder brother, Boney, a sister, Reena, and a younger brother, Sanjay. His dad used to be Shammi Kapoor's Secretary.

A loner, without many friends, he studied in the nearby O.L.P.S. (Our Lady of Perpetual Succor) School, and was an ardent fan of Bollywood flicks that were telecast during the Ganesh Maha Utsav every year. He was a fan of Raj Kapoor, and it was this that influenced his acting, and people saw him as a mimic of the legendary showman. He landed a role as a child artiste with Shashi Kapoor in the lead, but the movie (Tu Payal Main Geet) was never released.

After school, he went to study in St. Xaviers College. He commuted by bus and train from Chembur to Bombay V.T., and the walked the rest of the way. It was here that he met Mazhar Khan. A distracted Anil was kicked out of College in the second year due to his lack of presence. His attempts to join the Pune Film Institute were in vain, as he failed in the written examination. He then decided to join Roshan Taneja's Acting school.

He first appeared on the silver screen in Hamhare Tumhare in a character role. His first lead role was in 'Woh 7 Din' and from thence on there has been no looking back. He has acted in close to a 100 movies, and has 5 in production. He has produced two movies (Gandhi My Father & Badhaai Ho Badhaai), as well as been a Casting Director/Outdoor In charge for 'Hum Paanch'.

Kapoor's first role in an international film was in Danny Boyle's 2008 Academy Award-winning film Slumdog Millionaire, for which he shared the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture. His performance in the eighth season of the action series 24 generated rave reviews from the American press Globally, Anil Kapoor is one of the most recognized Indian actors.

Anil met wealthy and chic model, Sindhi-speaking Sunita Bhambhani, and married her in 1984. Since then they have given birth to 3 children, kapoor has two daughters and a son Harshwardhan Kapoor.Kapoor's elder daughter is actress Sonam Kapoor. Rhea Kapoor attended school in New York and is now a producer in Mumbai.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 123

Birthday 1956-12-24

Place of Birth Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Official Site http://www.anilkapoor.net/

