Personal life: Shakti Kapoor was born in Delhi, India as Sunil Kapoor. He was the second child among the four children of his parents Mr. Sikanderlal Kapoor and Ms. Susheela Kapoor. He resided in Karol Bhag, Delhi. He married Shivangi kohlapure (Padmini kohlapurei’s elder sister) in the year 1982. He has two children, a son Siddhant Kapoor and a daughter
. Career: Shakti Kapoor was famous because of his mischievous activities in his early childhood. He was passionate about cricket, and it also won him admission in Kirori Mal College, Delhi University. After graduation, Shakti took to modelling. He tried his luck into acting and this is how he received the opportunity to be a student of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII). He learned acting there, and this was the beginning of his career. He entered into Bollywood by making a debut in the film ’Do Jasoos’ (1975).
offered him a chance to act in Vikram Singh's Qurbani (1980) and it turned out to be a blockbuster. His career took a slow start but gradually he became a superstar. He acted as a villain in the film ‘
’ and this marked the birth of Shakti Kapoor.
He was now famous as Shakti kapoor. Many heroes made their entry and exit, but Shakti made a stable stay and stardom. Gradually he took to comic roles and who can forget his commendable performance as Nandu in the movie’
’ (1994).He acted with
in many movies and the chemistry portrayed by the duo earned a lot of appreciation. The role of ‘crime master Gogo’ in the film
Andaz Apna Apna
(1994) won accolades. Be it a villain, a comedian or a character artist, Shakti Kapoor has done justice to all the roles and has entertained audiences for decades. He recently appeared on the television show Big Boss season 5. Awards: One of the most notable achievements of Shakti Kapoor was when he received FilmFare award for Best Comedian/Comedienne for Raja Babu (1994) Upcoming Projects: Shakti’s upcoming film is ‘kyaa kool hai hum’ (2016).