Annu Kapoor Biography, Age, Real Name, Career, Education, Family Member And Many More

Annu Kapoor

Annu Kapoor Biography

Annu Kapoor Indian actor as well as singer, director, radio. And appeared as a television presenter in 100 films, in TV series. His career has been spent 40 years as an actor, producer, director, and singer. Besides acting, he is also doing a radio show, named Suhaana Safar With Annu Kapoor which airs FM. He has won numerous awards in his career, including National Film Awards, Filmfare Awards, and Indian Television Academy Awards in varied categories. Kapoor is very active in television shows. As he was judging and hosting in Antakshari in (1933-2005) and in Golden Era with Annu Kapoor in 2011.

As I mentioned, he has worked in TV series like Param Vir Chakra in 1988, Ajnabi in 1994, Kabeer in 1995, Gubbare in 1999, etc. Annu has also starred in Balaji’s web series. The Golden Era with Annu Kapoor which is on the Masti channel and that is a Nostalgia TV show of the Indian cinema, with classical era’s Hindi film songs and commentary by Kapoor on unheard tales of Bollywood Cinema’s Legends.

He did his best act as a doctor in the movie “Mandi”.Kapoor had changed his name from Anil Kapoor to Annu Kapoor not to be confused with the hero of the film Anil Kapoor when he was working as the actor in Tezaab. Unforgettable melodies of that era and untold stories of the stars with movies of the Hindi Cinema.The show comes with the tagline “Filmy Duniya Ki Kahi Ankahi Kahaniya”.


Real NameAnil Kapoor
Changed Name IntoAnnu Kapoor
ProfessionActing in Movie and Television as well as Film Producer
Birth Date20 February
Born PlaceItwara of Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh, India
Birth Year1956
Age64 year
HometownItwara of Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh, India
Father NameMadan Lal Kapoor
Mother NameKamal Shabnam Kapoor
BrothersRanjit Kapoor, Nikhil Kapoor
SisterSeema Kapoor
Educational QualificationNot done Secondary Studies
SchoolDue to poor condition money, he drops his secondary education
CollegeNational School Of Drama (NSD), Delhi
HobbiesReading, Travelling
Marital StatusMarried
Annu Kapoor Biography
Spouse (Wifes)/Girlfriends1.Anupama (American) 2.Arunita (TV Host)
Married With AnupamaRemarried in 2008
Married With ArunitaDivorced
No.Of WifesTwo
Married Year1992 -1993
Children From 1st Wife3 Sons
Children From 2nd Wife1 Daughter
Caste/EthnicityPunjabi From Father side And Bengali Brahmin From Mother side
Famous ForJudging and Hosting in Antakshari Musical Reality Show
Sun Sign and Zodiac SignPisces
Lover Of 
Net Worth(approx)Not Knowing
Salary (approx)not Knowing
Food HabitVegetarian Or Non- Vegetarian
Annu Kapoor Biography


Annu Kapoor was just 64 years old with many rewards and awards in his career field when Kapoor was born on the 20th of February of 1956 Monday. He was a very hardworking boy since in a Teenager as Annu left his secondary education because he

was born in very poor financials from the economic conditions. Kapoor’s mother (Kamal Shabnam Kapoor) works as an Urdu teacher on a salary of Rs 40.

Age64 years old
Birth Date20 February
Born Year1956
Home TownItwara of Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh, India
Born PlaceItwara of Bhopal
Annu Kapoor Age


Kapoor began his career journey as an actor in 1979 but made an appearance in 1984’s “Ek Ruka Hua Faisla ”, directed by Basu Chatterjee and written by his elder brother Ranjeet.

Kapoor’s career has spanned over 30 years, including Bollywood cinema, television serials, and game shows of his own. Annu is best remembered for hosting the singing show closing up Antakshari produced by ZeeTV. The Golden Era with Annu Kapoor on Masti Channel is a Nostalgia TV show of an Indian cinema, with classical era’s Hindi film songs and commentary by Annu Kapoor on unheard tales of Bollywood Cinema’s Legends.

Family And Earlier Education

Annu’s father Madan Lal Kapoor was an owner of traveling Parsi Theatre Company while his Mother Kamal Shabnam Kapoor was Urdu Teacher and Classical Singer. His Brothers are also in Film Industry. Kapoor Married Two times with 2 wifes Anupama (American) & Arunita (TV Host). Meanwhile, he has 4 children. His father is originally from Pakistan and He encouraged Annu’s Mother to learn Urdu and more. As her mother is an Urdu Teacher.

Father NameMadan Lal Kapoor
Mother NameKamal Shabnam Kapoor
Sibling2 brothers and 1 sister
Marital StatusMarried
Spouse (Wifes)Anupama (American)&Arunita (TV Host)
No. Of Children3 Sons and 1 Daughter
Annu Kapoor Family and Education

Physical Features

Annu has a fair-skinned face with Clean-Shave and is a Handsome guy with a Charming personality. Cool look when he smiles happily with a dimple.

Height5’4 inch
Weight60 kg
Eye ColorLight Brown
Hair ColorSalt & Pepper
Gender OrientationStraightforward
Annu Kapoor Physical Features


Favorite RestaurantPizza Express in Mumbai and Indigo
Favorite FoodLucknowi Biyari, Kakori Kebab, and Sheermal
Favorite DessertGulab Jamun and Jalebi
Favorite CuisineItalian, Indian & Continental
Favorite DestinationSwitzerland
Favorite SingerAsha Bhosle
Annu Kapoor Favorite Thing

Facts And More

  • He is addicted to alcohol.
  • And yes, Annu is also smoking but he gave up in 2007.
  • Because of some health issue he left that.
  • Kapoor’s father was originally from Pakistan.
  • And motivated his mother to learn Urdu & Arabic later on he became a teacher of it.

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