Tusshar Kapoor is an Indian film actor known for his works in Bollywood.

Kapoor appeared in films namely Khakee (2004), Golmaal (2006), Shootout at Lokhandwala (2007), Golmaal Returns (2008), Golmaal 3 (2010), The Dirty Picture (2011), Kyaa Super Kool Hai Hum (2012) and Shootout at Wadala (2013). He is a participant in the 2012 "Fashion for a Cause" event that gives money to children who have no home.

He was born in 1976, son of Bollywood actor Jeetendra and Shobha Kapoor and brother of Ekta Kapoor, also a producer. He studied at the University of Michigan and graduated with a BBA (Bachelor of Business Administration) from the Stephen Ross School of Commerce, known for being one of the best trade schools in the world.

Tusshar debuted with Mujhe Kucch Kehna Hai with the heroine Kareena Kapoor in 2001. The following two years he followed up with a list of box office failures, although his performance with his father was notable throughout the teenage horror movie Kucch To Hai (2003). He was recognized for his role as a shy child who gains the ability to become invisible in Gayab (2004).

He gave a critically acclaimed performance in Khakee (2004) in which he played a leading role with movie legend Amitabh Bachchan. The movie was an important success at the box office. He then made his second biggest blockbuster with the comedy Kyaa Kool Hai Hum (2005). In 2006, he had a leading role in the multi-star cast comedy Golmaal as a silent man. His performance was praised by critics and audiences in the same way.

In 2007, his first two releases Kya Love Story Hai and Good Boy, Bad Boy did not raise much. His third release was in the multi-star cast Shootout at Lokhandwala, which did well at the box office and won acclaim for his performance as the real-life gangster Dilip Buwa.

His subsequent film release the same year, Aggar, was a disaster. He again played the lead role in a multi-star comedy movie called Dhol and did moderately well. His first release of 2008, One Two Three, also did well. Later that year, he repeated his role as a silent man in Golmaal Returns (2008) and Golmaal 3 (2010).


Tusshar was born on November 20, 1976 in the city of Bombay, in the family of the famous actor and producer Jitendra and his wife Shobha Kapoor. Has a sister Ekta, a famous television and film producer. He graduated from the Bombay Scottish School, where he studied in the same class with Abhishek Bachchan. He also studied at the University of Michigan.

Before acting debut, Tusshar worked as an assistant director David Dhawan. After that, he studied with Roshan Tanedzha and Mahendra Verma at the acting school. In 2001, he made his film debut in Mujhe Kucch Kehna Hai, together with Karina Kapoor. The film became a "super hit", and Tusshar was awarded the Filmfare Award for Best Debut Actor.

He is co-owner of two companies: Balaji Telefilms and Balaji Motion Pictures.


BBA degree from Stephen M. Rodge College and studied at University of Michigan.


Tusshar Kapoor made his debut in the film Mujhe Kuch Kehna Hai in the year 2001, opposite Kareena Kapoor. He was awarded the Filmfare Best Debut Artist Award for his performance in the film. After this, films like Kuch Toh Hai. Although the films were nothing special, but critics appreciated them.

After this Tusshar appeared in the multi-starrer film Khaki. The film did a good business at the box office. After that he appeared in the film Kyaa Kool Hai Hum which did quite a good business at the box office. He then entertained the audience in many of the best films of Hindi cinema.

Some of famous movies of Tusshar

Mujhe Kuch Kehna Hai, Kya Kool Hain Hum, Khaki, Golmaal Series, Kuch Toh Hai, Shoot Out at Lokhandwala, Yeh Dil, Gayab, Good Boy Bad Boy, Halla Bol, Shor in the City, The Dirty Picture, Bajate Raho, Kya Cool Hai Hum Series.

Personal life

In 2016, with the help of a surrogate mother, his son Laksshya Kapoor was born.

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