Anil Kapoor Biography, Height, Age, Wife, Children, Family, & More

Anil Kapoor, born on December 24, 1956, is a renowned Indian actor and film producer, known for his work in Hindi cinema as well as international films, including Hollywood. As of 2023, he is 67 years old, and his birthday is joyfully celebrated on December 24th with his family. You can discover the entire Anil Kapoor biography within this article.

Anil Kapoor Biography

Anil Kapoor, renowned for his roles in iconic Hindi films like “Mr. India” and “Nayak,” hails from a cinematic lineage as the son of film producer Surinder Kapoor. He marked his Bollywood entry in 1979 with a minor role in the romantic film “Hamare Tumhare.” Kapoor, born into a Punjabi family deeply rooted in the film industry, experienced a pivotal moment in his career with the action-packed drama “Mashaal” in 1984, eventually establishing himself as a leading actor through roles like “Meri Jung” (1985). Additionally, he took on the role of casting director for the popular Hindi sitcom “Hum Paanch” in 1980.

Anil Kapoor Picture
Anil Kapoor Picture

Personal Information

Real Name Anil Kapoor
Nickname AKA Mr. India, Lakkhan
DOB (Date of Birth) 24 December 1956
Age 66 Years
Birthplace Bombay, Bombay State, India
Zodiac sign Capricorn
Nationality Indian
Hometown Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Religion Hindu


School Our Lady of Perpetual Succour High School, Mumbai
College/ University St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai
Qualification 12th Standard (Expelled from college due to lack of attendance)

Physical Stats


Feet & Inches  5’ 10”
Meter 1.78 m
Centimeters 178 cm
Weight N/A
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Body Measurements N/A

Family Information

Father Name Surinder Kapoor
Mother Name Nirmal Kapoor
Sibling Brothers- Boney Kapoor, Sanjay Kapoor Sister- Reena Kapoor
Marital Status Married
Wife Sunita Bhambhani Kapoor
Children Son- Harshvardhan Kapoor Daughters- Sonam Kapoor,  Rhea Kapoor


Girlfriend Kimi Katkar, Madhuri Dixit


Profession Actor, Producer
Net Worth $19 million


Color Black, White, Red
Food Gujarati Thali, Baingan ka Bharta with chappatis and mooli parathas, Grilled Chicken, Grilled Fish
Actors/Actress Raj Kapoor, Charlie Chaplin,  Rekha, Sridevi, Katrina Kaif
Song “Rock On Zindagi Milegi Na Dobara” by Farhan Akhtar from the film ‘Rock On’
Hobbies Painting, Gymming, Travelling
Destination London
Movies Guide (1965), Kaagaz Ke Phool (1959)
Anil Kapoor Childhood Picture
Anil Kapoor Childhood Picture
Anil Kapoor Young Age Picture
Anil Kapoor Young Age Picture
Anil Kapoor Family Picture
Anil Kapoor Family Picture
Anil Kapoor with his WIfe (Sunita Bhambhani Kapoor)
Anil Kapoor with his wife (Sunita Bhambhani Kapoor)
Anil Kapoor with his Son (Harshvardhan Kapoor)
Anil Kapoor with his Son (Harshvardhan Kapoor)
Anil Kapoor with his Daughters (Sonam Kapoor)
Anil Kapoor with his Daughter (Sonam Kapoor)
Anil Kapoor with his Daughter (Rhea Kapoor)
Anil Kapoor with his Daughter (Rhea Kapoor)
Anil Kapoor Father (Surinder Kapoor)
Anil Kapoor Father (Surinder Kapoor)
Anil Kapoor Mother (Nirmal Kapoor)
Anil Kapoor Mother (Nirmal Kapoor)
Anil Kapoor Brothers (Boney Kapoor, Sanjay Kapoor)
Anil Kapoor Brothers (Boney Kapoor, Sanjay Kapoor)
Anil Kapoor Girlfriend (Madhuri Dixit)
Anil Kapoor Ex-Girlfriend (Madhuri Dixit)


Anil Kapoor’s father is the noted film producer, Surinder Kapoor, and his mother is Nirmal Kapoor. He has two elder brothers, Boney Kapoor, who is a well-known producer, and Sanjay Kapoor, who is an established actor. Anil also has a sister named Reena Kapoor.


