Birth: 24-12-1959 , Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Anil Kapoor is an Indian actor and producer who mainly appears in Bollywood films. He won the Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award for his role in Yash Chopra's film, `Mashaal` (1984). Kapoor earned his first Filmfare Best Actor Award for his performance in N. Chandra's `Tezaab` in 1988, and later for Indra Kumar's `Beta` in 1992.

Since then, he has starred in films including `Virasat` (1997), for which he won the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Performance; `Biwi No.1`, `Taal`, for which he won his second Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award; `Pukar` which won him his first National Film Award for Best Actor; as also, `No Entry` and `Welcome`.

Kapoor's first role in an international film was in Danny Boyle's 2008 Academy Award-winning film, `Slumdog Millionaire`, for which he shared the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture. His performance in the eighth season of the action series `24` generated rave reviews from the American press. Globally, Anil Kapoor is one of the most recognised Indian actors.

In the year 2012, he starred in Race 2 opposite Saif Ali Khan, John Abraham and Deepika Padukone.

Anit Kapoor has two daughters Sonam Kapoor and Rhea Kapoor out of which the former is also a Bollywood film actress and a son Harshvardhan Kapoor.