Annu Kapoor Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Movies, Biography & More

Annu Kapoor is an Indian Bollywood film actor, director, producer, and television presenter. Annu was born on 20 February (1956) in Itwara, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India. As of 2020, Annu Kapoor’s age is 64 years old. When he was a child, Annu wanted to become a surgeon or an IAS but his family could not afford to send him to a medical college. Annu changed her named from Anil Kapoor to Annu Kapoor to avoid confusion with the hero of the film Anil Kapoor.

Annu Kapoor

Biography & Wiki

Annu Kapoor Age, Biography & Wiki
Birth Name Anil Kapoor
Real Name Annu Kapoor
Nickname Anil, Annu
Profession Actor, Television Anchor, Film Director, Film Producer
Debut Film-Mandi (1983)

TV-Khari Khari (1980)

Language Known Hindi & English
Date Of Birth 20 February 1956
Age (as of 2020) 64 Years
Birthplace Itwara, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India
Hometown Itwara, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India
Nationality Indian
Religion Hinduism
Star Sign/ Zodiac Sign Pisces
Cats/Ethnicity Annu Kapoor is a Punjabi from his father’s side and a Bengali Brahmin from his mother’s side
Annu Kapoor Height & Physical Overview
Height in Centimeters 163 cm
Height in Meters 1.63 m
Height in Inches 5′ 4″
Weight in Kilograms 64 kg
Weight in Pounds 141 lbs
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Salt & Paper
Family & Relatives
Father Madanlal Kapoor
Mother Kamal Shabnam Kapoor
Sister Seema Kapoor
Brother Ranjit Kapoor, Nikhil Kapoor
Annu Kapoor Girlfriends, Affairs, and Marital Status
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Girlfriends Anupama, Arunita Mukherjee
Wife First Wife-Anupama

Second Wife-Arunita Mukherjee

Children Sons-Maahir Kapoor (from the first wife, Anupama), Kavam Kapoor (from the first wife, Anupama), Evaan Kapoor (from the first wife, Anupama)

Daughter-Aradhita Kapoor (from the second wife, Arunita Mukherjee)

Education and School, College
Educational Qualification Not Known
School Not Known
College/University National School of Drama (NSD), Delhi, India
Favorite Things and Like & Dislike
Favorite Actor Amitabh Bachchan
Favorite Actress Hema Malini
Favorite Food Lucknowi Biryani, Kakori Kebab, Sheermal
Food Habit Non-Vegetarian
Favorite Cuisine Continental, Italian, Indian
Favorite Singer Asha Bhosle
Favorite Dessert Jalebi, Gulab Jamun
Favorite Restaurant Indigo and Pizza Express in Mumbai, Gulati in Delhi
Hobbies Reading, Travelling
Favorite Color Black & White
Favorite Sport Cricket
Car Collection Not Known
Favorite Holiday Destination Switzerland
Salary (approx.) Not Known
Net Worth (approx.) $12 Million

Physical Attributes

Annu Kapoor has a healthy physique and he is 5 feet 4 inches (163 cm) tall. Describing more about body fitness his weight is around 64 Kg (141  lbs). Annu Kapoor always keeps himself fit and he is very health Conscious. He has a nice hairstyle and got Salt & Paper hair and Dark Brown Eyes.

Annu Kapoor

Family Background and Relationship

Annu’s father’s name is Madanlal Kapoor and her mother’s name is Kamal Shabnam Kapoor. His father belongs to a Punjabi family and his mother belongs to a Bengali family. Actor Annu Kapoor’s father owned a traveling Parsi theatre company performed in cities and towns and Annu’s mother was a trained classical singer, poet, and scholar of Urdu, Arabic, and Persian. Kapoor’s grandfather Dr. Kripa Ram Kapoor was a well-known doctor in the British Army. His elder brother name Ranjit, Who is a director and screenwriter, and his sister’s name is Seema is a producer and actor. Annu’s younger brother’s name is Nikhil, he is a writer and lyricist. His wife Anupama Kapoor, is American by birth.

