Kapil Sharma

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Kapil Sharma
Baba ji ka thullu 2014-02-13 16-59.JPG
Kapil Sharma posing baba ji ka thullu on Comedy Nights with Kapil
OccupationStand-up comedian, Actor, Anchor, Singer
Years active2001-present
 
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Kapil Sharma
Baba ji ka thullu 2014-02-13 16-59.JPG
Kapil Sharma posing baba ji ka thullu on Comedy Nights with Kapil
OccupationStand-up comedian, Actor, Anchor, Singer
Years active2001-present

Kapil Sharma is an Indian stand-up comedian, anchor and actor.[1] He was selected among top 100 celebrities in 2013 Forbes India magazines and he was ranked 96th in that list.[2][3] Currently he is hosting the Indian comedy show "Comedy Nights with Kapil".[1]

Career[edit]

Kapil on the set

Sharma started his career with MH1's show Hasde Hasounde Raho, Then he participated in a comedy show Ustaadon Ka Ustaad.[citation needed] He hosted a comedy show Chhote Miyan (2008) with Juhi Parmar,[4] and Jhalak Dikhla Jaa season 6 with Manish Paul.[5] In 2009, he joined the comedy reality show Hans Baliye as a wild card entry with Bavneet Chatrath.[6] He was the winner of the stand-up comedy reality series, The Great Indian Laughter Challenge (Season 3) on STAR One, where he received huge acclaim for his stand-up comedy characters, Lala Roshan Lal and Shamsher Singh (the Punjab Police cop).[7][8] He also won comedy series Comedy Circus Ke SuperStars, Comedy Circus Ka Jadoo, Jubilee Comedy Circus, Comedy Circus Ka Naya Daur and Kahani Comedy Circus Ki on Sony India.[9] At CNN-IBN Indian of the Year awards, Sharma was felicitated with Entertainer of the Year award for 2013 by Amol Palekar in recognition of his contribution to the show.[8]

Filmography[edit]

Shows
Films

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Kapil Sharma plays the 'Traffic monitor' at India Gate". The Times of India. 26 September 2013. 
  2. ^ "2013 Celebrity 100 List - Forbes India Magazine". Forbesindia.com. Retrieved 2014-03-03. 
  3. ^ The author has posted comments on this article (2013-12-13). "Kapil Sharma in Forbes' celebrity list - The Times of India". Timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 2014-03-03. 
  4. ^ Lady laughter sends T-town rolling
  5. ^ "Daily soaps weren't creatively satisfying: Manish Paul". The Times of India. Aug 11, 2013. Retrieved 2013-08-16. 
  6. ^ "Wild Card entry in Hans Baliye". 06/08/2009. 
  7. ^ "I don't want to be known as just a stand-up comedian" Kapil Sharma tellychakkar, 17 Sep 2007.
  8. ^ a b "The Great Punjabi Challenge". The Tribune. 16 September 2007. 
  9. ^ "Parvati Singhal, Kapil crown Comedy King". Siasat. 2010-08-29. Retrieved 2014-03-03. 
  10. ^ "Kapil Sharma honoured with Indian of the Year award". Retrieved 14 January 2014. 

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