Kunal Khemu is a well-known Indian actor and model who mostly active in the Bollywood film industry. He has started his career as a child actor and till now he is one of the most popular actors in Indian cinema. Kunal Khemu was born in Brahmin (Kashmiri Pandit) Hindu Family on 25 May 1983 in Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir, India. His father’s name is Ravi Kemmu, an actor and his mother’s name is Jyoti Kemmu. Kunal has a younger sister, Karishma Khemu. His grandfather’s name is Moti Lal Khemu, was a playwriter who had received Padma Shri and Rashtra Bhasha Prachar Samiti Award.
Kunal Khemu and Soha Ali Khan were in a relationship for a year. They got tied on 25 January 2015 in a private ceremony in Mumbai. The couple is blessed with a daughter, Inaaya Naumi Kemmu, who was born in September 2017. His father-in-law’s name is Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, the former Indian cricketer, and his mother-in-law’s name is Sharmila Tagore, an actress. Actor Saif All Khan is Kunal’s brother-in-law.
Kunal Khemu Wiki/Bio
|Birth Name||Kunal Khemu|
|Age||(as in 2023) 40 Years|
|Debut||• Film (As a Child Actor): Sir (1993)|
• Film (As a Lead Actor): Kalyug (2005)
• TV: Gul Gulshan Gulfaam (1987)
|Sun Sign/Zodiac Sign||Taurus|
|Birth Place||Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir, India|
|Date of Birth||25 May 1983|
|Residence||A flat at Sunder Villa near Linking Road, Khar, Mumbai|
|Home Town||Mumbai, India|
|Mother’s Name||Jyoti Kemmu|
|Father’s Name||Ravi Kemmu (Actor)|
|Other Relatives||• Grandfather- Moti Lal Kemmu (Playwright)|
• Father-in-Law- Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi (Former Cricketer)
• Mother-in-Law- Sharmila Tagore (Former Actress)
• Brother-in-Law- Saif Ali Khan (Actor)
• Sister-in-Law- Kareena Kapoor (Actress)
|Affairs/Girlfriends||Soha Ali Khan (Actress)|
Marital Status, Wife and Children
|Wife/Spouse||Soha Ali Khan|
|Marriage Date||January 25, 2015|
|Children||Inaaya Naumi Kemmu|
|School||Niranjanlal Dalmia High School, Mumbai|
|College/University||Amity University, Noida|
|Brands Endorsed||Not Known|
|Career Manager||Not Known|
Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements
|Height (Approx.)||in centimeters- 166 cm|
in meters- 1.66 m
in feet inches- 5’ 5”
|Weight (Approx.)||in kilograms- 65 kg|
in pounds- 143 lbs
|Chest Size||40 inches|
|Biceps Size||15 inches|
|Waist Size||30 inches|
Extra Ordinary Features
|Caste / Ethnicity||Brahmin (Kashmiri Pandit)|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Dress Size||4 US|
|Shoe Size||8 US|
|Tattoo||• A Lord Shiva Tattoo on his leg|
• Inscription Om Namah Shivaya on his back
|Car Collection||Volkswagen Touareg|
|Bike Collection||MV AGUSTA 1090|
|Favourite Food||Rogan Josh, Creme Brulee, Chinese Cuisine, Sizzler|
|Favourite Actors||Ajay Devgan, Johnny Depp|
|Favourite Actress||Kareena Kapoor|
|Favourite Sport||Cricket, Football|
|Favourite Films||Bollywood- Andaz Apna Apna, Deewaar, Namak Halaal, Shahenshah, Omkara|
Hollywood- The Matrix
|Favourite Directors||Anurag Kashyap, Sanjay Leela Bhansali|
|Favourite Cricketers||Sachin Tendulkar, MS Dhoni, Ricky Ponting, Andrew Flintoff|
|Favourite Football Teams||Brazil, Argentina, Manchester United, Real Madrid|
|Favourite Restaurants||Mainland China, Yokos, in Mumbai|
|Favourite Destinations||London, Greece|
|Controversies||• In 2014, he tattooed ‘Lord Shiva’ on his leg, which received criticism on social media. Later, he defended himself saying that he just wanted to express his devotion and not to “disrespect god.”|
• In 2016, there was a strong buzz that his married life with Soha is in trouble. But Kunal slammed such rumours and made it clear that they are together.
