Tusshar Kapoor

Active - 2002 - 2012  |   Born - Nov 20, 1976   |   Genres - Comedy, Romance, Crime, Drama

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An Indian actor who specialized almost exclusively in Bollywood productions, Tusshar Kapoor debuted onscreen in the early 2000s and amassed a substantial acting resumé. From project to project, Kapoor seemed equally at home in everything from romantic comedies to crime dramas -- any material, in fact, that demanded a strong and compelling male lead. Early efforts included the 2003 Yeh Dil, the 2005 Insaan, and the 2006 Golmaal: Fun Unlimited. With two popular 2007 efforts, Om Shanti Om and Kya Love Story Hai, Kapoor achieved a substantial amount of international crossover appeal. He then teamed up with director Ashwani Dheer and co-stars Sunil Shetty and Paresh Rawal for the lightweight crime comedy One Two Three.

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  • Debuted in Mujhe Kucch Kehna Hai (2001).
  • Won the Filmfare Best Male Debut Award in 2002.
  • Appeared alongside his father Jeetendra in Hucch To Hai (2003), where they also played on-screen father and son.
  • Co-produced Chaar Din Ki Chandni (2012), in which he also starred.
  • Has been involved in charitable events, such as the annual "Fashion for a Cause" event, which raised money for children living on the street.