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 Marriage:Kapil_sharma_marriage_celebanything

Sharma married Ginni Chatrath in Jalandhar on 12 December 2018 They had a daughter on 10 December 2019.

Kapil Sharma Details:

  • Born: 2 April 1981 (age 39) 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 rated 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:

Year Title Role
2006 Hasde Hasande Ravo Contestant
2007 The Great Indian Laughter Challenge (season 3)
2008 Chhote Miyan Host
2008-09 Laughter Knights Contestant
2009 Ustaadon Ka Ustaad
Hans Baliye
2010-13 Comedy Circus Winner of 6 consecutive seasons
2010 Comedy Ka Daily Soap Performer
2011 Star Ya Rockstar Contestant
2013 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa (season 6) Host
2013-16 Comedy Nights with Kapil Host/Comedy performer/co-producer of the show
2014 Kaun Banega Crorepati Guest
The Anupam Kher Show
2015 60th Filmfare Awards Host
Farah Ki Daawat Guest
Aap Ki Adalat
Dance India Dance
Indian Idol Junior
The Voice
Aaj Ki Raat Hai Zindagi
Star Guild Awards Host
2016 22nd Star Screen Awards
61st Filmfare Awards
2016–2017 The Kapil Sharma Show Season 1 Host/Comedy Performer
2017 62nd Filmfare Awards Host
Koffee with Karan 5 Guest
Bigg Boss 11
Super Dancer Chapter 2
Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L’il Champs
Oye Firangi Host
2018 Family Time With Kapil Sharma Host
2018-present The Kapil Sharma Show Season 2 Host/Comedy Performer/co-producer of the show

Kapil Sharma Awards and Nominations

Year Awards Category For Result
2012 Indian Television Academy Awards Best Actor – Comedy Kahani Comedy Circus Ki Won
2013 Comedy Nights with Kapil
Funniest Serial – Comedy Comedy Nights with Kapil
CNN-IBN Indian of the Year Entertainer of the Year Kapil Sharma
BIG Star Entertainment Awards Most Entertaining Comedy Show Comedy Nights with Kapil
2014 Star Guild Awards Best Comedy Show
2015 Sony Guild Film Awards Promising Debut (Male) Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon
2015 Indian Television Academy Awards Best Actor (Comedy) Comedy Nights with Kapil
2019 World Book of Records (London) Most viewed stand-up comedian
2019 Gold Awards Best Comedy Show The Kapil Sharma Show
Indian Television Academy Awards Best Comedy Show
Comedy Genius


  • Kapil has been known for his efforts in promoting animal rights and also through the PETA campaign to promote the 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 have 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 place in August 2019.



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