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Shakti Kapoor in Bollywood – Shakti Kapoor has a different identity. Some people recognize him as a villain and some see him as a comedian. The journey of Shakti Kapoor’s film career has been quite long. Shakti Kapoor being a very promising actor, he is fully capable of playing any kind of character. He performs any character with great ease.


Shakti was born on 3 September 1952 in Delhi. Shakti Kapoor`s was married to Shivangi (Padmini Kolhapure’s elder sister) and is also married to a boy named Siddhant Kapoor and a girl named Shraddha Kapoor. Shakti Kapoor`s lives in Juhu area of Mumbai.

Shakti Kapoor Career

He started his film career with the 1977 film Alibaba Marjina. Kader Khan was directing the film at that time. After this film, he started getting offers from many films and in all those films he did such a great job that he never got the time to look back.

But his ‘Qurbani’ and ‘Rocky’ films in 1980-81 made him known as an actor in Bollywood. Shakti Kapoor also worked in 1983’s ‘Himmatwala’ and the film ‘Hero’ directed by Subhash Ghai. In both of these films, Shakti played the character of Villan very well.

During the 1990s, Shakti Kapoor started playing a comedy character. Shakti was also nominated for a Filmfare Award for Best Comedian and once received a Filmfare Award for playing the role of Nandu in David Dhawan’s Raja Babu.

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Since 2000, Shakti Kapoor has appeared in Priyadarshan films such as Hungama, Hustle, Chup Chup Ke, Malamal Weekly and Bhagalam Bhaag remake of the film Malayalam.

He has also worked in several Bengali films in Kolkata, as well as in Odia and Assamese films.

In 2011, Shakti participated in Bigg Boss 5 as a competitor. He collaborated with his sister-in-law Padmini Kolhapure in the comedy show ‘Aakash Se Gire Khajoor Pe Attke’. He has also worked in the Punjabi film Marriage da Garij.

Shakti Kapoor`s came to be seen as an actor from the films Rocky and Qurbani, because earlier he only played minor roles in films. He later played a very strong role of Villan in the film Himmatwala and Hero. This was the turning point of his film career.

He has also received the Filmfare Award for his role as a comedy. No one can forget the ‘Nandu’ he played in the Raja Babu film.

Shakti Kapoor education

Due to his poor conduct, he had to change both these schools due to his removal from school. After that, he also studied in Delhi’s Salwan Public School. He received his bachelor’s degree in commerce from Kirori Mal College in New Delhi. In college, he got his nomination through sports quota. He later received acting education from Pune Films and Television Institute of India.

Shakti Kapoor family

His father’s name was Sikander Lal Kapoor, and mother’s name was Sushila Kapoor. She was a housewife, Shakti also has two brothers, named Parveen and Rumi Kapoor. He also has a sister named Renu Kapoor. Shakti Kapoor’s wife’s name is Shivangi Kapoor, she is the sister of actress Padmini Kolahpuri, whom he married in 1982. The couple has a boy named Siddhant Kapoor and a girl named Shraddha Kapoor, who is also a film actress in Bollywood. Read to know the life introduction of Shraddha Kapoor.

Shakti Kapoor Award

He received the Filmfare Award for Best Comedian for the film ‘Raja Babu’ in 1995.

Shakti Kapoor Controversy

In 2005, a video was released by India TV accusing Shakti Kapoor of talking indecent and sexual harassment to an artist in exchange for a job in Bollywood. This video was a sting operation. India TV did such a sting operation to expose the filth spread in Bollywood.

Shakti Kapoor Quotes

  • She handles all her films on her own, I see the whole world under her feet.
  • There is no pressure on Shraddha Kapoor nor is she a risk taker. Shraddha can handle any task well, after all she has a rich father like me. Read here how to become rich.
  • Shraddha has three houses, one of which she has given me as a gift. One can see Shraddha like a bird who returns to her house at night. I don’t remember ever saying that he ever left his house and slept at night. Even if she is late at night or in the morning, she sleeps only when she comes home. She is not comfortable sleeping in someone else’s house.
  • My daughter tells me every little thing she has, she never told me about her and Farhan’s relationships, so I do not think of any news like this, I know that she is very appreciative of Farhan Does.