- Sunil Dutt changed his name from Sunil Kapoor to Shakti Kapoor, as he found it more suitable for a movie villain.
- Starred in over 100 films, mostly playing villainous roles.
- Played alongside Kader Khan in dozens of films.
- Won the Filmfare Best Comedian Award for Raja Babu (1994).
- Was voted off Big Boss in week four of the reality TV program's fifth season.