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Kunal Kapoor Bio, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Movies, Net Worth & WIki

Kunal Kapoor son of the late actors Shashi Kapoor and Jennifer Kendal, is an Indian film actor who made his debut with the 1972 English-language film Siddhartha, later acted in Shyam Benegal’s Junoon and in his first mainstream Bollywood film, Ahista, opposite Padmini Kolhapure as well as Vijeta. He also acted in the art films Utsav (1984) and Trikal (1985). In 1987, he stopped acting after Trikal to set up his own company, Ad film-Valas, to producing and direct television commercials.

Ad film Valas has also line-produced for many international feature films and ad films shot in India. Notably, the credit sequence of the film City of Joy, and the French films Le Cactus (2005) and Fire in Paradise. In 2015, he returned to films after 30 years, appearing in Singh is Bling as Amy Jackson‘s father.

Kunal Kapoor

Kunal Kapoor

Kunal Kapoor Bio/ Wiki

Birth NameKunal Kapoor
Nick NameNot Known
Age(as in 2020) 61 Years
Debut Bollywood: Junoon (1978)
English: Siddhartha (1972)
ReligionHinduism
Sun Sign/Zodiac SignCancer
Birth PlaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Date of Birth26 June 1959
NationalityIndian
ResidenceNot Known
Home TownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
HobbiesTravelling

Family

Mother's Name Late Jennifer Kendal (Actress)
Father's Name Late Shashi Kapoor (Actor)
BrotherKaran Kapoor (Photographer)
Sister Sanjana Kapoor (Former Actress & Founder of Junoon theatre company)

Girlfriends/Affairs

Affairs/GirlfriendsSheena Sippy (Photographer)

Marital Status, Wife and Children

Wife/Spouse Sheena Sippy (Ex-wife, Photographer)
Marriage DateNot Known
ChildrenZahan Kapoor (Assistant filmmaker)
Shaira Kapoor (Production design)

Education

SchoolBombay International School, Mumbai
College/UniversityNot Known
Educational Qualification12th standard
ProfessionAd Maker, Entrepreneur, Actor
Brands EndorsedNot Known
Career ManagerNot Known

Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements

Height (Approx.)in centimeters: 173 cm
in meters: 1.73 m
in feet inches: 5’ 8”
Weight (Approx.)in kilograms: 85 kg
in pounds: 187 lbs

Figure Measurements

Chest SizeNot Known
Biceps SizeNot Known
Waist SizeNot Known

Extra Ordinary Features

Race / EthnicityNot Known
Hair ColorSalt & Pepper
Eye ColorBlack
S*xual OrientationNot Known
Dress SizeNot Known
Shoe SizeNot Known

Favourite Things

Favourite FilmsMary Kom, Detective Bymokesh Bakshy
Favourite ActorsNot Known
Favourite ColorsNot Known
Favourite SportNot Known
ControversiesNot Known

Family – Father, Mother

Kunal Kapoor was born into the famous first family of Bollywood, the Kapoor family, the eldest child of Shashi Kapoor, and his British theater-actress wife Jennifer Kendal.

His paternal grandfather, Prithviraj Kapoor, was a doyen of the theatre, a pioneer of the Indian film industry and the progenitor of the famous Kapoor family. His maternal grandfather, Geoffrey Kendal, was a British theatre personality. Kapoor’s mother, Jennifer, died of cancer in 1984, while his father, Shashi Kapoor, died in December 2017.

Kapoor’s siblings are Karan Kapoor (b. 18 January 1962) and Sanjana Kapoor (b. 27 November 1967). Karan, a popular model who also worked in a few films in the 1980s, now runs a photography business in the UK. Sanjana Kapoor runs the ancestral Prithvi Theatre and is married to Valmik Thapar, a noted conservationist.

Kunal was married to filmmaker Ramesh Sippy’s daughter Sheena, who is a well-known photographer. They had two children together, a son named Zahan Prithviraj Kapoor, and a daughter named Shaira Kapoor. Kunal and Sheena are now divorced.

He belongs to the Kapoor dynasty of Bollywood and is one of the three children of Shashi Kapoor, a famous Indian actor. His siblings Karan Kapoor and Sanjana Kapoor are also renowned actors in the Indian cinema. He married Sheena Sippy who is the daughter of the well-known filmmaker Ramesh Sippy. The couple is blessed with two children Zahan and Shaira. However, they ended their marriage in the year 2004.

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kapoor family

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kunal kapoor photo

Kunal Kapoor Net Worth

Kunal Kapoor’s estimated Net Worth, Salary, Income, Cars, Lifestyles & much more details has been updated below. Let’s check, How Rich is Kunal Kapoor in 2020?

Estimated Net Worth in 2019 (Approx)$20 million
Estimated Net Worth in 2018(Approx)Under Review
Annual SalaryUnder Review
Income SourceAd Maker, Entrepreneur, Actor

Noted, Currently We don’t have enough information about Cars, Monthly/Yearly Salary etc. We will update soon.

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Kunal Kapoor Movies – Career

Kunal Kapoor acted in his first film in the year 1972 which was an English language film Siddhartha followed by Junoon (1978) which was directed by Shyam Benegal. He did his first mainstream Bollywood movie Ahista Ahista in the year 1981.
The talented actor then acted in a movie titled Vijeta in 1982. Later on, during the years 1984 and 1985, he acted in art films like Utsav and Trikal. He made his last appearance in the film Trikal. He started his Ad- Film company- Adfilm-Valas in 1978 and started producing and directing ad films.
His renowned company has produced many National and International Feature and Ad- Films. He made a comeback in the year 2015 after 30 years in the movie, Singh is Bling where he played Amy Jackson’s father.

Movies List

1972 Siddhartha(English film)
1978 Junoon
1981 Ahista Ahista
1982 Vijeta
1984 Utsav
1985 Trikal
2015 Singh is Bling
2019 Panipat
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Kunal Kapoor actor

Facts

  • Does Kunal Kapoor smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Kunal Kapoor drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Karan is the eldest son of actor Late Shashi Kapoor.
  • After completing his schooling, he went to England and joined a drama school over there, to groom himself as an actor.
  • He started his career as an actor and tried his luck with films including ‘Ahista Ahista’. Kunal Kapoor in younger days
  • Soon after doing a few films, he developed an interest in filmmaking and the technical process related to filmmaking.
  • He quit acting and started an advertising agency called ‘Ad film-Valas’ in 1987.
  • Instead of making those cliche domestic product ads, he did thousands of exotic ads for brands like – Bombay Dyeing, Siyaram, MRF, Bush, Mahindra’s Bolero, Scorpio and Chevrolet cars.
  • He was married to Sholay’s maker – Ramesh Sippy’s daughter Sheena, but are now divorced.
  • In 2015, he made his comeback in acting after 30 years with Akshay Kumar’s ‘Singh is Bling’, where he played the role of Amy Jackson’s father.

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