Tusshar Kapoor

Personal Profile

  • Actor type:   Movies and Theatre
  • Gender:   Male
  • Country:   India
  • Languages:   English, Hindi
  • Height:   175cm/5ft 9inch
  • Chest:   40
  • Waist:   32
  • Hair Color:   Black
  • Skin Color:   Fair
  • Eye Color:   Brown
  • Hair Type:   Short
  • My Services:   Movies
  • Additional Skills:   Comedy
  • Movies:   Mujhe Kuch Kehna Hai, Kyaa Dil Ne Kahaa, Yeh Dil, Kyaa Super Kool Hai Hum
  • Awards:   Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut, Bollywood Movie Award – Best Male Debut, Zee Cine Award for Best Male Debut

Work Profile



Early and personal life

Tusshar Kapoor is the son of celebrated Bollywood actor Jeetendra and of Shobha Kapoor. His sister Ekta Kapoor is a prominent television and film producer. He attended the Bombay Scottish School where he was in the same class as Abhishek Bachchan. He then studied at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor for his BBA degree at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business. Like his father, Kapoor is a religious Hindu, and he practices Khatri Hindu Khatri. Kapoor opted for IVF and became single parent to Laksshya Kapoor through surrogacy in June 2016.


Prior to making his debut as an actor, Kapoor worked with film director David Dhawan as an assistant. Following this, he trained as an actor with Roshan Taneja and Mahendra Verma, in their acting school, and in dance with Nimesh Bhatt.[3][4]

He made his debut in 2001 with the blockbuster Mujhe Kucch Kehna Hai, a remake of the Telugu super hit Tholi Prema, along with Kareena Kapoor.[5] He received the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut for his work in the film. He then starred as Rahul in coming of age film Kyaa Dil Ne Kahaa alongside Esha Deol.[6] Kapoor then appeared in two more Telugu remakes Jeena Sirf Merre Liye (2002), and Yeh Dil (2003), which fared moderately well at the box office.