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 the role of 'Ram Kapoor' in 'Bade Achhe Lagte Hain'. He is the only actor who has won 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'. Now he will soon be seen in an upcoming daily series Dil Ki Baatein Dil Hi Jaane.
BiographyRam Kapoor was born on 1 September 1973 in a wealthy Punjabi Khatri family. His family moved to Mumbai 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 Show : Nyay
Parents : Rita Kapoor and Anil Kapoor
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 in the series Ghar Ek Mandir. He got famous for his role of Jai Walia in the series Kasamh Se opposite Prachi Desai. 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.
Ram Kapoor has also received numerous awards for his performance in 'Kasamh Se' and 'Bade Achhe Lagte Hain'. He is handling both TV and film career pretty well. The number of films he has worked is about 16, in which he acted in a supporting role or guest appearance. He was last seen in Shaadi Ke Side Effects, Lakshmi and Humshakals.
Upcoming ShowRam Kapoor is all set to make his comeback on small screen with Sony Entertainment Television's upcoming show Dil Ki Baatein Dil Hi Jaane. The popular actor was last seen in serial Bade Acche Lagte Hai. The show is said to be 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.
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.
In Bade Acche Lagte HainBade Achhe Lagte Hain was an Indian television drama series which is aired on Sony TV. Ram has played the role of a rich man 'Ram Kapoor', the billionaire tycoon, who always stays away from love, marriage and romance. Suddenly his life changes with the entry of his soulmate Priya Kapoor played by Sakshi Tanwar. The serial has ended on 10 July 2014.
In Student Of The YearRam has 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.
Karthik Calling Karthik Kamath(2010)
Student Of The Year(2012)
Mere Dad Ki Maruti(2013)
Shaadi Ke Side Effects(2014)