Ram Kapoor

Ram Kapoor

Ram Kapoor at the unveiling of his show Bade Achhe Lagte Hain
Born Ram
(1973-09-01) 1 September 1973[1]
Jalandhar, Punjab, India
Nationality Indian
Occupation Actor
Years active 1997–present
Known for Acting in Kasamh Se and Bade Achhe Lagte Hain
Home town Usai, Maharashtra, India
Spouse(s) Gautami Kapoor (2003–present)
Children 2

Ram Kapoor ([raːm qaːpuːr]; born 1 September 1973)[1] is an Indian television actor. He portrayed Jai Walia in Kasamh Se, the character Ram Kapoor in Bade Achhe Lagte Hain, and hosted Rakhi Ka Swayamwar.

He won the Indian Telly Awards for best actor consecutively (in 2006, 2007 and 2008).[2]

Early life and education

He spent his formative years at Sherwood College, Nainital, Uttarakhand. At Sherwood College, Kapoor was introduced to acting, when as a challenge and an order from his head captain he auditioned for the annual school theatrical production of Charley's Aunt and performed the lead role. Under the direction and tutelage of Amir Raza Hussein Kapoor found his career path and realised his love for acting. After completing his 10th board exams, Kapoor studied at the Kodaikanal International School. After his graduation, Kapoor decided to join the entertainment industry and left for Los Angeles in the United States with the intention of joining UCLA to study film making but joined a Stanislavski-based acting academy in Los Angeles.[1]


Kapoor made his on screen debut with the television serial Nyay (1997).[3] He took up three more shows Heena (1998), Sangharsh (1999) in the same year he was offered a part in Kavita (2000).[1][3]

In 2000 Kapoor acted in Ghar Ek Mandir.[3] Kapoor worked with Amir Raza Hussein once again in the play The Fifty Days of War-Kargil which ran for 10 days in New Delhi as a tribute to the heroes of the Kargil War. Ram played five characters.[4]

In 2001 Kapoor acted in Rishtey, in the serial Kabhi Aaye Na Judaai and a cameo appearance in Mira Nair's film Monsoon Wedding.[1]

He appeared in Dhadkan (2003) and Awaz - Dil Se Dil Tak, followed Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi with Bali (2004), a telefilm in which he played Prithvi Singh.[1]

In 2005 Kapoor's Hindi movies were Devaki,[5] Kal: Yesterday and Tomorrow[6] and Missed Call.[1]

In 2006, he starred in the show Kasamh Se in the role of Jai Walia.

Kapoor opted for Basera. Kapoor participated in two reality shows: Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa' as a participant'i and Rakhi Ka Swayamwar as a host.[1]

Kapoor appeared in minor roles in two films in 2010. The first was the commercial Karthik Calling Karthik, with Kapoor playing the role of Kamath. The second, Udaan, was a Parallel Cinema directed by Vikrmaditya Motwane and under the banner of Anurag Kashyap.[1]

In 2011, he starred in the show Bade Achhe Lagte Hain in the role of Ram Kapoor.[1]

Ram Kapoor with Deepak Bhanushali on the Shoot of Bade Achhe Lagte Hain on Once More Studios location

He appeared in Bollywood movies Agent Vinod (2012), Student Of The Year (2013) and Humshakals (2014).


Fiction shows

Year Show Role
1998 Heena Dr. Amir
1999 Sangharsh Pitambar Tahilyani
1999 Nyaay Gaurav
2000 Kavita Rishi Grover
2000-2002 Ghar Ek Mandir Rahul
2001 Kabhi Aaye Na Judaai Rajeshwar Agnihotri
2001 Rishtey Sujoy Chaudary
2002 Kehta Hai Dil Jai Singh
2003 Awaz - Dil Se Dil Tak Vishal
2003 Dhadkan Dr. Rajeev Agarwal
2004 Bali Prithvi Singh
2004 Manshaa Vinay Khanna
2005 Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi Shadab
2005 Devaki Rahul
2006-09 Kasamh Se Jai Udai Walia
2007 Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi Jas Thakral
2009 Basera Keshu Bhai Sanghvi
2011-14 Bade Achhe Lagte Hain Ram Amarnath Kapoor
2013 Sanskaar – Dharohar Apnon Ki Parmeshwar Patel Kapoor / Paddy
2015 Dil Ki Baatein Dil Hi Jaane Ram Ahuja
2016 Tamanna Avinash Arora

Reality shows

Year Title Role
2002 Kamzor Kadi Kaun Guest contestant
2002 Chalti Ka Naam Antakshari Guest contestant
2003 Khullja Sim Sim Guest contestant
2006 Jodee Kamaal Ki Guest contestant
2006 Kam Ya Zyaada Contestant
2009 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Contestant[7]
2009 Rakhi Ka Swayamwar Host[8]
2010 Swayamwar 2 - Rahul Dhulaniya Lejaayenge Host
2011 Kaun Banega Crorepati 5 Guest participant
2012 Kaun Banega Crorepati 6[9] Guest participant
2013 Welcome- Bazzi mehman nawazi ki Host


Year Event Role
2001 Indian Telly Awards Host
2003 Indian Telly Awards Host
2006 Zee Astitva Awards Host[10]
2007 7th Indian Telly Awards Host
2012 11th Indian Telly Awards Host
2012 12th Indian Television Academy Awards Host
2013 12th Indian Telly Awards Host


Year Film Role
2000 50 Day War-Kargil[4] 5 different characters
2001 Monsoon Wedding Shelly
2003 Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi Arun Mehta
2005 Kal: Yesterday and Tomorrow Rohan Sehgal
Missed Call Vinay Murthi
2010 Karthik Calling Karthik Kamath
Udaan Jimmy
2011 Love U...Mr. Kalakaar! Deshraj Diwan
2012 Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu Mr Bulani
Agent Vinod Abu Nazir
Student Of The Year Ashok Nanda
2013 Mai Subhash Joshi
Mere Dad Ki Maruti Tej Khullar
2014 Shaadi Ke Side Effects Ranveer
Humshakals Mamaji / Johnny / Rajvinder
Lakshmi Lakshmi's Advocate
2015 Kuch Kuch Locha Hai[11][12] Praveen Patel
2016 Baar Baar Dekho Diya's father


Year Award Category For the show
2006 Indian Television Academy Awards Best Actor(Jury)[13] Kasamh Se
Indian Telly Awards Best Actor (Popular)[2]
2011 Indian Television Academy Awards Best Actor(Jury)[14] Bade Acche Lagte Hain
2012 Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Awards Best Television Actor (Male)[15]
Indian Television Academy Awards Best Actor(Jury)[16]


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