|Birth Place||Chembur, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Height (in Cms)||180 cms|
|Height (in Feet Inches)||5 feet 10 inches|
|Date Of Birth||Dec 24, 1956|
Anil Kapoor, brother of Boney Kapoor and Sanjay Kapoor, is an actor and producer. He made his first appearance on silver screen in the 1980 Telugu film, ‘Vamsa Vruksham’ though he had a cameoed in 1979 Hindi film ‘Hamare Tumhare’. Father of Sonam Kapoor, he rose to stardom by his performance in Yash Chopra’s ‘Mashaal’ (1984) and later went on to star in various roles in close to a 100 movies. This multiple award winner ventured into production in 2005. Danny Boyle’s 2008 Academy Award-winning ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ is his first international project.
Anil Kapoor Career
Anil Kapoor made his debut as a lead actor with the Telugu film Vamsa Vruksham directed by veteran filmmaker Bapu, who also directed his debut as the main hero in the Bollywood film Woh Saat Din. He garnered attention for his performance in Yash Chopra’s Mashaal and went on to act in some big hits like Yudh, Karma, Tezaab, Ram Lakhan and Eeshwar. He rose to further fame in the 1990s with films like Kishen Kanhaiya where he played twins, Jamai Raja, Lamhe and the super successful movie Mr.India produced by his brother Boney Kapoor.
In the 2000s, Kapoor tried his hand at comedy and was successful with films like Badhai Ho Badhai, Welcome, and he also had a comedic role in Abbas Mastan’s Race, a franchise which is still running and Anil is still a part of it despite many cast changes. In 2008, he starred as the host of a quiz show in the Oscar-winning film Slumdog Millionaire and Anil Kapoor attended the event and was on stage to receive the award along with the filmmakers.
He then acted in the Hollywood television series 24 and got the rights to make the Indian version of it, in which he starred as the main lead. Apart from acting, Anil Kapoor also produces movies, and his production Gandhi My Father won a National Award. He also produced the 2018 film Veere Di Wedding with his daughter Rhea Kapoor, which starred his other daughter Sonam Kapoor as one of the leads.
Anil Kapoor Family
Anil Kapoor is married to Sunita Bhavnani Kapoor who is a costume designer in Bollywood. He has two daughters and one son. His daughter Rhea Kapoor is a film producer and another daughter Sonam Kapoor is a Bollywood actress and both of them own a fashion line together. Anil Kapoor’s son Harshvardhan Kapoor is also a Bollywood actor who made his debut in the year 2017 with Rakesh Omprakash Mehra’s film Mirzya. Anil Kapoor also has two brothers, his elder brother Boney Kapoor is a film producer and younger brother Sanjay Kapoor is also an actor in Bollywood.