Ram Kapoor is a renowned Indian actor who has made a name for himself in the Indian entertainment industry through his versatile roles in various TV shows and movies. He has won several awards and accolades for his outstanding performances and has a huge fan following. In this article, we will take a closer look into the life and career of this talented actor.
Early Life and Education
Ram Kapoor was born on 1 September 1973 in Jalandhar, Punjab. His father, Anil Kapoor, was an advertising and marketing executive who passed away on 12 April 2021 after battling cancer, while his mother, Rita Kapoor, is a homemaker. Ram Kapoor completed his schooling from Scottish High School in Mumbai and Kodaikanal International School in Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu, South India. He then pursued his graduation from Sherwood College in Nainital.
After completing his studies, Ram Kapoor joined the Method School to learn acting. After completing his 2-year course, he got numerous roles, but he rejected all of them because there was not even a single role that was inspiring enough. After some time, Sudhir Mishra offered him a role, this time a TV show, Nyay (1997), which marked the beginning of his acting career.
Ram Kapoor has acted in various TV shows and movies throughout his career. He rose to fame with his portrayal of Jai Walia in the TV show Kasamh Se (2006-2009) and Ram Kapoor in Bade Achhe Lagte Hain (2011-2014). He has also hosted several TV shows, including Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Season 3 and Rakhi Ka Swayamwar.
Ram Kapoor got married to Gautami Kapoor, who is also an actress, on 14 February 2003. The couple has two children, a daughter named Sia Kapoor and a son named Aks Kapoor. Ram Kapoor quit smoking only because of his daughter Sia.
Ram Kapoor stands at a height of 175 cm (5’ 9”) and weighs around 96 kg (212 lbs). He has a chest size of 45 inches, a waist size of 38 inches, and biceps measuring 14 inches. He has dark brown eyes and brown hair.
Ram Kapoor loves swimming and dancing in his free time. His favorite foods include Shepherd Pie, Aloo Paratha, Black Forest cake, Kheer, and Chinese cuisine. He likes to dine at restaurants like Indigo, Wasabi, Royal China, and Golden Dragon in Mumbai.
Ram Kapoor is known for his love for luxury cars. In July 2021, he bought a Porsche sports car worth an estimated INR 1.8 crore, a blue 911 Carrera S. In November 2022, he purchased a Ferrari Portofino worth Rs 3.5 crore, according to Koimoi.
Lesser Known Facts
Ram Kapoor used to smoke but quit only because of his daughter Sia. He has acted in a kissing scene on TV, which made him the first Indian actor to do so. He won the Indian Telly Awards for best actor in 2006, 2007, and 2008 consecutively.
Ram Kapoor is a talented actor who has left a mark in the Indian entertainment industry with his versatile roles. He has won the hearts of many with his acting skills and is loved by fans all over the world.