Kunaal Roy Kapur

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Kunaal Roy Kapur
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Born (1979-02-13) 13 February 1979 (age 40)
OccupationActor, film director
RelativesSee Roy Kapur family

Kunaal Roy Kapur is an Indian film actor and director, most known for films like Delhi Belly (2011), Nautanki Saala (2013) and The Final Exit (2017).[citation needed]


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 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. Then he acted in Action Jackson of Prabhu Deva, opposite Ajay Devgan, Sonakshi Sinha and Yami Gautam and Gollu Aur Pappu, opposite Vir Das and Karishma Tanna. His last release was Azhar, where he played the role of Reddy (Azharuddin's lawyer). His next release was The Final Exit (2017). In 2018, he acted in an eight episode web series called Going Viral, which aired on Amazon prime.

Personal life[edit]

Kunaal is married to Shayonti. They have two children.[5] He is of paternal Punjabi and maternal Jewish descent.[6]



Year Title Notes
2009 The President Is Coming mockumentary film


Year Film Role Director Notes
2007 Panga Na Lo Bhura Rajen Kothari
Loins of Punjab Presents Mr. White Manish Acharya Indian-American English Language Film
2008 Revolution Feroz's father Mustafa Zaveri
2011 Delhi Belly Nitin Berry Abhinay Deo
2013 Nautanki Saala Mandar lele Rohan Sippy
Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani Taran Ayan Mukerji
2014 Gollu Aur Pappu Gollu Kabir Sadanand
Action Jackson Musa Prabhudeva
2016 Azhar Lawyer Reddy Tony D'Souza
2017 The Final Exit Photographer Dhwanil Mehta
2018 Kaalakaandi Akshat Verma
Love per Square Foot Samuel Masquita Anand Tiwari
3 Dev[7] Mahesh Ankush Bhatt

Bhaag Bawre Aandhi Aayi

Hotel Milan Vipul Vishal Mishra
Marudhar Express (2018 film) TBA Vishal Mishra

TV series[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1999-2000 Just Mohabbat Sanjay a.k.a. Sanju Television debut
2007 Mumbai calling Call center operator 6 episodes in 2008
2017 Going Viral @Gaurav 8 Episodes

Web series[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2016 TVF Tripling Pranav, Chanchal's Husband 5 episodes


  1. ^ "'Direction comes first'". Hindustan Times. 14 July 2011.
  2. ^ "Director's cut – Kunaal Roy Kapur". The Hindu. 31 Jul 2008.
  3. ^ Kazmi, Nikhat (8 January 2009). "The President Is Coming: Review". Time of India.
  4. ^ The good buddy: Kunal Roy Kapur plays role of a 'messy' boy in 'Delhi Belly', India Today, 20 June 2011.
  5. ^ "'Strange things are possible in Mumbai'". Tehelka Magazine. 6 Aug 2011.
  6. ^ https://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4402232,00.html
  7. ^ 3 Dev Movie: Showtimes, Review, Trailer, Posters, News & Videos | eTimes, retrieved 2018-04-21

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