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Short Intro :

Full Name        : KAPIL SHARMA

DOB.                : APR. 2, 1981

Father’s Name : Late. Mr. Jeethendra Kumar Punj

Mother’s Name: Mrs. Janak Rani

Relative            : Ashok Kumar (Brother), Pooja Sharma (Sister)

Residence       : Mumbai, India

Known As        : Comedian, Actor, Television Host.

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Basic Details:

Kapil Sharma is an Indian stand-up comedian, television presenter, actor and producer. He hosted a television comedy show Comedy Nights with Kapil from June 2013 to January 2016. Currently, he is hosting another comedy show on Sony Entertainment Television named The Kapil Sharma Show. He first appeared in the Forbes India Celebrity list in 2012, ranked 96th.

Ormax Media rated Sharma the most popular Indian television personality in April 2016. Forbes India ranked him 27th on their Celebrity-100 list in 2015. Forbes India ranked him at 7th position in terms of fame and at 11th position in terms of income on their Celebrity – 100 list in 2016. He was awarded the CNN-IBN Indian of the Year 2013, in the Entertainment category and was ranked third in the Most Admired Indian Personality List by The Economic Times in 2015. Sharma was nominated for the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan by the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and was invited to the Rashtrapati Bhavan by President Pranab Mukherjee in September 2015 to acknowledge his contribution for the same.

Description :

Initial life Journey School & collage

Kapil was born in Amritsar, Punjab. His father Jeethendra Kumar Punj was a head constable in the Punjab Police and his mother is a housewife. His father died of cancer in 2004 at Safdarjung Hospital in Delhi. His brother, Ashok Kumar is also a constable. He studied at the Khalsa college in AmritsarPunjab.

Sharma lives in Mumbai by himself as a bachelor. He suffered a slipped disc in February 2015 while shooting for a song for his debut movie.


Career :

Kapil says he started his career as a comedian in collage by performing in Plays, Dramas & going to the Jagrans etc.

Kapil famed after winning the comedy reality television show The Great Indian Laughter Challenge in 2007, having 10 lakh as the prize money. He had previously worked in the Punjabi show Hasde Hasande Ravo on MH One channel.

He participated in Sony‘s Comedy Circus and went on to win six seasons of the show. He also hosted the dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Season 6 and another comedy show Chhote Miyan. Sharma was seen as a contestant in the show Ustaadon Ka Ustaad in 2008. In 2013, Sharma launched his own show, Comedy Nights with Kapil, under his banner K9 Productions on Colors.

At the CNN-IBN Indian of the Year awards 2013, Sharma was felicitated with the Indian of the Year award in the entertainment category by veteran actor Amol Palekar. During the 2014 Lok Sabha Elections, he was appointed the Brand Ambassador by the Delhi Election Commission.

Sharma has been the co-host of the 60th Filmfare Awards in 2015 along with Karan Johar. He was the presenter for the fourth season of Celebrity Cricket League, 2014. He appeared as a guest on the opening episode of the eighth season of the Indian television game show Kaun Banega Crorepati and also as a celebrity guest on The Anupam Kher Show.

Sharma started his career as a lead actor in the movie Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon, a romantic-comedy directed by Abbas Mustan opposite four actresses, Elli AvramManjari PhadnisSimran Kaur Mundi and Sai Lokur. The film was released on 25 September 2015 to mixed reviews from critics and did record breaking opening day business for a debutant.

After the end of Comedy Nights with Kapil, Sharma signed a contract with Sony TV for a new show called The Kapil Sharma ShowThe Kapil Sharma Show started airing on 23 April 2016 & received a positive response from the viewers.

Salary & Net worth :

Salary & Net worth is undisclosed but Kapil was declared as a highest tax payer in 2016.


2012Indian Television Academy AwardsBest Actor – ComedyKahani Comedy Circus KiWon
2013Comedy Nights with Kapil
Funniest Serial – ComedyComedy Nights with Kapil
CNN-IBN Indian of the YearEntertainer of the YearKapil Sharma
BIG Star Entertainment AwardsMost Entertaining Comedy ShowComedy Nights with Kapil
2014Star Guild AwardsBest Comedy Show
2015Sony Guild Film AwardsPromising Debut (Male)Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon
2015Indian Television Academy AwardsBest Actor (Comedy)Comedy Nights with Kapil

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Vijay Ray is an Entrepreneur, Author, Public & Motivational Speaker. He Believes "Motivation" is basic need of Success & Every one should keep life on LEARNING mode always.


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