Odiha News: Annu Kapoor is a well known Indian actor and TV presenter. He hosted one of the famous TV show Antakashari.
Annu Kapoor family
Annu Kapoor’s original name was Anil Kapoor, and he was born in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, to a Bengali Brahmin mother and Punjabi father on Feb 20, 1956.
His father was the owner of a traveling Parsi theater company and his mother Kamal Shabnam Kapoor was an Urdu teacher and also a trend classical dancer.
Annu has two brothers, elder brother Ranjit Kapoor is a writer and director, while younger brother Nikhil Kapoor is a lyricist and writer.
He also has a younger sister named Seema Kapoor. And she married Om Puri in 1991, but this marriage did not last long. And within a few months, both of them got divorced. Seema Kapoor is also seen in many films such as Katputli, Bawarchi, Warrant Dharmatma, Kaala Sona, Sevak, Santo Banto, and Bhanwar busier in the TV industry nowadays.
Annu Kapoor married Anupama who was an American citizen in 1992, but the marriage ended in 1993.
Then he married his second wife, Arunita Mukherjee, and has a daughter named Aradhita Kapoor from his second wife. Even after his second marriage, Anu Kapoor was in regular touch with his first wife, Anupama Kapoor, due to which the couple got divorced.
In 2008, Kapoor remarried to his first wife Anupama Kapoor. He has three sons from his first wife named Mahir Kapoor, Kavam, and Evaan Kapoor.
Due to poor financial condition, he had to quit his education after secondary. Annu Kapoor joined NSA in 1976 to learn more about that. Annu started his film career with Shyam Benegal, directed Mandi in 1983 but was noticed for his acting skills in the movie Ek Ruka Hua Faisla. He then acted in several films such as Utsav, Mr. India, Tezaab.
Annu kapoor roles in recent movies like Viky Donor, Miss Tanakpur Hazir Ho and Jolly LLB 2 were loved widely by people.
Annu Kapoor’s radio show Suhana Safar with Annu Kapoor on Big FM is one of the most loved shows on FM radio where he narrates stories of old movies and artists with old movie songs being played.