Anil Kapoor received his education at Our Lady of Perpetual Succour High School, an all-boys academy, and he also pursued studies at St. Xavier’s College in South Mumbai.


Born on December 24, 1956, Anil Kapoor is an Indian actor. As of the current year, he is 66 years old.

Wife & Children

Anil Kapoor is married to Sunita Kapoor, and their wedding took place on May 19, 1984. Their love story is quite unique and heartwarming. It all began when a friend of Anil Kapoor’s gave him Sunita’s phone number as part of a prank. However, when Anil Kapoor called to play the prank, he ended up falling in love with Sunita just by hearing her voice.

After that initial phone call, Anil Kapoor and Sunita met in person at a party and developed a strong friendship that eventually blossomed into love. They dated for 10 years before deciding to get married. They have three children: a son named Harshvardhan Kapoor, who is an actor, and two daughters, Sonam Kapoor, an actress, and Rhea Kapoor, a film producer.


Regarding the rumored relationship between Anil Kapoor and Madhuri Dixit, Anil Kapoor responded by saying, “Rumors often circulate about co-stars in films. I have had the opportunity to work with many talented actresses, and marriage proposals have even been made on behalf of some of them. However, I don’t want to squander my life for a fleeting moment of happiness.”

Anil Kapoor and Kimi Katkar appeared together in films like “Aag Se Khelenge,” “Humlaa,” “Inteqam,” and “Kala Bazaar.” It’s important to clarify that any information about Anil Kapoor’s wife, Sunita Kapoor, leaving their house due to an affair between Anil Kapoor and Kimi Katkar is not accurate or based on factual events. Anil Kapoor and Sunita Kapoor have been married for a long time and have children together.

Early Life

Anil Kapoor hails from a Punjabi family in Bombay, India. His father, Surinder Kapoor, was a notable film producer, and his mother is named Nirmal Kapoor. Anil has three siblings: an elder brother, Boney Kapoor, who is a film producer, a younger brother, Sanjay Kapoor, who is an actor, and a younger sister named Reena Kapoor.

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Anil Kapoor embarked on his film career in 1970, portraying a young Shashi Kapoor in “Tu Payal Mein Geet.” However, his career took a significant turn with the action film “Mashaal” in 1984. His official Hindi film debut was in Umesh Mehra’s “Hamare Tumhare” in 1979, albeit in a minor role. An interesting chapter in his personal life began when he was introduced to the model Sunita Bhavnani through a prank phone call arranged by mutual friends. In 1980, Anil Kapoor took on the lead role in the Telugu film “Vamsa Vruksham,” directed by the veteran Bapu. During the same year, he also featured in two more Hindi films: “Ek Baar Kaho” and “Hum Paanch.” Following this, Anil Kapoor continued to star in numerous Bollywood box office hits. His comic tapori portrayal in “Karma” (1986) marked a significant milestone, becoming one of the biggest hits of the year.

Filmfare Awards

  • 1985: Best Supporting Actor Award for Mashaal
  • 1989: Best Actor Award for Tezaab
  • 1993: Best Actor Award for Beta
  • 1998: Critics Award for Best Actor for Virasat
  • 2000: Best Supporting Actor Award for Taal
  • 2016: Best Supporting Actor Award for Dil Dhadakne Do
  • 2023: Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Male) for Jug Jugg Jeeyo

National Film Awards

  • 2001: Best Actor for Pukar
  • 2008: Special Jury Award / Special Mention (Feature Film) for Gandhi, My Father

Government of India Awards

  • 1997: Honoured with”Nata Kalaratna” by the Government of Andhra Pradesh
  • 2002: Awadh Samman by the Government of Uttar Pradesh
  • 2011: Conferred with Lalitha Kala Samrat title by the Government of Andhra Pradesh

Net Worth

Anil Kapoor is indeed a celebrated Indian actor, and as of the latest information available, his net worth is estimated at approximately $19 million (equivalent to about Rs. 140 crore).


