Ram Kapoor is a popular television actor in India. He is the winner of Indian Tell Awards for best Actor for three years from 2006 to 2008. He is being recognized for his good performances and acting skills. His roles as lead actor in two popular daily shows – Kasamh Se and Bade Ache Lagte Hain with characters Jai Walia and Ram Kapoor are noticeable and very much liked by the audience.
Ram Kapoor is a talented actor and has handled both television and movies well. He has so far appeared in around eighteen television drams and eleven reality shows. He also acted in supporting roles in around sixteen Bollywood films.
He is one such actor who has proved that a person can be a successful actor with good acting skills even though one may not have the typical flat stomach, toned body. In spite of having a heavy set body, he is still handsome and is charismatic enough to draw a huge base of female fans.
Early life and Family
Ram Kapoor was born on 1 Sep 1973 in a Punjabi Khatri family. His Father, Anil Kapoor was as advertising executive and mother Rita Kapoor was a house wife. He did his schooling from Scottish High School, Mumbai and Sherwood College, Nainital. He was very fond of acting since early age and went to Los Angeles to learn acting skills and get professional training to pick up acting as a career.
He is married to an Indian model an actress Gautami and has two lovely daughters – Sia and Aks Kapoor, eight and six years respectively. His family is settled in Mumbai. He owns a big house in a high-class locality near Nepean Sea Road, South Mumbai.
Ram started his television debut in 1997 with serial Nyay. His performance was liked and he started getting loads of offers. He worked for show Heena in 1998, Sangharsh in 1999 and Kavita in 2000.
In the same year, he got to work in a popular daily soap Ghar Ek Mandir with opposite Gautami on Sony Entertainment Channel. This serial brought fame to the actor and he became a household name.
He worked with director and theatre artist Aamir Raza Hussein for a play The Fifty Days of War-Kargil. This play was a tribute to bravery of Kargil war soldiers and was played at New Delhi, India
In 2001, he worked on serials Rishtey and Kabhi Aaye Na Judaai. He also did a small role in Bollywood movie Monsoon Wedding.
In 2003, he did serials – Dhadkan and Awaz – Dil se Dil Tak. He also appeared in a telefilm Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi the same year.
In 2005 he performed supporting roles in various Bollywood movies – Devaki, Kal – yesterday and tomorrow and Missed Call.
He contested a reality show – Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa and hosted Rakhi Ka Swayamwar in 2009.
In 2010, he bagged roles in two Bollywood movies – Farhan Aktar’s Karthik Calling Karthik and Anurag Kashyap’s Udaan. He was also seen in supporting roles in movies – Agent Vinod in 2012, Student of the Year in 2013, Humshakals and Shaadi Ke Side Effects in 2014. He tried his luck as lead role in Kuch Kuch Locha Hai in 2015 with co-star Sunny Leone but the film did not go well at box office.
Ram Kapoor – Wife
Ram Kapoor fell in love with his co-star Gautami on the set of television show Ghar Ek Mandir. After dating for long, they tied a knot on valentine day – 14 Feb 2003, a day which marks the importance of love globally.
Ram Kapoor – Sakshi Tanwar kissing controversy
Ram Kapoor’s kissing scene with Sakshi Tanwar created lots of buzz as it was a very bold scene ever shown to television audience in India. It was treated as the first kissing scene in daily soaps and raised much controversy. The discussion over the episode went over days in media and increased TRP ratings of the show.
Ram Kapoor – Net Worth and Earning per episode
His net worth is 12 million dollars and charges up to rupees 1.25 lakhs for a day’s shoot.