Shakti Kapoor is a Bollywood actor. He is notably known for playing comic and villainous roles. He is known for acting alongside comedian Kader Khan in over 100 films.
Career He once acted in C-grade and pornographic movies. Since the start of his career in 1972 he has often been nominated for the Filmfare Award in the Best Comedian category and won once, for his performance in David Dhawan's film, Raja Babu. During his career, he was part of many successful films such as Aasha, Khiladi, Aankhen, Judwaa and many more. Nowadays, Shakti is a regular fixture in Priyadarshan films like Hungama, Hulchul, Chup Chup Ke and Maalamaal Weekly.
Controversy Kapoor was embroiled in controversy in 2005, when during a sting operation he solicited sexual favors from a television reporter posing as an aspiring Bollywood actress. The incident caused the actor to be ostracized for a short period of time, but then the public got over it.
Personal life He is married to Shivangi and has two children, a son Siddharth Kapoor and daughter Shraddha Kapoor. Siddarth Kapoor was recently arrested in a pub. He is the brother-in-law of prominent Marathi actress Padmini Kolhapure.