Tusshar Kapoor (तुषार कपूर;) is an Indian actor. He is the son of Bollywood actor Jeetendra and Shobha Kapoor and brother of Ekta Kapoor. He studied at the University of Michigan.
He made his debut with Mujhe Kuch Kehna Hai opposite to Kareena Kapoor in 2001 which was a box office hit. and he received the Filmfare Best Debut Award. The next two years was followed by a list of box office flops although he was notable for acting alongside his father in the teen slasher film Kucch To Hai (2003) and receiving acclaim for his role as a shy boy who gains the ability to become invisible in Gayab (2004).
After two years without any major box office successes, he gave a critically acclaimed performance in Khakee (2004) in which he starred opposite film legend Amitabh Bachchan and the film was a major success at the box office. He then had his second major box office hit with the comedy Kyaa Kool Hai Hum (2005). In 2006 he starred in the multi-starrer comedy Golmaal as a mute man for which he won much praise from critics and audiences.
In 2007 his first two releases Kya Love Story Hai and Good Boy, Bad Boy did not do well at the box office. His third release was the multi-starrer Shootout at Lokhandwala which did well at the box office. and won him acclaim for his performance as the real-life gangster Dilip Buwa. His later 2007 release Aggar was a disaster at the box office but his next release after that, the multi-starrer comedy Dhol did moderately well at the box office. His first release of 2008, One Two Three, did moderately well at the box office. He has also acted in the in Golmaal Returns which is the sequel to the 2006 film and did well at the box office.
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