Kapil Sharma was born in Amritsar, Punjab and his father was a head constable in the Punjab Police and his mother a housewife.
He studied at Hindu college in Amritsar and got his first break in The Great Indian Laughter Challenge.
He went on to win the show in 2007 and received Rs. 10 Lakh as prize money.
Then he participated in 'Comedy Circus' and won a total of 6 seasons of the show.
In 2013, he launched his own show, 'Comedy Nights with Kapil', under his banner K9 Production on Colors TV channel and the rest, as they say, is history.
And now in 2015, he is ranked no. 3 in the Most Admired Indian Personality List by The Economic Times.
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