Kapil Sharma is a popular Indian stand-up comedian, TV presenter, actor and producer. He is well-known for hosting The Kapil Sharma Show. Earlier, he hosted the TV comedy shows Comedy Nights with Kapil and Family Time with Kapil.
Kapil Sharma rose to fame with his comedy shows. In 2016, Ormax Media labelled him as the most popular Indian tv personality. After that, Forbes India ranked him 11th and 18th in their Celebrity 100 list in 2016 and 2017.
He hogged the limelight when he won the comedy reality television show The Great Indian Laughter Challenge in 2007. He won a cash prize of INR 10 lakh. Recalling his past experience, he had worked in the Punjabi show Hasde Hasaande Ravo on MH One channel.
He took part in Sony’s Comedy Circus and won 6 seasons of the show. He hosted the dance reality show Jhalak Dikkla Jaa Season 6 followed by another show Chhote Miyan. It was in 2013 that Kapil launched his own show, Comedy Nights with Kapil, under his banner K9 Productions on Colors.
Kapil Sharma announced his arrival in the Bollywood film industry when he starred in the movie Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon. It is a romantic comedy directed by Abbas Mustan opposite four actresses namely Elli Avram, Manjari Phadnis, Simran Kaur Mundi and Sai Lokur. The movie hit the screens in 2015 but received mixed reviews from the audience. However, the movie received a record-breaking opening day collection for a debut.