Shakti Kapoor is a Bollywood actor famous for his comedian and villain roles. According to the sources, he has played the highest number of films in the world. His debut movie was “Alibaba Marjinaa” in 1977 which was directed by Kedar Khan. Shakti kapoor has a daughter named Shraddha Kapoor who is also in the acting business in the Bollywood industry.

Born on 3rd September 1958 in Delhi, India, Kapoor has enrolled in the movie like “Raja Babu”,”Bhagam Bhag”,”Andaz Apna Apna” and much more with the stars like Govinda Arjun Kumar Ahuja, Akshay Kumar, Amir Khan, Salman Khan and so on.

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Caption: Shakti Kapoor with his daughter Shraddha Kapoor


Shakti Kapoor’s Early life

Standing 6’0″, Kapoor was to Indian parents Sikandar Lal Kapoor (father) and Susheela Kapoor and brothers Pravin Kapoor and Rummy Kapoor and sister Renu Kapoor growing up.

He completed his education in Bachelor of Commerce from Kirori Mal College, New Delhi.

Shakti is married to Shivangi and has two children named Siddhant and Shraddha Kapoor (actress).


Shakti Kapoor’s Career and Awards

The 59-years-old actor Shakti Kapoor, firstly, made his debut movie from Kedar Khan’s movie “Alibaba Marjinaa” released in 1977. Sunil Dutt was making movie “Rockey” and wants to make Sunil as main villain role and his real name was not suitable for villain role and named him with new name Shakti Kapoor.

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Caption: Shakti with his friends


In 1983, he played the movie “Himmatwala” and “Hero” directed by Subhash Ghai as a villain role in both the movies. But his comic role in movie “Raja Babu” help him get a strong foot in the Bollywood industry and was awarded for this movie.

Later on, Kapoor started playing comic roles in movies such as “Insaaf”,”Baap Numbri Beta Dus Numbari”, “Hulchul”, “Chup Chup Ke”, “ChaalBazz” and much more.

Besides acting career, Shakti  has taken part in the TV reality show “Bigg Boss” Season 5 as one of the participants.

He has established himself as a renowned actor in Bollywood industry from his movie. He was nominated and won Filmfare Award for best comedian actor for the movie “Raju Babu” in 1994.

Shakti Kapoor’s Net worth

He has successfully collected an estimation net worth of $45 million. His main source of income is acting. He lives a luxurious life along with his family in Juhu Beach Mumbai, India and owns property in Bandra and all over India. He also owns many cars from the manufacturer like Honda and many other brands of cars.