Anil Kapoor Height Weight Age Body Statistics Biography

Anil Kapoor Height Weight Age Biography Family Wiki Net Worth, Affairs, Marriage & much more. Anil Kapoor (born 24 December 1956) is an Indian actor and film producer who works primarily in Hindi films, and also acted in international films and television series. In a career spanning over 40 years as an actor and as a producer since 2005, Kapoor has appeared in more than 100 films. Recognised for his main roles in multiple iconic, popular and cult films, he has received several accolades including two National Film Awards and six Filmfare Awards.

Born in Bombay to film producer Surinder Kapoor, he made his Bollywood debut with a small role in the romance Hamare Tumhare (1979) and then appeared as the lead in the Telugu film Vamsa Vruksham (1980) followed by the Kannada film Pallavi Anupallavi (1983). Kapoor’s career saw a turning point through his breakout role in the action drama Mashaal (1984). His biggest hits during the 80s decade as a lead actor include Meri Jung (1985), Karma (1986), Mr. India (1987), Tezaab (1988), Ram Lakhan (1989) and Parinda (1989). He went on to become a highly profitable Bollywood star in the next 3 decades with lead roles in the top-grossing films Lamhe (1991), Beta (1992)Laadla (1994), Judaai (1997), Deewana Mastana (1997), Hum Aapke Dil Mein Rehte Hain (1999), Biwi No. 1 (1999), No Entry (2005), Welcome (2007), Race (2008), Race 2 (2013), Welcome Back (2015), Race 3 (2018), Total Dhamaal (2019) and Malang (2020). He received critical acclaim for his performances in Beta (1992), 1942: A Love Story (1994), Trimurti (1995), Virasat (1997), Taal (1999), Pukar (2000), Lajja (2001), Nayak (2001) and Dil Dhadakne Do (2015).

Kapoor’s first role in an international film was in Danny Boyle’s Academy Award-winning film Slumdog Millionaire, for which he shared the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture. His performance in the eighth season of the action series 24 generated rave reviews from the American press. Globally, Kapoor is one of the most recognised Indian film actors.

Early and personal life

Kapoor was born into a Punjabi Hindu family on 24 December 1956 in Chembur to Nirmal Kapoor and film producer Surinder Kapoor. He is the second of four children. His elder brother Boney Kapoor is a film producer and younger brother Sanjay Kapoor is an actor. The late actress Sridevi and the producer Mona Shourie Kapoor (both Boney’s wives) were his sisters-in-law, and Sandeep Marwah, founder of the Noida Film City and owner of Marwah Studios, is his brother-in-law. The film actors Arjun Kapoor and Mohit Marwah are his nephews, while actress Janhvi Kapoor is his niece. The Kapoor family of Prithviraj Kapoor are also his relatives as Prithviraj Kapoor was his father’s cousin.

Kapoor was educated at Our Lady of Perpetual Succour High School in Chembur East Mumbai and at the St. Xavier’s College, in Fort, South Mumbai. In 1984, Kapoor married Sunita Bhavnani, a costume designer with whom he has two daughters and a son. Their elder daughter Sonam Kapoor (born 1985) is an actress and their younger daughter Rhea Kapoor (born 1987) is a film producer and their son Harshvardhan Kapoor (born 1990) is also an actor. Anil Kapoor is referred as ‘AK’ by his children.

Anil Kapoor Height Weight Age Body Statistics Biography

Nickname(s)Mr. India, Lakkhan
Profession(s)Actor, Producer
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters– 178 cm
in meters– 1.78 m
in feet inches– 5’ 10”
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth24 December 1956
Age (as in 2022)66 Years
BirthplaceBombay, Bombay State, India
Zodiac signCapricorn
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
SchoolOur Lady of Perpetual Succour High School, Mumbai
CollegeSt. Xavier’s College, Mumbai
Educational Qualification12th Standard (Expelled from college due to lack of attendance)
DebutFilm (Hindi): Hamare Tumhare (1979) (cameo role)
Film (Hindi): Woh Saat Din (lead role)
Film (Telugu): Vamsa Vruksham (1980)
Film (Kannada): Pallavi Anu Pallavi (1983)
Film (Malayalam): Chandralekha (1997)
Film (British): Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
Film (Hollywood): Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol (2011)
Film (Production): Badhaai Ho Badhaai (2002)
TV: 24 (2010, American TV Series)
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
Address31 Shrinagar, 7th Road, JVPD Scheme, Mumbai
HobbiesPainting, Gymming, Travelling
Awards/HonoursFilmfare Awards
1985: Best Supporting Actor Award for Mashaal
1989: Best Actor Award for Tezaab
1993: Best Actor Award for Beta
1998: Critics Award for Best Actor for Virasat
2000: Best Supporting Actor Award for Taal
2016: Best Supporting Actor Award for Dil Dhadakne Do

