Kunaal Roy Kapur
|Kunaal Roy Kapur|
|Born||Kunaal Roy Kapur
13 January 1979
|Occupation||Actor, Film director|
Kapur started his acting career with the Indian soap Just Mohabbat (2001), which aired on Sony TV. He then appeared in a cameo role in the 2007 film, Loins of Punjab Presents opposite Shabana Azmi and Ishita Sharma. He was also seen in Panga Naa Lo.
He is also a theatre director. In 2006 directed a comedy, The President Is Coming. He adapted the play into film, to make his directorial debut with the mockumentary The President Is Coming (2009), starring Konkona Sen Sharma and Shernaz Patel, which opened to mixed reviews and was declared a "Semi-Hit".
Kapur appeared in six episodes of British-Indian comedy series Mumbai Calling (2009) as a call centre operator. He has appeared in Aamir Khan Productions' Delhi Belly (2011) alongside Imran Khan and Vir Das . Thereafter, he acted in Nautanki Saala (2013) with Ayushman Khurana and did a small role in Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013) with an ensemble cast, including Ranbir Kapoor, Deepika Padukone, and his younger brother Aditya Roy Kapur. His forthcoming releases is Action Jackson of Prabhu Deva opposite Ajay Devgan,Sonakshi Sinha and Yami Gautam and Gollu Aur Pappu opposite Vir Das and Karishma Tanna.
His elder brother Siddharth Roy Kapur is the CEO of UTV Motion Pictures and his younger brother Aditya Roy Kapur is also an actor, who has appeared in such films as Action Replayy,Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani and Aashiqui 2. His sister-in-law, Vidya Balan is also a famous film actress.
Kunaal is married to Shayonti, has 2 kids, a daughter Shanaz and a son Zahaan and lives with them in Mumbai.
|2009||The President Is Coming||mockumentary film|
|2007||Panga na lo||Bhura|
|2007||Loins of Punjab Presents||Mr. White|
|2011||Delhi Belly||as Nitin||directed by Abhinay Deo|
|2013||Nautanki Saala||Mandar lele||A musical comedy film|
|2013||Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani||Taran, Aditi's Husband||Supporting role|
|2014||Action Jackson||directed by Prabhudeva|
|1996||Just mohabbat||Sanjay a.k.a Sanju||starred in 1998|
|2007||Mumbai calling||Call centre operator||6 episodes in 2008|
- "'Direction comes first'". Hindustan Times. July 14, 2011.
- "Director's cut -- Kunaal Roy Kapur". The Hindu. Jul 31, 2008.
- Kazmi, Nikhat (January 8, 2009). "The President Is Coming: Review". Time of India.
- The good buddy: Kunal Roy Kapur plays role of a 'messy' boy in 'Delhi Belly', India Today, June 20, 2011.
- "‘Strange things are possible in Mumbai’" 8 (31). Tehelka Magazine. 6 Aug 2011.