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Kunal Kapoor (actor)

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Kunal Kapoor
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Kunal Kapoor (2nd from right) with sister Sanjana Kapoor, daughter Shaira Laura Kapoor and Abhishek Bachchan in 2015
Occupation Actor, ad film producer and director
Parent(s) Shashi Kapoor[1]
Jennifer Kendal
Relatives See Kapoor Family

Kunal Kapoor is an Indian film actor.

Kapoor made his debut with the 1972 English-language film Siddhartha. He then appeared in Shyam Benegal's 1978 film Junoon. In 1981 he appeared in his first mainstream Bollywood film titled Ahista Ahista opposite Padmini Kolhapure. In 1982 he appeared in Vijeta. After that he appeared in the art films Utsav (1984) and Trikal (1985).[2] Trikal was his last film appearance.

In 1987, Kapoor set up his own company, Adfilm-Valas, and started producing and directing television commercials. Adfilm Valas has also line-produced for many international feature films and ad films shot in India. Notably, the credit sequence of the film City of Joy, and the French films Le Cactus (2005) and Fire in Paradise.

In 2015 he returned to films after 30 years, appearing in Singh is Bling as Amy Jackson's father.

Filmography[edit]

Actor[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
1972 Siddhartha Siddhartha's son English film
1978 Junoon
1981 Ahista Ahista Kunal
1982 Vijeta Angad
1984 Utsav Aryak
1985 Trikal Kapitan Ribeiro/ Governor
2015 Singh is Bling Amy Jackson's father

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kunal Kapoor returns to acting". The Indian Express. 26 June 2015. Retrieved 4 July 2015. 
  2. ^ "Kunal Kapoor returns to acting". The Indian Express. 26 June 2015. Retrieved 4 July 2015. 

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