Complete list of movies by Actor Anil Kapoor including First Movie, Latest movies information details Below the table.

Film Year Role
Aag Se Khelenge 1989 Inspector Raja/Ravi Saxena
AAP Ke Saath 1986 Vimal Roy
Abhimanyu 1989 Abhimanyu America Puri/Abdul Jabbar/ Mannu
Benaam Badsha 1991 Deepak Garewal
Beta 1992 Rajshekhar “Raju” Chaudhary
Biwi No. 1 1999 Dr. Lakhan Khurana
Bulandi 2000 Dharamraj “Dada” Thakur /Arjun Thakur
Deewana Mastana 1997 Rajkumar “Raja” Sharma/Bansi Rao
Dil Dhadakne Do 2015 Kamal Mehra
Ghar Ho To Aisa 1990 Amar Jhaveri
Gharwali Baharwali 1998 Arun Sharma
Hamara Dil Apke Paas Hai 2000 Avinash Patel
Hamare Tumahare 1979 Vipin Bhopal
Hazmat 1987 Rajkumar/ Ram Kumar Saini
Jamai Raja 1990 Raja Joshi
Janbaaz 1986 Amar Singhania
Jeevan Ek Sangharsh 1990 Karan Bhasin
Jigarwala 1991 Amar Singh
Judaai 1997 Raj Verma
Kala Bazaar 1989 Vijay Jain
Karma 1986 Gyaneshwar Singh/ Johnny
Kishen Kanhaiya 1990 Kishen Chauhan/ Kanhaiya Chauhan
Laila 1984 Kumar Deshraj Singh
Lamhe 1991 Virendra “Viren” Kapoor
Love Marriage 1984 Rajesh
Mann 1999 Rajendra “Raj” Gupta
Mashaal 1984 Raja
Mr. India 1987 Arun Verma / Mr. India
Musafir 2004 Lucky Jaiswal
Nayak 2001 Shivaji Rao Gaekwad
No Problem 2010 Inspector Arjun Singh
Pallavi Anu Pallavi 1983 Vijay Bhakshi
Parinda 1989 Karan Choudhary
Pratikar 1991 Krishna Srivastav
Pyar Kiya Hai Pyar Karenge 1986 Anand Mhatre
Race 2008 Inspector Robert “RD” D’Costa
Race 2 2013 Inspector Robert “RD” D’Costa
Race 3 2018 Shamsher Singh
Rakhwala 1989 Vikram Bose
Shootout at Wadala 2013 Inspector Affaq Bhangra
Tezz 2012 Arjun Sachdev
Thikana 1987 Ravinder “Ravi” Mehra
Total Dhamaal 2019 Avinash Patel
Tu Payal Mein Geet 1971 Young Shashi Kapoor
Vamsa Vruksham 1980 Seshu
Welcome 2007 Sagar Pandey/ Majnu Bhai
Welcome Back 2015 Sagar Pandey/ Majnu Bhai
Woh Saat Din 1983 Prem Pratap Patialawale
Zindagi Ek Jua 1992 Harikishan “Harry” Sonkar

List of Television Shows

Here is a complete television list by actor Anil Kapoor.

Title Role Year
Family Guy Himself
(Host of “Who Wants to be a Millionaire)
Oasis Vikram Danesh Roy 2017
24 Karastan President Omar Hassan 2010
24 Jai Singh Rathod 2013-2016
(Star Jalsha Bengali Television)
Jai Singh Kaushal
Guest Judge
Captain Coming Soon 2022

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