Kapil Sharma, the ace comedian, who has won millions of heart and is popular for his show, ‘Comedy Nights with Kapil’ is not who you think he is. Even though we know which film is going to be next promoted on his show, how well do you know him? Yes, the comedian, who makes us laugh on screen has a side that we have never heard about. Below, we list seven things that you may not know about this great stand up comedian.
Kapil comes from the family of cops. His father was in Punjab police and so are his brothers and uncles.
Mother was an inspiration
Kapil gives the credit for his sense of humor to his mother who stood beside him as a beacon of encouragement and hope.
Kapil had a very tough start in his early days. He worked at a PCO and at a cloth mill to support himself initially.
It might surprise you but, Kapil was rejected during the auditions of ‘The Great Indian Laughter Challenge’. However, he was later called once again and he went on to win the competition.
An emotional person
He might appear as a fun person on screen, but he is quite an emotional and serious person in his personal life.
First prize money
Kapil spent the entire prize money (10 lakhs) of ‘The Great Indian Laughter Challenge’ for his sister’s wedding. It was regarded as the most lavish event of the family.
Kapil Sharma wanted to be a singer and not a comedian but he ended up doing comedy on screen. However, he gave his voice to some of the songs of his debut movie – ‘Kis Kis Ko Pyar Karun’.
Recently bought a new house
With no backing in the industry, he continued to work hard and scale up. Very recently he bought a new house in Mumbai.