Kusha Kapila (born 19 September 1989) is an Indian fashion editor, social media personality, comedian, actress, and YouTuber. She is from New Delhi.
She grew up in a middle-class family and attended school in both North and South Delhi. Kusha graduated from the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) with a degree in fashion design.
While in college, Kusha was involved in theater and street plays. She also had a passion for journalism and dreamed of becoming a journalist one day. However, after graduating from NIFT, Kusha decided to pursue a career in fashion.
Kusha worked as a fashion correspondent for a few years before joining iDiva, a popular women’s lifestyle website. It was at iDiva that Kusha started creating and playing the fictional character of Billi Masi, a South Delhi aunty. Billi Masi quickly became a hit with audiences, and Kusha became an internet sensation.
Kusha’s early life was shaped by her experiences growing up in Delhi. She has spoken about how her observations of the different types of people she met in the city have inspired her comedy. Kusha is also a vocal advocate for body positivity and self-acceptance.
In recent years, Kusha Kapila has expanded her career beyond social media. She has appeared in several films and television shows, including Ghost Stories, LOL: Hasse Toh Phasse, and Case Toh Banta Hai. She has also released her own book, Kusha Kapila: The Book, in which she shares her insights on life, love, and comedy.
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Kusha Kapila is a talented actress, comedian, and author. She is an inspiration to many young people, and she is sure to continue to achieve great things in the future.
Kapila is a Punjabi Hindu from New Delhi.
She married Zorawar Singh Ahluwalia, a former employee at Diageo in 2017. On 26 June 2023, she announced their separation.
Kusha Kapila Age Boyfriend Husband Family Biography
|Profession(s)||Social Media Celebrity, Actress, Former Content Writer|
|Famous For||Playing the fictional character “Billi Maasi” in iDiva’s videos|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters– 165 cm
in meters– 1.65 m
in feet & inches– 5’ 5”
|Debut||TV: Son of Abish (2014)|
|Date of Birth||19 September 1989 (Tuesday)|
|Age (as of 2023)||34 Years|
|School||She did her schooling from a school in South Delhi.|
|College/University||• Indraprastha College for Women, Delhi University
• National Institute of Fashion Technology, Delhi
|Educational Qualification(s)||• Graduation in English Literature from Indraprastha College for Women
• Bachelor of Design from National Institute of Fashion Technology
|Controversy||Kusha once got a backlash for stereotyping women in her videos, especially the South Delhi girls.|
|Relationships & More|
|Affairs/Boyfriends||Zorawar Singh Ahluwalia
|Husband/Spouse||Zorawar Singh Ahluwalia (Employee at Diageo) (m.2017; div. 2023)
Note: In June 2023, they parted ways after six years of marriage. The Times of India
|Parents||Names Not Known
|Food||Chicken Wings, Sushi Platter|
After graduation from National Institute of Fashion Technology in fashion design, she worked as a merchandising intern for Bhartiya International Limited based in Delhi for three months. Subsequently, she worked as a product design intern at Chisell Effects, in Noida. In 2013, she started working as a fashion correspondent for a Delhi-based clothing firm, Apparel Online. In May next year, she joined Razorfish Neev and started working as a copywriter.
In 2014, she made her first debut with the television show Son of Abish hosted by Abish Mathew.
In 2016, she worked for the Times Internet as a fashion editor. Later, she joined iDiva as a content writer head. While working for iDiva, she created and played the fictional character, Billi Masi, which became a major hit, making her an Internet sensation.
In 2020, she appeared in an anthology Netflix film Ghost Stories. She was also in Netflix India’s YouTube show Behensplaining.
In 2021, she performed in the Amazon Prime’s comedy reality show LOL: Hasse Toh Phasse.
In 2022, she was seen in a reality sketch comedy show Case Toh Banta Hai of Amazon MiniTV. She also featured in the Season 2 of Netflix TV series Masaba Masaba. She co-hosted the season 3 of Comicstaan. She made an appearance in Plan A Plan B. She also appeared as a part of jury on Season 7 of Koffee with Karan.
In February 2023, she appeared in Minus One: New Chapter and Selfiee. Later that year, in September, she featured in Sukhee alongside Shilpa Shetty. She also played a pivotal role in Rhea and Ekta Kapoor’s Thank You for Coming, which premiered at the 2023 Toronto International Film Festival.
In 2019, Kusha Kapila featured on the cover of Harper’s Bazaar India.
In 2021, Kapila featured in Hindustan Times HT Brunch cover story.
In 2022, she featured on the cover of Cosmopolitan. In the same year, she got listed in the Forbes India’s W-Power list.
|2020||Ghost Stories||Misha||Karan Johar‘s segment|
|2022||Plan A Plan B||Seema|
|Thank You for Coming||Neha “The Queen”|
|2014||Son of Abish||Herself|
|2021||LOL: Hasse Toh Phasse|
|Masaba Masaba||Nicole||Season 2|
|Case Toh Banta Hai||Judge|
|2023||Minus One: New Chapter||Nayantara|
|Social Currency||Herself||Episode 5|