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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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Farhan Akhtar, Anil Kapoor and Lisa Ray mourn the death of BKS Iyengar! The renowned yoga guru was 96 World-renowned yoga guru B K S Iyengar passed away in Pune early this morning following a prolonged illness. The founder of the Iyengar School of Yoga who was 96 had been hospitalised for over a week. His death has come as a surprise to most and …
Fawad Khan all praise for the Khoobsurat sisters, Sonam Kapoor and Rhea Kapoor! The Pakistani heartthrob is all praise for Anil Kapoor's daughters. Read on to find out why... Fawad Khan who makes his big Bollywood debut with Disney and Anil Kapoor Film Company's Khoobsurat, the country's first official Disney romance is already feeling much at home as he …
Dil Dhadakne Do actors Anushka Sharma, Farhan Akhtar, Anil Kapoor back in Mumbai to wrap-up second schedule After shooting in a cruise in Europe and some parts of Turkey, the cast and crew of Dil Dhadakne Do has returned to Mumbai The cast is back in the city to finish filming the second schedule of the Zoya Akhtar's directorial movie. Shooting of the film's first schedule began …
Birthday special: Director Shankar’s 5 best films! As the auteur celebrates his 51st birthday, Bollywoodlife brings you 5 films of Shankar which depicts his best work Born on August 17, 1963, in the small town of Kumbakonam, Shanmugam Shankar graduated as a Mechanical Engineer. The ace director got his first break as script …
Independence Day Special: 5 popular patriotic songs of Bollywood! As India celebrates the 68th year of Independence, we  list down 5 songs that always leave us teary-eyed and at the same time evoke our patriotic side Filmmakers have always stirred up patriotic feelings by incorporating inspiring songs in their movies. While most of us are …
After Farhan Akhtar, Priyanka Chopra falls sick on the sets of Zoya Akhtar’s Dil Dhadakne Do! Apparently PeeCee started feeling uneasy while shooting for DDD Working on Zoya Akhtar’s upcoming film, Dil Dhadakne Do is not very easy for the star cast of the film, it seems. Recently reports revealed that Farhan Akhtar had come down with a viral fever while working for …
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