Kapil Sharma is a well known Indian stand up comedian, actor, anchor, singer, film and TV producer. He is popularly known for his comedy shows, The Kapil Sharma Show, Comedy Nights with Kapil, and Comedy Circus.
Personal Life :
Kapil Sharma was born in a Punjabi Brahmin family on 2 April 1981 in Amritsar, Punjab, India. His father Jeetendra Kumar Punj was a head constable in Punjab Police, while his mother Janak Rani is a homemaker. He has a brother named Ashok Kumar Sharma, who is a Police constable and a sister named Pooja Pawan Devgan. He studied at Shri Ram Ashram Senior Secondary School, Amristar and Hindu College in Amritsar. He married Ginni Chatrath in Jalandhar on 12 December 2018. They had a daughter on 10 December 2019.
In 2006, Kapil Sharma took part in the Punjabi comedy reality show Hasde Hasande Ravo, that aired on MH One. After that, he participated in many other comedy shows like The great Indian laughter challenge, Ustaadon Ka Ustaad, Hans Baliye, Comedy Circus, Star Ya Rockstar, etc. He made his acting debut in 2010 by playing the role of Thakur’s son in the Bollywood film, Bhavnao Ko Samjho.
He later founded his own production company, K9 Productions. In 2013, he started hosting his own comedy show ‘Comedy Nights with Kapil’ under his production house that aired on Colors TV. The show ran successfully for three years, but due to some differences with Colors TV, the show ended in 2016. In 2015, he got the lead role in the Bollywood film Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon. Also Read : Ranbir Kapoor Wiki, Bio, Age, Career and Personal Life
In 2016, he started hosting another comedy show ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’ that aired on Sony TV, but due to his health issues, the show ended in August 2017. In 2017, he produced and acted in the Bollywood film, ‘Firangi’ but the film failed at the box office.
Film / TV :
Film : Bhavnao Ko Samjho – 2010; ABCD 2, Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon – 2015; Firangi – 2017; Son Of Manjeet Singh – 2018; The Angry Birds Movie 2 – 2019
TV : Hasde Hasande Ravo – 2006; The Great Indian Laughter Challenge season 3 – 2007; Chhote Miyan, Laughter Knights – 2008; Ustaadon Ka Ustaad, Hans Baliye – 2009; Comedy Circus – 2010; comedy Ka Daily soap – 2010; Star Ya Rockstar – 2011; Filmfare awards, Koffee with Karan 5, Bigg Boss 11, Suprer Dancer Chapter 2, Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Lil Champs, Oye Firangi – 2017; Family Time With Kapil Sharma, The Kapil Sharma Show – 2018
Indian Television Academy Awards for best actor comedy – 2012; Indian Television Academy Awards for Funniest Serial Comedy, CNN IBN Indian of the Year entertainment of the year, Big Star entertainment Awards – 2013; Star Guild Awards for best comedy show – 2014; Sony guild Film Awards for promising debut male, Indian television academy awards – 2015; world book of records for most viewed stand up comedian – 2019; Gold Awards for best comedy show – 2019.
Wiki – Bio :
|Date of Birth / Age :||2 April 1981 / 39 Years (as in 2020)|
|Nick Name :||Tony, Kappu|
|Full Name :||Kapil Sharma|
|Birth Place :||Amritsar, Punjab, India|
|Home Town :||Amritsar, Punjab, India|
|Religion / Caste :||Hinduism|
|Zodiac Sign / Sun Sign :||Aries|
|Height :||175 Cm|
|Weight :||80 Kg|
|School :||Shri Ram Ashram Sen. Sec. School, Amritsar|
|College / University :||Hindu College, Amritsar; Apeejay College of Fine Arts, Jalandhar|
|Profession :||Comedian, Actor|
|Debut :||TV : Hansde Hansade Ravo; Film : Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon|
|Net Income / Worth :||60-80 lakh / Episode (Approx)|
|Affairs / Girlfriends / Ex :||Preeti Simoes, Ginni Chatrath|
|Marital Status :||Married|
|Wife / Spouse :||Ginni Chatrath|
|Children :||Anayra Sharma (Daughter)|
|Parents :||Jeetendra Kumar Punj (Father), Janak Rani (Mother)|
|Siblings :||Ashok Kumar Sharma (Brother), Pooja Sharma (Sister)|
|Food Habit :||N/A|
|Favorite Food :||Rajma-Chawal, Aloo Paranthas|
|Favorite Destination :||London|
|Favorite Actor :||Akshay Kumar|
|Favorite Actress :||Deepika Padukone|
|Favorite Player :||N/A|
|Favorite Comedian :||Gurpreet Ghuggi|
|Favorite Singer :||Gurdas Mann, sardool Sikander|
|Cars / Bikes Collection :||Range Rover Evoque|
|Address :||Sardar Vallabbhai Patel Nagar, Versova, Mumbai|
|Contact / Email :||N/A|
|Social Profile :||Facebook Twitter Instagram|
In 2015, he was accused of misbehaving with his female co-stars during an event related to International Marathi Film Festival Awards 2015. Initially, he refused to comment, however, he later tweeted that, “I fall, I rise, I make mistakes, I live, I learn, I’ve been hurt but I am alive. I am human, I am not perfect but I am thankful”. Also Read : Sunny Leone Wiki, Bio, Age, Career and Personal Life
In March 2017, Kapil Sharma, who was reportedly drunk, was accused of being abusive to Sunil Grover on a flight from Melbourne, Australia. A few days later, Kapil admitted on Facebook that he had an ‘argument’ with Sunil and questioned the intentions of eyewitnesses who claimed that he had assaulted Sunil.
In April 2018, he had filed an F.I.R. against his former managers Preeti Simoes and Neeti Simoes and the editor of entertainment news portal ‘Spotboye,’ Vicky Lalwani, for maligning his image in media. Later, the F.I.R. got leaked online and was shown by Zee News. Kapil also mentioned that Preeti had threatened him to pay ₹25 lakh or otherwise she will create more tension for him. Vickey Lalwani also filed a non-consignable complaint against Kapil Sharma for using abusive language and threatening him over the phone. Sharma even tweeted on Friday with objectionable words against Lalwani.
Some Known Facts About Kapil Sharma :
- Does Kapil Sharma smoke?: No
- Does Kapil Sharma drink alcohol?: Yes
- During his graduation at Apeejay College of Fine Arts, Jalandhar, he used to direct plays for his pocket money.
- According to Kapil, his sense of humour comes from his mother who has been his biggest source of inspiration.
- He started his acting career as a theater artist when he was in his early 20s.
- His initial passion was singing.
- He is one of the very few comedians in India who were ranked among the list of Forbes magazine in terms of power and money.
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