Kunal Kapoor (Shashi Kapoor’s Son) Age, Family, Biography & More

Kunal Kapoor

Full NameKunal Kapoor
ProfessionAd Maker, Entrepreneur, Actor
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters-173 cm
in meters-1.73 m
in feet inches-5’ 8”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 85 kg
in pounds-187 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourSalt & Pepper
Personal Life
Date of Birth26 June 1959
Age (as in 2018)59 Years
Birth PlaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signCancer
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
SchoolBombay International School, Mumbai
Education Qualification12th standard
DebutBollywood: Junoon (1978)
Junoon (1978)
English: Siddhartha (1972)
Siddhartha (1972)
FamilyFather- Late Shashi Kapoor (Actor)
Mother- Late Jennifer Kendal (Actress)
Kunal Kapoor parents
Brother- Karan Kapoor (Photographer)
Sister- Sanjana Kapoor (Former Actress & Founder of Junoon theatre company)
Kunal Kapoor siblings - Karan Kapoor and Sanjana Kapoor
Favourite Things
Favourite FilmsMary Kom, Detective Bymokesh Bakshy
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusDivorced
Affair/GirlfriendSheena Sippy (Photographer)
Wife/SpouseSheena Sippy (Ex-wife, Photographer)
Kunal Kapoor wife Sheena Sippy
ChildrenSon- Zahan Kapoor (Assistant filmmaker)
Daughter- Shaira Kapoor (Production design)
Kunal Kapoor Ex-wife and their children

Kunal Kapoor

Some Lesser Known Facts About Kunal Kapoor

  • Does Kunal Kapoor smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Kunal Kapoor drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Karan is the eldest son of actor Late Shashi Kapoor.
  • After completing his schooling, he went to England and joined a drama school over there, to groom himself as an actor.
  • He started his career as an actor and tried his luck with films including ‘Ahista Ahista’. Kunal Kapoor in younger days
  • Soon after doing a few films, he developed an interest in filmmaking and the technical process related to filmmaking.
  • He quit acting and started an advertising agency called ‘Adfilm-Valas’ in 1987.
  • Instead of making those cliche domestic product ads, he did thousands of exotic ads for brands like – Bombay Dyeing, Siyaram, MRF, Bush, Mahindra’s Bolero, Scorpio and Chevrolet cars.

  • He was married to Sholay’s maker – Ramesh Sippy’s daughter Sheena, but are now divorced.
  • In 2015, he made his comeback in acting after 30 years with Akshay Kumar’s ‘Singh is Bling’, where he played the role of Amy Jackson’s father.