Aditya Roy Kapur Wiki, Age, Girlfriend, Family, Biography & More

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Aditya Roy Kapoor is an Indian actor. He came into the spotlight by playing the role of ‘Rahul Jaykar’ in the romantic drama “Aashiqui 2.”

Wiki/Biography

Aditya Roy Kapoor was born on 16 November 1985 (age 33 years; as in 2018) in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. He did his schooling from Mumbai’s GD Somani Memorial School. His mother was a drama teacher in the same school. Aditya was not good in studies and even failed his 6th and 11th standard. He wanted to be a cricketer from his school days and started taking cricket coaching. But, he dropped his coaching classes when he was in 6th standard. Aditya completed his graduation from St. Xavier’s College in Mumbai. After completing his graduation, he worked as a VJ on Channel V for 5 years.

Aditya Roy Kapur childhood image

Aditya Roy Kapur’s childhood image

Physical Appearance

Height: 6’ 2”

Weight: 80 kg

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Dark Brown

Body Measurements: Chest 42″, Waist 33″, Biceps 15″

Family, Caste & Girlfriend

Aditya Roy Kapur belongs to a Hindu Khatri Family. He was born to a Punjabi father and Jewish mother. His father, Kumud Roy Kapur, is a producer and mother, Salome Roy Kapur, is a former model. His father and mother met at a bar when his father was an army officer and posted in Kashmir. His grandfather, Raghupat Roy Kapur, was a film producer who emigrated from Lahore, Pakistan to Mumbai in the 1940s.

Aditya Roy Kapoor's parents

Aditya Roy Kapoor’s parents

His elder brother, Siddharth Roy Kapur, is a producer and CEO of UTV Motion Pictures. Siddharth is married to Vidya Balan.

Aditya Roy Kapur with his brother and sister in law

Aditya Roy Kapur with his brother and sister in law

His brother, Kunal Roy Kapur, is also a producer.

Aditya Roy Kapur with Kunal Roy Kapur

Aditya Roy Kapur with Kunal Roy Kapur

Aditya Roy Kapoor with his brothers

Aditya Roy Kapoor with his brothers

Aditya Roy Kapur was rumoured to be dating Rhea Chakraborty.

Aditya Roy Kapur with Rhea Chakraborthy

Aditya Roy Kapur and Rhea Chakraborty

Aditya was in a relationship with Shraddha Kapoor. However, the couple separated as Shraddha’s parents never approved of Aditya.

Aditya Roy Kapur with Shraddha Kapoor

Aditya Roy Kapur with Shraddha Kapoor

Aditya is reported to be in a relationship with Diva Dhawan, a fashion model.

Aditya Roy Kapur with Diva Dhawan

Aditya Roy Kapur with Diva Dhawan

Career

Aditya started his career as a VJ (Video Jockey) on Channel V where his unique style of hosting and perfect comic timing made him immensely popular in the audience. While Aditya was working as a VJ he received a call for the audition for a film.

He made his Bollywood debut in 2009 by playing a small role in the film “London Dreams.”

London Dreams

London Dreams

Next, he played a supporting role in the films “Action Replayy” and “Guzaarish.”

Aditya Roy Kapoor in Gazaarish

Aditya Roy Kapoor in Gazaarish

In 2013, Aditya starred in the romantic drama “Aashiqui 2” opposite ‘Shraddha Kapoor.’ The film was hit on the box office and his performance in the film was critically acclaimed.

Subsequently, he also appeared in films like “Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani,” “Daawat-e-Ishq,” “Fitoor,” and “OK Jaanu.”

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Awards

  • BIG Star Entertainment Award for Best Actor in a Romantic role for Aashiqui 2 (2013)
    Aditya Roy Kapur with award
  • BIG Star Entertainment Award for the Most Romantic Jodi Award alongside Shraddha Kapoor (2013)
    Aditya Roy Kapoor and Shraddha Kapur with award
  • Screen Award for Jodi No. 1 along with Shraddha Kapoor (2014)
  • Star Guild Awards for Jodi of the Year along with Shraddha Kapoor (2014)
  • IIFA Award for Best Supporting Actor (2014)
    Aditya Roy Kapur award

Car/Bike Collection

Aditya’s car collection includes a BMW 5 Series. He also owns a Royal Enfield Cast Iron 500.

Aditya Roy Kapur with his BMW

Aditya Roy Kapur with his BMW

Aditya Roy Kapoor riding his bike

Aditya Roy Kapoor riding his bike

Salary/Net Worth

Aditya has an estimated net worth of ₹54 crore. He gets paid around ₹4 crore for a film.

Favourite Things

  • Food: Eggs Benedict, Pizza, Butter chicken, Kaali daal, Kung Pao chicken, Kung Pao potatoes, Honey Nut Crunch, Bavarian Chocolate, Biryani, Rajma Chawal, Seekh Kabab, Korma Boti

    Aditya Roy Kapur having food with Parineeti Chopra

    Aditya Roy Kapur having food with Parineeti Chopra

  • Actors: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Brad Pitt, Daniel Day-Lewis, Sean Penn, Abbhay Deol, Ranveer Singh

    Aditya Roy Kapur with Ranveer Singh

    Aditya Roy Kapur with Ranveer Singh

  • Directors: Dibakar Banerjee, Vikramaditya Motwane, Vishal Bhardwaj
  • Colour: Black
  • Sports: Cricket, Football

    Aditya Roy Kapur playing football

    Aditya Roy Kapur playing football

  • Restaurants: Indigo Delicatessen, Gaylord, Theobroma in Mumbai
  • Destination: Hawaii
  • Ice-creams: Honey Nut Crunch, Bavarian Chocolate

Facts

  • Aditya Roy Kapur prefers drinking alcohol.
  • Aditya Roy Kapur is a foodie and he considers street food as his weakness.
  • His hobbies include collecting matchboxes, playing the guitar, drawing, and writing songs.
  • Aditya rejected two major films for his film Fitoor. Unfortunately, the movie was a flop at the box office.
  • He resides at a flat at Carter Road, Bandra, Mumbai.
  • He doesn’t like people talking loudly at the restaurants.
  • His friends fondly call him Adi.
  • According to Aditya, his dream girl should smell like an angel and should have a perfect nose and big soulful eyes.
  • Tiger Shroff was the first choice for Aashiqui 2, but the role later went to Aditya.

    Aditya Roy Kapur in Aashiqui 2

    Aditya Roy Kapur in Aashiqui 2

  • Aditya came completely drunk on the sets of Aashiqui 2 for a scene in the film. However, the shot got cancelled as he was not in his senses.
  • According to Aditya, his film “Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani was the turning point in his career.

    Aditya Roy Kapur in Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani

    Aditya Roy Kapur in Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani

  • Kapur prefers waking up late in the morning. Sometimes, he even wakes up at noon.
  • Aditya loves playing the guitar and is also a part of some music bands.

    Aditya Roy Kapur playing guitar

    Aditya Roy Kapur playing the guitar

  • According to him, if he would not have been an actor, he would have been a cricketer, musician or a VJ.
  • Aditya is very much addicted to coffee.
  • Aditya is very particular about his fitness and works out five times a week to maintain his physique. He told during an interview that he prefers playing football over running on a treadmill.
  • He loves eating ice-cream. He told that before featuring into films he used to finish half a litre of ice-cream every night.

    Aditya Roy Kapoor eating ice cream

    Aditya Roy Kapoor eating ice cream

  • Before stepping into acting, he wanted to release his album.
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