Kapil Sharma Wiki

Kapil Sharma is a comedian, television presenter and a film actor who has a great sense of humour and can make the audience laugh till there bellies hurt. He is always one of the favourite amongst all stand-up comedians. Currently, he is hosting the show 'comedy nights with Kapil'. Kapil was slated to make his bollywood debut with YRF's Bank Chor Movie is now out of the project, the production house revealed this statement. Now he has been signed by producer duo Abbas-Mustan for a comic film.


The great comedian Kapil Sharma is also an actor and has started his career in comedy genre by participating in 'Ustaadon Ka Ustaad' a reality show, where contestants of Comedy Circus performed against those from Great Indian Laughter Challenge. He was also the co-host for comedy show Chhote Miyan (2008) with Juhi Parmar on Colors and Great Indian Laughter Challenge Season IV with Chandan Prabhakar. In 2009, he also joined the comedy reality show Hans Baliye on star one, as a wild card entry along with Ginni as his partner. He also co-hosted the first Punjabi international film awards in 2012 at Toronto. His childhood dream was to become a singer.

Kapil won Comedy Circus Ke Taansen and participated on comedy show Comedy Circus Ka Naya Daur with his partner Shweta Tiwari and has won the show. He is a man of multiple talents. Kapil has done serious roles in theatres but also got a perfect sense of timing when it comes to comedy. He is also a great singer and showed his talent in Star Ya Rockstar. He was a wild card entry and reached up to the finals where he stood second. He also won Kahani Comedy Circus Ki. Even though he wanted to be concentrating more on various acting roles, he is best known for his comic sense.

Latest News

Salman Khan might be all set to host the upcoming eighth season of Bigg Boss, which will go on-air from September 21. However, the Kick actor feels that he is not the perfect host for a show like this. In fact, he feels that a stand-up comedian Kapil Sharma can do more justice as a host than him.

Kapil Sharma

Personal Profile

Name : Kapil Sharma
Date of Birth : 18 April 1981
Age : 33 years
Birth Place : Amritsar, Punjab, India
Height : 5'8"
Zodiac sign : Aries
Occupation : Stand-up comedian, Actor, Producer, Anchor, Singer


The great comedian Kapil Sharma is now very much satisfied with his career growth. He started his career from theatre and with all hard work and struggle, today he is one of the most adorable stand-up commedian in India. Regarding his success he said, "People noticed me when I came in Laughter Challenge seven years ago, but nobody is aware of the work that I did in theatre. People usually feel that I am an overnight star, but this is not true. Whatever I am today is because of my hard work and struggle. I did serious theatre, I also did comedy plays without taking any money and those days have made me a better person." India's favorite comedian must be an inspiration for many since, he completely transformed his look, hair style from what he used to look 3 years ago.


According to the sources the great comedian, Kapil Sharma is dating Jalandhar based Bhavneet Chatrath, also known as Ginni. Though, they have known each other since college days but then fell in love on the sets of Hans Baliye. However, the true story of the couple getting married has not been confirmed yet since Kapil said "I am not dating anyone and my only relationship is with my work. I have struggled to reach where I am today and I can't let these rumours affect me. I am a private person and request the media to rather write about my work."

If the recent reports are to be believed, then India's most loved stand-up comedian and eligible bachelor will be off to marriage market soon.


Kapil Sharma was born in Amritsar, Punjab in a small town. He is not from a celebrity family. Like a diamond from the rough, Kapil hails from a poor family. Kapil has an elder brother, Ashok Sharma. Public thinks that he is an over night star, but the reality is that he has struggled a lot to reach the position where he is now.

Bank-Chor Movie

Comic entertainer Kapil Sharma was slated to make his Bollywood debut as lead in Yash Raj's film titled Bank-Chor, now he will not be a part of the movie. The film will have a tadka of both thrill and comedy. The film will now go on floor without Kapil, whose popularity soared high following the success of his stand-up comedy show "Comedy Nights With Kapil". So now Riteish Deshmukh has been choosen as the main lead of the film. The movie will go on floor by mid 2015.

Reality Shows

The Great Indian Laughter Challenge
Hans Baliye
Ustaadon Ka Ustaad
Comedy Circus Ke SuperStars
Comedy Circus Ka Jadoo
Jubilee Comedy Circus
Comedy Circus Ke Taansen
Star Ya Rockstar
Comedy Circus Ka Naya Daur
Kahani Comedy Circus Ki
Comedy Circus Ke Ajoobe
Comedy Nights with Kapil

As guest performance
Bigg Boss 6 Grand Finale
Dance India Dance Li'l Masters grand finale
C.I.D. (Indian TV series) Veerata puraskar
Nach Baliye season 5 Premiere (Some Episodes)

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Comedy Nights with Kapil

Today, one of the most popular shows on television is Comedy Nights With Kapil. Sumona Chakravarti is playing his on screen wife in the show. His entire on-screen crazy family including dadi, bua are doing a great job by entertaining the viewers with their comic sense. CNWK is inspired from the popular British show, The Kumar's at No.42 and has become India's highest rated non-fiction TV show.

In Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6

Kapil Sharma along with Manish Paul are created magic on Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa season 6 with their perfect comic timing. The popular dance show had two male hosts for the first time.

Kapil Sharma Endorsement

The comedian-turned-film-actor Kapil Sharma is busy with his tight schedules of Comedy Nights with Kapil and with a bollywood movie. However he has also joined the race of celebs in the endorsements. His presence always will give some dose of comedy and now his latest commercial also has comic stuff. As a brand ambassador for a a four-wheeler Kapil plays the perfect salesman, literally. In this ad, he is a playful salesman out to hit out at every woman who walks into the store.

In the commercial, a old women is trying to convence her daughter for NRI marriage proposal. And Kapil beats her mother and make the young lady to buy the car, which impresses his boss.

Bollywood debut

After quitting out of the movie Bank Chor, Kapil is all set to make his debut with Sohail Khan's next. As per the sources the comedian is very close to Salman Khan's family. Reports also suggest that, "Salman is extremely fond of Kapil. On Saturday, Kapil had a word with Sohail about his new film. Both Salman and Sohail have assured Kapil that they will bail him out of the current mess".


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The Legend Of Bhagat Singh (2002)

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