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Aditya Roy Kapur is an Indian film actor who works in Hindi films. After a brief career as a VJ on Channel V, he made his film debut with a minor role in London Dreams (2009) and followed it by playing supporting roles in Action Replayy (2010) and Guzaarish (2010). He rose to prominence in 2013 by playing the male lead in the highly successful romantic drama Aashiqui 2 and a supporting role in the coming-of-age romance Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, both of which ranked among the highest-grossing Bollywood films of the year.
Aditya Roy Kapur Details
|Born||16 November 1985|
|Father||Mr. Roy Kapur|
|Mother||Salome Roy Kapur|
|Born In||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Siblings||Siddharth Roy Kapur, Kunaal Roy Kapur|
Aditya Roy Kapur Personal life and Career
Aditya Roy Kapur was born in Mumbai on 16 November 1985 and he lived in US for 10 years, to a Hindu father, Kumud Roy Kapur and an Indian 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 is the Chief Executive Officer of UTV Motion Pictures, who had married actress Vidya Balan and 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 where his mother directed school plays. 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 the sixth standard.
Kapur started his career as a VJ on music channel Channel V, where his comic timing and “unique style of hosting” made him a hit. He did a show “Pakao” for Channel V. Later he made his film debut in 2009 playing a minor role in Vipul Shah’s musical drama London Dreams starring alongside Salman Khan, Asin, Ajay Devgan. The film was not well received by critics and was unsuccessful at the box office.
Aditya Roy Kapur Movies
|Action Replayy, Guzaarish||2010|
|Aashiqui 2, Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani||2013|
|Fitoor, Dear Zindagi||2016|
|Ok Jaanu, Happy Bhag Jayegi||2017|