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Anil Kapoor

Fullname: Anil Kapoor

Nicknames: The Jhakass actor, Anil, Lakhan

Date of Birth: December-24-1959

Zodiac: Capricorn

Height: 5-10

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Bio:Anil Kapoor was born on December 24, 1959 in Mumbai. His dad Surinder Kapoor was secretary to Shammi Kapoor and later a film producer. A loner, without many friends, Anil studied in O.L.P.S. (Our Lady of Perpetual Succor) School, which was very close to the chawl Anil lived in with his family comprising elder brother Boney, sister Reena and younger brother Sanjay. Right from his schooldays Anil was an ardent fan of Bollywood flicks that were telecast during the Ganesh Maha Utsav every year. He was a big fan of Raj Kapoor, and it was Anil’s passion for cinema that that influenced his acting, and people saw him as a mimic of the legendary showman. He landed a role as a child artist with Shashi Kapoor in a film titled Tu Payal Main Geet, which was never released. It was in 1979 Anil made his film debut in in Hamare Tumhare and later went on to act Shakti along with Dilip Kumar and Amitabh Bachchan. A few films later, he acted in Tamil director Mani Ratnam‘s Pallavi Anu Pallavi. The jhakass actor’s first lead role in Bollywood came in Woh 7 Din in the same year. Making a mark in the movie with his heartwarming performance, the actor went on to do a variety of roles in his career spanning many decades. Anil met Sindhi-speaking model Sunita Bhambhani in 1982 and went on to marry her in 1984. The couple has three children-son Harshwardhan and daughters Sonam Kapoor and Rhea Kapoor. Sonam is a well known actor of Bollywood today known for her charming persona and her impeccable style. Anil Kapoor is known for his performances in films like Meri Jung (1985), Chameli Ki Shaadi (1986), Karma (1986), Mr. India (1987), Tezaab (1988), Ram Lakhan (1989), Parinda (1989), Eeshwar (1989), Rakhwala (1989), Ghar Ho To Aisa (1990), Kishen Kanhaiya (1990), Lamhe (1991), Beta (1992), 1942: A Love Story (1994), Virasat (1997), Judaai (1997), Biwi No.1 (1999), Taal (1999), Bulandi (2000), Pukar (2000), Hamara Dil Aapke Paas Hai (2000), Nayak: The Real Hero (2001), Lajja (2001), My Wife’s Murder (2005), No Entry (2005), Welcome (2007), Race (2008). In 2008 Anil Kapoor appeared in his first international project Slumdog Millionaire which was directed by Danny Boyle. In 2012 Anil’s appearance in the eighth season of the popular action series 24 was much appreciated. Anil Kapoor was also seen in Mission Imposible’s fouth installation MI4: The Ghost Protocol.

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Sonam Kapoor’s daddy Anil Kapoor arranges for a special screening of Khoobsurat- View pics! Ranveer Singh, Riteish Sidhwani, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra and others attended the screening Sonam Kapoor and Fawad Khan's romantic film Khoobsurat releases in theatres today. While the verdict of the audience on the film is yet to come out, producer of the film Anil Kapoor …
Sonam Kapoor preferred Khoobsurat over Deepika Padukone’s Finding Fanny Anil Kapoor's beti dearest showed her preference pretty well. Read on to find out what... Very few know that Sonam Kapoor was offered to play the lead role in Homi Adajania's Finding Fanny, but had to turn it down due to prior commitments. However,the gracious actress watched …
Rekha wants her upcoming film Super Nani’s trailer to be attached to Sonam Kapoor’s Khoobsurat Despite reports of her being unhappy with the remake of her film, Rekha has moved on and wants her film's trailer to be attached to the upcoming remake of her 1980 film It has been reported that Rekha is not happy with the ‘remake’ of her film Khubsoorat, starring Sonam …
Anushka Sharma strangles Mary Kom’s Priyanka Chopra by the throat on the sets of Dil Dhadakne Do-View pic! We wonder where Ranveer Singh, Farhan Akhtar, Anil Kapoor, Rahul Bose, Shefali Shah and Zoya Akhtar were when the incident occurred... Anushka Sharma and Priyanka Chopra maybe rivals professionally but no one ever thought them to be hostile in person. There were nothing as such …
Anil Kapoor to start working on 24 season 2 in October 2014 Anil had taken a break from movies to do the first season of 24 It’s time for Anil Kapoor’s TV show 24 to return! Actor-producer Anil Kapoor, who was busy with his film commitments, will start shooting for its second season from October, according to a source. “Anil …
Gautam Rode and Divyanka Tripathi win the best actor awards Last night, television celebs walked the red carpet for a popular telly award event It was indeed a star studded event and crème de la crème of the television industry was present to make the grand event a big success. Quite a few stars walked away with awards for their …
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