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Siddharth Roy Kapur

Siddharth Roy KapurSiddharth Roy Kapur Biography :

Born: August 2, 1974
Age : 40 years
Birthplace : Mumbai, India
Height : 6.0
Spouse : Vidya Balan

Siddharth is a man with many feathers, being known as a successful entrepreneur, filmmaker and current the MD of Disney India. He is born and brought up in B town only that did his graduation in commerce from Sydenham College followed by his MBA from prestigious institute called JBIMS. He comes from a blended family of Jew and Punjabi, with his mom the former Miss India was a Jew, while father from north India. Since both of his parents had good background of film, he got a good launch pad in this sector. All his younger brothers Aditya Roy Kapur and Kunaal Roy Kapur too are popular actors of B Town, remember movies like Aashqui 2 (Aditya) and Delly Belly (Kunaal).

Wiki : Siddharth Roy Kapur started his career in marketing playing different responsibilities in companies like P&G, Star TV and later into UTV being based at various locations including India, Hong Kong and Dubai. In UTV he joined as Sr VP wherein he played a number of roles including Marketing and Communications, corporate affair, animations, TV, etc. He is the man to launch the kids channel called Hungama TV, which gave tough competitions to other channels like POGO, Nick, CN, Disney, etc. During his tenure in UTV, he was involved in a number of successful movies including Parineeta, Bluffmaster, Taxi 9211, etc. His presence in UTV as CEO helped the group reach out to new level giving some of the best movies including Jodha Akbar, Kaminey, Peepli Live, Delly Belly, Paan Singh Tomar, No One Killed Jessica, Barfi, Rowdy Rathore, etc.

With his incredible performance, he was even recognized in the film world with a number of national and international awards. These include the National Awards from Indian government, Filmfare Best Film awards and several south Indian prestigious awards. His movies were even nominated at Academy Awards, etc, which gave him international exposure. However, after the meager of UTV and The Walt Disney Company India, he got the role of MD for this new business. The first project of this company was Barfi followed a number of other movies like ABCD, Kai Po Che, Satyagraha, Shahid, The Lunchbox, Chennai Express, Jagga Jasoos, Pizza etc, and the upcoming movies like PK, Fitoor and Khoobsurat.

2014 added the responsibility of managing director to this man and he now heads the team of The Walt Disney Company India. He takes care of the business operation and expansion within India and deals with other segments like consumer products, studios, interactive and Media networks. As far as his personal life is concerned, Kapur has married twice, his first wife was known to him since he was in his teenage. He divorced her in the year 2008 while the official separation worked out finally in 2011. On 14th December 2012, he then married the popular Bollywood actress called Vidya Balan in a private wedding ceremony based in Bandra, Bombay, which was attended by a couple of his close friends and Bollywood celebrities. The couple enjoys making different films and has no kids till date.

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