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Salome Roy Kapur Age, Husband, Family, Children, Biography & More

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Husband: Kumud Roy Kapoor
Age: 68 Years
Children: Aditya Roy Kapur

Salome Roy Kapur

Bio/Wiki
Birth nameSalome Aaron
Profession(s)Former Actress and Model, Dancer, Dance Teacher, Fashion Shows and Play Director, and Personal Development Trainer
Famous ForMother of the Kapur Brothers - Aditya Roy Kapur, Siddharth Roy Kapur, and Kunaal Roy Kapur.
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 163 cm
in meters- 1.63 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 4”
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourSalt & Pepper
Career
DebutFilm: Tu Hi Meri Zindagi (1965)
Tu Hi Meri Zindagi (1965)
Personal Life
Date of BirthNovember 1951
Age (as in 2019) 68 Years
BirthplaceIndia
NationalityIndian
CommunityBene Israel [1]Pune Mirror
Marital StatusMarried
Family
Husband/SpouseKumud Roy Kapoor (Former Army Officer)
Salome Roy Kapur with her Husband
ChildrenSon(s)- Aditya Roy Kapur, Kunaal Roy Kapur, and Siddharth Roy Kapur (producer)
Salome Roy Kapur with her Sons
Daughter- None
ParentsFather- Sam Aaron (Dancer)
Mother- Ruby Aaron (Dancer)
SiblingsBrother- Edwin Aaron

Salome Roy Kapur

Some Lesser Known Facts About Salome Roy Kapur

  • Her parents, Sam Aaron and Ruby Aaron were first certified ballroom dancers in India. They are also known to have introduced Samba in India during the 1940s.
  • Since the age of five, she was trained in Indian classical and western dance forms. In the western form of dancing, she has been trained in ballroom dance, different kinds of Latin American dances, Tap Dance, Spanish dances, and folk dances. In Indian forms of dancing, she has been trained in Bharatanatyam, Kathak, and Kathakali.

    Salome Roy Kapur in her Younger Days

    Salome Roy Kapur in her Younger Days

  • At the age of seven, she started to travel across the country with her brother Edwin; beginning her career as a model.
  • In 1968, she began her career as a model. At the age of 12, she acted in an advertisement for Cadbury with her brother. A year later, she appeared in advertisements for Apsara Sarees.
  • She has walked the ramp for many fashion shows. In most of the shows, she incorporated dance with her walk.
  • In 1971, she was a winner of a beauty contest in Spain, and in 1972, she won the title of Miss India.
  • She has also modelled for brands like ITC Wills, Godrej, Cadburys, and most textile companies, Tata, Century Mills, Calico, TBZ, Taj Mahal Tea.

    Salome Roy Kapur During her Modelling Days

    Salome Roy Kapur During her Modelling Days

  • She has also acted in Bollywood films, Ek Bechara (1972) and Black (2005).
  • Acting could not make the place that dance had in her life, therefore, she began choreographing Bollywood films; one of her famous choreography being in the popular Bollywood number “Main Shayar To Nahin” from the film “Bobby” (1973).
  • Salome conducts dance and grooming workshops in various schools and has a dance academy of her own.
  • Reportedly, she met her husband for the first time at a bar when he was posted in Kashmir as an army officer.
  • Vidya Balan, the famous Bollywood actress is her daughter-in-law.

    Salome Roy Kapur with Vidya Balan

    Salome Roy Kapur with Vidya Balan

  • She has directed plays for several years at GD Somani Memorial School, the school where her sons studied.
  • In 2018, she choreographed the song ‘Baylamos’ by Sarah Aroeste, a Manhattan-based Judaeo-Spanish musician.

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