Ram Kapoor WikiRam Kapoor is an Indian television and film actor. He was noted particularly for his portrayal of 'Jai Walia' in 'Kasamh Se' and now for playing the role of 'Ram Kapoor' in 'Bade Achhe Lagte Hain'. He is the only actor to win Indian Telly Awards for best actor consecutively for 3 years in 2006, 2007 and 2008. Ram has earned recognition and accolades for his work in Indian television. He has acted in five Bollywood movies in supporting role. Recently, he was seen in bollywood comedy film 'Humshakals'.
BiographyRam was born on 1 September 1973 in a wealthy Punjabi Khatri family. He grew up in Mumbai, where his family moved soon after his birth. He attended Scottish High School in Mumbai. He has spent some years at Sherwood College, a well-known boarding school in Nainital. Under the direction of Amir Raza Hussein, he found his career path and realized his love for acting. After his 10th board exams, he further studied at Kodaikanal International School.
Personal ProfileBirth Name : Ram Kapoor
Nick name : Ram, Jai Walia
DOB : 1 September 1973
Age : 41 years
Height : 5'9"
Zodiac Sign : Virgo
Status : Married
Spouse : Gautami Kapoor
Debut : Nyay
Parents : Rita Kapoor and Anil Kapoor
Current TV show : Bade Acche Laggte Hai on Sony TV
CareerRam Kapoor has started his career in acting with a television serial called Nyay in 1997, directed by Sudhir Mishra. The show did not gain any recognition, but his work was appreciated and he was flooded with offers. After that, he has done some shows such as Heena in 1998 and Sangharsh in 1999. He got famous for his role Ghar Ek Mandir. So far he has been a part of 18 TV shows and 11 reality shows including Kaun Banega Crorepati 5, KBC 6 and Jhalak Dikhla Jaa. From 2011 onwards he has been associated with his role of 'Ram Kapoor' in the daily show 'Bade Achhe Lagte Hain'.
Ram Kapoor has also received numerous awards for his performance in 'Kasamh Se' and 'Bade Achhe Lagte Hain'. He is one of a kind who has juggled both TV and film career pretty well. The number of films he has worked in counts up to 16, in which he acted in a supportive role or guest appearance. He was last seen in Shaadi Ke Side Effects and Lakshmi, which was a part of Palm Springs International Film Festival. 'Humshakals' will be Ram's third consecutive movie in 2014.
Wife/MarriageRam Kapoor and Gautami Kapoor
After being labelled as the casanova and playboy, Ram Kapoor met his co-star Gautami Gadgil in one of his TV show 'Ghar Ek Mandir'. After becoming best friends the couple started dating each other and got married on Valentine's day 14 February 2003, a day celebrated in significance of love.
Family/KidsRam Kapoor was born to Anil Kapoor, an advertising and marketing executive and Rita Kapoor in New Delhi, India. He and his wife Gautami has two children, daughter Sia Kapoor, 8 years who was born on 12 June 2006 and son Aks Kapoor, 6 years who was born on 12 January 2009.
Upcoming Television ShowRam Kapoor is all set to make his comeback on small screen with Sony Entertainment Television's upcoming show. The popular actor was last seen in popular serial Bade Acche Lagte Hai. However, the actor is now set to return to the tube with the show inspired by Mahesh Bhatt's flick Daddy starred Pooja Bhatt and Anupam Kher. If sources are to be believed Ram's character will be loosely based on the character of Daddy played by veteran actor Anupam Kher. Everything else about the show is under wraps but it is expected to go on air soon.
In HumshakalsHumshakals has hit the screens on June 20' 2014. It is a Bollywood comedy film directed by Sajid Khan and produced by Vashu Bhagnani. Ram has played the role of 'Mamaji' who has seen in triple role in the film. The film also features Saif Ali Khan and Riteish Deshmukh. Ram Kapoor has mostly appeared in supporting roles but he was seen in a lead role.
In Bade Acche Lagte HainBade Achhe Lagte Hain is an Indian television drama series which is aired on Sony TV. Ram has played the role of a rich man 'Ram Kapoor', which coincidentally matches his real name. He was the billionaire tycoon, who always stays away from love, marriage and romance. Suddenly his life has turned with the entry of his soulmate Priya Kapoor. He soon loved and trusted his wife played by Sakshi Tanwar. The heartful serial of the audience has came to end on 10 July 2014.
In Student Of The YearRam played the role of Ashok Nanda, father of Rohan Nanda - Varun Dhawan. In the film Ashok Nanda is India's biggest business tycoon and one of the trustees of school where Rohan studies.
Kam Ya Zyaada as Contestant (2006)
Rakhi Ka Swayamwar as Host (2009)
Swayamwar 2 - Rahul Dhulaniya Lejaayenge as Host (2010)
Kaun Banega Crorepati 6 (2012)
Welcome- Bazzi mehman nawazi ki as Host (2013)
Bali as Prithvi Singh(2004)
Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi as Shadab (2005)
Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi as Jas Thakral (2007)
Bade Achhe Lagte Hain as Ram Amarnath Kapoor (2011-14)
Sanskaar - Dharohar Apnon Ki as Parmeshwar Patel Kapoor / Paddy(2013)
Karthik Calling Karthik Kamath(2010)
Student Of The Year(2012)
Mere Dad Ki Maruti(2013)
Shaadi Ke Side Effects(2014)