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Kunaal Roy Kapur, Career, Salary, Facts, Family and More



Kunaal Roy Kapur

Intro to Kunal Roy Kapur

Kunaal Roy Kapur is a well-known Indian film actor and director. He is largely associated with the Indian cinema business. Kunaal was born on February 13, 1979, in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. He is well-known for his roles in films such as Mandar lele in Nautanki Saala, Nitin Berry in Delhi Belly, and The Final Exit. Kapur debuted in the Indian soap Just Mohabbat (2001), which aired on Sony Television. He later starred in a cameo role opposite Shabana Azmi and Ishita Sharma in the 2007 film Loins of Punjab Presents.

Kunaal Roy Kapur

Personal Information

Real NameKunaal Roy Kapur
ProfessionActor, Director
Height5’11” Inches
Weight85 Kg
Body MeasurementsChest- 41 Inches
Waist- 35 Inches
Biceps- 13 Inches
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Date of Birth13 January 1979
Age (as of 2021)42 Years
BirthplaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
AddressKemps Corner, South Mumbai
SchoolG D Somani Memorial School, Mumbai
College/UniversitySt. Xavier’s College, Mumbai
Educational QualificationGraduate
DebutFilm- Panga Na Lo (2007)
TV- Just Mohabbat (1998)
Direction- The President is Coming (2009)
Web Series- TVF Tripling (2016)

Family and Relationship

FatherRoy Kapur (Producer)
MotherSalome Roy Kapur (Former model and Choreographer)
BrotherSiddharth Roy Kapur (Elder, Producer and CEO of UTV Motion Pictures)
Aditya Roy Kapur (Younger, Actor)
WifeShayonti Salvi (Ceramic Artist)
Married- 2005-present
SonZahaan Roy Kapur
DaughterShazaz Roy Kapur
Kunaal Roy Kapur

Career of Kunaal Roy Kapur

  • Kapur debuted in the Indian melodrama Just Mohabbat (2001), which premiered on Sony Television.
  • He later starred in a cameo role opposite Shabana Azmi and Ishita Sharma in the 2007 film Loins of Punjab Presents. He also appeared in Panga Naa Lo.
  • Kunaal made his directorial debut in 2006 with the comedy The President Is Coming.
  • He adapted the play for the screen, making his directorial debut with the mockumentary The President Is Coming (2009).
  • Kapur played a call centre operator in six episodes of the British-Indian comedy series Mumbai Calling (2009).
  • He co-starred with Imran Khan and Vir Das in Aamir Khan Productions’ Delhi Belly (2011).
  • Then he appeared in Prabhu Deva’s Action Jackson alongside Ajay Devgan, Sonakshi Sinha, and Yami Gautam.
  • There is the Final Exit, which came out in 2017. He starred opposite Zeishan Quadri, Karishma Sharma, Jaideep Ahlawat, Rajesh Sharma, and Zakir Hussain in Vishal Mishra’s Hotel Milan (2018).
  • Then he appeared in Eros Now’s comedy Side Hero and an eight-episode online series called Going Viral, which aired on Amazon Prime.
  • In 2019, he starred in Marudhar Express, another film directed by Mishra. It was a charming small-town love storey set in Kanpur.
  • He also played Pranav in the web series TVF Tripling (seasons 1 and 2).
  • He acted alongside Hina Khan and Akshay Oberoi in a film titled Smartphone.


ActressVidya Balan
ColourBlue, White
RestaurantOlive in Mumbai
HobbiesPhotography, Doing Theatre Plays and swimming
Kunaal Roy Kapur

Exciting Facts About Kunaal Roy Kapur

  • Kunaal Roy Kapur is the son of a Punjabi mother and a Jewish father.
  • His father was a soldier who met his mother in a tavern while stationed in Kashmir.
  • Raghupat Roy Kapur, his grandpa, immigrated to Mumbai from Lahore, Pakistan, in the 1940s.
  • His maternal grandparents were both dance instructors, thus his mother is also a ballroom and Latin American dancer. His mother was a choreographer as well.
  • Throughout school, he was a lousy student who had grades in the 40s.
  • Kunaal Roy Kapur began acting in theatre plays at the age of 12 and continued through college, when he was cast in the Sony TV series ‘Just Mohabbat’ before graduating.
  • Kunaal Roy Kapur gained over 20 Kg for his film ‘Delhi Belly,’ and then dropped about 25 Kg for his next film.
  • For his portrayal as ‘Lawyer Reddy’ in Azharuddin’s documentary film ‘Azhar,’ Kunaal Roy Kapur underwent a remarkable transformation.
  • Kunaal isn’t on any social media platforms.


He has a net worth of $100,000 to $1 million as of 2021.

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