July 18, 2024

Annu Kapoor (Actor) Biography, Age, Height, Wife, Children, Family, Facts, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : April 2, 2022

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Short Biography

Annu Kapoor was born on 20-02-1956 in Itwara, Bhopal in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India as Anil Kapoor. He is an Indian Film Actor, Theatre Actor, Film Director, Television Producer, Television Presenter, Radio Host, Radio Jockey, Singer & 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

Father Madanlal Kapoor
Mother Kamal Shabnam Kapoor (Poet & Singer)
Brothers Ranjit Kapoor (Director), Nikhil Kapoor (Screenwriter)
Sister Seema Kapoor (Actress & Producer)
Wife Anupama Kapoor (Pami Kapoor)
Ex-wife Arunita Mukherjee (1995-2005)
Sons Maahir Kapoor, Evaan Kapoor, Kavam Kapoor
Daughter Aradhita Kapoor
Other Relatives Om Puri (brother-in-law), Grusha Kapoor (niece)

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 in1991) and two brothers named Ranjit Kapoor, a film director and Nikhil Kapoor, a screenwriter. He is married to Anupama Kapoor (Pami 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 from 1995 to 2005. Actress Grusha Kapoor is his niece.

Annu Kapoor posted his old black & white photo on Instagram

Annu Kapoor posted a photo on Instagram with his wife Anupama Kapoor, on the occasion of wife's birthday

Annu Kapoor shared photo of his sons Maahir Kapoor, Evaan Kapoor, Kavam Kapoor and daughter Aradhita Kapoor

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

Personal Info

Home Town Itwara, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India
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 to Music, Singing
Marital Status Married
Debut Bollywood Film - Mandi (1983)
Malayalam Film - Kala Pani (1996)
Television - Khari Khari
Theatre - Laila Majnu
Radio - Suhaana Safar With Annu Kapoor
Best Movies Utsav (1984), Mr. India (1987), Tezaab (1988), Vicky Donor (2012), Jolly LLB 2 (2017) among others
Best Friends Satish Kaushik
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
Favorite Dress Coat Pant
Favorite Food Lucknowi Biryani, Kakori Kebab, Chicken Parmigiana, Lemon Cake, Gulab Jamun & Jalebi
Favorite Restaurant Indigo, Mumbai
Pizza Express, Mumbai
Gulati Restaurant, Delhi

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 Punjabi while his mother is Bengali.
  • For 13 straight years, he hosted the vocal reality show Antakshari.
  • In addition to actor, he is also a singer, director & producer.

Annu Kapoor Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

68 years, 4months, 28 days old age Annu Kapoor will turn 69 on 20 February, 2025. Only 7 months, 1 days, 12 hours,8 minutes has left for his next birthday.

Birthdays Celebrated on Each Day of Week

Annu Kapoor has celebrated the total number of 68 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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