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Aditya Roy Kapur

Born in Mumbai on November 16, 1985 to a Punjabi father and Indian-Jewish mother, Salome Roy Kapur, Aditya Roy Kapur is an actor and former VJ. He made his film debut in 2009 playing a minor role in Vipul Shah’s musical drama London Dreams starring Salman Khan and Ajay Devgan. The film was not well-received by critics and was unsuccessful at the box office.

He was next seen in the science fiction romantic comedy Action Replayy starring Akshay Kumar and Aishwarya Rai, also directed by Vipul Shah which was unsuccessful both critically and commercially. He next appeared in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Guzaarish starring Hrithik Roshan and Aishwarya Rai. The film was not commercially successful, but it earned mixed reviews from critics.

Kapur's career reached a turning point in 2013 when he played the male lead in Mohit Suri's romantic drama Aashiqui 2 opposite Shraddha Kapoor, followed by Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani. His performance earned him positive reviews and a nomination for Filmfare Best Supporting Actor.