Kunal Kapoor (born in Mumbai, India) is an Indian actor who appears in Hindi cinema. Born in Mumbai, his father comes from Amritsar, whereas his mother’s family belongs to Rawalpindi. Kunal’s career took of with the critically and commercial acclaimed film Rang De Basanti for which his performance received a nomination in the Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award category (2006).
Kapoor began his career as an assistant director on the Amitabh Bachchan starrer Aks. He began his acting career training under theatre legend Barry John. He continued his theatre career with Motley, a theater group run by Naseeruddin Shah. He made his movie debut starring opposite Tabu in Meenaxi: A Tale of Three Cities.