Kunal Khemu Age Girlfriend Wife Family Biography

Kunal Khemu (born Kunal Ravi Kemmu; 25 May 1983) is an Indian actor who works in Hindi cinema.

Early life and background

Kunal Ravi Kemmu was born in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India on 25 May 1983 into a Kashmiri Pandit family to actors Ravi Kemmu & Jyoti Kemmu. He is the older child to the couple and has a younger sister named Karishma Kemmu. He stayed in Srinagar in early years and got initial education from Burn Hall School, but shifted to Jammu after the Insurgency in Kashmir during the 1990s, for being a Kashmiri Hindu. Later, his family stayed in Mira Road area of Mumbai, Maharashtra. He finished his schooling from N. L. Dalmia High School in Mira Road; and later attended SVKM’s Narsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics in Vile Parle for his further studies. He now lives in Khar, Mumbai.

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His grandfather, Moti Lal Kemmu (original spelling of last name) is a Kashmiri playwright and a recipient of several awards by the government of Jammu and Kashmir: Rashtra Bhasa Prachar Samiti, Sahitya Akademi award in 1982 for his contribution to Kashmiri literature as a playwright and Padma Shri.

Personal life

Khemu was in a relationship with actress Soha Ali Khan Pataudi since May 2013. The couple got engaged in July 2014 and got married in a private ceremony in Mumbai on 25 January 2015 in the presence of selected members of Soha’s Family. Through his marriage to Khan, he is related to the Pataudi family.On 29 September 2017, Khan gave birth to their daughter Inaaya Naumi Khemu.

Kunal Khemu Age Girlfriend Wife Family Biography

Real NameKunal Khemu
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters– 168 cm

in meters– 1.68 m

in feet inches– 5’ 6”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms– 65 kg

in pounds– 143 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)– Chest: 40 inches

– Waist: 30 inches

– Biceps: 15 inches
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
DebutFilm (As a Child Actor): Sir (1993)
Film (As a Lead Actor): Kalyug (2005)
TV: Gul Gulshan Gulfaam (1987)
Personal Life
Date of Birth25 May 1983 (Wednesday)
Age (as of 2023)40 Years
BirthplaceSrinagar, Jammu & Kashmir, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signTaurus
HometownMumbai, India
SchoolNiranjanlal Dalmia High School, Mumbai
College/UniversityAmity University, Noida
Educational QualificationGraduation
CasteBrahmin (Kashmiri Pandit)
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
AddressA flat at Sunder Villa near Linking Road, Khar, Mumbai
HobbiesTravelling, Cooking
Tattoo• A Lord Shiva Tattoo on his leg
• Inscription Om Namah Shivaya on his back
Controversies• In 2014, he tattooed ‘Lord Shiva’ on his leg, which received criticism on social media. Later, he defended himself saying that he just wanted to express his devotion and not to “disrespect god.”
• In 2016, there was a strong buzz that his married life with Soha is in trouble. But Kunal slammed such rumours and made it clear that they are together.
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsSoha Ali Khan (Actress)
Marriage DateJanuary 25, 2015
Wife/SpouseSoha Ali Khan (Actress, m. 2015-present)
ChildrenSon– None

Daughter– Inaaya Naumi Kemmu
ParentsFather– Ravi Kemmu (Actor)

Mother– Jyoti Kemmu
SiblingsBrother– None

Sister– Karishma Khemu
Other RelativesGrandfather– Moti Lal Kemmu (Playwright)

Father-in-Law– Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi (Former Cricketer)
Mother-in-LawSharmila Tagore (Former Actress)

Brother-in-LawSaif Ali Khan (Actor)

Sister-in-LawKareena Kapoor (Actress)
Favourite Things
Favourite Food(s)Rogan Josh, Creme Brulee, Chinese cuisine, Sizzler
Favourite Actor(s)Ajay Devgan, Johnny Depp
Favourite ActressKareena Kapoor
Favourite Film(s)Bollywood– Andaz Apna Apna, Deewaar, Namak Halaal, Shahenshah, Omkara

