Kapil Sharma is a superstar. The actor may be going through a bad phase in his life but there is no denying the fact that he is the best entertainer in India. His shows like Comedy Circus, Comedy Nights With Kapil and The Kapil Sharma Show have become an integral part of our lives. He is the man who has proved himself as the stress buster for millions of Indian around the world. As Kapil Sharma is celebrating his 36th birthday today, we present to you some interesting facts that show that the man is a real gem.
Winner of ‘The Great Indian Laughter Challenge’ in 2007, Kapil was initially rejected. He went on to win it as a wild card entry.
He spent all his prize money (10 lakhs) for his sister’s wedding.
For Kapil, music is the first love of his life. In fact, he came to Mumbai with the dream of becoming a successful singer.
His debut film Kis Kis Ko Pyaar Karoon collected ₹10.5 crore on its opening day and became the highest first-day grosser for a newcomer, beating the previous record holder Student Of The Year.
He received best debut Male award for his performance in Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon.
Kapil has seen tough times in his life. The ace comedian has worked in a cloth mill, a PCO and also picked soft-drinks crates for earning money.
Kapil Sharma participated in 8 seasons of Comedy Circus, and got First prize for all the seasons.
Kapil came from a police background. His father Shri Jeetendra Kumar was a head constable in Punjab Police and his brother Ashok Sharma too is in police.
Kapil sharma has been awarded with CNN IBN Indian Of The Year award in 2013.
His Show, Comedy Nights with Kapil has created history, it was a top show in non fiction category, for around 100 weeks, in its run of 2 years and 7 months.
Kapil has a huge crush on Deepika Padukone. He wanted Deepika to be a part of his debut movie. Since Deepika rejected the movie, Elli Avram was signed and was named ‘Deepika’ in the movie.
He was selected to be among the top 100 celebrities by Forbes India. This list also has big names like Virat Kohli, Katrina Kaif, Ranbir Kapoor, Amitabh Bachchan, Sachin Tendulkar and SRK. Kapil ranks 11th on the list in 2016.
Happy Birthday Kapil Sharma. You have been and will always remain our superstar.