Anil Kapoor is a well-known Indian actor whose career stretches for more than 3 decades. His estimated net worth is valued at a modest $12 million. He has mainly worked in the Hindi film industry but has appeared in a few Hollywood productions as well. After almost 35 years as an actor, Anil Kapoor has now turned his attention into production. His first movie, ‘Gandhi, My father’ has been critically acclaimed in all circles. Kapoor made his big screen debut in 1979 with a small role in Humare Tumhare. His first film as a lead actor was in Vamsa Vruksham (1980).
Anil Kapoor made his mark in the film industry in the early 1980s. He has appeared in several commercially successful films like Woh Saat Din, Karma, Mr India and others. He has also won a number of awards across his career. In 1984 he won the Filmfare Award for the Best Supporting Actor for his role in the film Mashaal. Since then he has won many awards for his performances in various films including a National Award. His other successful films include Virasat (1997), Taal (1997), Pukar (2000), Welcome (2007) & Race 2 (2013).
Anil Kapoor’s first foray into international films was in the Academy Award winning film, Slumdog Millionaire (2008) which was directed by the eminent director, Danny Boyle. His performance in Season 8 of popular TV series 24 drew huge praise from the American Press. Needless to say, he is the most recognized Indian actor in the world. On the personal front, Anil married Sunita Kapoor in 1984 and they have 2 daughters and a son. The eldest daughter, Sonam Kapoor, has also joined films and is the brand ambassador of cosmetics giant, L’Oreal. The younger daughter, Rhea Kapoor, is a producer in Mumbai and she has completed her schooling from New York.