Kapil Sharma Profile
Name : Kapil Sharma
Date of Birth/Birthday : 2 April 1981
Age : 2 April 1981
Height : 5’8″
Hometown/Birth place : Amritsar, Punjab
Residence : Mumbai, India
Occupation : Stand-up comedian, Actor, Producer, Anchor, Singer
Marital Status : Single
Debut Serial : The Great Indian Laughter Challenge 3
Current Serial : Comedy Nights with Kapil
Twitter Id : @KapilSharmaK9
Instagram Id : kapilsharma
Television Serials/ Shows
- 2007 The Great Indian Laughter Challenge 3 as Himself
- 2008 Chhote Miyan as Host
- 2009 Ustaadon Ka Ustaad as Himself
- 2011-12 Star Ya Rockstar as Himself
- 2010-13 Comedy Circus as Himself
- 2013 ITA awards as host
- 2013 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6 as Host
- 2013–present Comedy Nights with Kapil as Himself
- 2014 Big Boss 8 as guest Host
- 2014 Kaun Banega Crorepati 8 as Guest
- 2014 Star GIMA awards as Musical Performer
- 2014 The Anupam Kher Show as Guest
- 2015 Star Guild Awards as Host
- 2015 60th Filmfare Awards as Host
- 2015 Farah Ki Dawat as Guest
- 2015 Any Body Can Dance 2 as Himself (Cameo Appearance)
- 2015 Kis Kisko Pyaar Karu (upcoming)
2013 ITA Awards 2013 Best Actor – Comedy
2013 ITA Awards 2013 Best Serial – Comedy (Comedy Nights with Kapil)
2013 CNN-IBN Indian of the Year Entertainer of the Year
2013 BIG Star Entertainment Awards 2013 Most Entertaining Comedy Show (Comedy Nights )with Kapil
2014 Star Guild Awards 2014 Best Comedy Show (Comedy Nights with Kapil)
About Kapil Sharma – Host of popular comedy show “Comedy Nights with Kapil”
Kapil Sharma is a very famous stand up comedian.
Born and brought up in Punjab, he completed his college studies from Apeejay College of Fine Arts, Jalandhar, Hindu College, Amritsar.
His father was a head constable in the police department. He died in 2004 due to cancer. He is known to be very close to his mother. He has an elder brother, Ashok Sharma who is a head constable in Punjab police and a sister Pooja who is married.
Kapil, even at a very small age, barely knew shyness. At the age of four, he used to get on the stage, grab a microphone and start singing and also cracked jokes at his relative’s weddings being good in studies at the same time.
He started with theatre in his college days but due to his ill financial condition, he could not afford the fees. Since he was good in theatre, various colleges sponsored his education and he could participate in youth festivals.
He got his big break in the reality comedy television show “The Great Indian Laughter Challenge” in 2007 where he was declared the winner and he won cash prize of 10 lakhs. Some of the well known characters played by him include Shamsher Singh and Lala Roshan Lal, a Punjab Police Inspector.
He also participated in the comedy show Ustaadon Ke Ustaad in 2009.
Kapil won Comedy Circus Ke Taansen and participated in Comedy Circus Ka Naya Daur with his partner Shweta Tiwari and won the show.
Apart from performing, he also hosted many shows. He co-hosted the comedy show Chhote Miyaan with Juhi Parmar and Great Indian Laughter Challenge Season-4. He also hosted the 1st Punjabi International Film Awards, Toronto.
He hosted the famous dance reality show Jhalak Dikhla Jaa 6 with co-host Manish Paul. They created magic with their perfect comic timing. The popular dance show had two male hosts for the first time..
He also showcased his singing talent in the reality show Star ya Rockstar in 2011 as a wild card entry. He was the first runner up of the show.
He launched his own comedy show on 22nd June, 2013, “Comedy Nights with Kapil” under his banner K9 production which premiered on Colors TV. Many episodes feature celebrity guests who usually appear to promote their latest films in a comedy-focused talk show format. All the bollywood celebrities have been guests on the show and everyone has a good time with the entire cast of the show. The cast includes Ali Asgar(Daadi),Sumona Chakravarti (Manju,Kapil’s wife), Upasana Singh (Pinky, Kapils’ bua), Sunil Grover (Guthi), Kiku Sharda (Palak) and many others.
The show became India’s highest rated scripted TV show.The famous phrase Baba Ji Ka Thullu was introduced by Kapil in this show which instantly become a sensation and took the country by storm.
He also travelled to Dubai to shoot a special series for his comedy show and is scheduled to travel across the US and Canada for live shows at the end of this month.
As per latest reports, Kapil is taking a break from his current show “Comedy Nights with Kapil” due to his bad health and the last episode is going to have a very special guest on the show – superstar Salman Khan. Salman will promote his upcoming film Bajrangi Bhaijaan on the show.
He was recently seen in the Remo Dsouza bollywood dance movie Any Body Can Dance 2 doing a cameo performance.
He will soon be seen making his debut as a lead in the bollywood movie “Kis Kisko Pyaar Karu”, a comedy film directed by director duo Abbas-Mastan. He will star opposite the gorgeous actress Elli Avram, who will soon be seen as a contestant in Jhalak Dikhla Jaa Season 8.
Kapil has limitless talent, perfect timing and a wonderful sense of humour. Coming from a humble background Kapil made his way up the success ladder solely by his talent.
In July 2014, Kapil adopted an abandoned dog and named him ‘Zanjeer’. It is a retired police dog from Mumbai, a Labrador who is seen making appearances on the show Comedy Nights with Kapil and social media quite often.
As per rumours, Kapil Sharma was dating Jalandhar based Bhavneet Chatrath, also known as Ginni. Though, they have known each other since college days but then fell in love on the sets of Hans Baliye. There are also rumours of Kapil dating Preeti Simoes, creative director and co-producer of Comedy Nights with Kapil. However, Kapil has not confirmed either of the rumours.
He is very fond fond of rhythm and a very lively person. He is a big fan of cricketer MS Dhoni.