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Kunal Kapoor

Kunal KapoorKunal Kapoor Biography :

Born: October 18, 1977
Age : 37
Birthplace : Mumbai
Height: 1.88 m
Spouse: Naina Bachchan (m. 2015)

Kunal Kapoor is a known actor of Bollywood and Hindi Cinema. He hails from a Punjabi family coming from Amritsar. He was born in Mumbai on 18th October 1977. He did his schooling and college from Mumbai and soon was seen becoming the part of an acting training program under the known celeb Barry John and later became an active member of a theatre group called Motley, which is owned and run by Naseerudin Shah. He then entered into the role of asst director for the film Aks starring Amitabh Bachchan and Manoj Bajpayee in 2001 and soon went on to act for the B Town movies.

He then made his debut in acting with the film Meenaxi: A Tale of Three Cities in 2006 in a male role opposite to the veteran actress Tabu. This film was helmed by the veteran painter M F Hussain. The very same year, he was seen in the film Rang De Basanti along with Aamir Khan, R Madhavan and Sharaman Joshi, which made this man the new heartthrob in B Town. He also received nominations for the Best Supporting Actor Award in 2006 for the same film apart from being nominated for the BAFTA Awards in 2007. His next venture was the Yash Raj Films’ movie called Laaga Chunari Mein Daag wherein he has the three movie contract with this production house. This gave him other two movies from Yash Raj, which included Aaja Nachle and Bachna Ae Haseeno.

Kunal Kapoor then was seen in another movie called Lamhaa in 2010 wherein Sanjay Dutt was one of the main leads in the film. This gave Kunal loads of applauds for his performance while playing the character of a young Kashmiri politician. The very same year in 2010, he was seen voicing the Indian God Rama in the film called Mahayoddha Rama, which the animation film was made by Jaising Vaid and Raizada. The year 2011, he was seen in the film Don 2 with Shah Rukh Khan wherein he got loads of appreciation. His next venture was Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana, which was a light heart comedy giving him rave reviews. Even the overseas media (New York Times) was also seen appreciating him. In the year 2014, he then did Kaun Kitne Paani Mein, which finally released in 2015 August.

Besides, he is also a trained rally car driver and pilot. In the year 2014, he was seen getting trained for the Formula Three. Soon, he was seen founding the crowd funding platform known as Ketto, which helped to raise money for a number of social causes. Till date he has raised 30 million Indian Rupees for different causes. He is also a good writer and was seen writing a number of columns in HT City, especially at the lifestyle supplement of HT. These columns simply ended in November 2006, however, it continued appearing over the social network called Desimartini. He was seen getting married Naina Bachchan the niece of Amibath Bachchan in Seychelles.

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