News Nation Logo

Happy Birthday Kapil Sharma: Lesser Known Facts About World-Record Holder Comedian

Kapil Sharma hailed as comedy king hogged the limelight after winning the reality television show The Great Indian Laughter Challenge in 2007 and since then there has been no looking back. However, not everyone knows he was first rejected during the auditions. Here are some other lesser-known facts about one of the most viewed reality show, The Kapil Sharma Show host and Birthday boy of the day.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 02 April 2020, 04:48:42 PM
kapilsharmacover

Kapil Sharma: Lesser Known Facts About World-Record Setting Comedian

1

Kapil Sharma hailed as ‘comedy king’ hogged the limelight after winning the reality television show The Great Indian Laughter Challenge in 2007 and since then there has been no looking back. However, not everyone knows he was first rejected during the auditions. Here are some other lesser-known facts about one of the most viewed reality show, The Kapil Sharma Show host and Birthday boy of the day. 

Pic Courtesy: Instagram

kapilsharma singing at indian idol

Kapil Sharma: Lesser Known Facts About World-Record Setting Comedian

2

Not just a comedian Kapil Sharma is a gifted singer as well. He participated in ZEE TV's music reality show Star Ya Rockstar. Determined to enter the world of showbiz, Kapils' vocals impressed judges Anu Malik and Alisha Chinai making him the runner-up of the competition.

kapil sharma 18 year old pic

Kapil Sharma: Lesser Known Facts About World-Record Setting Comedian

3

One of the highest paid TV star Kapil used to work at a phone booth in his early days for pocket money after his father was diagnosed with cancer in final stages. 

kapilsharma at his show

Kapil Sharma: Lesser Known Facts About World-Record Setting Comedian

4

Kapil Sharma' excellence in performing arts made mane colleges willing to sponser his higher education. He onece revealed that chose Commercial Art as it was the most expensive course, and also did a diploma in Computer Science, as it was the only classroom with air-conditioning!

kapil sharma and shahrukh khan 1542873658

Kapil Sharma: Lesser Known Facts About World-Record Setting Comedian

5

On Koffee With Karan, Kapil confessed the had once gatecrashed a party hosted by Shah Rukh for a cousin. They were however, recieved with warm welcome and treated with much love. He and ended up staying for 2-2.5 hours and SRK shushed him said, ‘No one here knows whether you were invited or not, don’t worry about it.'

kapil sharma world record

Kapil Sharma: Lesser Known Facts About World-Record Setting Comedian

6

Last year, the World Book of Records London honoured Kapil for being one of the most viewed stand-up comedians in India. He shared the certificate on his Instagram stories and thanked fans for their love and support.