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Siddharth Roy Kapur biography
Siddharth Roy Kapoor grew up in Mumbai, studied at GD Somani School and got his B.Com degree from Sydenham college. He later got his MBA from Jamnalal Bajaj. After completing his education, he did a stint in Brand Management with leading FMCG firm, P&G. But media and entertainment was his first love and he shifted to Star TV when they were moving from a half Hindi, half English to a full Hindi channel. He was part of the team that worked on KBC at that time, the show that really turned the fortunes of Star Plus. He later went to Hong Kong and Dubai and back to Hong Kong handling sales and marketing roles.
Around 2005 he was looking to come back to India and join UTV, where Ronnie was setting up a central marketing division to look after the movies, television, the entire ...» read full biography
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Siddharth Roy Kapur trivia (3)
Siddharth's father, who chose to serve the Indian army met his to-be-bride on a posting in Kashmir (perfect locale for romance) and so Salome Aaron became Salome Roy Kapur who went onto win the Miss India in '72 (Eve's Weekly) and even flirted with a film - Tuhi Meri Zindagi - with none other than Deb Mukherjee (the young director Ayan Mukherjee's father!)
No, Sidhharth Roy Kapur is not a BengaliI as many think. Neither the brothers have taken the second names of their father or mother. It’s just that they had a family store that was called ‘Ray Brothers’ and ‘Kapur’ was the family name. The shop was owned by their grandfather many years ago and they were known as the Ray Brothers’ family. Later Ray became Roy and Kapur got added to it. Their mother is a Jew.
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Also known as: Siddharth Ray Kapoor, Siddharth Roy Kapoor, Siddharth Ray Kapur