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Kapil Sharma
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Kapil in 2016
Born
Kapil Punj

2 April 1981 (1981-04-02) (age 40)
Occupation
  • Actor
  • comedian
  • television presenter
  • producer
Years active 2007–present
Spouse(s)
Ginni Chatrath (m. 2018)
Children 2
Comedy career
Medium Stand-up, television, film
Genres
Subject(s)
Notable works and roles The Kapil Sharma Show
Comedy Nights with Kapil
Comedy Circus

Kapil Sharma (born 2 April 1981) is an Indian stand-up comedian, television presenter, actor and producer known for hosting The Kapil Sharma Show. He previously hosted the television comedy shows Comedy Nights with Kapil and Family Time with Kapil.

Ormax Media rated Sharma the most popular Indian television personality in April 2016. Forbes India ranked him at 11th and 18th in their Celebrity 100 list in the year 2016 and 2017 respectively. In 2013, he was awarded the CNN-IBN Indian of the Year in the entertainment category, and was ranked third in the Most Admired Indian Personality List by The Economic Times in 2015. Sharma was nominated in 2014 for the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan by the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to spread awareness among people for cleanliness and other hygiene related social issues. For his contribution towards the mission through his show, he was invited to the Rashtrapati Bhavan by President Pranab Mukherjee in September 2015 to acknowledge his contribution.

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