Annu Kapoor

Actor Annu Kapoor has four children (3 sons- Kavan Kapoor, Maahir Kapoor, and Evaan Kapoor, and a daughter’s name is Aradhita Kapoor) from two marriages. He lives in Seema Society, N Dutta Road, Andheri(West), Mumbai, with his family.


In 1979 He began his career as a stage actor and was noticed in 1984’s Ek Ruka Hua Faisla. He made his film debut in Mandi in the year 1983. Annu Kapoor’s career spanned over 30 years including Bollywood cinema, television serials, and game show. Annu is best remembered for hosting the singing show Close-Up Antakshari. Kapoor worked in the horror TV serial Kile Ka Rahasya in 1989. In 2007 The National Challenge was relaunched Antakshari on Star Plus. Currently, Annu Kapoor does a radio program on 92.7 Big FM called “Suhaana Safar with Annu Kapoor on 92.7 Big FM”. Annu produces a musical talent contest for children “Aao Jhoomein Gaayen for SAB TV” and then he also produced a musical in Mathura entitled EK Sunhari Shyam.

Annu Kapoor

Actor Annu Kapoor’s performance as an obsessive-compulsive sperm-bank physician in the year 2012’s Vicky Donar released on (20 April 2012) met with critical and popular acclaim. Annu also directed the film Abhay(The Fearless). The film won the National Film Award. The total Net Worth of Annu is about $12 Million. Kapoor is working in Bollywood last 30 years.

Contact and Social Media Information

If you are a big fan of Annu Kapoor and you want to know more about him so you can follow him on social media platforms such as InstagramFacebook, and Twitter. On social media platforms, you will get the latest photos, videos, and updates about him.

Annu Kapoor at Instagram-@annukapoor

Annu Kapoor at Twitter –@annukapoor_at Facebook-@Annu Kapoor

Some Lesser Known Facts About Him

  • Does Annu smoke?: No (Earlier, Annu used to smoke but he gave up smoking in the year 2007 owing to health-related issues)
  • Does Annu drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Annu Kapoor is an Indian actor, television presenter, director, and producer who is well known for hosting the popular music reality show, “Antakshari” (in the year 1993 to 2006).
  • Annu’s father originally came from Peshawar, Pakistan, and motivated his wife (Annu Kapoor’s mother) to learn Urdu, Persian, and Arabic, and after some time, Kamal Shabhnam Kapoor became a teacher of Urdu.
  • Legendary actor Annu Kapoor wanted to become a surgeon or an IAS officer since childhood. However, Annu’s family could not afford to support his studies after class 10.
  • After a while, Kapoor’s father insisted Kapoor joins his Parsi theatre company. In Annu Kapoor’s father’s theatre company, Actor Annu Kapoor worked in many professional plays, like “Laila Majnu,” “Harischandra,” “Shirin-Farhad,” “Dahi Wali,” “Bhakta Prahlad,” and “Qatl-e-Tamizan.” He even went on to direct a few of them.
  • Thereafter, actor Kapoor joined the National School of Drama (NSD) on the insistence of his elder brother, Ranjit Kapoor. Ranjit Kapoor was also a student of NSD (National School of Drama) at that time.
  • During Annu’s NSD days, Annu took part in plays like “Antim Yatra,” “Three Sisters,” “The Great God Brown,” and “The Zoo Story.”
  • In the year 1981, actor Annu Kapoor acted in the play “Ek Ruka Hua Faisla” in Mumbai in which Annu played the character of a 70-year-old man. Impressed by his play, Shyam Benegal, a renowned film director, then signed him for his film, “Mandi” in the year 1983.
  • In the year 1982, Annu Kapoor moved to Mumbai, Maharashtra, India with just Rs. 419.25 with him.

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