1 Rejected from The Great India Laughter Challenge!
YES, Kapil Sharma first auditioned for The Great Indian Laughter Challenge in Amritsar, where he faced rejection. Then he auditioned again in Delhi and got selected. He later went on to win the show! Now that is an amazing redemtion!!
2 His first love is singing!
When Kapil first came to Mumbai, he dreamed of becoming a singer. He participated as a wild card in singing reality show Star Ya Rockstar and won the second prize. Despite this, he couldn't peruse it further and started doing comedy. Even now we are able to witness his singing in his Comedy Show!
3 He worked as a newspaper vendor
Before making it big in the comedy industry, Kapil worked at many odd jobs such as selling newspapers, working at clothing store, general store and at a PCO.
4 He has won 6 seasons of Comedy Circus!!!
Kapil Sharma is the king of winning reality shows. After he rose to fame by winning The Great Indian Laughter Challenge, he went on to win comedy reality show Comedy Circus for six consecutive seasons.
5 His show was the top show for 100 weeks!
Now, that's an achievement! Comedy Nights With Kapil was an Indian sketch comedy and celebrity talk show which was on air from June 2013 to January 2016. During this time it was the top ranked show for 100 consecutive weeks!
6 He saved seats for his father
Kapil's father wanted to see him succeed as a comedian, but before he could make it big, his father died of cancer. When Kapil travelled for his shows abroad, he booked two seats in the flight and saved one for his father in his memory.
7 He promotes animal rights
He and the cast of Comedy Nights with Kapil appeared in PETA campaign to promote the adoption of homeless dogs and cats. He adopted a homeless dog and a retired police dog from Mumbai. He has also campaigned regularly for Swatcha Bharat Abhiyaan.