Name: Rajat Kapoor
Birthday: 11th February, 1961
Marital Status: Rajat Kapoor is married to Meenal Agarwal and has two kids- Vivan and Rabia.
Trivia: Rajat supports the Brooke Bond Tea brand.
The trio Rajat Kapoor, Vinay Pathak and Ranvir Shorey usually work together.
Rajat Kpoor is among one of those actors who prefer avoiding the limelight and maintains a low profile.
He hosts a show named Lounge on NDTV Lifestyle.
Rajat with his friends created a group named Chingari in the year 1983.
Moreover the multifaceted star hosts a quiz show Lufthansa Nat Geo Genius on National Geographic Channel.
Awards: The low profile maintaining star won his first award- Silver Lotus Award of National Film Awards for Best Regional Film (Hindi) for Raghu Romeo (2003) in the year 2004.
He also won the Best Actor Award in Indian Competition Award (2008) of CineFan-Festival Of Asian And Arab Cinema for the film Siddharth:The Prisoner.
Adding to the awards he was nominated for Popular Awards Of The International Indian Film Academy (2008) in the category of Best Actor In A Supporting Role for Bheja Fry (2007) and also Asia Pacific Screen Awards in the category Best Performance By An Actor for Siddharth:The Prisoner.
He also won National Award for non-featured Tarana and short film Hypothesis.
Biography: The six feet tall Rajat Kapoor born in Delhi from his teenage was determined to be a filmmaker. He first took the acting pat seriously thus joining theatre group in Delhi in 1983. Afterwards he shifted to Film And Television Institute Of India at Pune.
The initial of the actor’s life was difficult in finding job. Then he directed himself to directing and writing shorts. His acting debut was with the National Award winning movie Dil Chahata Hai (2001). His next film Monsoon Wedding (2002) brought him critical acclamation in the film industry.
His films include Mudda:The Issue (2003), Tum (2004), Dhadkanein (2005), Kisna:The Warrior Poet (2005), Chehraa (2005), Mixed Doubles (2006), Corporate (2006), Yun Hota To Kya Hota (2006), Bombay Skies (2006), Anuranan (2006), The Last Days Of Raj (2007), Bheja Fry (2007), Apna Asmaan (2007), Krazzy 4 (2008), Khoya Khoya Chand (2007), Via Darjeeling (2008), Jaane Tu…Ya Jaane Na (2008), Dasvidaniya (2008), Hulla (2008), Teree Sang (2009), Raat Gayi Baat Gayi? (2009), Ek Toh Chance (2009), Siddharth:The Prisoner (2009), Rann (2010), Pappu Can’t Dance Saala (2010), The Girl In Yellow Boots (2010), Phas Gaya Re Obama (2010), Iti Mrinalini (2010), And Once Again (2010), Jo Dooba So Paar:It’s Love In Bihar (2011), Agent Vinod (2012), Rang Rasiya (2012), Gumshuda (2010).
The actor did his full length directorial debut with the film Private Detective:Two Plus Two One (1997). His other films as a director include Tarana (1994), Hypothesis (1996), Tonight No Show (2000), Jojo And The Chair (2001), Must Tell Her…That I Love Her (2001), Raghu Romeo (2003), Mixed Doubles (2006), Mithya (2008), Hamlet:The Clown Prince (2009), Fatso! (2012).
Rajat Kapoor the director till now produced three films- The Owner (2012), Fatso! (2012), Raat Gayi Baat Gayi? (2009).
Now let’s turn to the writer Rajat Kapoor. The Kapoor’s films as a writer include Private Detective:Two Plus Two One (1997), Raghu Romeo (2003), Mixed Doubles (2006), Mithya (2008), Raat Gayi Baat Gayi? (2009).
His recently released film is IM 24 with Ranvir Shorey, Neha Dhupia and Saurabh Shukla.
Rajat Kapoor’s other upcoming films are Midnight’s Children, 10ml Love, Carpet Boy and he is going to give a guest appearance in the upcoming flick Pranam Walekum.
We could only wish this industry in a body to go on!!