National Film Awards
2001: Best Actor for Pukar
2008: Special Jury Award / Special Mention (Feature Film) for Gandhi, My Father

Other Awards
2010: Lifetime Achievement Award for AXN Action Awards
2016: Times of India Film Awards in category Best Supporting Actor Male for Dil Dhadakne Do
2018: Best Supporting Actor – Male for Mubarakan at Zee Cine Awards

Government Of India Awards
1997: Honoured with”Nata Kalaratna” by the Government of Andhra Pradesh
2002: Awadh Samman by the Government of Uttar Pradesh
2011: Conferred with Lalitha Kala Samrat title by the Government of Andhra Pradesh

Note: Along with these, he has many other awards, honours, and achievements to his name.
Controversies• Once, Abhay Deol showed his frustration in media at the makers of ‘Aisha’ (2010), i.e., Sunil Manchanda, Rhea Kapoor, and Anil Kapoor, for getting sidelined in the film’s promotions. In reply, Anil Kapoor, the co-producer of the film, said on Karan Johar’s show Koffee with Karan that “Abhay Deol needs help in every way.”
• In 2016, the Western Railway sent a notice to the production house M/S Market Men Consumer & Events Pvt Ltd for shooting a promotional ad in a running train. According to the Western Railway official, Anil Kapoor was seen dangerously clinging onto the footboard of a running train in Mumbai for his upcoming TV series “24: Season 2”, on 14 July 2017, which was an offence under the Railway Act.
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsMadhuri Dixit (Actress, Rumour)
Kimi Katkar (Actress, Rumour)
Sunita Bhambhani Kapoor (Costume Designer)
Marriage Date19 May 1984
Wife/SpouseSunita Bhambhani Kapoor, Costume Designer (m.1984-present)
ChildrenSon– Harshvardhan Kapoor (Actor, born in 1990)
Daughters– Sonam Kapoor (Actress, born in 1985), Rhea Kapoor (Producer, born in 1987)
ParentsFather– Late Surinder Kapoor (Producer)
Mother– Nirmal Kapoor
SiblingsBrothers– Boney Kapoor (Elder, Producer), Sanjay Kapoor (Younger, Actor)
Sister– Reena Kapoor
Nephew/Niece(s)Nephews– Arjun Kapoor
Mohit Marwah
Jahaan Kapoor
Nieces– Jhanvi Kapoor, Khushi Kapoor
Anshula Kapoor
Shanaya Kapoor
Favourite Things
FoodGujarati Thali, Baingan ka Bharta with chappatis and mooli parathas, Grilled Chicken, Grilled Fish
Actor(s)Raj Kapoor, Charlie Chaplin
ActressesRekhaSrideviKatrina Kaif
Song“Rock On Zindagi Milegi Na Dobara” by Farhan Akhtar from the film ‘Rock On’
Director(s)Christopher Nolan, David Fincher, Darren Aronofsky, Danny Boyle
Colour(s)Black, White, Red
Restaurant(s)Restaurants in Mayfair, London, The Bar at Dorchester
Style Quotient
Cars CollectionAudi RS7, Mercedes ML350, BMW 7-Series 760 Li, W222 Mercedes Benz S-Class
Money Factor
Salary (approx.)Rs. 3-4 Crore/film
Net Worth (approx.)Rs. 120 Crores ($18 Million)
Anil Kapoor Height Weight Age Body Statistics Biography


In 2002, Kapoor produced his first film, the comedy Badhaai Ho Badhaai, in which he also starred. It was followed by My Wife’s Murder (2005), and Gandhi, My Father (2007). Gandhi, My Father focuses on the relationship between Mahatma Gandhi and his son Harilal Gandhi and was awarded the National Film Award – Special Jury Award / Special Mention. He produced the movie Shortkut: The Con Is On starring Akshaye Khanna and Arshad Warsi. In 2010, he produced Aisha (2010 film), starring his daughter Sonam Kapoor and Abhay Deol in the lead roles. The film performed moderately at the box-office, grossing Rs. 155 million in its theatrical run.

