Kapoor & Sons, also known as Kapoor & Sons (Since 1921), is an Indian Hindi-language comedy-drama film directed by Shakun Batra and produced by Karan Johar, Hiroo Yash Johar, and Apoorva Mehta under the banners of Dharma Productions and Fox Star Studios. The film stars an ensemble cast featuring Rishi Kapoor, Ratna Pathak, Rajat Kapoor, Sidharth Malhotra, Fawad Khan and Alia Bhatt. Kapoor & Sons tells the story of two estranged brothers who return to their dysfunctional family after their grandfather suffers a cardiac arrest.


Directed by Shakun Batra
Produced by Hiroo Yash Johar
Karan Johar
Apoorva Mehta

Written by Shakun Batra
Ayesha Devitre Dhillon

Starring Rishi Kapoor
Ratna Pathak Shah
Rajat Kapoor
Sidharth Malhotra
Fawad Khan
Alia Bhatt

Music by Songs: Amaal Mallik
Tanishk Bagchi
Benny Dayal
Background Score: Sameer Uddin

Production company Dharma Productions

Distributed by Fox Star Studios

Release date 18 March 2016

Running time 140 minutes
Country India
Language Hindi
Budget ₹35 crore
Box office est. ₹152.45 crore

The film was released worldwide on 18 March 2016 and received critical acclaim mainly for its direction and performances, especially of Rishi KapoorRatna Pathak Shah and Fawad Khan. Made on a budget of ₹35 crore (US$5.2 million), the film earned over ₹152 crore (US$23 million) worldwide. At the 62nd Filmfare AwardsKapoor & Sons won five awards, including Best Supporting Actor for Rishi Kapoor, Best Story and Best Screenplay. It also was nominated for Best Film.


Rishi Kapoor as Amarjeet Kapoor
Ratna Pathak Shah as Sunita Kapoor
Rajat Kapoor as Harsh Kapoor
Sidharth Malhotra as Arjun Kapoor
Fawad Khan as Rahul Kapoor
Alia Bhatt as Tia Malik
Anahita Uberoi as Neetu Chachi
Vikram Kapadia as Shashi Chacha
Anuradha Chandan as Anu Aunty
Shanaia Kapoor as Alia
Pradeep Pradhan as Kishore (Tia's cook)
Fahim Shaikh as Boobly
Aalekh Kapoor as Sahil
Sukant Goyal as Wasim
Aakriti Dobhal as Bunkoo
Muskan Khanna Sharan as Preet
Elena Roxana Maria Fernandes as Rahul Kapoor's Manager
Arbaaz Kadwani as Sharic
Arya Sharma as Zoey
Burjor Patel as Chowksy kaka
Chandrajit Ranavde as Makhija, broker
Ram Singh as muchchhad paanwaala
Rupa Kamath as Timmy maasi
Edward Sonnenblick as Dan


Kapoor & Sons

Soundtrack album by Various artists
Released 4 March 2016
Genre Feature film soundtrack
Length 18:14
Language Hindi
Label Sony Music India

The music for the film is composed by Amaal MallikBadshahArko Pravo Mukherjee, and Tanishk Bagchi.

The background score is given by Sameer Uddin.

The lyrics are penned by Badshah, Kumaar, Manoj Muntashir, Dr. Devendra Kafir, and Abhiruchi Chand. 

Sony Music India have acquired the music rights of the film.

Sameer Uddin won the Filmfare Award for Best Background Score at the 62nd Filmfare Awards.

The film's first song "Kar Gayi Chull", a party song, was released on 17 February 2016. The second song "Bolna" was released on 24 February 2016. The full music album was released on 4 March 2016.

Track list
No. Title Singer(s) Length
1. "Kar Gayi Chull" Badshah, Fazilpuria, Sukriti KakarNeha Kakkar 3:07
2. "Bolna" Arijit SinghAsees Kaur 3:33
3. "Buddhu Sa Mann" Armaan Malik 3:26
4. "Saathi Rey" Arko Pravo Mukherjee 4:32
5. "Let's Nacho" Badshah, Benny Dayal, Nucleya 3:35

       Total length: 18:14


Rishi Kapoor was awarded by the following awards:
1. Star Screen Awards (4 December 2016) for Best Supporting Actor 

2. Stardust Awards (19 December 2016) for Best Supporting Actor

3. Filmfare Awards (14 January 2017) for Best Supporting Actor


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