Shakti Kapoor was born 3 September 1958 and is an Indian Bollywood actor. He is notably known for playing comic and villainous roles. He is known for acting alongside comedian Kader Khan in over 100 films. Since the start of his career in 1972 he has often been nominated for the Filmfare Award in the Best Comedian category and won once, for his performance in David Dhawan's film, Raja Babu. During his career, he has enacted in some vulgar roles in Hindi Softcore movies and was also a part of many successful films such as Aasha, Khiladi, Aankhen, Judwaa and many more. Nowadays, Shakti is a regular fixture in Priyadarshan films like Hungama, Hulchul, Chup Chup Ke and Malamaal Weekly and most recently Malayalam remake Bhagam Bhag.