He has acquired the remake rights for the American TV success, 24, reportedly for an amount of INR 1 billion. It took him about 1.5 years to license the rights to create an Indian rendition of the popular TV show. Kapoor will be stepping into the protagonist’s (Jack Bauer) role as well. Kapoor played the role of President Hassan in the 8th season of the original series aired on Fox Network.


Anil Kapoor has on rare occasions contributed to the soundtracks of his movies as a singer. One of his first playback songs was the title track of the 1986 Bollywood comedy Chameli Ki Shaadi. The song was comic in nature and depicted the love story of the titular Chameli and her lover Charandas, played by Kapoor. Chameli was portrayed by Amrita Singh. In the same decade, he was credited on the song “Tere Bina Main Nahin Mere Bina Tu Nahin” for the film Woh Saat Din. He is also credited on the song “I Love You” from Hamara Dil Aapke Paas Hai. In 2008, Kapoor provided a rhyme-like-dialogue to introduce his character in Yashraj’s Tashan. His theme was titled “Bhaiyaji ka Tashan”. His co-stars in the movie also had their introductions incorporated in the soundtrack, which was composed by Vishal–Shekhar. Akshay Kumar’s theme was titled “Bachchan Pandey ka Tashan”. Kareena Kapoor’s was “Pooja ka Tashan”. Saif Ali Khan was credited for “Jimmy ka Tashan”. He had one full album, “Welcome” as a co-singer with Salma Agha in 1986. The album was scored by Bappi Lahiri.



