When Kapil Sharma Struggled Financially For Her Sister's Marriage, Won 10 Lakhs & Called Her Saying "Buy Your Ring," Read On
When Kapil Sharma Struggled Financially For Her Sister’s Marriage, Won 10 Lakhs & Called Her Saying “Buy Your Ring” – Deets Inside ( Photo Credit – Instagram )

Kapil Sharma is celebrating his 40th birthday today and on the occasion of the same, we have got you a throwback story of the comedian where he spoke about how his life was pre-stardom. The comedian once revealed how he got her sister married by winning the The Great Indian Laughter Challenge prize money just in time of her marriage.

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Kapil started his journey back in 2007 with the The Great Indian Laughter Challenge and won the same with a prize money of ₹10 lakh.

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Back when Kapil Sharma was starting his career, this amount meant a lot to him. Talking about the same incident with a leading daily, the comedian once revealed, “In January, 2007, we fixed my sister’s marriage, but her mother-in-law wanted us to do a ring ceremony. We had ₹6 lakhs out of which 3.5 lakhs had been spent on my dad (his medical expenses), so we were left only with ₹2.5 lakhs to get her married. We could not have bought a ring with that money.”

Kapil continued and added, “I came to Mumbai in April and as luck would have it, I became the winner of Laughter Challenge winning ₹10 lakh. I called my sister at night, post the show and said, ‘Buy your ring.’ I then started doing shows and made ₹30 lakh. That was good enough to get her married.”

Kapil Sharma is one of the most successful comedians in our country right now. The 40-year-old comedian turned actor has also been featured in Forbes magazine’s India’s Celebrity 100 list in 2016 & 2017 respectively.

Back in 2015 in an interview with Hindustan Times, Kapil spoke about his struggle of 15 years and said, “The success of the show wasn’t overnight. I honed my skills, and got enough experience to know what would work. My show is popular, as we don’t have below-the-belt humour, which is the easiest thing to do. People trust us to have clean jokes that a family audience would enjoy without causing embarrassment. The audience relates to our jokes, and my team works really hard to deliver quality content every week.”

Happy birthday, Kapil Sharma!

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