Aditya Roy Kapur WikiAditya Roy kapur is an Indian actor popular in Bollywood. He rose to fame as a VJ on Channel[V] and became famous for his unique way of hosting various shows on the channel. Aditya made a mark in bollywood with his solo release "Aashiqui 2". The movie was the biggest hit and his performance was highly appreciated. The actor will soon be seen in Abhishek Kapoor's Fitoor opposite Katrina Kaif.
BiographyAditya Roy kapur was born on November 16, 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. During his childhood, he wanted to become a cricketer. He like to collect matchboxes, though he doesn't smoke.
CareerAditya began his career as a VJ on Channel [V]. Later, he made his debut in Bollywood as a Pakistani musician in the 2009 musical London Dreams which starred Ajay Devgan and Salman Khan followed by Vipul Shah's time-traveling comedy movie "Action Replayy". He played the role of Akshay and Aishwariya's Son in the movie. He again acted along with Aishwarya Rai, in Guzaarish (2010) directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. He made his Bollywood debut as a solo actor opposite Shraddha Kapoor in Aashiqui 2 which brought him huge success followed by Yeh Jawani hai Deewani.
Personal ProfileName : Aditya Roy kapur
Birthday : 16 November 1985
Age : 29 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
Mother name : Salome Aaron
Brothers : Siddharth Roy Kapur,Kunal Roy Kapur
Sister-in-law : Vidya Balan
Marital Status : Single
Girlfriend/DatingAccording to the sources, Aditya Roy Kapur was dating VJ Rhea Chakraborty but later parted ways. Reportedly, he is dating Shraddha Kapoor but both maintained the status of just good friends. Aditya is not yet married but he believes in marriage and wants to start a family.
FitoorFitoor is an upcoming romantic flick which is an adaptation of Charles Dickens's classics Great Expectations. The movie is directed by Abhishek Kapur which stars Katrina Kaif and Aditya Roy kapur in the lead roles. Aditya will be seen playing the role of Noor.
FamilyAditya was brought up in a liberal and creative atmosphere in an upper middle-class family in Mumbai's Cuffe Parade. He is the son of Salome Roy Kapur, the winner of Miss India 1972 title, 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 try his fortune. He produced Shahenshah Akbar (1943), Zanjeer (1947), directed Lekh (1949), Banwar (with Raj kapur 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 the time, "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 is jewish and father is punjabi. His mother, Salome Aaron won the Miss India 1972 title organized by "Eve's Weekly". Salome has choreographed in Hindi movies, including the super hit Bobby. Salome also modelled for 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 Roy Kapur who is 11 years older to him is the CEO of the prestigious UTV Motion Pictures. Kunaal Roy Kapur who is 6 years older is a well-known actor and director of bollywood.
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. His fortune 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.