Hollywood– The Matrix
Favourite Director(s)Anurag Kashyap, Sanjay Leela Bhansali
Favourite SportsCricket, Football
Favourite Cricketer(s)Sachin Tendulkar, MS Dhoni, Ricky Ponting, Andrew Flintoff
Favourite Football Team(s)Brazil, Argentina, Manchester United, Real Madrid
Favourite ColourBlack
Favourite Restaurant(s)Mainland China, Yokos, in Mumbai
Favourite Destination(s)London, Greece
Style Quotient
Car CollectionVolkswagen Touareg
Bike CollectionMV AGUSTA 1090
Money Factor
Salary (approx.)₹1-2 crore/film
Net Worth (approx.)$3 million


Kunal made his debut as a child actor appearing in the Doordarshan TV series Gul Gulshan Gulfaam (1987), directed by Ved Rahi. He made his film debut with Mahesh Bhatt’s movie Sir (film) (1993). He went on to star as a child artist in movies including Raja Hindustani, Zakhm, Bhai, Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke, and Dushman.

He played the male lead in the 2005 film Kalyug, which was directed by Mohit Suri. Kalyug was based on the pornography industry. In 2007, his first release was Madhur Bhandarkar’s Traffic Signal, where he played a street-smart money lender who lends money to poor families, but always gets it back with interest.

His second release of 2007 was Dhol in which he again played lead. In 2008, in his only release, Superstar, he featured in a double role. In 2009, he starred in Dhoondte Reh Jaaoge and Jai Veeru. In 2009, he appeared in the comic-thriller 99. In 2010, he appeared in Golmaal 3 in which he played a supporting role as Laxman.

In 2012, he appeared in Mukesh Bhatt’s Blood Money, in which played the lead role as Kunal Kadam, an honest and hard worker who is unknowingly taken into the dark side of Diamond Trade by his Boss. He co-starred in Go Goa Gone, a Zombie comedy film, which was released on 10 May 2013. Both the films fared well at the box office.

In 2015, after over a two-year break, Kunal returned to the screen with the thriller Bhaag Johnny about a man who gets to live two lives by the help of a Jinn, portrayed by director Vikram Bhatt. Though the film began shooting in 2013, it released on 25 September 2015 to mixed reviews and low box office collections. His second release of the same year was the comedy film Guddu Ki Gun, in which Kunal appears in the title role along with Sumeet Vyas. In 2017, he did a voice over in an animated film Hanuman: Da’ Damdaar in role of Lord Indra. He also appeared in the fourth installment of Golmaal (film series) named Golmaal Again reprising his famous role of Laxman Sharma. He portrayed a noteworthy negative character in Malang and gained critical acclaim for his role in Kalank .

ZEE5 team will go on the release the Abhay Season 2 in September 2020 and the streaming will be in October 2020. Kunal Khemu playing main role in this web series. This series directed by Ken Ghosh. He will return as the investigating officer in Season 3 as well.



1993SirKunalFilm Debut (Child actor)
Hum Hain Rahi Pyar KeSunny
1996Raja HindustaniRajnikant
1997TamannaYoung Sajid
1998ZakhmYoung AjayScreen Award for Best Child Artist
DushmanBheem Bahadur Singh
AngaarayYoung Amar
2005KalyugKunal P. DarrFilm Debut (Lead actor)
2007Traffic SignalSilsila
DholGautam Sisodia (Goti)
2008SuperstarKunal Mehra / Karan Saxena (Twins)
2009Dhoondte Reh JaaogeCA Anand Pawar
Jai VeeruVeeru / Veer Sharma
2010Golmaal 3Laxman Sharma
2012Blood MoneyKunal Kadam
2013Go Goa GoneHardik
2014Mr Joe B. CarvalhoHimselfSpecial appearance
2015Bhaag JohnnyJanardhan “Johnny” Arora
Guddu Ki GunGowardhan “Guddu” Prasad
2017Hanuman: Da’ DamdaarLord IndraVoice role
Poster BoysHimselfSpecial appearance
Golmaal AgainLaxman Sharma
2018SimmbaHimselfSpecial appearance
2019KalankAbdul Khan
2020MalangMichael Rodriguez
LootcaseNandan Kumar
2023Kanjoos MakhichoosJamuna Prasad Pandey

Web series

2019–presentAbhaySP Abhay Pratap SinghZEE53 seasons
2023Pop Kaun?SahilDisney+ Hotstar6 episodes


1987Gul Gulshan GulfaamTV Debut as a Child actor
1989Chitra Kathaien1 Episode ″Jhoot ka Aalam″
2010Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 3Contestant

Short Film

2014HaircutHimselfSpecial appearance

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