Happy Birthday Aditya Roy Kapur: The video-jockey-turned-actor, who hails from a film family, turns 37 today
Aditya Roy Kapur turns 37 today
Aditya Roy Kapur is the heartthrob of the B-town.
Born on November 16, the Aashiqui actor has been setting millions of hearts racing across the country. Coming from a film background family, Aditya dreamed of becoming a cricketer but eventually forayed into acting and made his debut in 2009 with London Dreams. As the actor celebrates his birthday, we, at OTTplay, have decided to list down a few lesser-known facts about him. Here we go:
Aditya comes from a Punjabi and Jewish film background
Most of his fans might already know that Aditya, born on November 16, 1985, hails from a film family with elder brothers Siddharth and Kunaal Roy Kapur being prominent names in the industry. But did you know that Aditya’s mother, Salome, is a former Miss India while his grandfather Raghupat Roy Kapoor was a film producer? His father's family hails from a Punjabi background while his mother is Jewish.
Aditya completed his education in Mumbai
Aditya, along with his siblings, attended the G. D. Somani Memorial School, Mumbai. His mother, Salome used to teach theatre at his school. The actor completed his graduation from St. Xavier's College, Mumbai.
Aditya kick-started his career as a Video-Jockey
Aditya started his career as a Video-Jockey (VJ) on Channel V and even hosted many television shows on the channel, including 'Pakao' and 'India's Hottest'.
Aditya’s dream was to become a cricketer
Like many, Aditya did not dream of becoming an actor even though his family’s influence was in the business. The actor wanted to become a cricketer as a young child.
Aditya is a trained musician
The actor has an interest in music and even learned to play guitar for his film, Aashiqui 2 (co-starring Shraddha Kapoor). He even wanted to release an album during his stint as a VJ.
Aditya’s film debut was with Salman Khan and Ajay Devgn
Aditya made his acting debut with the 2009 film, London Dreams, featuring Salman Khan and Ajay Devgn. However, the actor got his big breakthrough with the 2013 romantic drama film Aashiqui 2, alongside Shraddha Kapoor, which established the duo’s name in the industry.
Last Updated: 02.34 PM, Feb 26, 2024