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Shahid Kapoor Wiki

Shahid Kapoor is an Indian film actor popular in bollywood. He got his acting talent from his father Pankaj Kapoor, who is also a great actor. Shahid started his career by appearing in music videos and advertisements. He made his Bollywood debut with "Ishq Vishk" in 2003 which made him won the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut.

He had his first major commercial success with Sooraj R. Barjatya's 'Vivah'. Later, he was nominated in Filmfare Best Actor Award category for Jab We Met (2007) and Kaminey (2009). Shahid has recently won the Best Actor award for a brilliant performance in Haider and 60th Filmfare Awards for Best Actor Male.


Personal Profile Details

Name : Shahid Kapoor

Born on : February 25, 1981

Real Age : 34 years

Height : 5'7"

Education : Gyan Bharathi, Delhi & Rajhans Vidyalaya, Mumbai

Occupation : Actor

Debut Movie : Ishq Vishk

Eye color : Black

Marital Status : Single

Zodiac sign : Pisces

Shahid Kapoor


Shahid Kapoor, the 'Chocolate boy' of Bollywood was born on February 25, 1981 to Pankaj Kapoorr and actress-cum-classical dancer Neelima Azeem. He did his schooling in Gyaan Bharathi, Delhi until 4th grade and then shifted to Raajhans Vidyalaya, Mumbai. He got trained in dancing at Shiamak Davar Institute of Performing Arts (SDIPA). Shahid Kapoor was also seen as a background dancer in the movie "Taal". Later he did few commercials like Pepsi and appeared in a music video "Aankhon Me Tera Hi Chehra" by the Aryans alongwith Hrishita Bhatt.


If reports are to be believed, Shahid Kapoor is all set to have a destination wedding with Delhi girl Mira Rajput on June 10, 2015 in Greece. The couple reportedly got engaged on January 14, 2015. Mira, who is 23 year old, is a third-year English student at LSR and did her schooling from Vasant Valley School. Shahid met Mira through the religious group Radha Soami Satsang Beas. He and his father Pankaj Kapur are followers of the group.


Personal Life

Shahid Kapoor distinguishes himself as a vegetarian. He is legally Khattar as he uses his step father's Rajesh Khattar's surname, which he has written on all important legal documents. When he was a young child, his mother married Rajesh Khattar. Though Rajesh and his mother are now divorced, Kapoor has adopted the surname to remember the man who raised him.



Shahid Kapoor's parents were divorced, when he was 3 years old. He continued living with his mother and maternal grandparents in Press Enclave, Saket in Delhi. He shares a cordial relationship with his father and stepmother Supriya Pathak. Kapoor has three half siblings, a sister named Sanah Kapoor and brothers, Ishaan Khattar and Ruhaan Kapoor. Ishaan has acted with him in the movie Vaah! Life Ho To Aisi (2005). His maternal grandfather Anwar Azeem, was an eminent Marxist journalist and author from Bihar. His great great grandfather was the film director, screenwriter, Urdu novelist and journalist Khwaja Ahmad Abbas more popularly known as K.A. Abbas.


In Shaandaar Movie

Shahid Kapoor will soon be seen in upcoming movie Shaandaar. Shaandaar is an upcoming Hindi romantic comedy film, directed by Vikas Bahl. Produced by Anurag Kashyap, Vikas Bahl, Madhu Mantena and Karan Johar jointly under the banner of Phantom Films and Dharma Productions. It also stars Alia Bhatt opposite Shahid Kapoor. Pankaj Kapur and Sanjay Kapoor will be seen in supporting roles. Shaandar as "India's first destination wedding film". Principal photography began in August 2014 in Leeds, and the film is scheduled for release in 2015.


Shahid Kapoor has worked in several music videos and ads with Shahrukh Khan, Kajol and Rani Mukerji before starting his career as an actor. In 2003, he played his first leading role as Rajiv Mathur, a carefree young boy in Ken Ghosh's moderately successful love story "Ishq Vishk". Since then he has been giving marvellous performances with varied movies which includes R...Rajkumar, Jab We Met and many more.


Work out Routine/Diet

The "Kaminey" actor is also famous among the youth for his great physique and body shape. He also tries to workout for one part of the body each day. For Shahid, fitness level matters a lot and always challenges himself with the previous days workout. He makes sure that he maintains his current muscle while keeping his body having minimum fat. With the fine balance of cardiovascular exercise and weight training he is able to get that chiseled body.

Mira Rajput Biography

Mira Rajput

New House

Shahid Kapoor owns the ground-floor of the sea facing property. The Haider actor is busy getting the decor done of his new palatial bungalow.


In Udta Punjab Movie

The ex-flame Shahid Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor Khan will reunite after eight long years for 'Udta Punjab', a film to be helmed by director Abhishek Chaubey. If reports are to be believed, then Alia Bhatt will star opposite Shahid while Kareen Kapoor Khan will be romancing Fawad Khan in the film. The actor who sports thick lustrous hair currently reportedly tried more than 15 different looks for Udta Punjab. Sources close to Shahid reveal that the actor has been meeting different stylists and hair dressers to narrow down on the look that he will be sporting in the film. Right from short hair to keeping it messy to tying a ponytail, his styling team has been experimenting with the look which will suit his character.


In Haider Movie

Shahid was seen opposite Ek Villain actress Shraddha Kapoor in the Haider movie. The film also glazed up the famous actress Tabu. Shahid was seen in a new look that he has cultivated only for the movie. He played the role of title itself, 'Haider' and the film has mostly been shot in Kashmir. Shahid kept stun you with the ease with which he handle the complexities and layers of his character. He won the Best Actor award for the first time for a brilliant performance in Haider.



Ishq Vishk (2003)

Fida (2004)

Dil Maange More (2004)

Deewane Huye Paagal (2005)

36 China Town (2006)

Chup Chup Ke (2006)

Vivah (2006)

Jab We Met (2007)

Kismat Konnection(2008)

Kaminey (2009)

Badmaash Company (2010)

Mausam (2011)

Teri Meri Kahaani (2012)

Phata Poster Nikla Hero (2013)

R... Rajkumar (2013)


Upcoming Movies

2015 - Shaandaar

2015 - Udta Punjab


Apsara Film Producers Guild Awards
Awards of the International Indian Film Academy
Filmfare Awards
Screen Weekly Awards
Zee Cine Awards
Stardust Awards
60th Filmfare Award for Best Actor (Male)