Aditya Roy Kapur Profile
Aditya Roy Kapoor is a popular Indian bollywood actor, who rose to fame as VJ on Channel[V]. He gradually became very popular with his unique way of hosting various shows on the channel. Aditya made his debut in Bollywood with his very first musical film "London Dreams" in 2009.
Aditya Roy Kapur BiographyAditya Roy Kapoor was born on 16 November 1985 in Mumbai, India. He pursued his education from the prestigious G.D.Somani Memorial School, in Cuffe Parade, Mumbai and completed his graduation from St. Xavier's College, Mumbai. He has two siblings Siddharth Roy Kapur, the CEO of the prestigious UTV Motion Pictures and Kunal Roy Kapoor (actor). He has a filmy background as his grandfather came to Mumbai from Lahore to make his fate in Bollywood and eventually after his mother who is a famous dancer, the three brothers Aditya Roy Kapoor and his two elder brothers all started their career in Bollywood.
Personal ProfileName : Aditya Roy Kapoor
Birthday : 16 November 1985
Age : 28 years
Height : 6'2"
Hometown : Mumbai,Maharashtra, India
Education : Graduated from St. Xavier's College
Occupation : Film actor, VJ
Debut Film : London Dreams
Years active : 2009-present
Zodiac sign : Scorpio
Father Name : Not known
Mother name : Salome Aaron
Brothers : Siddharth Roy Kapur,Kunal Roy Kapur
Sister-in-law : Vidya Balan
Marital Status : Single
CareerThe actor began his career as a VJ on Channel [V], where his comic timing and very different style of anchoring made him the face of the channel. Then he made his debut in Bollywood as a Pakistani musician in the 2009 musical London Dreams which starred Ajay Devgan and Salman Khan.
Then came Vipul Shah's next, a 2010 time-traveling comedy movie "Action Replayy". He played the role of Akshay and Aishwariya's Son. He again acted along with Aishwarya Rai, in Guzaarish (2010) directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, where he played an apprentice magician to Hrithik Roshan's character.
Recently he made his Bollywood debut as a solo actor opposite Shraddha Kapoor in Aashiqui 2 which brought him huge success and this success is followed by Yeh Jawani hai Deewani.
Personal LifeAditya is not a trained actor, though he has taken dance lessons and also diction classes to improve his Hindi accent. According to him he has no burning ambition to become an actor 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 sixth standard.
Aditya's fortunes changed when he auditioned for Channel V and shot to fame as a VJ. It is then that Vipul Shah called him to audition for London Dreams. He plays football for a celebrity league team by the name of 'All Stars Football Club'. Apart from cricket and football, he also loves playing pool and hitting gym.
Family HistoryThe Kapur grew up in a liberal and creative atmosphere in an upper middle-class family in Mumbai's Cuffe Parade. He is the son of an armyman-turned-businessman and Salome Roy Kapur, the winner of Miss India 1972 title, is a dancer by profession.
However, all three brothers seemed to have borrowed the love for cinema from their paternal grandfather, Raghupat Roy Kapur, who left the family business in Lahore and came to Mumbai to spent his fortune. He produced Shahenshah Akbar (1943), Zanjeer (1947), directed Lekh (1949), Banwar (with Raj Kapoor in 1950). Aditya Roy Kapur's maternal grandparents Ruby and Sam Aaron were professional dancers who coached many Hindi movie stars.
The "Roy" in Aditya's surname comes from the departmental store ("Roy Bros") that his forefathers owned in Lahore. Over time the "Roy" got attached to the "Kapur" surname.
ParentsAditya Roy Kapur is half Jewish and half Punjabi as his mother Salome Aaron, a former Miss India and father is punjabi. His father is an armyman-turned-businessman. Kapur's mother, Salome Aaron won the Miss India 1972 title organized by "Eve's Weekly". Salome has choreographed Hindi movies, including the super hit Bobby. Salome also modeled (Cadbury, Godrej, ITC, Taj Mahal Tea, Century Mills, etc). She has also acted in "Tuhi Meri Zindagi" opposite Deb Mukherjee.
BrotherAditya has two elder brothers. Siddharth is 11 years older to him and Kunaal is six years older. Siddharth Roy Kapur, his elder brother is the CEO of the prestigious UTV Motion Pictures. Vidya Balan tied the knot with Siddharth Roy Kapur on 14 December 2012. On the other hand Kunaal Roy Kapur is another well-known actor and director, who had appeared in numerous films like 'Delhi Belly', 'Mumbai Calling','Nautanki Saala' and 'Yeh Jawani hai deewani'.
Aditya Roy Kapur and Shraddha KapoorAditya Roy Kapur and Shraddha Kapoor, the Aashiqui 2 lead pair seems to have grown very fond of each other. Those who interacted with Shraddha during the making of the love saga found her constantly showing concern for Aditya. While working on Aashiqui 2, she admits sharing a great bond with Aditya on and off the screen.
Aditya said that, "I can understand why people think we are together, as we are really good friends and are really close and go out for dinner and movies together. She is a nice person and is a good actress and is great fun to be around with. We met at a time in our lives, when we both were in love with this film and wanted to make the best out of it. Now seeing Aashiqui 2 do so well, we just laugh our heads off on how this has happened".
Girlfriend/MarriageVJ couple Aditya Roy Kapur and Rhea Chakraborty were often spotted at the Mumbai malls, nightclubs and the duo were quite open about their relationship. After dating MTV VJ Rhea Chakraborty for around three years, they have parted. Currently, he is in news with Shraddha Kapoor. Sources said that, he is dating shraddha as their love for each other came through their movie Aashiqui 2 but when asked the same question to Aditya, he said, "Everybody asks me this question but I chose to keep mum or say no comments. All I can say is I am single and not dating Shraddha. She is a good friend." Aditya is not yet married but he believes in the institution of marriage and want to get married and start a family.
Latest NewsAditya Roy Kapur and his rumoured girlfriend Shraddha Kapoor will come together once again but this time only for Karan Johar's chat show 'Koffee With Karan'. The hit 'Aashiqui 2' pair will face teasing questions from Karan on everything from their love lives to their professional ones.
The Handsome HunkAditya, Sushant and Arjun on the latest cover of 'Femina' magazine. India's most Eligible Bachelor's shared their experiences in Bollywood. Aditya Roy Kapoor has became the most busiest actor after two back to back superhit movies.
Daawat-e-IshqAfter directing the commercially successful movie 'Ishaqzaade', Habib Faisal is back with the next YRF movie titled "Daawat-e-Ishq". The movie has current sensation Aditya Roy Kapur with the versatile actress Parineeti Chopra. Recently, when Aditya and Parineeti were shooting an energetic number for Daawat-E-Ishq, Aditya froze on the sets. Everybody on the sets panicked as they watched Aditya in pain and then the shoot was stalled for a few hours. Though Aditya assured everyone that he was fine, a doctor was called on the sets of Daawat-E-Ishq and he served some painkillers, while advising rest.
FitoorFitoor is an upcoming romantic flick which is an adaptation of Charles Dickens's classics Great Expectations. The movie will be directed by Abhishek Kapoor which stars Katrina Kaif and Aditya Roy Kapoor in the lead roles.
Avi in YJHDAditya Roy Kapur played the role of Avinash (Avi) in the movie. Avi was the fun, flirtatious guy with always a drink in his hand. He was a best friend of Kabir(Ranbir Kapoor) and Aditi(Kalki Koechlin).
Aditya and Ranbir shares a great bond off screen too. When Aditya bought a new car recently, the first person he took for a drive was good friend Ranbir Kapoor.