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Annu Kapoor Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : September 25, 2020

Short Biography

Annu Kapoor was born on 20-02-1956 in Itwara, Bhopal in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India. He is an Indian Film Actor, Theatre Actor, Film Director, Television Producer, Television Presenter, Radio Host & Comedian who is well-known for his work in Bollywood film Industry. He is famously known for a Zee TV show Antakshari as a host with his co-host Pallavi Joshi.

Annu Kapoor Complete Bio & Career

He made his cinematic debut in Shyam Benegal’s film Mandi in 1979. His career has spanned more than 30 years now, including a distinguishing presence in television serials, Bollywood cinema, and reality game shows. He is still remembered for hosting the iconic singing show Antakshari aired on Zee TV, produced by veteran Gajendra Singh.
He was credited as Anil Kapoor in his debut film but to avoid confusion with the ace Indian actor Anil Kapoor, he changed it to Annu Kapoor. He played the comedian, supporting as well as sometimes negative roles. He first came to limelight with his role of Mr Gaitonde in the blockbuster film Mr India. Since then he has regularly featured in films. His most iconic roles are his character of the debt collector and neighbour in the much-acclaimed film Raincoat in 2004, a tormenting and compulsive Sperm Doctor in the film Vicky Donor, for which he also won the National Award and his recent role as a lawyer in the super hit film Jolly LLB2. He was recently seen in the films such as Dream Girl and Khandaani Shafakhana. He will be next seen in Rumi Jaffery's Chehre.
He currently is busy recreating the magic of the Golden Era of Bollywood on a radio program called  "Suhaana Safar with Annu Kapoor on 92.7 Big FM" and the tagline of the show is titled "Filmy Duniya Ki Kahi Ankahi Kahaniya".

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Annu Kapoor Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to a Punjabi father Madanlal Kapoor & a Bengali mother Kamal Shabnam Kapoor who was a singer and poet. He has a sister named Seema Kapoor, a film actress & producer (was married to actor Om Puri) and two brothers named Ranjit Kapoor, a film director and Nikhil Kapoor, a screenwriter. He is married to Anupama Kapoor and together the couple has four children including a daughter named Aradhita Kapoor and three sons named Maahir KapoorEvaan KapoorKavam Kapoor. He was also married to Arunita Mukherjee.

Life's Important Dates Of Annu Kapoor

Body Measurements

Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Salt & Pepper

Personal Info

Home Town Itwara, Bhopal
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
School N/A
College National School of Drama, New Delhi
Qualification Graduate in Acting
Hobbies Travelling, Listening Music, Singing
Marital Status Married
Debut Bollywood Film - Mandi (1983)
Malayalam Film - Kala Pani (1996)
Television - Khari Khari
Theatre - Laila Majnu
Best Movies Utsav (1984), Mr. India (1987), Tezaab (1988), Vicky Donor (2012), Jolly LLB 2 (2017) among others
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website http://annukapoor.com


Favorite Color Black, White
Favorite Player Sachin Tendulkar
Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Actress Madhuri Dixit
Favorite Actor Anil Kapoor
Favorite Singer Kishore Kumar
Favorite Place Dubai

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Annu Kapoor

  • He wanted to become a surgeon or an IAS officer but his family couldn't afford to send him to a medical college.
  • His actual name is Anil Kapoor but he changed the screen name to avoid confusion with the other established actor Anil Kapoor.
  • His father is Punjaabi whilee mother is Bengali.
  • For 13 straight years, he hosted the vocal reality show Antakshari.
  • In addition to actor, he is also a director.

Annu Kapoor Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

65 years, 8 months, 2 days old age Annu Kapoor will turn 66 on 20 February, 2022. Only 3 months, 28 days, 14 hours, 57 minutes has left for his next birthday.

Birthdays Celebrated on Each Day of Week

Annu Kapoor has celebrated the total number of 65 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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