As actor

1971Tu Payal Mein GeetYoung Shashi Kapoor
1979Hamare TumhareVipin Bhope
1980Vamsa VrukshamSeshu
Ek Baar KahoUn­knownSupporting role
Hum PaanchAadeshCameo
1982ShaktiRavi Kumar Basu
1983Pallavi Anu PallaviVijay Bhakshi
Woh Saat DinPrem Pratap Patialawale
Andar BaaharRaja
LailaKumar Deshraj Singh
Love MarriageRajesh
1985SaahebSunil “Saheb” Sharma
YudhPublic Prosecutor Avinash “Junior” Goel
MohabbatShekhar Basu
Meri JungArun VermaNominated—Filmfare Award for Best Actor
1986Kahan Kahan Se Guzar Gaya
Pyaar Ka Sindoor
Chameli Ki ShaadiCharandas Sood
Aap Ke SaathVimal Roy
JanbaazAmar Singhania
Pyar Kiya Hai Pyar KarengeAnand Mhatre
KarmaGyaneshwar Singh/Johnny
Insaaf Ki AwaazRavi Kumar
1987ItihaasVijay Singhal
Mr. IndiaArun Verma/Mr. India
HifazatRajkumar/Ram Kumar Saini
ThikanaRavindar “Ravi” Mehra
1988KasamInspector Krishna “Kishan” Kumar Singh
Ram-AvtarAvtar Mhatre
VijayArjun Thakur
Sone Pe SuhaagaJoginder/Ravi Kumar
TezaabMahesh “Munna” DeshmukhFilmfare Award for Best Actor
InteqamVikram “Vicky” Dixit
1989Ram LakhanInspector Lakhan Pratap Singh
EeshwarIshwarchand Vishnunath BrahmanandNominated—Filmfare Award for Best Actor
RakhwalaVikram Bose
AbhimanyuAbhimanyu America Puri/Abdul Jabbar/Mannu
Aag Se KhelengeInspector Raja/Ravi Saxena
Kala BazaarVijay Jain
ParindaKaran Choudhry
1990AwaargiAzad Khan
Kishen KanhaiyaKishen Chauhan/Kanhaiya Chauhan
Ghar Ho To AisaAmar Jhaveri
Jeevan Ek SangharshKaran Bhasin
AmbaSuraj “Sarju” Pathak
Jamai RajaRaja Joshi
1991JigarwalaAmar Singh
Benaam BadshaDeepak Garewal
PratikarKrishna Srivastav
LamheVirendra “Viren” KapoorNominated—Filmfare Award for Best Actor
1992BetaRajshekhar “Raju” Chaudhary
Zindagi Ek JuaHarikishan “Harry” Sonkar
HumlaaShiva Pandya
KhelDevdas/Arun Kumar
Heer RanjhaDeedho/Ranjha
ApradhiShiva Mukund
1993Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka RajaRamesh “Romeo”
GurudevGaurav “Guru” Ajmera
1994LaadlaRaj “Raju” Verma
AndazAjay Jagpathi
1942: A Love StoryNirendra “Naren” SinghNominated—Filmfare Award for Best Actor
Mr. AzaadAzaad Bakshi
1995TrimurtiAnand Singh/Sikander
1996RajkumarRajkumar Raina
LoaferRavi Kumar Chawda
Mr. BecharaAnand Verma
1997JudaaiRaj Verma
VirasatShakti ThakurFilmfare Critics Award for Best Actor
Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Actor
Deewana MastanaRajkumar “Raja” Sharma/Bansi Rao
ChandralekhaMalayalam film
1998Kabhi Na KabhiRajeshwar “Raja” Utekar
Gharwali BaharwaliArun Sharma
Jhooth Bole Kauwa KaateShanker Sharma/Ramanuj
1999Hum Aapke Dil Mein Rehte HainVijay Swaminandan
Biwi No.1Dr. Lakhan KhuranaNominated—Filmfare Award for Best Comedian
MannRajendra “Raj” Gupta
TaalVikrant KapoorFilmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor
2000BulandiDharamraj “Dada” Thakur / Arjun Thakur
PukarMajor Jaidev RajvanshNational Film Award for Best Actor
Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Actor
Hamara Dil Aapke Paas HaiAvinash Patel
Karobaar: The Business of LoveRajiv Soni
2001LajjaRaveen “Raju” Naagar
NayakShivaji Rao GaekwadNominated—Filmfare Award for Best Actor
2002Badhaai Ho BadhaaiRaja Saxena
Om Jai JagadishOm Batra
RishteySuraj Singh
2003ArmaanDr. Akash Sinha
Calcutta MailAvinash Tripathi
2004MusafirLucky Jaiswal
2005BewafaaAditya Sahai
My Wife’s MurderRavi Patwardhan
No EntryKishan KhannaNominated—Filmfare Award for Best Comedian
ChocolateAdvocate Krishan Pundit
2006Humko Deewana Kar GayeKaran Oberoi
Darna Zaroori HaiKaran Chopra
2007Salaam-e-Ishq: A Tribute To LoveVinay Nandan
WelcomeSagar Pandey/Majnu BhaiNominated—Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor
2008My Name is Anthony GonsalvesHimself
Black & WhiteRajan MathurCameo
RaceInspector Robert “RD” D’Costa
TashanLakhan “Bhaiyyaji” Singh Ballebaaz
Slumdog MillionairePrem KumarFirst International film
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance
by a Cast in a Motion Picture
YuvvraajGyanesh Yuvvraaj Singh
2009Shortcut: The Con is onHimself
WantedHimselfSpecial appearance in song “Jalwa”
2010No ProblemInspector Arjun Singh
2011Mission: Impossible – Ghost ProtocolBrijnath Khera
2012TezzArjun Sachdev
2013Race 2Inspector Robert “RD” D’Costa
Shootout at WadalaInspector Affaq Bhagra
Bombay TalkiesHimselfSpecial appearance in song “Apna Bombay Talkies”
Mahabharat 3D FilmKarna (voice-over)
2015Dil Dhadakne DoKamal Mehra
Welcome BackSagar Pandey/Majnu Bhai
2017MubarakanKartar Singh Bajwa
2018Race 3Shamsher Singh
Fanney KhanPrashant Kumar Sharma/Fanney Khan
Mowgli: Legend of the JungleBaloo (voice)Hindi dubbed version
2019Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa LagaBalbir Chaudhary
Total DhamaalAvinash Patel
The Zoya FactorAKSpecial appearance
PagalpantiWiFi Bhai
2020MalangInspector Anjaney Agashe
AK vs AKHimselfNetflix film
2022TharSurekha Singh
Jugjugg Jeeyo Films that have not yet been releasedPrathmesh SukhnaniCompleted

As producer

Year of releaseFilm title
2002Badhaai Ho Badhaai
2005My Wife’s Murder
2007Gandhi, My Father
2009Short Kut: The Con is On
No Problem
2018Veere Di Wedding
Fanney Khan


201024Kamistan President Omar Hassan
2013-201624Jai Singh Rathod
2016Family GuyHimself (Host of ‘Who wants to be a millionaire’)
2017OasisVikram Danesh Roy
202124Dance dance Junior(Star JalshaBengali television)Jai Singh KaushalGuest Judge

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