Kunaal Roy Kapur
Name: Kunaal Roy Kapur
Birthdate: 12th of October, 1979
Marital Status: Kunaal Roy Kapur tied the knot with an interior designer named Shayonti. They are the parents of two kids.
Biography: Kunal Roy Kapur was born on the 12th of October, 1979 in the City of Dreams, Mumbai. He did his schooling from the well-known G. D. Somani Memorial School located in Cuffe Parade in Mumbai. Kunaal was given the name of ‘Roy’ from his paternal grandparents living in Lahore, where they had a store with the name of ‘Roy Brothers’. Siddharth Roy Kapur, his elder brother is the CEO of the prestigious ‘UTV Motion Pictures’, whereas Aditya Roy Kapur, his younger brother is an actor and has been a part of Vipul Shah’s ‘Action Replayy’ as well as Sanjay LeelaBhansali’sHindi drama romance, ‘Guzaarish’.
When he was just thirteen years of age, Kunaal started participating in children’s theatre. Apart from acting, Kunaal had also been an assistant photographer under BomanIrani, the photographer turned actor.
Kunaal began his career in acting through the Indian television show named, ‘Just Mohabbat’ (1996). This Hindi television drama series was aired on Sony TV. Next up, he was seen doing a guest appearance in Manish Acharya’s 2007 flick, ‘Loins of Punjab Presents’. Here he played the character role of Mr.Raghav White and starred opposite Ishita Sharma and ShabanaAzmi.Kunaal was also seen in Rajan Kothari’s 2007 film, ‘PangaNaa Lo’.
Apart from acting, Kunaal Roy Kapur has also sat on the director’s chair. He directed a play in the year 2006 titled, ‘The President is coming’. Soon enough, he adapted this play into a movie, and he came out with his first ever film in 2009 named ‘The President is coming’. This film had Shehnaz Patel and KonkonaSen Sharma in the star cast. This film received mixed reviews and was a ‘Semi-Hit’ at the box office.
Kunaal Roy Kapur also made an appearance in the British Indian comedy series, ‘Mumai Calling’. He appeared in six episodes of this show as an operator belonging to a call centre. Next up, he had also played a small role in the AbhinayDeo directed ‘Delly Belly’, starring Vir Das and Imraan Khan.