Kunal Khemu did his schooling from Niranjanlal Dalmia High School, Mumbai. Later, he went to Amity University, Noida to complete his graduation. He was interested in acting from a very young age. He was also attended his school’s theatre group and won various awards for his acting in the plays.
Kunal Khemu made his acting debut as a child actor in the Doordarshan TV show Gul Gulshan Gulfaam in 1987 which was directed by Ved Rahi. Then, In 1993, he made his film debut with Mahesh Bhatt’s movie ‘Sir’. Later, He went on to star as a child actor in movies including Raja Hindustani, Zakhm, Bhai, Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke, and Dushman.
Kunal Khemu Net Worth
The estimated Net Worth of Kunal Khemu is $5 million USD, in Indian Rupees INR 27 Crores. He earns an annual income of approximately INR 5 Crores.
|Estimated Net Worth in 2023 (Approx)||$5 Million|
|Estimated Net Worth in 2022 (Approx)||$4 Million|
|Estimated Net Worth in 2021 (Approx)||Under Review|
|Annual Salary||INR 27 Crores|
Kunal Khemu made his lead actor Bollywood debut with the film ‘Kalyug’ in the year 2005 and then after did many movies in which his performance was liked. In the year 2007, he did 3 films Traffic Signal, Dhol, Superstar. The film ‘Dhol’ was a successful film for him in which he played the role of twins Kunal Mehra and Karan Saxena.
In the next couple of years, he appeared many Bollywood films including Dhoondte Reh Jaaoge, Jai Veeru, 99, and Blood Money. Kunal also appeared in the famous comedy film series Golmaal 3, as Laxman Sharma, in 2010. In the up next year, he appeared as lead actor in the film Go Goa Gone as Hardik, which was directed by Raj & D.K.
Recently, In 2019, Kunal played a negative role in Kalank as Abdul Khan. The film boomed at the box-office but his performance was hailed. In this following year, his film Loot Case was released on the OTT platform Hotstar. In which he played the role of Nandan Kumar and the film was directed by Rajesh Krishnan. Kunal’s upcoming film projects will be Go Goa Gone 2.
Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke
|2009||Dhoondte Reh Jaaoge|
Jai Veeru Veeru
|2014||Mr Joe B. Carvalho|
Guddu Ki Gun
|2017||Hanuman: Da’ Damdaar|
TV Shows & Serials List
|1987||Gul Gulshan Gulfaam|
Web Series List
|2014||Haircut (Short Film)|
Facts About Kunal Khemu
- Does Kunal Khemu drink alcohol?: Yes
- Does Kunal Khemu smoke?: Not Known
- Kunal is fondly called Chotu by his family and friends.
- He was born into a Kashmiri Pandit family in Srinagar but later his family settled down in Mumbai.
- At the age of 14, Kunal quit acting to concentrate on his studies.
- If Kunal is not an actor, he would be a musician or a writer.
- Kunal Khemu met Soha Ali Khan for the first time on the sets of their film ‘Dhoondte Reh Jaaoge’ in 2009, but they didn’t speak much and thought they could never become friends. The same year, they came closer to each other during the shoot of their film, ’99’.
- Sharmila Tagore, Kunal’smother-in-law, gifted the couple, a flat worth INR 9 crores, as a wedding gift.
Kunal was born to Ravi Kemmu, an actor and Jyoti Kemmu.
As of 2023, Kunal is 40 years old, was born on 25 May 1983 in Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir.
Kunal Khemu got tied with Soha Ali Khan on 25 January 2015 in a private ceremony in Mumbai.
The estimated Net Worth of Kunal Khemu is $5 million USD.