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Shahid Kapoor Wiki

Shahid Kapoor is an astonishing Indian film actor, who is famous in B-Town. He started his career by working in music videos and advertisements. He made his Bollywood debut with "Ishq Vishk" (2003) and has won a Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut for his performance. This success is followed with films like Fida (2004) and Shikhar (2005), and had his first major commercial success with Sooraj R. Barjatya's Vivah. His performances in Jab We Met (2007) and Kaminey (2009) acquired him nominations for the Filmfare Best Actor Award.


The 'chocolate boy' of Bollywood, Shahid Kapoor was born on February 25, 1981 to actor Pankaj Kapur and actress-cum-classical dancer Neelima Azeem. He did his schooling in Gyan Bharathi, Delhi until the forth grade and then shifted to Rajhans Vidyalaya, Mumbai. He was 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 has done few commercials like Pepsi and has appeared in a music video "Aankhon Me Tera Hi Chehra" by the Aryans along with Hrishita Bhatt.

Personal Life

Shahid Kapoor distinguish himself as a vegetarian. He is legally Khattar, his stepdad 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.

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Personal Profile

Name : Shahid Kapoor
Date of Birth/Birthday : February 25, 1981
Age : 33 years
Height : 5'7"
Occupation : Actor
Education : Gyan Bharathi, Delhi & Rajhans Vidyalaya, Mumbai
Debut movie : Ishq Vishk
Eye color : Black


Shahid Kapoor worked in several music videos and ads including the Pepsi commercial 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 man in Ken Ghosh's moderately successful love story "Ishq Vishk". The film was well received by audiences and Kapoor's performance earned him a Filmfare Best Male Debut Award. According to India FM, "Shahid Kapoor is only improving with every film. He matches up to Ajay in almost all sequences."


Admitted the critics, that recently Shahid Kapoor was spotted with an interesting company at a suburban Mumbai theatre. The pair had gone to see the latest Superman movie, Man of Steel. Apart from this, The Indian Sun-Times reported that, Shahid Kapoor and his girlfriend were spotted while shopping for engagement rings. Shahid said, "Not having a lady love in my life has its pros and cons."


Shahid asserts that as far as marriage is concerned, he would choose his own life partner. "I will not marry a girl of father's choice, because he doesn't have to stay with the girl, I have to stay. And he knows this thing."


Apsara Film Producers Guild Awards
Awards of the International Indian Film Academy
Filmfare Awards
Screen Weekly Awards
Zee Cine Awards
Stardust Awards

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The handsome hunk Shahid Kapoor was born to actor Pankaj Kapur and actress-cum-classical dancer Neelima Azeem on 25 February 1981. His parents were divorced, when he was 3 years. 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 Kapur and brothers, Ishaan Khattar and Ruhaan Kapur. 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.

Latest News

Shahid Kapoor will now be seen sharing screen space with talented actress Tabu in Vishal Bhardwaj's upcoming movie 'Haider'. Shahid is all praise for his accomplished co-star and said, "I had a great time shooting with Tabu, she is one of the finest actresses."


Ishq Vishk (2003)
Fida (2004)
Dil Maange More (2004)
Deewane Huye Paagal (2005)
Vaah! Life Ho Toh Aisi! (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)
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