Film Producer

Siddharth Roy Kapur

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Age 49
Birthday August 21974
Birth Sign Leo
City India
Country India
Profession Film Producer

Siddharth Roy Kapur is a famous Film Producer, born on August 2, 1974 in India. As of December 2022, Siddharth Roy Kapur’s net worth is $5 Million. His 2008 historical romance, Jodhaa Akbar, received IIFA, Screen, and Filmfare Awards.

Parents Salome Roy Kapur, Kumud Roy Kapur
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Siblings Aditya Roy Kapur, Kunaal Roy Kapur
Spouse Vidya Balan
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Siddharth Roy Kapur Biography

Best known as a director of The Walt Disney Company of India, this businessman and movie producer worked on such films as Chennai Express, Grandmaster, and the cult drama Rang De Basanti. Siddharth was born in Bombay (present-day Mumbai) on August 2, 1974. His paternal grandfather, Raghupat Roy Kapur was a film producer. Siddharth’s father is Kumud Roy Kapur, and his mother, Salome Roy Kapur, is a former Miss India and renowned dance choreographer. She is the daughter of Sam and Ruby Aaron, who were pioneering teachers of ballroom and Latin American dance forms in India. Siddharth is the eldest of three brothers; his younger brothers are the well known actors Aditya Roy Kapur and Kunaal Roy Kapur..

He and his two brothers, Kunaal Roy Kapur and Aditya Roy Kapur (both successful screen actors), grew up in India as the children of a Jewish mother and a Punjabi father. Before marrying actress Vidya Balan in 2012, he was twice married and divorced.

Siddharth Roy Kapur (born 2 August 1974) is an eminent Indian film producer, founder and MD of Roy Kapur Films and the President of Film and Television Producers Guild of India. Prior to this, he was Managing Director of The Walt Disney Company India. Siddharth’s filmography includes some of the highest grossing Indian films of all time as well as genre-defining critically acclaimed films.

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In 2002, Siddharth moved back to the STAR headquarters in Hong Kong, as Director (Marketing) and was promoted to Vice President in 2003, the youngest Vice President in STAR TV at the time. At the STAR headquarters in Hong Kong, he led the Central Marketing & Creative Services team, which developed marketing campaigns for STAR channels across India, China, Taiwan, Southeast Asia, the U.K. and the U.S.

Siddharth Roy Kapur Net Worth

Siddharth Roy Kapur is one of the richest Film Producer & listed on most popular Film Producer. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Siddharth Roy Kapur‘s net worth $5 Million.

Net Worth $5 Million
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Source of Income Film Producer
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House Living in own house.

After graduating from Sydenham College (Mumbai, India) and subsequently earning a Master of Business Administration degree from the Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, he worked for Star TV and Procter & Gamble. He later became the Chief Executive Officer of UTV, a network that was later absorbed by Disney India.

In 2002, Siddharth moved back to the STAR headquarters in Hong Kong, as Director (Marketing) and was promoted to Vice President in 2003, the youngest Vice President in STAR TV at the time. At the STAR headquarters in Hong Kong, he led the Central Marketing & Creative Services team, which developed marketing campaigns for STAR channels across India, China, Taiwan, Southeast Asia, the U.K. and the U.S.

Siddharth joined UTV in Mumbai in 2005, as Senior Vice President, Marketing & Communications for the Group, across Motion Pictures, Broadcasting, TV Production, Animation and Corporate. He led the marketing efforts responsible for taking Hungama TV to a leadership position in the competitive kids broadcasting space. He also led the marketing efforts behind multiple path breaking films, including the cult BAFTA-nominated blockbuster Rang De Basanti and the sleeper hit Khosla Ka Ghosla, both of which released in 2006 and started a new trend in the way movies were marketed in India. In his next role, he took over the Revenue function at UTV Motion Pictures and was responsible for Distribution & Syndication worldwide, in addition to his marketing responsibilities.

