Kunaal Roy Kapur

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Kunaal Roy Kapur
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Born Kunaal Roy Kapur
(1979-01-13) 13 January 1979 (age 35)
Mumbai, India
Occupation Actor, Film director
Years active 2001-present
Relatives

Kunaal Roy Kapur is an Indian film actor and director, most known for films like Delhi Belly (2011) and Nautanki Saala (2013).

Career[edit]

Kapur started his acting career with the Indian soap Just Mohabbat (2001), which aired on Sony TV.[1] 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.[2] 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[3] and was declared a "Semi-Hit".[citation needed]

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)[4] 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.

Personal life[edit]

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. Kunal can also be seen in movies like Delhi Belly and Nautanki Saala and . 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.[5]

Filmography[edit]

Director[edit]

Year Title Notes
2009 The President Is Coming mockumentary film

Actor[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2007 Panga na lo Bhura
2007 Loins of Punjab Presents Mr. White
2008 R(evolution) Feroz's father
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
2015 Gollu Aur Pappu TBA Pre-production

With Vir Das

TV Series[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1996 Just mohabbat Sanjay a.k.a Sanju starred in 1998
2007 Mumbai calling Call centre operator 6 episodes in 2008

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