Karan Kapadia Actor, Age, Biography, Wiki, Movies, Family

karan kapadia

Karan Kapadia (born 16th September 1993) is an Indian actor who is the son of former Bollywood actress late Simple Kapadia who passed away due to cancer in 2009 while he was still young. He made his Bollywood debut with the action thriller film Blank. After the death of his mother, he shifted with his maternal aunt Dimple who’s been a strong pillar for him both as a mother and father ever since.

Karan Kapadia Actor, Age, Biography, Wiki

Name Karan Kapadia 
Profession Actor
Height 172cm or 1.72m or 5’8”
Weight 88kg or 194lbs
Body Measurements Chest:40, Waist: 30, Biceps: 14
DebutBlank in 2019
Eye Colour Black 
Hair Colour Black
Date of Birth 16th September 1993 (26 years as of 2020)
Zodiac Virgo
Birthplace Mumbai, Maharashtra, India 
Nationality Indian 
Hometown Mumbai, Maharashtra, India 
Religion Hinduism 
Residence Samudra Mahal, Birla Lane, Juhu, Mumbai 400049, Maharashtra, India 
Tattoo 3 (neck, abdomen and forearm)
Hobbies Swimming and horse riding 
Marital status Unmarried 
Affairs Nikita Gosain (Hair Stylist)
FatherLate Sardarji
MotherSimple Kapadia (actress and costume designer)
CousinRinkee Khanna and Twinkle Khanna (actors)
Brother in law Akshay Kumar 

Early life and Background 

Karan Kapadia was born to Late actress and costume designer Simple Kapadia who passed away due to cancer in 2009 while he was only 15 years old. He belonged to a Hindu family. His father was Sardarji who also passed away while he was young. After the loss of his mother, he shifted with his maternal aunt Dimple, who was also an actor she has been both a mother and father to him ever since.

When he has only 14 years old he once said about his wish to become an actor to cousin and brother in law Twinkle Khanna (former actress and interior designer) and Akshay Kumar who didn’t take him seriously then but when they saw his determination they backed him up and supported him all through his journey.

His other cousin Rinkee Khanna is also an actor. Karan pursued his acting course from Jeff Goldberg Studio before venture his film career. He was 110kgs prior to his debut but he lost all the weight in order to start his career. 

Personal Life 

The actor is rumoured to be dating hair stylist Nikita Gosain. It is revealed through sources that the duo met through common friends and soon they hit it off and started dating each other. They are also seen posting pictures with each other on their social media accounts.

Personal Favourite’s

Actor Akshay Kumar, Will Smith and Cillian Murphy 
Actress Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone 
Musician Cold Play, Brian Littrel and Liam Gallagher
TV shows Sherlock Holmes and Last Night Together with John Oliver 
SportKickboxing and Martial arts 


Karan did his acting course from Jeff Goldberg Studio before entering into films. He once told his Cousin and Brother in law Twinkle Khanna and Akshay Kumar about his wish to venture films but they didn’t take seriously as he was only 14 years old then but later when they saw the determination they backed him supported him through his journey.

He lost his weight from 110kgs to 88kgs before appearing on the screen. Karan started his career as an assistant director in Akshay Kumar’s Boss. He also acted in the short film Crescendo. In 2019 he made his debut with Behzad Khambata’s directorial Blank where he played the role of Hanif, a 26-year-old boy who tries to figure out his role in the world. He did the movie alongside Sunny Deol.

Movies as an assistant director 

  • Boss

Movies as an actor 

  • Crescendo
  • Blank in 2019

Lesser-known Facts 

  • Karan belongs to a Hindu family. He is the son of former Bollywood actress and costume designer Simple Kapadia. 
  • His cousin Twinkle Khanna is a writer, former actress and interior designer. His brother in law is actor Akshay Kumar.  His maternal aunt is Dimple Kapadia a former actress. His other cousin Rinkee Khanna is an actor. 
  • His surname means fabric maker and is a textile worker class traditionally. 
  • Karan told that he wanted to become an actor to Twinkle Khanna and Akshay Kumar when he was 14 years old.
  • His mother died of cancer when he was 15 years old.
  • He lives with his maternal aunt Dimple Kapadia (a former actress).
  • The actor is a fitness lover and loves Kickboxing, gymming and martial arts which he learned during Blank. He learnt horse riding,  bike riding and swimming for six months in Bangkok
  • Before Blank, he was rejected in several auditions due to lack of potential as stated by the audition takers.
  • Prior to his film, he worked with Tony D’Souza as his assistant in the film Boss who spotted his potential and eventually selected him for the lead role in Black.
  • He played a short role in Crescendo of a deaf man who almost lost his sister in Bombay Riots of 1992.  The short film was premiered at the Cannes Film Festival. 
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