Tuesday, July 8, 2014


Anil Kapoor, who  earned immense popularity as a romantic action hero, soon after he entered Bollywood,is one of the most versatile actor who is capable of portraying  any kind of roles which he proved from the 80's by a  large variety of characters   is  an internationally recognized  actor.He has got National Award as Best Actor and is  recipient of several other Awards also.
Anil Kapoor was born on December 24, 1956, at Chembur, outskirts of Mumbai City to parents Surinder Kapoor and Nirmal Kapoor.His father  who worked as secretary to some film stars is a Film Producer.His elder brother Boney Kapoor is also a film producer and has married film star Sridevi.His younger brother

Sanjay Kapoor is also a film actor.His daughter Sonam Kapoor is an  established actress of Bollywood and younger daughter Rhea Kapoor is a film producer.His son has also entered film field as an actor.
Anil Kapoor entered films with a small role in 'Hamare Tumhare'(1979) directed by Umesh Mehra and acted as the character 'Vipin'.
He then acted in a Telugu  film 'Vamsa Vruksham ' in 1980  which was directed by Bapu.It was the debut film of Anil Kapoor in a lead role.He acted opposite Jyothi in this film.The film received Filmfare Best Director Award(Telugu) and for heroine Jyothi Filmfare Best Actress Award(Telugu).This film was dubbed in to Malayalam and released in Kerala.
Anil Kapoor and Padmini Kolhapure were the lead actors of the film 'Woh 7 Din' remake of a successful Tamil film 'Antha 7 Naatkal'.This film was produced by his father Surinder Kapoor.
It was directed by Bapu (Director of Vamsa Vruksham) and this comedy family drama amused the audiences drastically that it was a roaring success and Anil Kapoor had no turning back thereafter.He, as well as the film earned critical acclaim and Anil Kapoor received extensive love from the audience.
He then acted in lead role of a Kannada film 'Pallavi Anu Pallavi' directed by intellectual director Mani Ratnam.The film was dubbed to Telugu also.
It was directorial debut of Mani Ratnam and he received Karnataka State Award for Best Screenplay which also was written by  Mani Ratnam.In this film Anil Kapoor acted opposite South Indian actress 'Lakshmi'.
In the superhit film 'Mashaal' directed by Yash Chopra in 1984, he acted along with Dilip Kumar and Waheeda Rehman.He received Filmfare Best supporting actor award for this film.Rati Agnihotri was his pair in this film.
Meri Jung was a highly acclaimed film in which Anil Kapoor and Khushboo were in the main lead.Girish Karnad,Nutan,Kamal Kapoor,A.K.Hangal etc acted.
In the 1986 film 'Janbaaz' Feroz Khan,Anil Kapoor,Amrish Puri,Dimple Kapadia,Sridevi,Raza Murad,Rekha, etc acted.Sridevi had only a guest appearance in this film.Anil Kapoor acted opposite Dimple Kapadia.
Mr.India was blockbuster super success film of 1987 in which Sridevi was his pair.It received critical acclaim also.This adventurous comedy film was directed by Shekhar Kapoor.
Anil Kapoor and Madhuri Dixit were the main pair of 'Tezaab'(88) which reaffirmed Anil Kapoor's status after Mr.India and gave a big break for Madhuri Dixit.The film was the highest blockbuster film at the box Office for 1988.Anil Kapoor got Filmfare Best Actor Award for 'Tezaab'.

Ram Lakhan was a good entertainer of 1989 and was produced and directed by Subhash Ghai.Anil Kapoor,Dimple Kapadia,Jackie Shroff,Rakhee,Madhuri Dixit etc acted in it.

In 1992 he acted in the newer version of the popular love story 'Heer Ranjha' in which Sridevi was the heroine.
Anil Kapoor got  Best Actor Award from Filmfare in 1992 for his performance in the film 'Beta'.In this film he acted as 'Raju' the only son of a multi millionaire  who is a widower.Director was Indra Kumar.
'Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja' was a musical action drama of Anil Kapoor-Sridevi pair.
1942:A Love Story was a critically acclaimed romantic film in which Anil Kapoor acted opposite Manisha Koirala.

'Virasat' was a highly acclaimed and successful film directed by Priyadarsan in 1997.It was the remake of Super hit Tamil film 'Thevar Magan'.Anil Kapoor,Tabu,Pooja Batra etc acted.It reminded us that 'Education is for the welfare of the society'.

Anil Kapoor got Filmfare Best Supporting actor Award for his excellent performance in the 1999 film 'Taal'
He was an actor in the English Film 'Slumdog Millionaire' and shared  the 'Screen Actors  Guild Award for Outstanding performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture'.
He got first National Film Award as Best Actor for the film 'Pukar'(2000) produced by his father  Surinder Kapoor.It won Nargis Dutt Award for Best feature film on National Integrity.
His films like 'Hamara Dil Aapka Paas Hai', Musafir,My Wife's Murder,No Entry,Bewafa,Race,Race2,Welcome' etc are all critically acclaimed films.
Anil Kapoor is a successful film producer also and heading ahead with some ambitious TV projects as well.
Selected Filmography
Hamare Tumhare
Vamsa Vruksham
Woh 7 Din
Love Marriage
Chameli Ki Shaadi
Insaf Ki Awaaz
Mr India
Ram Lakhan
Kishan Kanhaiya
Ghar Ho To Aise
Benaam Badshah
Heer Ranjha
Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja
1942: A Love Story
Raj Kumar
Kabhi Na Kabhi
Biwi No.1
Hamara Dil Aapke Paas Hai
Nayak:The real Hero
My wife's Murder
No Entry
Darna Zaroori Hai
Slumdog Millionaire
Race 2  

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