Anil Kapoor Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Girlfriend, Biography, Family & More


Anil Kapoor

Real NameAnil Kapoor
NicknameMr. India, Lakkhan
ProfessionActor, Producer
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in feet inches- 5’ 10”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 70 kg
in Pounds- 154 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 41 Inches
- Waist: 33 Inches
- Biceps: 13 Inches
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth24 December 1956
Age (as in 2016)60 Years
Birth PlaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signCapricorn
SignatureAnil Kapoor signature
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
SchoolOur Lady of Perpetual Succour High School, Mumbai
CollegeSt. Xavier’s College, Mumbai
Educational Qualification12th standard (Expelled from his college due to lack of attendence)
DebutFilm: Hamare Tumhare (1979, Bollywood)Hamare Tumhare
Vamsa Vruksham (1980, Telugu)
Pallavi Anu Pallavi (1983, Kannada)Pallavi Anu Pallavi
Chandralekha (1997, Malayalam)
Slumdog Millionaire (2008, British)Slumdog Millionaire
Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol (2011, Hollywood)Mission Impossible – Ghost Protocol
Production: Badhaai Ho Badhaai (2002)Badhaai Ho Badhaai
TV: 24 (2010, American TV Series)
FamilyFather- Late Surinder Kapoor (Producer)
Mother- Nirmal Kapoor Anil Kapoor with his parents
Brothers- Boney Kapoor (Elder, Producer), Sanjay Kapoor (Younger, Actor)
Sister- Reena Kapoor
Anil Kapoor with his siblings
Address31 Shrinagar, 7th Road, JVPD Scheme, Mumbai
Anil Kapoor house
HobbiesPainting, gymming, travelling
Controversies• Once Abhay Deol showed his frustration in media at the makers of 'Aisha' (2010) i.e. Sunil Manchanda, Rhea Kapoor, and Anil Kapoor, for getting sidelined in the film's promotions. In reply, Anil Kapoor, the co-producer of the film said on Karan Johar's show Koffee with Karan that "Abhay Deol needs help in every way."
• In 2016, the Western Railway sent notice to the production house M/S Market Men Consumer & Events Pvt Ltd for shooting a promotional ad in a running train. According to the Western Railway official, Anil Kapoor was seen dangerously clinging onto the foot board of a running train in Mumbai for his upcoming TV series "24: Season 2", on 14 July 2017, which was an offense under the Railway Act.
Anil Kapoor local train controversy
Favourite Things
Favourite FoodGrilled chicken/fish, Baingan ka bharta, Mooli paranthas, Gujarati thali, Teriyaki
Favourite ActorRaj Kapoor, Charlie Chaplin
Favourite ActressRekha, Sridevi, Katrina Kaif
Favourite FilmWoh Saat Din, Parinda, Pukar, Virasaat, Mr. India, Khoobsurat
Favourite DirectorsChristopher Nolan, David Fincher, Darren Aronofsky, Danny Boyle
Favourite Song"Rock On Zindagi Milegi Na Dobara" by Farhan Akhtar from the film 'Rock On'
Favourite ColourBlack, White, Red
Favourite SportCricket
Favourite RestaurantRestaurants in Mayfair, London
Favourite DestinationLondon
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/Girlfriends Madhuri Dixit (Actress, Rumour)Anil Kapoor with Madhuri Dixit
Kimi Katkar (Actress, Rumour)Anil Kapoor with Kimi Katkar
Sunita Bhavnani Kapoor (Jewellery designer)
Wife/SpouseSunita Bhavnani Kapoor (m.1984-present)
Anil Kapoor with his wife
Marriage Date19 May 1984
ChildrenSon- Harshvardhan Kapoor (Actor, born in 1990)
Daughters- Sonam Kapoor (Actress, born in 1985), Rhea Kapoor (Producer, born in 1987)
Anil Kapoor with his children
Style Quotient
Car CollectionAudi RS7, Mercedes ML350, BMW 7-Series 760 Li, W222 Mercedes Benz S-Class
Anil Kapoor W222 Mercedes Benz S-Class
Money Factor
Salary (approx.)3-4 crore/film (INR)
Net Worth $12 million

Anil Kapoor

Some Lesser Known Facts About Anil Kapoor

  • Does Anil Kapoor smoke?: No (Quit)
  • Does Anil Kapoor drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Anil was born to a Punjabi family of film producers, who migrated to India from Peshawar, Pakistan.
  • His family used to live in Raj Kapoor’s garage when they first moved to Mumbai. Later, they shifted to the ‘chawl’ area of Mumbai.
  • Till the age of 13, he never wore shoes and used to run and play bare feet.
  • His father was a renowned film producer who earlier used to work as Shammi Kapoor’s Secretary.
  • He failed the written exam of Pune Film Institute. Anil Kapoor in younger days
  • Though he made his Bollywood debut with a supporting role in the film ‘Hamare Tumhare’ (1979), his work was recognized with Yash Chopra’s ‘Mashaal’ (1984).
  • His 1985 flick ‘Meri Jung’ was the turning point of his career. It was Javed Akhtar who noticed his talent and recommended his name to director Ramesh Sippy for the film ‘Shatranj’, where Anil played the role that was earlier offered to Javed Jaffrey. Later, the title of the film was renamed to ‘Meri Jung’ with Anil in the lead role, in place of Amitabh Bachchan, and the rest his history.

  • He had sung the title song of the film ‘Chameli Ki Shaadi’ (1986).
  • Amitabh Bachchan was the first choice for the role of Mr. India in the film ‘Mr. India’ (1987), which later went to Anil.
  • His super-hit cult film ‘Tezaab’ (1988) was originally supposed to be a political drama with Aamir Khan and Nana Patekar in the lead roles, but later the director, N Chandra, shelved the film and started a new film with Anil Kapoor with a fresh storyline.
  • Anil was initially signed for Rishi Kapoor‘s role in ‘Chandni’ (1989) but he later opted out.
  • Though he is known for his signature ‘moustache’, he shaved-off his moustache, for his role in films like ‘Lamhe’ (1991), ‘Jhooth Bole Kauwa Kaate’ (1998), and ‘Salaam-E-Ishq’ (2007). Anil Kapoor clean-shaven look in Lamhe
  • He has won the prestigious National Award twice, for ‘Pukar’ (2001), and ‘Gandhi, My Father’ (2008).
  • He is known for his signature word ‘Jhakaas’! Anil Kapoor Jhakaas!
  • He considers his positive nature behind his great health and physique.
  • For his contribution to Cinema, Anil Kapoor was honoured with a Wax Statue at Madame Tussauds in Singapore. Anil Kapoor wax statue in Madame Tussauds
  • He is a non-vegetarian but his wife is a vegetarian.
  • His wife is a Jewellery designer and has a business with a chain of health clubs.
  • He used to smoke before, but after his daughter, Sonam Kapoor, entered Bollywood, he quit smoking as he had promised Sonam that he will quit smoking when she will start her acting career.

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