Anil Kapoor first appeared in a small role in ‘Hamare Tumhare’ (1979), followed by the lead role in the regional-film ‘Vamsa Vruksham.’
Kapoor’s first Hindi-film lead role was in ‘Who Saat Din’ (1983). His supporting role in ‘Mashaal’ (1984) won him first award, followed by starring roles in ‘Yudh,’ ‘Saaheb’ (1985), ‘Karma’ (1986). In 1986, he featured in ‘Jaanbaaz,’ ‘Insaaf Ki Awaaz’ and ‘Chameli ki Shaadi.’ After commercially successful ‘Mr. India’ (1987), he won awards for the hit-movie ‘Tezaab’ (1988).
Kapoor’s notable films include ‘Ram Lakhan’ (1989), ‘Parinda’ (1989), ‘Kishen Kanhaiya’ (1990), ‘Awaargi’ (1990), ‘Judaai’ (1994), ‘Hamara Dil Aapke Paas Hai’ (2000), ‘Rishtey’ (2002), ‘Bewafaa’ (2005), ‘Race’ (2008), ‘Shootout at Wadala’ (2013), ‘Total Dhamaal’ (2019) among others.
The films that earned him award nominations include ‘Meri Jung’ (1985), ‘Eeshwar’ (1989), ‘Lamhe’ (1991), ‘1942: A Love Story’ (1994), ‘Trimurti’ (1995), ‘Biwi No.1’ (1999), ‘Nayak’ (2001), ‘No Entry’ (2005), and ‘Welcome’ (2007).
Kapoor won awards for ‘Beta’ (1992), ‘Virasat’ (1997), ‘Taal’ (1999), ‘Pukar’ (2000), ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ (2008), and ‘Dil Dhadakne Do’ (2015).
He was producer-actor for ‘My Wife’s Murder’ (2005), ‘No Problem’ (2010), and ‘Fanney Khan’ (2018). His international projects include the TV-series ‘24’ (2010) and ‘Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol’ (2011).
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