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Aditya 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. He was seen in Abhishek Kapoor's Fitoor opposite Katrina Kaif. He was seen in Gauri Shinde's flick Dear Zindagi.

Personal Profile

Name : Aditya Roy kapur
Birthday : 16 November 1985
Age : 31 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

Aditya Roy Kapur

Biography

Aditya 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.

Latest news

Earlier Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt and Arjun Kapoor were supposed to be starred in the love triangle Shiddat. However neither of the stars had signed up for the film. A few months later, Alia was replaced with Sridevi's daughter, Jhanvi Kapoor, while Varun signed up for the movie. The makers have replaced Arjun with Aditya Roy Kapur.

Girlfriend/Dating

According to the sources, Aditya Roy Kapur is currently single and is not dating anyone.

In Ok Janu

Aditya Roy Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor were seen in the film 'OK Jaanu', a remake of Mani Ratnam's 'OK Kanmani'. The film is produced by Karan Johar. It is a romantic drama film directed by Shaad Ali, story and screenplay by Mani Ratnam.

Career

Aditya began his career as a VJ on Channel [V]. Later, he made his debut in Bollywood as a Pakistani musician in the 2009 musical flick London Dreams which starred Ajay Devgan and Salman Khan followed by Vipul Shah's time-traveling comedy movie "Action Replayy". He was seen 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.

Family

Aditya 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 Jewish mother Salome Roy Kapur, the winner of Miss India 1972, a dancer by profession and a Punjabi father. He has two elder brothers Siddharth Roy Kapur who is 11 years older to him and 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. 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.

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Personal Life

Aditya 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.

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