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Overview (3)

Born in Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Birth NameTusshar Ravi Kapoor
Height 5' 6¼" (1.69 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Tusshar Kapoor is an Indian actor. He is the son of Bollywood actor Jeetendra and Shobha Kapoor and brother of Ekta Kapoor. He studied at the University of Michigan and graduated with a BBA from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business.

Tushar made his debut with Mujhe Kucch Kehna Hai alongside Kareena Kapoor in (2001). The next two years followed with a list of box office flops, although he was noted for acting alongside his father in the teen slasher film Kucch To Hai (2003). He was recognized for his role as a shy boy who gains the ability to become invisible in Gayab (2004). Kapoor appeared in comic roles in Golmaal (2006) and Golmaal Returns (2008) and Golmaal 3 (2010).

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Tariq I. Samy

Trivia (36)

Son of Jeetendra.
Brother of Ekta Kapoor (producer).
Cousin of actor/director Abhishek Kapoor.
Nephew of Mumbai film distributor Ramesh Sippy ( Not the director). His mom's sister Raksha is married to Ramesh Sippy. They have 2 daughters and a son. Ramesh was infamous for his involvement with actress Moushami Chatterjee in 1988.
Nephew of producer Prasan Kapoor ( Jeetendra's brother).Wife name is Priya Kapoor.
Nephew of producer Nitin Kapoor ( Jeetendra's cousin}.
Father Jeetendra was shooting for the film Dildaar when he got the news that Tusshar was born.
Nephew of actress Jayasudha (Nitin Kapoor's wife).
Nephew of producer, director VK Sobti.
Nephew of writer , costume designer Nim Sood. ( Mom's sister).
Was signed for Indra Kumar's Dhamaal but later opted out.
Was signed for the short story " Sex on The Beach" in Dus Kahaniyan, but was replaced by Dino Morea.
Was signed for Abhay Deol's role in The Lover's aka Singularity ,co starring Bipasha Basu. He later opted out.
Starred in Sagar Bellary's shelved film " Double Jhol" co starring Mugda Godhse and Minisha Lamba. This was in 2007. Tusshar was playing a double role.
Starred in Satish Kaushik's shelved film Co Starring Sohail Khan and Kirti Reddy. This was in 2003.
Was offered Karan Nath's role in " LOC - Line of Control". He decided against as he found the role too small.
Tusshar had signed Tezz . He was to play Zayed Khan's role. He opted out due to date problems.
Was signed for Dil Maange More but was replaced by Shahid Kapoor.
Starred in Ramesh Taurani's shelved film " Friends". Co starring Karan Nath , Kirti Reddy. Directed by Shaina Nath ( Rakesh Nath's daughter). When the film was launched Rakesh Nath was producing it with Arjun Rampal and Apoorva Agnihothri and Aryaman (Aryaajit) Sapru in the lead. Preeti Sapru brother Aryaman (Aryaajit) was going to be launched as a actor.That was in 1999. When the producers changed , so did the lead cast. This was in 2001.
Nikitin Dheer's role in Mission: Istanbul was first offered to Tusshar, but he turned down the role.
Starred in Dr. Teti Tandon' shelved film opposite Preeti Jhangiani. It was to be directed by Partho Gosh. This was 2001.
Starred in Abbas Mustan's shelved film that was going to be produced by Ekta Kapoor.This was in 2004.
Starred in Manish Malhotra shelved film. Starring Akshay Kumar, Tusshar Kapoor, Preity Zinta, Kareena Kapoor. This was in 2004.
Cousin name is Rakesh Sippy. (Son of film distributor Ramesh Sippy).
Cousin Aparna Prerna Kapoor writes several blogs online.
Cousin name is Aparna Kapoor (Abhishek Kapoor's sister.).
Nephew of producer Laxmi Sobti. Jeetendra sister.
Signed for Bhaiyaji Superhit in 2011 but replaced by Shreyas Talpade .
Satish Kaushik was planning a film titled Music with Tusshar in 2010. The film got shelved.
Was signed for Padmalaya's Aamdani Athani Karcha Rupaiya but opted out. Vinay Anand replaced him.
Sangeet Sivan announced in the film "Kya Fool Hain Hum" (2008). Starring Govinda,Sohail Khan, Ashish Chaudhary and Javed Jaffrey. Produced by Sangeet Sivan and Sanjay Ahluwalia, Directed by Ajay Chandhok. It was put on the back burner. The film was later restarted as Jab Jab Fools Mile with Sanjay Dutt,Bobby Deol . The film was stalled for unknown reasons. Sangeet Sivan finally announced the film with Tusshar ,Arshad Warsi and Kunal Khemu. The film never went past the announcement.
Vashu Bhagnani was going to produce the film Lakeer in 2002. He signed Vinod Khanna, Jackie Shroff, Akshay Kumar, Abhishek Bachchan, Tusshar Kapoor,Kareena Kapoor. When Vashu decided to drop the film, Ahmed Khan took the script to Vicky Kumar. They decided to replace Jackie Shroff with Sunny Deol, Akshay Kumar with Sunil Shetty, Abhishek Bachchan with John Abraham and Tusshar Kapoor with Sohail Khan, Kareena Kapoor with Nauheed Cyrusi.
Was the first choice from Pravin Dabas role in Khosla Ka Ghosla.
When Abbas Mustan wrote the script of 36 China Town in 2003, they wrote it for Bobby Deol, Akshaye Khanna and Tusshar Kapoor.
When Dilwale (2015) was planned, Tusshar was originally suppose to play Varun Dhawan's role.
Declined Anuj's role in Chingaari (2006).

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