Kapil Sharma is an Indian Comedian, Actor, TV anchor and Singer. Kapil has made it to the top 100 in the Forbes India Celebrity List. He has also been declared CNN IBN Indian of the Year 2013 in the Entertainment category. He is currently hosting The Kapil Sharma Show to be aired on Sony channel.
Kapil Sharma Bio/Wiki
|Real Name/Full Name||Kapil Punj|
|Nick Name||Tony, Kappu|
|Profession||Comedian, Actor, Singer, Producer|
|Debut Movie||Film:- Kis KisKo Pyaar karoon(2015)|
TV:- Hansde Hansade Ravo (2006)
|Height||In Centimetre- 175 cm|
In Metre- 1.75 m
In Feet- 5’9”
|Weight||In Kilogram-80 kg |
In Pound- 176 lbs
|Body Measurement||Chest- 40 Inches|
Waist- 34 Inches
Biceps- 12 Inches
|Date Of Birth||2 April 1981|
|Aditi Arya Age (2021)||40 Years|
|Birthplace||Amritsar, Punjab , India|
|School||Shri Ram Ashram Sen. Sec. School , Amritsar|
|College/University||Hindu College Amritsar|
Apeejay college Of Fine Arts, Jalandhar
|Affairs/Girlfriend||Ginni Chatrath (Comedia, Entrepreneur)|
|Children||Daughter- Anayra Sharma|
|Parents||Father– Jeetendra Kumar Punj (Worked as Head Constable In Punjab Police)|
Mother– Janak Rani
|Sibling||Brother– Ashok Kumar Sharma|
Sister– Pooja Sharma
|Net worth (2021)||33 million USD (245 Crore INR)|
|Charges Per Episode||50 Lakh INR|
Family, Early Life and Education
Kapil Sharma was born on 2 April 1981 in Amritsar, Punjab. His father was a head constable in the police department who died of cancer in 2004, his mother Janakrani is a homemaker.
Kapil married girlfriend Ginni Chatrath on 12 December 2018 in Jalandhar.
Kapil Sharma Career
Kapil Sharma started his career in the field of entertainment with MH1’s comedy show ‘Hansade Hansade Rao’. He got his first big break in the form of ‘The Great Indian Laughter Challenge’. This was his ninth reality television show which he won. He gave his first audition for season 3 in Amritsar but then he was rejected. He wanted to take part in it and went to Delhi for re-audition where he got selected and became the winner in 2007 in which he won 10 lakhs as prize money. After this he participated in Comedy Circus to be aired on Sony TV.
In 2008, Kapil participated in ‘Ustadon Ka Ustad’. He also hosted the sixth season of Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa and has been seen in different seasons of Bigg Boss. He has also hosted the comedy show Chhote Miyan.
In 2013, Sharma launched his show ‘Comedy Nights with Kapil’ under his banner K9 Productions which was successful. He was also announced as the brand ambassador by the Delhi Election Commission in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. He was supposed to make his film debut with Yash Raj Banner’s film Bank Chor, but he dropped out of the project. He appeared as a guest in the opening episode of season 8 of the Indian television game show Kaun Banega Crorepati. Apart from this, if we talk about Bollywood film career, then Kapil has played the lead role in the comedy film Kis Kis Ko Pyaar Karoon.
Famous Television Shows: The Great Indian Laughter Challenge 3, Star or Rockstar, Comedy Circus, Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6, Comedy Nights with Kapil, The Kapil Sharma Show etc.
Awards and Honors
Along with many television awards for his strong performance in the field of comedy, Kapil has been honored by the President for his contribution to the Swachh Bharat Mission.
Some Facts About Kapil Sharma
- His real name is Kapil Punj. He changed his surname from Punj to Sharma as he thought the surname ‘Sharma’ suits his personality more.
- His father, Jeetendra Kumar Punj was a Head Constable in Punjab Police. He lost his father in 2004 as he was diagnosed with cancer in 1997.
- He was rejected in the audition round of the show The Great Indian Laughter Challenge when he auditioned in Amritsar. He was selected in the Delhi auditions and eventually won the show.
- He spent all the prize money of Rs 10 lakh that he won in the show The Great Indian Laughter Challenge on his sister’s marriage.
- His first passion is singing. He said in many interviews that he had moved to Mumbai to become a singer. His love for singing is evident even on his current show, where he never misses the chance of singing.
- He won the show Comedy Circus aired on Sony six times.
- He made his Bollywood debut in 2015 with the romantic-comedy Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon directed by Abbas Mustan. He worked alongside four actresses -Eli Avram, Manjari Phadnis, Simran Kaur Mundi and Sai Lokur.
- In 2016, Kapil started his new show with the name The Kapil Sharma Show.