Abhishek Kapoor

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Abhishek Kapoor
Abhishek Kapoor at Esha Deol's sangeet ceremony 16.jpg
Kapoor in 2012
Born (1971-08-06) August 6, 1971 (age 44)[1]
Occupation Actor, writer, film director

Abhishek Kapoor (born 6 August 1971) is an Indian film actor, writer and director.

He started his career as an actor in Uff! Yeh Mohabbat in 1996, opposite Twinkle Khanna, directed by Vipin Handa, and after two more films, he made his directorial début with Aryan in 2006.[2][3]

In 2008, he directed Rock On!!, for which he also wrote the screenplay based on his own story. The film also marked the acting debut of Farhan Akhtar and went on to become a success, bringing not just accolades but also a Filmfare Award in 2009.[3]


Year Film Notes
2006 Aryan: Unbreakable
2008 Rock On!! Won 2009 Filmfare Award for Best Story
2013 Kai Po Che
2015 Fitoor
TBA Mahabharata: Part 1


Personal life[edit]

Kapoor is the cousin of the actor Tusshar Kapoor and producer Ekta Kapoor. His mother is the sister of the popular Bollywood actor Jitendra (Ravi Kapoor). On 4 May 2015, Abhishek Kapoor is married to Swedish actress and model Pragya Yadav.[5]


  1. ^ "Abhishek Kapoor". Cintaa. Retrieved 8 April 2014. 
  2. ^ Taran Adarsh (15 December 2006). "Aryan – Unbreakable: Critic review". Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved 3 March 2014. 
  3. ^ a b Shweta Teotia. Indian Express (5 September 2008). "The rocking underdog: Abhishek Kapoor". Retrieved 3 March 2014. 
  4. ^ "Filmfare Awards: Jodha Akbar makes clean sweep". The Economic Times. 1 March 2009. Retrieved 3 March 2014. 
  5. ^ "Director Abhishek Kapoor ties knots with Swedish Actress Pragya Yadav". news.biharprabha.com. 5 May 2015. Retrieved 4 May 2015. 

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