Kapil Sharma birthday special: Six lesser known facts about the king of comedy

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Kapil Sharma birthday special: Six lesser known facts about the king of comedy

New Delhi: Kapil Sharma – also fondly known as King of Comedy has turned 36 today. The superstar comedian who is now a household name started his career in television after nearly a decade of struggle in the industry. Reportedly, Sharma's father who was a head constable in Amritsar wanted to see his son rise to become a star some day. Although he couldn't witness this feat by his son, the whole country is crazy about Kapil for his trademark 'clean' comedy and unique antics.

Here's are a few lesser known facts about the star comedian:


Have you ever noticed just how well the comedian croons on-stage? The star comedian who rose to fame with 'Comedy Nights With Kapil' in 2013 – also has an inclination for singing. He is gearing up to come up with an album next year.

Acting skills

It is less of a surprise that Kapil can also act. He has appeared in a movie 'Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon' in 2015. You will be amazed to know that Kapil will next be hitting the silver screen with upcoming movie 'Firangi' which is also being produced by his own production house.

Contributed to Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

Kapil Sharma also has participated in government projects. He was nominated by Narendra Modi for Swachh Bharat Abhiyan which he accepted.

Done various odd jobs before big break

Before hitting it big in 'CNWK', Kapil Sharma had tried his hand in many other odd jobs. He had even worked at a local PCO shop.

Started with 'Hasde Hasounde Ravo'

Kapil Sharma started off with MH1's show Hasde Hasounde Ravo. Later on he also participated in 'The Great Punjabi Comedy Show'.

Gave away 'Great Indian Laughter Challenge' prize gift money to sister's wedding

A generous brother Kapil gave away the prize money of 'Great Indian Laughter Challenge' for his sister's wedding, which turned out to be the most lavish weddings in his family.