Top 50 Most Desirable Men: No.28 - Aditya Roy Kapur, Accidentally Becoming An Actor

Nalini Suri |May 29, 2019

Self-aware of his ability, Aditya Roy Kapur still ranked him 28th in Top 50 Most Desirable Men. Known as an actor, but actually, from the first time, he did not intend to step into this career.

Getting a spotlight from Aashiqui 2, Aditya Roy Kapur has listed himself in Top 50 Most Desirable Men. What makes him gain that ranking, let’s check out some unforgettable points.

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His well-established family

Born in 1985 in a family that is an affiliate with arts. Aditya’s grandfather was a choreographer who migrated from Pakistan to India. His father used to work in the army and once posted in Kashmir meeting his mother who directed several school plays. In addition, Aditya’s eldest brother named Siddharth is at the head of Royal Kapur Films and his second brother Kunaal is an actor, too.

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Aditya Roy Kapur and his 2 elder brothers

It seems like Aditya Roy Kapur must be gene from his family tradition of arts. However, he said he was the one with the least artistic inclining.

Early life before becoming an actor

When Aditya Roy Kapur was at school, he desired to become a cricketer instead of following his family’s tradition. Not as his desire, he had to quit cricket classes of coaching in his standard of sixth.

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Ahead starts of Aditya’s film career, he spent 5 years working as a VJ on Channel V, marking his first step attractively into the entertainment industry. That profession brought him immense popularity by his own unique hosting style and wonderful comic timing. The below is an episode that he was a VJ of that show:

Furthermore, he would like to release an album made by himself before starting an acting career.

Top 50 Most Desirable Men: Aditya Roy Kapur - an actor by chance

The actor quips:


For who has been familiar with Hindi cinema can see that Aditya Roy Kapur has made a dramatic change and gradually loved the acting profession.

“It all happened by chance”, said the actor, adding


His debut film was London Dreams made in 2009 which turned him to be an actor. 33-year-old Aditya shared that


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Highlights and downgrades in the acting career

Aditya Roy Kapur witnessed himself:


While still being a VJ, Aditya received a phone call for an audition of a film. Putting priority to enter the industry, he had to take dance and diction classes to gain an improvement in his Hindi accent.

In 2008, Aditya debuted in the musical comedy-drama named London Dreams signed by Vipul Amrutlal Shah but the drama performed poorly with total grossing of ₹61 crores in the box office.

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Aditya Roy Kapur in "London Dreams"

In other 2 films science-fiction romantic Action Replay and romantic Guzaarish, he played in the role of supporting. But again, both of them were unsuccessful in commercial even when Guzaarish received lots of good complaints on its story.

After being absent from full-screen for 3 years, Aditya Roy Kapur came back to lead Aashiqui 2, a musical romance. Initially, the film went to actor Tiger Shroff but then it was offered to Aditya. As a chance, he made it a commercially successful film with a worldwide grossing of ₹1.06 billion.

Due to his success, Aditya won Big Star Entertainment Awards in 2013 and Filmfare Awards in 2014 for Best Actor, together with other big awards from Aashiqui 2.

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Aditya Roy Kapur won Big Star Entertainment Awards

The journey that Aditya Roy Kapur named him worthily in Top 50 Most Desirable Men has been not so easy and gone throughout many ups and downs in his career. However, whoever he is, he is still successful in making efforts and love in the profession.


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