Aditya Roy Kapur ProfileAditya Roy kapur 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. His latest solo release "Aashiqui 2" was the biggest hit and his performance was highly appreciated. Aditya was last seen opposite Parineeti Chopra in Daawat-e-Ishq. Now he will 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 chaildhood he wanted to become a cricketer. He like to collect matchboxes, though he doesn't smoke. Guitar is his favorite instrument that he can play well. 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 kapur and his two elder brothers all started their career in Bollywood.
In Hindi remake of The IntouchablesKaran Johar signs Aditya Roy Kapur and Varun Dhawan for a Hindi remake of the critically-acclaimed French film The Intouchables. The story of the original revolves around a wealthy business tycoon who is rendered paralytic after a paragliding accident and his camaraderie with his black male nurse. The story touches upon sensitive themes of friendship, trust and honesty between two who are poles apart.
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
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], he became an instant hit due to his comic timing and unique style of hosting, which 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 kapur in Aashiqui 2 which brought him huge success and this success is followed by Yeh Jawani hai Deewani. He recently was Femina magazine's most eligible actor and is going to be the busiest one with 2 continuous hits.
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.
FitoorFitoor is an upcoming romantic flick which is an adaptation of Charles Dickens's classics Great Expectations. The movie will be directed by Abhishek kapur which stars Katrina Kaif and Aditya Roy kapur in the lead roles.
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 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 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'.
Shraddha KapoorAditya Roy Kapur and Shraddha Kapoor, the Aashiqui 2 lead pair seems to have grown very fond of each other. While working on Aashiqui 2, she shared a great bond with Aditya on and off the screen. Shraddha goes out on dinner, movies together with Aditya and also when they were working together they wanted Aashiqui 2 to succeed.
GirlfriendVJ couple Aditya Roy Kapur and Rhea Chakraborty were often spotted at Mumbai malls, nightclubs and the duo were quite open about their relationship and dated for 3 years, later parted. Reportedly, he is now dating Shraddha but both say that they're just good friends. Aditya is not yet married but he believes in marriage and wants to start a family.
In Daawat-e-Ishq MovieHabib Faisal is back with the YRF movie titled Daawat-e-Ishq. The movie stars current sensation Aditya Roy Kapur with the versatile actress Parineeti Chopra. Aditya played the role of Tariq "Taru" Haidar from Lakhnow in the film. Tariq runs a "khandani restaurant" that his ancestors passed on to him.