Anil Kapoor -:born 24 December 1956:- is an Indian actor and producer who has appeared in many films and more recently international films. he's career has spanned for over 30 years as an actor, he turned into producer with his critically acclaimed movie namely .
Anil Kapoor made his Hindi film debut with Umesh Mehra's (1979) in a small role.Anil was then starred as a lead actor in the 1980 Telugu film, Vamsa Vruksham directed by veteran Bapu. Kapoor then made his Kannada film, debut with 's blockbuster (1984). He received his first , in the category, for his role in Yash Chopra's Mashaal (1984). earned his first for his performance in N. Chandra's Tezaab (1988) and later again for his performance in Indra Kumar's Beta (1992). He also starred in many other critically and commercially successful films, including (1983), Meri Jung (1985), (1986), Mr. India (1987), Virasat (1997) for which he won the , (1999), Taal (1999) for which Anil won his second , Pukar (2000) for which he won a as well as (2005), Race (2008) and Race 2 (2013).
Kapoor's first role in an international film was in Danny Boyle's (2008) Academy Award – winning film , for which he shared the . His performance in the eighth season of the action series generated rave reviews from the American press. Globally, Kapoor is one of the most recognised Indian actors.
-:Early life and education:-
Anil attended , in the Chembur suburb of Mumbai, and then . Anil 's elder brother Boney Kapoor, is a film producer, while younger brother Sanjay Kapoor, is also an actor. Kapoor is also the brother-in-law to Bollywood actress Sridevi.
In 1984 he married Sunita Kapoor (nee Bhambhani).Anil has two daughters and a son Harshvardhan. Anil Kapoor's elder daughter is actress . His younger daughter Rhea Kapoor attended school in and is now a producer in .he in London
Going on to deliver films like (1985), a role of an angry young lawyer fighting for justice, Kapoor played the role of a care free playboy in the hit Janbaaz, co-starring . and he displayed his crackling flare in comedy.
Anil Kapoor had a title role in Shekhar Kapur's sci-fi film Mr. India (1987), the biggest hit of the year. The film became one of his biggest box office hits and shot him to superstar status. Kapoor was equally impressive in directed film Thikana. In 1988 , Tezaab, the biggest blockbuster of 1988. Anil proved to be the only saving grace even in flops like . The following year he delivered (which became the second highest box office earner of 1989) with the song One Two Ka Four. In the film Parinda, he played his role with conviction and his biggest achievement was displaying the vulnerability of his character so perfectly. In Rakhwala Anil again essayed the role of a Tapori, and the film was declared a success. he excelled in his portrayal of an autistic person in the 1989 film, and this film proved his versatility as an actor.
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In 1992, Kapoor received his second for his hard-hitting performance in Indra Kumar's Beta — the biggest blockbuster of the year opposite Madhuri Dixit. he was highly impressive with his comic act in Khel and his comic timing was one of the highlights of the film. In 1993, Boney Kapoor's much delayed mega-budget, was a disaster at the box office and damaged Kapoor's reputation as the industry's biggest star at the time. The only major success in these years was Laadla again with Sridevi, a film produced by Nitin Manmohan. Kapoor gave a splendid performance as a simpleton lover in the hit musical . His 1995 release, Trimurti was a box office disaster, though he's performance was creditable. Kapoor came up with a decent performance in the average performer .
After a few box office failures, he had box office success with films like Loafer (1996),. In Judaai, Kapoor's depiction of a loving husband twisted between his two wives was appreciated and this film fared well at the box office.Anil (1997), Biwi No.1 (1999) and (1999) were box office hits. Kapoor’s unusual characterization of a zealous, crooked musical superstar in Taal (1999) shocked both audience and critics alike. Kapoor also won rave reviews for his superb performance in Virasat, a remake of the Tamil film, (1992), in which had played he's role. Anil also starred in the unsuccessful , which was legendary filmmaker Hrishikesh Mukherji's last commercial release, along with .Anil shaved his moustache once again for the film, in the second half, where he played actor Sajid Khan's wife and his delightful comic timing was a real treat to watch.
In 2002, he gave an excellent performance in the role of a fat man in , a takeoff from the Hollywood hit, . Anil notched up yet another glorious performance in the Indra Kumar directed film Rishtey. In , he gave an amazing performance.Kapoor shared the screen with Bollywood legend for the first time in Armaan, and underplayed his character of a neurosurgeon superbly.
In his 2003 release, Calcutta Mail, he delivered one of his best performances. His character was defined with ample scope to perform in this screenplay-driven performance and in spite of the strong supporting cast, this really came out as he's one-man show. Anil ignited the silver screen with an authoritative performance in Musafir. Kapoor gave an incredibly restrained performance as the stricken husband in the thriller My Wife's Murder, which he also produced. 's super-hit comedy No Entry (2005), followed for Kapoor that year. The film went on to become the highest grossing film of the year.Kapoor was also in the film Bewafaa, playing a rich businessman who is forced to marry the sister of his wife after she passes away in childbirth.
His most recent films were his first English language film, Slumdog Millionaire, which was released on 12 November 2008, and Yuvvraaj, which was released on 21 November 2008. Yuvvraaj, with Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif in the lead roles, failed to do well at the box office. On the other hand, Slumdog Millionaire has won a number of international awards and received rave reviews from critics, costing only US $15 million to produce, but pulling in more than $352 million worldwide. In January 2009, he attended the 66th Golden Globe Awards ceremony along with the team of Slumdog Millionaire, which won four Golden Globe Awards. he demonstrated his well-known enthusiasm after Slumdog won the Academy Award for Best Picture (one of eight awards). also received a nomination for Best Ensemble at the Black Reel Awards of 2008 and has won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture.
Anil has acquired the remake rights for the American TV success, 24, reportedly for an amount of INR 1 billion. It took him about 1.5 years to license the rights to create an Indian rendition of the popular TV show. he will be stepping in the protagonist's (Jack Bauer) role as well. Kapoor played the role of in the of the original series aired on .