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Harshvardhan Kapoor
Harshvardhan Kapoor grace ‘Mirzya’ screening.jpg
Harshvardhan in 2016
Born (1990-11-09) 9 November 1990 (age 31)
  • Actor
  • film producer
Years active2015-present
FamilySurinder Kapoor family

Harshvardhan Kapoor is an Indian actor and film producer. He is the son of actor Anil Kapoor.[1]

Early life

Harsh was born in Mumbai on 9 November 1990, the youngest and only son of actor Anil Kapoor and Sunita Kapoor.[2] He is the brother of actress Sonam Kapoor and producer Rhea Kapoor.[3] He is graduated from Chapman University.[4]


Before his acting debut, Kapoor worked as an assistant director on Anurag Kashyap's 2015 film Bombay Velvet.[5][6]

Harshvardhan made his acting debut with Rakesh Omprakash Mehra's film Mirzya opposite actress Saiyami Kher in 2016. His second film, Bhavesh Joshi Superhero was directed by Vikramaditya Motwane and released in 2018.[7] In 2020, he worked with Vikramaditya Motwane again in the Netflix film AK vs AK, in which he played a fictionalized version of himself and shared the screen with his father and sister.[8]

In 2021, he appeared in one of the episodes of Netflix show Ray.[9]

In 2022, he acted and co-produced film titled Thar which was released on Netflix on 6 May 2022.[10] The film also starred Anil Kapoor, Fatima Sana Shaikh and Satish Kaushik in key roles.[11] It was directed and co-written by Raj Singh Chaudhary.[12] The dialogues were written by Anurag Kashyap.


Year Title Role Notes
2015 Bombay Velvet N/A Assistant director
2016 Mirzya Munish/Adil Debut film
2018 Bhavesh Joshi Superhero Siku
2020 AK vs AK Himself
2021 Ray Vikram Arora Netflix series; Episode: Spotlight
2022 Thar Siddharth Netflix film; also producer


Year Award Category Nominated work Result Ref.
2016 Screen Awards Best Male Debut Mirzya Won
Stardust Award Best Acting Debut (Male) Won [14]
Big Star Entertainment Awards Most Entertaining Debut Actor Won [15]
Filmfare Glamour and Style Awards Fashion Debut of the Year Won [16]
  1. ^ Shared with Jim Sarbh


  1. ^ "Harshvardhan Kapoor: If I had my way, I would do one film every two years". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 10 September 2016. Retrieved 14 September 2016.
  2. ^ "Harshvardhan Kapoor talks about his father's influence in his career". India Glitz. 24 April 2022.
  3. ^ "Harshvardhan Kapoor demands privacy for pregnant sister Sonam Kapoor". Bollywood Life. Retrieved 26 April 2022.
  4. ^ "Physical transformation hardest part of prep: Harshvardhan Kapoor". Indian Express. 10 September 2016. Archived from the original on 15 September 2016. Retrieved 14 September 2016.
  5. ^ "EXCLUSIVE: I was never dating Sapna Pabbi, says Harshvardhan Kapoor". pinkvilla. 13 September 2016. Archived from the original on 14 September 2016. Retrieved 14 September 2016.
  6. ^ "Consider Aamir my inspiration, says Harshvardhan Kapoor". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 17 September 2016. Retrieved 14 September 2016.
  7. ^ "Harshvardhan Kapoor already shaping up for his next film with Vikramaditya Motwane". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 20 October 2016. Retrieved 14 September 2016.
  8. ^ "AK VS AK: Harshvardhan Kapoor's Performance Gets a Thumbs, Actor Elated with the Response".
  9. ^ "Netflix's 'Ray': The perks and perils of stardom". The Hindu. Retrieved 19 December 2021.
  10. ^ "Harsh Vardhan Kapoor says he got no money left in his account". Daily Research Plot. 10 May 2022. Retrieved 10 May 2022.
  11. ^ HT Entertainment Desk (6 May 2022). "Anil Kapoor, Harshvardhan Kapoor and Fatima Sana Shaikh host Thar special screening". Hindustan Times. Retrieved 9 May 2022.
  12. ^ IANS (26 April 2022). "Director Raj Singh Chaudhary opens up on shooting in the rugged Rajasthan desert". Pinkvilla. Retrieved 11 May 2022.
  13. ^ "Winners of 22nd Annual Star Screen Awards 2015". Bollywood Hungama. 8 January 2016. Retrieved 8 January 2016.
  14. ^ Sen, Sushmita (20 December 2016). "Sansui Colors Stardust Awards: Anushka Sharma, Amitabh Bachchan bag Best Actor titles; complete list of winners". International Business Times. Archived from the original on 1 August 2017. Retrieved 10 February 2022.
  15. ^ "Big Star Entertainment Awards 2015 nominations". Pinkvilla. 3 December 2015. Archived from the original on 5 December 2015. Retrieved 5 December 2015.
  16. ^ "Winners of the absolut ELYX Glamour and style awards 2016". Filmfare. 16 October 2016.

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