Kapil Sharma is an Indian stand-up comedian, television presenter, actor and producer. He is popularly known for his comedy show The Kapil Sharma Show. He was born on the 2nd of April 1981 in a town in Punjab called Amritsar. During his childhood days, he wanted to be a singer, but later, he made his name as a comedian.
Forbes India ranked him at 11th position in their Celebrity 100 list in the year 2016.Forbes India ranked him at 18th position in their Celebrity 100 list in the year 2017 with an income of Rs. 48 crore.
Kapil’s first foray into entertainment came when he won the “The Great Indian Laughter” in 2007 and also participated at the Sony’s Comedy Circus, where he became a serial champion winning the show for six consecutive seasons.
Kapil is also an actor and made his Bollywood debut in the movie Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon where he was the lead actor and he has also done movie Firangi.
Kapil Sharma Biography/Wikis
Stand-up Comedian, Television Presenter, Actor and Producer
In Centimeters 175 cm In Meters 1.75 m In Inches 5’ 9”
Kapil Sharma Weight(approx)
In Pound 176 lbs In Kilogram 80 kg
Kapil Sharma Family & Relatives
Kapil Sharma Father
Late Jeetendra Kumar Punjab (head constable in Punjab Police )
Kapil Sharma Mother
Janak Rani (Homemaker)
Ashok Kumar Sharma
Kapil Sharma Wife
Kapil Sharma Address
Sardar Vallabbhai Patel Nagar, Versova, Mumbai
Kapil Sharma Affairs ,Girlfriends
Ginni Chatrath(Comedian, Entrepreneur)
Kapil Sharma Controversies
In 2015, he was accused of misbehaving with his female co-stars (Monali Thakur,Tanishaa Mukherjee etc.) during an event of International Marathi Film Festival Awards 2015. Initially, he refused to comment, however, he later tweeted that, “I fall, I rise, I make mistakes, I live, I learn, I’ve been hurt but I am alive. I am human, I am not perfect but I am thankful.”
In 2016, After the telecast of few initial episodes of The Kapil Sharma Show some nurses and nursing students from Amritsar filed a complaint against Kapil Sharma for The Kapil Sharma Show at a police station by alleging that the show has demeaned their profession by objectifying them. One of the nursing students said, “This is insulting; no nurse behaves like this in real life. We are part of a dignified profession.” Another said, “The kind of relationship that has been depicted between a doctor and a nurse on the show is derogatory. Our community is against the kind of uniform worn by the actor Rochelle Rao, who plays a nurse.” Another nurse said, “Doing comedy is one thing but demeaning someone’s profession is quite another.”
On 9 September 2016, Kapil tweeted “I am paying 15 crores income tax from last five years and still I have to pay five lacs bribe to BMC office for making my office, Narendra Modi,”. He also added “Yeh hain aapke achhe din? @narendramodi,”. After which, the vigilance officer Manohar Pawar of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said “We request Mr Sharma to share the name of the official and enable BMC to take strict action,” The chief minister of Maharashtra Devendra Fadnavis said “Kapilbhai please provide all information. Have directed MC, BMC to take strictest action. We will not spare the culprit.” According to reports, the officials alleged that he had carried out some internal changes illegally without the permission of BMC.
In March 2017, Kapil Sharma, who was reportedly drunk, was accused of being abusive to Sunil Grover on a flight from Melbourne, Australia. A few days later, Kapil admitted on Facebook that he had an ‘argument’ with Sunil and questioned the intentions of eyewitnesses who claimed that he had assaulted Sunil.After which Suni Grover left the show.
Favourites of Kapil Sharma
Rajma Chawal & Aloo Paratha
Kapil Sharma Hobbies
Chak89 in London
Gurdas Mann , Sardool Sikander
Kapil Sharma Style Statement
Range Rover Evoque
Kapil Sharma Money Factors
60-80 lacs /episode (INR)
Net Worth (approx)
Kapil Sharma Career
During his college days, he used to participate in singing, dancing, and drama competitions & he has won several awards for his talents.
In 2006, he took part in the Punjabi comedy reality show Hasde Hasande Ravo that aired on MH One.
In 2007, he participated in Hindi comedy reality show The Great Indian Laughter Challenge Season 3 and declared as the winner of that season for which he won a cash prize of INR ₹10 lakh..
He also participated in many other comedy shows like Ustaadon Ka Ustaad (2009), Hans Baliye (2009), Comedy Circus (2010-2013), and Star Ya Rockstar (2011).
In 2008, he hosted the comedy TV show Chhote Miyan.
He also hosted the Season 6 of dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa along with TV host Manish Paul in 2013.
He consecutively won the six seasons of Comedy Circus such as Comedy Circus Ke SuperStars (2010), Comedy Circus Ka Jadoo (2010), Jubilee Comedy Circus (2010-2011), Comedy Circus Ke Taansen (2011), Comedy Circus Ka Naya Daur (2011), and Kahani Comedy Circus Ki (2011-2012).
In 2013, he started hosting his own comedy show Comedy Nights with Kapil under his production house that aired on Colors TV. The show ran successfully for three years, but due to some differences with Colors TV, the show ended in 2016.
In 2014, he was chosen to be the brand ambassador for the 2014 Lok Sabha Elections by the Delhi Election Commission.
In 2015, he got the lead role of Shivkumar Ramkrishan Punj in the Bollywood film Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon.
In 2016, he started hosting another comedy show The Kapil Sharma Show that aired on Sony Entertainment Television, but due to his health issues, the show ended in August 2017.This was also very successful Television Show.
In 2018, he again started running his comedy show Family Time with Kapil Sharma and hosts along with actress Neha Pendse but the show wrapped up after 3 episode.
Lesser Known Fact about Kapil Sharma
Kapil Sharma doesn’t smoke but he drinks Alcohol.
Kapil appeared on the cover of various popular magazines like GR8!
He was awarded the CNN-IBN Indian of the Year 2013, in the Entertainment category and was ranked third in the Most Admired Indian Personality List by The Economic Times in 2015.
Sharma was nominated for the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan by the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and was invited to the Rashtrapati Bhavan by President Pranab Mukherjee in September 2015 to acknowledge his contribution for the same.
His father was diagnosed with cancer in 1997 and died in 2004 at AIIMS in Delhi
According to Kapil,this great sense of humor comes from her mother, as she is his biggest inspiration.
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