Aditya Roy Kapur
|Aditya Roy Kapur|
Kapur in 2019
|Born||16 November 1985|
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
|🏫 Education||St. Xavier's College, Mumbai|
💵 Salary :
|📆 Years active||2009–present|
|👪 Relatives||See Roy Kapur family|
Aditya Roy Kapur (born 16 November 1985) is an Indian film actor who works in Hindi films. He is the younger brother of actors Siddharth Roy Kapur and Kunaal Roy Kapur.
Early life and background
Kapur was born in Mumbai on 16 November 1985 to a Punjabi Hindu father, Kumud Roy Kapur, and a Jewish mother Salome Aaron. His grandfather, Raghupat Roy Kapur, was a film producer. Kapur is the youngest of the three siblings- his eldest brother, Siddharth Roy Kapur, was the chief executive officer of UTV Motion Pictures and is married to the actress, Vidya Balan. His second elder brother, Kunaal Roy Kapur, is also an actor.
His maternal grandparents, Sam and Ruby Aaron, were qualified dance teachers who introduced the Sama dance to India. He did his schooling from G. D. Somani Memorial School, in Cuffe Parade, Mumbai, where all his siblings studied and his mother directed school plays. Kapoor enrolled in St. Xavier's in Class XI, but failed. He had to enroll in St. Andrew's College to avoid losing a year. Subsequently, he graduated from St. Xavier's College, affiliated to the University of Mumbai.
Kapur is not a trained actor, though he has taken dance lessons and also diction classes to improve his Hindi accent. According to him he "had no burning ambition to become an actor," and was content being a VJ, until he was called to audition for London Dreams. During his school years, he wanted to be a cricketer but he quit cricket coaching classes after sixth standard.
Kapur started his career as a VJ on music channel Channel V India at the age of 19, where his comic timing and "unique style of hosting" made him a hit. He did a show "Pakao" for Channel V, and also hosted the hugely popular, 'India's hottest' show with VJ, Bruna Abdullah. He exited the show in 2008.
In 2016, he did a music tour named "Dream Team Bollywood" and performed in Los Angeles, San Jose, Chicago, New York alongside Karan Johar, Alia Bhatt, Sidharth Malhotra, Katrina Kaif, Parineeti Chopra, Varun Dhawan & Badshah.
Kapur has previously been linked with co-star Shraddha Kapoor during the shooting of their film Aashiqui 2. However, the couple broke up shortly after.
|2009||London Dreams||Wasim Afroz Khan||Vipul Shah|
|2010||Action Replayy||Bunty Saigal|
|Guzaarish||Omar Siddiqui||Sanjay Leela Bhansali||Stardust Awards for Superstar of Tomorrow – Male|
|2013||Aashiqui 2||Rahul Jaykar||Mohit Suri||BIG Star Entertainment Awards, Screen Awards, Star Guild Awards, Filmfare Awards|
|Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani||Avinash Arora/Avi||Ayan Mukerji||International Indian Film Academy Awards|
|2014||Daawat-e-Ishq||Tariq Haider/Taru||Habib Faisal|
|2016||Fitoor||Noor Nizami||Abhishek Kapoor|
|Dear Zindagi||Furniture Dealer Aajit Das||Gauri Shinde|
|2017||Ok Jaanu||Aditya Gunjal||Shaad Ali|
|2018||Welcome To New York||Himself||Chakri Toleti|
|2019||Kalank||Dev Chaudhry||Abhishek Varman|
|2020||Malang||Advait Thakur||Mohit Suri|
|Sadak 2||Vishal Agnihotri||Mahesh Bhatt|
|2021||Ek Villain 2||TBA||Mohit Suri|
Awards and nominations
|2013||BIG Star Entertainment Awards||Best Actor in Romantic Role||Aashiqui 2||Won|||
|Most Romantic Jodi Award
(With Shraddha Kapoor)
|2014||Screen Awards||Jodi Number 1
(With Shraddha Kapoor)
|Star Guild Awards||Jodi of the Year
(With Shraddha Kapoor)
|Filmfare Awards||Best Actor||Nominated|
|Best Supporting Actor||Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani||Nominated|||
|International Indian Film Academy Awards||Won|||
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