|Kunaal Roy Kapur Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 1 in|
|Date of Birth||February 13, 1979|
Kunaal Roy Kapur is an Indian actor, playwright, and filmmaker who has been cast in movies such as Delhi Belly, Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, Azhar, Loins of Punjab Presents, Action Jackson, Panga Na Lo, Nautanki Saala, Revolution, Gollu Aur Pappu, The Final Exit, Kaalakaandi, Love per Square Foot, Marudhar Express, Hotel Milan, Tribhanga, Radhe Shyam, and Footfairy. Kunaal has also been a part of various television projects like Sandwiched Forever, Just Mohabbat, TVF Tripling, Bandish Bandits, Mumbai Calling, Parchhayee: Ghost Stories by Ruskin Bond, Going Viral, Side Hero, and Aadha Ishq.
Kunaal Roy Kapur
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Kunaal Roy Kapur attended St. Xavier’s College, a private, Catholic, autonomous higher education institution in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
Actor, Playwright, Filmmaker
- Father – Kumud Roy Kapur
- Mother – Salome Roy Kapur (née Aaron) (Former Model, Former Actor, Dancer, Dance Instructor, Stage Choreographer, Former Miss India)
- Siblings – Siddharth Roy Kapur (Older Brother) (Film Producer, Studio Executive, President of the Producers Guild of India), Aditya Roy Kapur (Younger Brother) (Actor, VJ)
- Others – Raghupat Roy Kapur (or Raghupat Rai Kapoor) (Paternal Grandfather) (Film Producer), Sam Aaron (Maternal Grandfather) (Ballroom and Latin American Dance Teacher), Ruby Aaron (Maternal Grandmother) (Ballroom and Latin American Dance Teacher), Vidya Balan (Sister-In-Law) (Actor)
Kunaal Roy Kapur has been signed with Bling! Entertainment, Talent Management Agency, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
6 ft 1 in or 185.5 cm
80 kg or 176.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Kunaal Roy Kapur has dated –
- Shayonti Salvi (2005-Present) – He got married to Shayonti Salvi in the year 2005 and they have been blessed with 2 children – a son named Zahaan and a daughter named Shanaz.
Race / Ethnicity
Mixed (Asian and White)
Kunaal Roy Kapur is of Punjabi Khatri descent on his father’s side and has Jewish roots on his maternal side.
- Wears glasses
- Tall stature
He has done endorsement work for Licious.
Kunaal Roy Kapur Facts
- His maternal grandparents were among the earliest accredited teachers of Ballroom and Latin American dancing in India and had degrees from the Federal Association of Teachers of Dancing in London.
- Kunaal directed the 2009 satirical mockumentary film The President Is Coming.
- Alongside Imran Khan, Vir Das, Poorna Jagannathan, and Shenaz Treasurywala, Kunaal Roy Kapur co-starred as a photographer named Nitin Berry in the 2011 action comedy film Delhi Belly. This role got him nominated for an Annual Central European Bollywood Award for “Best Supporting Actor”, Stardust Award for “Breakthrough Performance – Male”, and Screen Awards for “Best Supporting Actor” and “Best Comedian”.
- He was cast as Taran Khanna in the 2013 Hindi-language coming-of-age romantic comedy film Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, starring Ranbir Kapoor, Deepika Padukone, Kalki Koechlin, and Aditya Roy Kapur. The film became one of the highest-grossing Indian films of all time.
- For his work in the comedy web series Side Hero, Kunaal Roy Kapur was nominated for the iReel Award in the “Best Actor – Comedy” category in 2019.
- He co-starred as Sameer Shastri in the 2020 comedy-drama web television series Sandwiched Forever.
- He brought to life the character of Vedant in the 2022 period romantic drama film Radhe Shyam, starring Prabhas and Pooja Hegde.
- In 2022, Kunaal Roy Kapur appeared in the music video of the song titled Hairaan by Javed Ali (ft. Nia Sharma).
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