Tusshar Kapoor Wiki, Age, Girlfriend, Family, Biography & More

Tusshar Kapoor

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Tusshar Kapoor is an Indian actor and producer. He is the co-owner of Balaji Telefilms and Balaji Motion Pictures. Let’s find out some interesting facts about Tusshar Kapoor.

Biography/Wiki

Tusshar Kapoor was born on 20 November 1976 (age 42 years; as in 2018) in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. He did his schooling from Bombay Scottish School, Mumbai and enrolled in Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, Michigan to attain a degree in Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) and Liberal Arts. He has great faith in Hinduism and also wears a sacred thread Janeu.

childhood picture of Tusshar Kapoor

Childhood picture of Tusshar Kapoor

Before making a career in acting, he worked as an assistant director with director David Dhavan. After that, he received training in acting from Roshan Taneja and Mahendra Verma’s acting school.

Physical Appearance

Height: 5’ 9”

Weight: 75 kg

Eye Colour: Dark Brown

Hair Colour: Black

Body Measurements: Chest 40”, Waist 32”, Biceps 14”

Family & Girlfriend

Tusshar hails from a Punjabi Hindu Khatri Family. His father, Jeetendra, is an actor and producer. His mother, Shobha Kapoor, is a film producer.

Tusshar Kapoor with his family

Tusshar Kapoor with his family

Tusshar has a sister, Ekta Kapoor, who is a producer and a director. He is the cousin of the director, Abhishek Kapoor, who directed films like Rock On!!! and Kai Po Che.

Tusshar Kapoor with his sister

Tusshar Kapoor with his sister, Ekta Kapoor

Tusshar Kapoor with Abishek Kapoor

Tusshar Kapoor with his cousin, Abhishek Kapoor

Tusshar Kapoor with his father and sister

Tusshar Kapoor with his father and sister in childhood

Tusshar’s uncle, Ramesh Sippy, is a popular film distributor.

Tusshar Kapoor with his uncle

Tusshar Kapoor with his uncle, Ramesh Sippy

Tusshar Kapoor was rumoured to be dating his “Shor In The City” co-star, Radhika Apte.

He is unmarried. In June 2016, Tusshar opted “In Virto Fertilization (IVF)” and became a single father to Laksshya through surrogacy.

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Tusshar Kapoor with his son

Tusshar Kapoor with his son, Laksshya

Career

Tusshar made his debut in 2001 with Mujhe Kucch Kehna Hai, opposite Kareena Kapoor. He earned a Filmfare Award for the movie and his performance was also appreciated. Next, he appeared in Kyaa Dil Ne Kahaa alongside Esha Deol.

Mujhe Kucch Kehna Hai

Tusshar also appeared in films like Khakee (2004), Kyaa Kool Hai Hum (2005), Golmaal (2006), Shootout at Lokhandwala (2007), Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum(2012), and Shootout at Wadala(2013). In 2017, he appeared as Lucky in the Bollywood blockbuster, Golmaal Again. He also gave a special appearance in the song Aankh Marey from the film, Simmba.

As a producer, Tusshar has co-produced Chaar Din Ki Chandni in 2012. He has even been a part of “Fashion for a Cause” event through which he raised money for homeless children.

Controversy

On the sets of the chat-reality show, “Koffee with Karan,” Tusshar faced a rapid-fire question which said, “Which actress comes to your mind when I say- cosmetic surgery” to which he replied, Preity Zinta. The actress got upset with his remark and he had to apologise for it.

Car/Bike Collection

Tusshar Kapoor’s car collection includes a Porsche Cayenne, Audi Q7, and BMW 7. He also owns a Suzuki Hayabusa GSX-R 1300 bike.

Tusshar Kapoor in his car

Tusshar Kapoor in his car

Salary

Tusshar gets paid  ₹2-3 crore for a film.

Favourite Things

  • Food: Pasta (Fettuccine), Pepperoni Pizza

    Tusshar Kapoor enjoying food

    Tusshar Kapoor enjoying food

  • Hobbies: basketball, watching movies
  • Actress: Julia Roberts, Tabu

    Tusshar Kapoor with Tabu

    Tusshar Kapoor with Tabu

Facts

  • He resides at Krishna Bungalow, Plot 26, Gulmohar Cross Road 5, Jvpd Scheme-Juhu, Mumbai.
  • His family and friends lovingly call him Tushki.
  • Tusshar is scared of Lizards.
  • He was inspired by the director, Prakash Jha, to adopt a baby using IVF.
  • His complete name is Tusshar Ravi Kapoor.
  • Tusshar has worked in Michigan (US) for a year before becoming an actor.
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