|Alma mater||Ross School of Business|
|Occupation||Actor, producer and founder of Tusshar Entertainment House|
Shobha Kapoor (mother)
|Relatives||Ekta Kapoor (sister)|
Abhishek Kapoor (first cousin)
Tushar Kapoor (born 20 November 1976) is an Indian actor and producer who appears in Hindi films. His notable works include Mujhe Kucch Kehna Hai (2001), Khakee (2004), Kyaa Kool Hai Hum (2005), Dhol (2007), Shootout at Wadala (2013). He gained recognition for his role as Lucky in the Golmaal film series.
Son of veteran actor Jeetendra, he is the founder and director of the production house, Tusshar Entertainment House. The debut film produced by his production house is Laxmii. He also co-owned Balaji Telefilms and Balaji Motion Pictures from 2001 to 2019.
Early and personal life
Tusshar Kapoor is the son of Bollywood actor Jeetendra and Shobha Kapoor. His sister Ekta Kapoor is a television and film producer. He attended the Bombay Scottish School where he was in the same class as Abhishek Bachchan. He then studied at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor for his BBA degree at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business.
Prior to making his debut as an actor, Kapoor worked with film director David Dhawan as an assistant. Following this, he trained as an actor with Roshan Taneja and Mahendra Verma, in their acting school, and in dance with Nimesh Bhatt.
He made his debut in 2001 under guidance of his Gujarat-based friend Dharmanshu parmar urff monty with the blockbuster Mujhe Kucch Kehna Hai, a remake of the Telugu super hit Tholi Prema, along with Kareena Kapoor. He received the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut for his work in the film. He then starred as Rahul in coming of age film Kyaa Dil Ne Kahaa alongside Esha Deol. Kapoor then appeared in two more Telugu remakes Jeena Sirf Merre Liye (2002), and Yeh Dil (2003), which fared poorly at the box office. He then appeared in Ram Gopal Varma's production Gayab (2004) which was declared a below average at the box office but Kapoor received appreciation for his work. Starting in 2004, Kapoor starred in commercial hits such as Khakee (2004), Kyaa Kool Hai Hum (2005), Golmaal (2006), Shootout at Lokhandwala (2007) in which he has essayed the role of gangster Dilip Buwa, and received good reviews for his work, Golmaal Returns (2008), Golmaal 3 (2010), The Dirty Picture (2011), Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum (2012), the critically acclaimed Shor in the City (2012), and Shootout at Wadala (2013) .
In 2012, Kapoor took part in the "Fashion for a Cause" event which raised money for homeless children. He has co-produced the film Chaar Din Ki Chandni (2012), in which he has also starred. He worked as a lead actor in Bollywood adult comedies Kyaa Kool Hain Hum 3 (2016) and Mastizaade (2016) both did average business.
In 2017, he starred as Lucky in the comedy film Golmaal Again, which ended up being a blockbuster. In 2018, he was seen in Simmba, in a special appearance as himself in the song "Aankh Marey". He also voiced part of the song.
In 2021, he made his debut as an author with a book titled ‘Bachelor Dad’ published by Penguin . The book chronicles his journey as a single parent. Through this book, he wanted to address the many questions single fathers face but do not know how to address.
|2001||Mujhe Kucch Kehna Hai||Karan|
|2002||Kyaa Dil Ne Kahaa||Rahul|
|Jeena Sirf Merre Liye||Karan|
|2003||Kucch To Hai||Karan|
|2004||Shart: The Challenge||Jai Kapoor|
|Khakee||Sub Inspector Ashwin Gupte|
|Kyaa Kool Hai Hum||Rahul|
|2006||Golmaal||Lucky||Nominated - Filmfare Award for Best Performance in a Comic Role|
|2007||Good Boy, Bad Boy||Rajan Malhotra|
|Kya Love Story Hai||Arjun|
|Shootout at Lokhandwala||Dilip Buwa|
|Dhol||Sameer "Sam" Arya|
|2008||One Two Three||Laxmi Narayan|
|Om Shanti Om||Himself||Guest appearance in the song "Deewangi"|
|C Kkompany||Akshay Kumar|
|Halla Bol||Himself||Guest appearance|
|Sunday||Himself||Guest appearance in the song "Manzar"|
|Golmaal Returns||Lucky||Nominated - Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor|
|2011||Shor in the City||Tilak|
|Love U...Mr. Kalakaar!||Sahil|
|Hum Tum Shabana||Rishi Malhotra|
|The Dirty Picture||Ramakanth|
|2012||Chaar Din Ki Chandni||Veer Vikram Singh|
|Kyaa Super Kool Hai Hum||Aditya “Adi”/John|
|2013||Shootout at Wadala||Sheikh Munir|
|2016||Kyaa Kool Hain Hum 3||Kanhaiya|
|2018||Simmba||Himself||Guest appearance in the song "Aankh Maarey"|
|2019||Booo Sabki Phategi||Gopal|
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