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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 3 September 1952Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Birth NameSunil Kapoor
Height 6' (1.83 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Shakti Kapoor is one of the most comic actors to grace the Bollywood screen. Since the start of his career he has done more than 300 films. He had been often nominated for the Filmfare Award in the most comic performance category. His on-screen pairing with another comic actor Kader Khan as the latter's son has often led to laughable comedies. When the Mumbai film industry competed with its American counterpart in serving the audience the 'show must go on' formula of 'sex and violence' this actor became one of the most recognized faces of the hodge-podge filmdom. His very notable performances include Nandu of the David Dhawan masterpiece Raja Babu.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Akanshima

Spouse (1)

Shivangi Kapoor (1982 - present) (2 children)

Trivia (6)

Contested and worked in the 2004 Indian Parliament election from the Indian National Congress Party.
Formed an on screen hit pairing with Kader Khan.
Acted in a major controversial scene in Mere Agosh Mein. Shakti Kapoor was seen having oral sex with a topless actress. The Indian censor board refused to pass the film for months.
Father of Bollywood actor Siddhant Kapoor and actress Shraddha Kapoor.
Brother-in-law of Bollywood actresses Padmini Kolhapure and Tejaswini Kolhapure.
Uncle to actor Sikandar Kharbanda.

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