Early Life of Kunal Khemu
Kunal Khemu was born on 25th of May 1983. His parents are Ravi and Jyoti Khemu from Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir. He did his schooling from Niranjanlal Dalmia High School, Mumbai and completed his higher education from Amity University. Moti Lal Kemmu is his grandfather who is a famous Kashmiri playwright. He had also received a number of awards by the Government of Jammu and Kashmir for his invaluable contribution to Kashmiri literature. He had also received Rashtra Bhasa Prachar Samiti, Sahitya Akademi Awards in the year 1982 and Padma Shree.
Film Career of Kunal Khemu
Kunal Khemu's first venture as an actor was Gul Gulshan Gulfaam, a Doordarshan TV series in 1987. There he performed as a child artist under the direction of Ved Rahi. His first movie as a child actor was Mahesh Bhatt's Sir in which he co starred Naseeruddin Shah and Pooja Bhatt. As a child he acted in many other movies including Zakhm, Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke, Bhai and Raja Hindustani.
As an adult, Kunal Khemu got his first break in Bollywood with the movie Kalyug in 2005. The movie was directed by Mohit Suri and Kunal played the lead role in it. His next release was in 2007. He was featured in Madhur Bhandarkar's Traffic Signal where he played the role of a street-smart money lender. In the same year he was also starred in the movie Dhol. In 2008, he was featured in a double role in the movie Superstar. His other movies included Dhoondte Reh Jaaoge, Jai Veeru, 99 and Golmaal 3 which could not earn him much fame. In 2012, Mukesh Bhatt's movie Blood Money became his comeback venture. Apart form these; he also starred in the movie Go Goa Gone alongside Saif Ali Khan, Vir Das, Anand Tiwari and Puja Gupta.
Filmography of Kunal Khemu