Who is Kusha Kapila
Kusha Kapila is an Indian content writer, actress, and social media celebrity who works for the popular Indian media platform, iDiva. She is best known for playing the fictional character “Billi Maasi.” She creates hilarious content through her videos and pictures and has a huge fan following.
Kusha Kapila’s early life and career
Kusha Kapila was born on 19 September 1989 in Delhi. She grew up in North Delhi and did her schooling in South Delhi. Kusha attended Delhi University’s Indraprastha College for Women to pursue her graduation in English Literature. She, then, went to the National Institute of Fashion Technology to pursue a Bachelor of Design. While in college, Kusha joined theatre and did street plays. Initially, she desired to become a journalist. After completing her graduation, she started working as a Merchandising Intern at Bhartiya International. She worked there for 3 months and joined Chisell Effects, Noida as a Product Design Intern.
Kusha Kapila started her career in 2013 as a Fashion Correspondent for a Delhi-based firm Apparel Online. She, then, worked as a Trend Analyst and Content Writer for Fashion Forward Trends. In May 2014, she joined Razorfish and started working as a copywriter. Subsequently, she worked as a Digital Content Head and Content Developer. In 2016, she moved to Times Internet and worked there as a Fashion Editor. Thereafter, she joined iDiva as a writer and got bumped up to a fashion editor there. At iDiva, Kusha started creating videos for their Facebook page.
How did she get famous
While making the videos, she created the character “Billi Masi,” which, later, went on to become a huge hit, and Kapila came into the limelight. Subsequently, she portrayed many other characters that were well received by the audience. Kusha has also worked with many popular faces from Bollywood including Abishek Bachchan and Kareena Kapoor.
Kusha Kapila’s Family and Husband
Kusha’s family includes her father and her mother. She is married to Zorawar Singh Ahluwalia who is an employee at Diageo.
Kusha in Controversy
Kusha once got a backlash for stereotyping women in her videos, especially the South Delhi girls. Check out some of her South Delhi girls video below:
Food: Chicken Wings, Sushi Platter
Journalist: Barkha Dutt
Travel Destination: Singapore
Some facts about Kusha Kapila
Listening to music, watching movies, and swimming are some of her favourite pastimes.
According to Kusha Kapila, since childhood, she was passionate about singing and dancing.
She follows a non-vegetarian diet.
Kusha is often spotted drinking alcohol on various occasions.
Kusha loves poetry and does a little content piece called “Kavita Ki Kavita.” Check out one of her videos below:
She is well versed in Hindi and English languages.
Kusha has featured on the covers of magazines like Harper’s Bazaar.
She is an active philanthropist and is associated with NGOs like VoLIndia and Naz Foundation (India) Trust.
Kusha met Karan Johar for the first time during a fashion week in Mumbai. When she reached the venue, she was amazed to see Karan waving at him and saying that he was a big fan of Kusha.
Kusha has a huge fan following on the internet which includes not just the common people, but also, many popular Bollywood celebrities like Anushka Sharma, Ranveer Singh, Sonam Kapoor, and Arjun Kapoor.
Kusha took the idea of her popular character “Billi Masi” from a lady that she met in real life. Kusha came across that lady at a friend’s relatives’ party at Chattarpur Farms in Delhi.
Kusha Kapila’s Instagram Handle
Kusha has 1.6 million followers on Instagram. Here are some of her pictures and her hilarious videos!
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