Kapil Sharma is a comedian, television presenter and also an actor who has a great sense of humour. He hosted a television comedy show Comedy Nights with Kapil from June 2013 to January 2016. Kapil has made his debut in bollywood with the film Kis Kisko Pyaar Karu. His second movie Firangi was released on 1 December 2017. Directed by Rajiev Dhingra, Firangi is a historical period drama film set in the year 1920. He was last seen in a show Family Time With Kapil Sharma.
Real Name : Kapil Sharma
Nickname : Tony and Kappu
Profession : Comedian, Actor, Singer, Producer
Date of Birth : 2 April 1981
Age (as in 2018) : 37 Years
Birth Place : Amritsar, Punjab, India
Zodiac sign : Aries
Nationality : Indian
Hometown : Amritsar, Punjab, India
School : Shri Ram Ashram Sen. Sec. School, Amritsar
College : Hindu College, Amritsar and Apeejay College of Fine Arts, Jalandhar
Educational Qualifications : Graduate
Religion : Hindu
Film Debut : Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon (2015)
TV Debut : Hansde Hansade Ravo (2006)
Father : Late K. Sharma (worked as head constable in Punjab police)
Mother : Janak Rani
Brother : Ashok Kumar Sharma
Sister : Pooja Sharma
Physical Stats & Features
Height : 5’ 9”
Weight : 73 kg
Eye Colour : Black
Hair Colour : Black
Marital Status : Unmarried
Affairs/Girlfriends : Preeti Simoes
Wife/Spouse : N/A
Salary : 60-80 lakh/episode (INR)
Net Worth : $10 million
The Great Indian Laughter Challenge
Ustaadon Ka Ustaad
Comedy Circus Ke SuperStars
Comedy Circus Ka Jadoo
Jubilee Comedy Circus
Comedy Circus Ke Taansen
Star Ya Rockstar
Comedy Circus Ka Naya Daur
Kahani Comedy Circus Ki
Comedy Circus Ke Ajoobe
Jhalak Dikhla Jaa 6
Comedy Nights with Kapil
The Kapil Sharma Show
Some Interesting Facts about Kapil Sharma
- Kapil has worked in a PCO, a cloth mill and even picked crates of soft-drinks to earn money.
- Kapil comes from a family of people who have worked in the police force. His father was the head constable in Punjab Police, whereas his elder brother is also in the force. His mother is a house maker.
- He has worked in Punjabi show Hasde Hasande Ravo on MH One channel. He participated in Sony’s Comedy Circus and won six seasons of the show.
- He was initially rejected in the audition round of ‘The Great Indian Laughter Challenge’, but received a call to return, and then ended up winning the show.
- The star comedian who rose to fame with ‘Comedy Nights With Kapil’ in 2013 – also has an inclination for singing. He is gearing up to come up with an album next year.
- Sharma was nominated for the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan by the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and was invited to the Rashtrapati Bhavan by President Pranab Mukherjee in September 2015 to acknowledge his contribution for the same.
- He is known for bringing families together in front of the television sets. His comedy has raised praises from the likes of Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Amitabh Bachchan and many other celebrities. CNN- IBN awarded him as the Indian of the Year in 2013 for his work.