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.
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 himself in University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business, Ann Arbor, 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.
Before making a career in acting, he worked as an assistant director with director David Dhavan. After that, he received training in acting with Roshan Taneja and Mahendra Verma, in their acting school.
Height: 5’ 9”
Weight: 75 kg
Eye Colour: Dark Brown
Hair Colour: Black
Body Measurements: Chest 40”, Waist 32”, Biceps 14”
Family & Caste
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 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’s uncle, Ramesh Sippy, is a popular film distributor.
He is unmarried. In June 2016, Tusshar opted “In Virto Fertilization (IVF)” and became a single father to Laksshya through surrogacy.
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.
Tusshar also appeared in films like Khakee (2004), Kyaa Kool Hai Hum (2005), Golmaal (2006), Shootout at Lokhandwala (2007), Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum, and Shootout at Wadala.
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.
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 synonymous of Botox,” to which he replied, Preity Zinta. The actress got upset with his remark and he had to apologise for it.
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 gets paid ₹2-3 crore for a film.
- Tusshar follows a Non-Vegetarian diet.
- He loves eating Pasta (Fettuccine) and Pepperoni Pizza.
- His hobbies are playing basketball and watching movies.
- Tusshar is a huge fan of Julia Roberts and Tabu.
- 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.
- In his school days, Tusshar was a classmate of Abhishek Bachchan.
- His complete name is Tusshar Ravi Kapoor.
- Tusshar has worked in Michigan (US) for a year before becoming an actor.