Kunal Kishore Kapoor Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics 

 May 27, 2022

Kunal Kishore Kapoor Quick Info
Height6 ft 2 in
Weight80 kg
Date of BirthOctober 18, 1977
Zodiac SignLibra
SpouseNaina Bachchan

Kunal Kishore Kapoor is an Indian actor, model, film producer, writer, assistant director, and entrepreneur who has mainly worked in Hindi films, including Rang De BasantiDon 2Dear Zindagi, Meenaxi: A Tale of Three CitiesLuv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana, Bachna Ae HaseenoKaun Kitne Paani Mein, Welcome to SajjanpurLaaga Chunari Mein DaagHattrickAaja NachleLamhaaRaag DeshKoi Jaane Na, and Gold.

Full Name

Kunal Kishore Kapoor

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Nick Name

Kunnu

Kunal Kapoor posing for the camera at the Filmfare Glamour & Style Awards 2016Kunal Kapoor posing for the camera at the Filmfare Glamour & Style Awards 2016
Kunal Kapoor posing for the camera at the Filmfare Glamour & Style Awards 2016 (Bollywood Hungama / bollywoodhungama.com / CC BY 3.0)

Sun Sign

Libra

Born Place

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Residence

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Nationality

Indian

Indian

 

Education

Kunal Kapoor received acting training under Barry John, a British-born Indian theatre director and teacher.

Occupation

Actor, Model, Film Producer, Writer, Assistant Director, Entrepreneur

Family

  • Father – Kishore Kapoor (Worked in the construction business) (Died in 2014)
  • Mother – Kanan (Singer, Homemaker) (Died in 2012)
  • Siblings – Geeta (Older Sister), Reshma Jani (Older Sister) (Owner of Gallery Angel Arts in Mumbai)

Build

Athletic

Kunal Kapoor as seen at the Ketto eventKunal Kapoor as seen at the Ketto event
Kunal Kapoor as seen at the Ketto event (Bollywood Hungama / bollywoodhungama.com / CC BY 3.0)

Height

6 ft 2 in or 188 cm

Weight

80 kg or 176.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Kunal Kapoor has dated –

  1. Dia Mirza (2006-2008) – He started going out with actor and model Dia Mirza in 2006. However, the duo parted ways in 2008.
  2. Naina Bachchan (2015-Present) – Kunal got married to Naina Bachchan, niece of Amitabh Bachchan, in a private family ceremony in Seychelles in February 2015. On April 11, 2015, a celebration dinner was held in New Delhi. Kunal and Naina were blessed with their first child, a boy, on January 31, 2022.
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Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Tall height

Brand Endorsements

Kunal Kapoor has done endorsement work for brands like Thums UpIndian TerrainRay-Ban, Kurkure, and others.

Along with Gwyneth Paltrow, he has done endorsement work for the charity Save the Children.

Kunal Kapoor as seen during an event in 2015Kunal Kapoor as seen during an event in 2015
Kunal Kapoor as seen during an event in 2015 (IndiaFM / bollywoodhungama.com / CC BY 3.0)

Kunal Kapoor Facts

  1. He worked as an assistant director in the 2001 Hindi-language supernatural action-thriller film Aks, starring Amitabh Bachchan, Raveena Tandon, and Manoj Bajpayee.
  2. In 2004, Kunal Kapoor made his film debut as Kameshwar Mathur in the musical romantic drama film Meenaxi: A Tale of Three Cities. This performance earned him a nomination in the “Best Newcomer” category at the Zee Cine Awards.
  3. Alongside Aamir Khan, Siddharth, R. Madhavan, Sharman Joshi, Atul Kulkarni, Alice Patten, Soha Ali Khan, Waheeda Rehman, and Cyrus Sahukar, Kunal co-starred as Aslam Khan/Ashfaqullah Khan in the critically-acclaimed 2006 Hindi-language drama film Rang De Basanti. For this role, he was nominated for a Filmfare Award as well as an International Indian Film Academy Award in the “Best Supporting Actor” category.
  4. Kunal Kapoor played Omi Khurana in the 2012 Hindi-language comedy film Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana. The film received favorable reviews from the New York Times which called Kapoor the Indian Matthew McConaughey.
  5. He portrayed the character of Chandu Chekavar (an infamous warrior in the 13th century North Malabar) in the 2016 epic historical drama film Veeram and this performance helped him bag the Asiavision Award for “Outstanding Performance of the Year”.
  6. In 2018, he appeared as David in the Telugu-language action comedy film Devadas. This role got him nominated for a South Indian International Movie Award for “Best Actor in a Negative Role – Telugu”.
  7. Kunal is a trained pilot and rally car driver.
  8. He co-founded Ketto, Asia’s largest crowdfunding platform which raises money for social and individual causes.
  9. In 2021, Kunal Kapoor started portraying the character of Babur (the founder of the Mughal Empire in the Indian subcontinent) in the period drama web series The Empire.

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