Early Life of Kapil Sharma
Kapil Sharma was born in Amritsar in Punjab. His father was a head constable in the Punjab Police and his mother is a housewife. His father died of cancer in 2004 at Safdurjung hospital in New Delhi. He studied at Hindu college in Amritsar.
Career of Kapil Sharma
Kapil Sharma is hosting the Indian comedy show Comedy Nights with Kapil. Kapil Sharma has been nominated for Swachh Bharat Abhiyan by Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister of India, which he has accepted. A year after in September 2015 he was invited to the Rashtrapati Bhavan by the President Pranab Mukherjee to acknowledge his contribution towards Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. Kapil Sharma worked on the comedy show Hasde Hasande Ravo on MH One, until he got his first break in The Great Indian Laughter Challenge, one of the 99 reality television shows he has won. He became the winner of the show in 2007, for which he won 10 lakhs as prize money.
Movie Career of Kapil Sharma
Kapil Sharma made his Bollywood debut with Abbas Mustan's romantic-comedy Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon, which released on 25 Sept 2015.
Television Career of Kapil Sharma
Kapil Sharma participated in Sony Entertainment Television's Comedy Circus. He won a total of six seasons of Comedy Circus. He has hosted dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Season 6 and also hosted comedy show Chhote Miyan. Kapil Sharma also participated in the show Ustaadon Ka Ustaad. In 2013, Sharma launched his own show, Comedy Nights with Kapil, under his banner K9 Production on Colours TV channel. At the CNN-IBN Indian of the Year awards, Sharma was felicitated with the Indian of the Year award in the entertainment category in 2013 by Amol Palekar. In the 2014 Lok Sabha Election, he was declared the Brand Ambassador by the Delhi Election Commission. Kapil Sharma hosted the 60th Filmfare awards 2015 along with Karan Johar as co-host. He was the presenter for the fourth season of Celebrity Cricket League 2014. He was featured as a guest on the opening episode of Indian television game show Kaun Banega Crorepati Season 8. He was also featured as a celebrity guest on The Anupam Kher Show, where he shared his emotional side for the first time.
Social Work of Kapil Sharma
In July 2014, Kapil Sharma adopted a homeless dog and named him 'Zanjeer'. Zanjeer is a retired police dog from Mumbai.
Awards Received by Kapil Sharma
Kapil Sharma has also been awarded the CNN-IBN Indian of the Year 2013, in the Entertainment category. He is ranked at no. 3 in the Most Admired Indian Personality List by The Economic Times in 2015.
Personal Life of Kapil Sharma
Kapil Sharma lives in Mumbai, Maharashtra by himself as a bachelor.
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