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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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Anil Kapoor: Arjun Kapoor and Sonam Kapoor were overweight because they didn’t take care of themselves earlier The Welcome back actor, who turned a year older on December 24, shares some beauty tips with his fans and admirers and also his future plans Anil Kapoor, who celebrated his birthday with his family in Dubai, turned 58 yesterday. The versatile actor is one of the most well …
Sonam Kapoor, Abhishek Bachchan, Arbaaz Khan wish ‘jhakaas’ Anil Kapoor on his birthday The Welcome Back star is celebrating his birthday in Dubai with his family Eternally young and a rockstar -- that's how Hindi film celebrities describe actor-filmmaker Anil Kapoor, who turned 58 Wednesday. Popular for mouthing his famous jhakaas dialogue in films and at …
Anil Kapoor celebrates his birthday with daughters Sonam and Rhea Kapoor in Dubai – view pics! The Slumdog Millionaire actor turns 58 today... Anil Kapoor has turned a year older today and the versatile actor made sure to bring in his 58th birthday in style along with his family. Well, the Kapoor khandaan was in Dubai last night to celebrate Anil's special day. Sonam …
What were Ranbir Kapoor, Anil Kapoor and Karan Johar doing at Aamir Khan’s house? View pics! Ranbir, Anil, KJo were seen leaving from Aamir's house last night. What were they up to? So we saw how Aamir Khan and many other B-town celebs head descended to Ranbir Kapoor - Katrina Kaif's love nest over the weekend for a pre-Christmas bash. And now it's Ranbir returning the …
Anil Kapoor to celebrate his birthday in Dubai The Welcome Back actor will turn 58 this year It's an annual family ritual for Anil Kapoor to bring in his birthday Dec 24 with his family. But this time, Anil's son Harshvardhan won't be joining the family as he is shooting for his debut film in Rajasthan. Anil will turn 58 …
After PK, Sanjay Dutt is gearing up for Kaante sequel Ace filmmaker Sanjay Gupta wants to get the Agneepath star back onscreen with a bang... Sanjay Dutt has been garnered with a lot of praises for his role as Rajisthani Bhaiyo for Rajkumar Hirani's Aamir Khan starrer, PK. The actor, who is soon to be out of jail, is now gearing …
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