, famed for his funny, spontaneous and witty jokes, says the transition from being a "serious theatre artist" to a comedian happened "accidentally".
"I think I came into comedy accidentally. I was a serious theatre artist," Kapil told reporters while promoting his forthcoming debut Hindi film "Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon
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The comedian, who got a break in showbiz in 2007 with the television show "The Great Indian Laughter Challenge 3", added that there was a time when he had a theatre group.
"I have done serious theatre (work) for 10 to 12 years... I have done it in Delhi and also in Amritsar. I even had a theatre group," said Kapil, who believes that doing comedy is serious acting.
"Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon", which also features Elli Avram
, Manjari Phadnis, Simran Kaur Mundi, Sai Lokurwords, Arbaaz Khan and Varun Sharma, is slated to release on Friday.
Directed by popular duo Abbas-Mustan, the comic family entertainer is produced by Ratan Jain, Ganesh Jain and Abbas-Mustan under their banner Venus Records and Tapes Pvt Ltd in association with Abbas Mustan Films Productions Pvt Ltd.