World of Kapil Sharma : Personal Life, Career, Controversy 2020 Updated

World of Kapil Sharma

Kapil Sharma is an Indian stand-up comic, TV Shows host, performing artist and producer.

He got fame from a TV drama Comedy Nights with Kapil and The Kapil Sharma Show.

  • Comedy Nights with Kapil from June 2013 to January 2016 on colors.
  • The Kapil Sharma Show on Sony Entertainment Television.

Kapil Sharma’s Personal Life:

  • Kapil was born in Amritsar, Punjab. His Father Jeetendra Kumar Punj was a head constable in the Punjab Police while his mother Janak Rani is a housewife.
  • His father was determined to have a tumor in 1997 and passed away in 2004 at AIIMS in Delhi.
  • Kapil Sharma has a sibling Ashok Kumar Sharma, who is also a Police constable and a sister Pooja Pawan Devgan.

Kapil Sharma Details:

  • Born: 2 April 1981 (age 36) Amritsar, Punjab, India
  • Schooling: DAV government funded school, Lawerence street, Amritsar
  • College: The Khalsa college in Amritsar, Punjab.
  • Currently Living: Mumbai
  • Profession: Comedian, actor, anchor, singer, producer
  • Fame From: The Kapil Sharma Show Comedy Nights with Kapil

Lesser Known Fact about Kapil Sharma:

  • Ormax Media rate Television celebrities rated Kapil in April 2016 as the popular Indian television personality.
  • He initially showed up in the Forbes India Celebrity list in 2012, positioned 69th.
  • Forbes India positioned him at 11th position on their Celebrity 100 rundown in the year 2016.
  • He was granted the CNN-IBN Indian of the Year 2013 in the Entertainment category.
  • Kapil was ranked third by The Economic Times in 2015 in the Most Admired Indian Personality List.
  • He was also nominated for the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan by the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and was welcome to the Rashtrapati Bhavan by President Pranab Mukherjee in September 2015 to recognize his commitment for the same.

Kapil Sharma Career:

2006Hasde Hasande RavoContestant
2007The Great Indian Laughter Challenge (season 3)
2008Chhote MiyanHost
2008-09Laughter KnightsContestant
2009Ustaadon Ka Ustaad
Hans Baliye
2010-13Comedy CircusWinner of 6 consecutive seasons
2010Comedy Ka Daily SoapPerformer
2011Star Ya RockstarContestant
2013Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa (season 6)Host
2013-16Comedy Nights with KapilHost/Comedy performer/co-producer of the show
2014Kaun Banega CrorepatiGuest
The Anupam Kher Show
201560th Filmfare AwardsHost
Farah Ki DaawatGuest
Aap Ki Adalat
Dance India Dance
Indian Idol Junior
The Voice
Aaj Ki Raat Hai Zindagi
Star Guild AwardsHost
201622nd Star Screen Awards
61st Filmfare Awards
2016–2017The Kapil Sharma Show Season 1Host/Comedy Performer
201762nd Filmfare AwardsHost
Koffee with Karan 5Guest
Bigg Boss 11
Super Dancer Chapter 2
Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L’il Champs
Oye FirangiHost
2018Family Time With Kapil SharmaHost
2018-presentThe Kapil Sharma Show Season 2Host/Comedy Performer/co-producer of the show

Kapil Sharma Awards and Nominations

2012Indian Television Academy AwardsBest Actor – ComedyKahani Comedy Circus KiWon
2013Comedy Nights with Kapil
Funniest Serial – ComedyComedy Nights with Kapil
CNN-IBN Indian of the YearEntertainer of the YearKapil Sharma
BIG Star Entertainment AwardsMost Entertaining Comedy ShowComedy Nights with Kapil
2014Star Guild AwardsBest Comedy Show
2015Sony Guild Film AwardsPromising Debut (Male)Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon
2015Indian Television Academy AwardsBest Actor (Comedy)Comedy Nights with Kapil
2019World book of Records (London)Most viewed stand-up comedian
2019Gold AwardsBest Comedy ShowThe Kapil Sharma Show
Indian Television Academy AwardsBest Comedy Show
Comedy Genius


  • Kapil has been known for his efforts in promoting animal rights and also through PETA campaign to promote adoption of homeless cats and dogs.
  • ‘Zanjeer’, a homeless dog he adopted in July 2014. ‘Zanjeer’ is a retired police dog from Mumbai. He has also campaigned to save tortured elephants across the country.

Kapil Sharma Twitter Controversy:

  • Kapil tweeted and tagged the Prime Minister Narendra Modi that he was asked to pay to someone at the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) for making his office even though he was paying a large amount in taxes on 9 September 2016.
  • Sharma did not name anybody in this case, nor did he lodge a complaint with BMC. Responding to his tweet the Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, asked him to furnish all information to enable them to take strict action.
  • BMC started gathering evidence against him related to illegal activities in his Oshiwara office and Goregaon The Oshiwara police also registered a case against Sharma and builder Dev Land and Housing Private Ltd (DLH). The FIR was registered by BMC’s P South Ward sub-engineer Abhay Jagtap. However, Sharma had claimed in the HC that the building was constructed as per the sanctioned plan.

Fight with Sunil Grover:

  • In March 2017, during their return flight from Melbourne. When Sunil Grover, his co-actor, tried to intervene, Sharma used some offensive words. When the controversy gathered media attention, he posted on his Facebook page to explain the events also apologizing to Grover for his actions on his Twitter Grover, however, took offense and posted a message advising Sharma to handle his fame better and respect his co-actors.
  • Subsequently, Grover, along with Ali Asgar, Chandan Prabhakar, Sugandha Mishra quit The Kapil Sharma Show. However, Chandan Prabhakar returned after a few weeks.

Flood Hit Controversy

Kapil posted a video on punjab flood for which netizens has slammed him and ask him that why he is not doing anything for Maharashtra and other states flood. This made Kapil issue a clarification against the video which he posted. Now kapil has posted a new video where he is even appealing for Maharashtra floods as well. This incident took lace on August 2019.

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