In January 2008, Siddharth took over as CEO of UTV Motion Pictures and after the integration of UTV with The Walt Disney Company (India) in 2012, he held the role of Managing Director, Studios. Responsible for all aspects of Development, Production, Marketing, Distribution and Syndication, he led the studio to incredible commercial success and critical acclaim across a six-year period, producing and releasing some of the most important and successful films of the decade, such as Taare Zameen Par, Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na, Jodhaa Akbar, Fashion, Aamir, A Wednesday!, Dev D, Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!, Kaminey, Wake Up Sid, Raajneeti, Udaan, Peepli Live, Welcome to Sajjanpur, No One Killed Jessica, Delhi Belly, Paan Singh Tomar, Shahid, Rowdy Rathore, Barfi!, ABCD, Kai Po Che, Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, The Lunchbox and Chennai Express. The films produced by UTV under Siddharth’s leadership won numerous awards, including prestigious National Awards, Filmfare Awards and many others, establishing UTV Motion Pictures as one of India’s most admired and successful studios. Five of the movies that were selected to represent India at the Academy Awards during this period were either produced or released by UTV, under Siddharth’s leadership

Who is Siddharth Roy Kapur dating?

According to our records, Siddharth Roy Kapur married to Vidya Balan. As of May 2022, Siddharth Roy Kapur’s is not dating anyone.

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In January 2014, Siddharth was promoted to Managing Director of Disney India, with the responsibility for driving the strategy and growth for The Walt Disney Company in one of its most important growth markets in the world. Disney India’s business spans across broadcasting, movies, consumer products, digital experiences and live entertainment, and is represented through multiple brands namely Disney, UTV, Marvel, Lucasfilm, Pixar, ABC, bindass, Indiagames and Hungama TV.

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Facts & Trivia

Ranked on the list of most popular Film Producer. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in India. Siddharth Roy Kapur celebrates birthday on August 2 of every year.

Under Siddharth’s leadership over three years from January 2014 till December 2016, Disney emerged as one of India’s leading media and entertainment companies. It produced and released India’s Highest and Second Highest Grossing Movies of All Time ( Dangal in 2016 ) (PK in 2014) as well as India’s highest grossing Hollywood movie of All Time (The Jungle Book in 2016), as well as a host of other successful movies like Kick, 2 States, ABCD 2, Haider, Heropanti, Highway, Khoobsurat and Filmistaan. It also pioneered a new format of entertainment in the country, producing the first-ever Broadway-scale theatrical show to be mounted in India with a completely local cast and crew, Disney’s Beauty and The Beast, which opened to huge commercial and critical success in Mumbai and Delhi in 2015.

Who was Siddharth Roy Kapur first wife?

His first wife, Aarti Bajaj was his childhood friend. After divorcing her, he married television producer Kavita, whom he divorced in 2011. Kapur married actress Vidya Balan on 14 December 2012.

Does Siddharth Roy Kapur have children?

It’s been almost nine years since Vidya Balan and Siddharth Roy Kapur’s wedding, however, the two have not started their family yet. Vidya and Siddharth don’t have any kid as of now, yet the actress is often rumoured to be pregnant.

Is Siddharth Roy Kapur billionaire?

Siddharth Roy Kapur’s net worth 37 crores ($1 Million – $5 Million). He is a film producer and also is the founder and MD of Roy Kapur Films. He has produced and co-produced hit films like Dangal, Chennai Express, Pihu, The Sky Is Pink, Barfi, Kai Po Che among others.

Are Siddharth Roy Kapoor and Aditya Roy Kapoor related?

Early life and background His grandfather, Raghupat Roy Kapur, was a film producer in the early 1940s. Kapur is the youngest of the three siblings- his eldest brother, Siddharth Roy Kapur, was the chief executive officer of UTV Motion Pictures and is married to the actress, Vidya Balan.

Who was Siddharth Roy Kapur second wife?

Vidya Balan

Starting January 2017, Siddharth moved on from Disney to set up his own production house, Roy Kapur Films, which produces movies and digital content across all scales and genres. Roy Kapur Films’ first production The Sky Is Pink starring, Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Farhan Akhtar was the only Asian film to be selected for the Gala Premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) in 2019. More recently, Roy Kapur Films’ Yeh Ballet, a Netflix original released to great acclaim.

Siddharth has featured on Variety’s #Variety500 global list #Variety500Global of the most influential people in global entertainment for three consecutive years from 2018-2020.

You may read full biography about Siddharth Roy Kapur from Wikipedia.
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