Also Known As

  • अनिल कपूर

Acting TV ShowsMovies

Biwi No.1 Remake
2020 Takht as Shahjahan
2019 Total Dhamaal as Avinash Patel
2019 Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga as Balbir Chaudhary
2018 Fanney Khan as Prashant Kumar Sharma "Fanney Khan"
2018 Race 3 as Shamsher Singh
2018 Dance Deewane (2 episodes) as Himself
2017 Mubarakan as Kartar Singh
2017 The Drama Company (1 episode) as Himself
2017 Oasis as Vikram Danesh (1 episode) as Vikram Danesh
2016 BFF's with Vogue (1 episode) as Himself
2016 The Kapil Sharma Show (6 episodes) as Himself
2016 Comedy Nights Live (1 episode) as Himself
2015 Welcome Back as Sagar 'Majnu' Pandey
2015 Dil Dhadakne Do as Kamal Mehra
2014 The Anupam Kher Show (1 episode) as Himself
2013 Mahabharata as Karna (voice)
2013 24: India (1 episode) as Jai Singh Rathod
2013 Comedy Nights with Kapil (5 episodes) as Himself
2013 Bombay Talkies as Himself
2013 Shootout at Wadala as ACP Afaaque Bhaagran
2013 Race 2 as Inspector Robert D'Costa
2012 Tezz as Arjun Khanna
2011 Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol as Brij Nath
2011 Up Close & Personal with PZ (1 episode) as Himself
2010 No Problem as Arjun Singh
2009 Wanted as Special Appearance in "Jalwa" Song
2009 Live from Studio Five (1 episode)
2009 Shortkut - The Con Is On as Guest Appearance
2008 Yuvvraaj as Gyanesh Yuvvraaj
2008 Slumdog Millionaire as Prem Kumar
2008 Tashan as Bhaiyyaji
2008 Race as Robert D'Costa aka R.D.
2008 Black & White as Rajan Mathur
2008 Halla Bol as Himself
2007 Welcome as Majnu Bhai
2007 Salaam-e-Ishq as Vinay Malhotra
2006 Darna Zaroori Hai as Karan Chopra
2006 Humko Deewana Kar Gaye as Karan Oberoi
2005 No Entry as Kishen
2005 My Wife's Murder as Ravi Patwardhan
2005 Bewafaa as Aditya Sahai
2004 Musafir as Lucky
2004 Coffee with Karan (3 episodes) as Himself
2003 Calcutta Mail as Avinash
2003 Armaan as Dr. Akash Sinha
2002 Badhaai Ho Badhaai as Raja
2002 Rishtey
2002 Om Jai Jagadish as Om Batra
2002 Chocolate: Deep Dark Secrets as Krishan Pundit
2002 Jeena Isi Ka Naam Hai (3 episodes) as Himself
2001 24 (24 episodes) as Omar Hassan
2001 Lajja as Raju
2001 Nayak: The Real Hero as Shivaji Rao
2001 Simply Shekhar (2 episodes) as Himself
2000 Hamara Dil Aapke Paas Hai as Avinash
2000 Pukar as Major Jaidev Rajvansh
2000 Bulandi as Dharamraj "Dada" Thakur / Arjun Thakur
1999 Taal as Vikrant Kapoor
1999 Mann as Raj
1999 Biwi No.1 as Lakhan
1999 Hum Aapke Dil Mein Rehte Hain as Vijay
1998 Jhooth Bole Kauwa Kaate as Shanker Sharma / Ramanuj / Nilofar
1998 Gharwali Baharwali
1998 Kabhi Na Kabhi as Rajeshwar 'Raja'
1997 Deewana Mastana as Raj Kumar Sharma (Raja)
1997 Chandralekha as Alfi (cameo)
1997 Virasat as Shakti Thakur
1997 Judaai as Raj Verma
1996 Mr. Bechara as Anand Verma
1996 Loafer as Ravi Kumar
1996 Rajkumar as Rajkumar
1995 Trimurti as Anand Singh / Sikander
1994 Mr Azaad as Azaad
1994 1942: A Love Story as Naren Singh
1994 Laadla as Raj 'Raju' Verma
1994 Andaz as Ajay Kumar Saxena
1993 Dil Tera Aashiq as Himself
1993 Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja
1993 Gurudev as Guru (Gaurav)
1993 GMTV (1 episode)
1992 Khel – Drei Gauner jagen das große Geld as Arun
1992 Heer Ranjha as Dido 'Ranjha'
1992 Beta as Raju
1992 Humlaa
1992 Zindagi Ek Juaa as Hari 'Harry' Krishan
1991 Lamhe as Virendra Pratap Singh
1991 Benaam Badsha as Deepak
1990 Jamai Raja
1990 Jeevan Ek Sanghursh as Karan Kumar
1990 Ghar Ho To Aisa as Amar
1990 Kishen Kanhaiya as Kishen / Kanhaiya
1990 Awaargi as Azaad
1989 Parinda
1989 Kala Bazaar as Vijay Girdharilal
1989 Rakhwala
1989 Eeshwar as Ishwarchand Vishnunath Brahmanand as Lalita
1989 Ram Lakhan as Inspector Lakhan Pratap Singh
1989 Joshilaay as Karan
1988 Tezaab as Mahesh Deshmukh (Munna)
1988 Intaqaam
1988 This Morning (1 episode)
1988 Vijay as Arjun I. Gujral / Arjun S. Bhalla
1988 Ram Avtar as Avtar
1988 Sone Pe Suhaaga
1987 Thikana as Ravi Goel
1987 Hifazat as Ram Kumar / Raj Kumar
1987 Mr. India as Arun Verma / Mr. India
1986 Janbaaz as Amar Singh
1986 Karma as Johnny / Gyaneshwar
1986 Chameli Ki Shaadi as Charandas
1985 Meri Jung as Arun Verma
1985 Yudh as Avinash Rathod
1985 Saaheb as Sunil Sharma / Saaheb
1984 Andar Baahar as Raja
1984 Laila as Kumar Deshraj Singh
1983 Woh 7 Din
1983 Pallavi Anu Pallavi as Vijay

Production

2018 Fanney Khan Producer
2018 Veere Di Wedding Producer
2014 Khoobsurat Producer
2010 No Problem Producer
2010 Aisha Producer
2009 Shortkut - The Con Is On Producer
2007 Gandhi, My Father Producer

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