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Shahid Kapoor Wiki

Shahid Kapoor is an Indian film actor, who is popular in bollywood. Shahid has 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). He has also won the Best Actor award for his brilliant performance in Haider and 60th Filmfare Awards for Best Actor Male. He was last seen in the flick Shandaar opposite Alia Bhatt.


Personal Profile Details

Name : Shahid Kapoor

Born on : February 25, 1981

Real Age : 34 years

Height : 5'6"

Education : Gyan Bharathi, Delhi & Rajhans Vidyalaya, Mumbai

Spouse : Mira Rajput

Occupation : Actor

Debut Movie : Ishq Vishk

Eye color : Black

Marital Status : Married

Zodiac sign : Pisces

Shahid Kapoor


Shahid Kapoor was born on February 25, 1981 to Pankaj Kapoor and actress-cum-classical dancer Neelima Azeem. He has done his schooling from Gyaan Bharathi, Delhi until 4th grade and then shifted to Raajhans Vidyalaya, Mumbai. He is a well trained dancer 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.


Latest News

After the failure of Shaandaar, Shahid Kapoor is being careful about his future projects. As per the reports, he has walked out of his next film, Vikramaditya Motwane's AK v/s SK. Reason being that he doesn't want to do risky films. The plot of AK v/s SK revolves around a Bollywood star's tryst with stardom. The makers had recently roped in filmmaker Anurag Kashyap to play the antagonist opposite Shahid's character. The two were to play themselves in the film, Shahid as SK and Anurag as AK.


Shahid Kapoor got married to Mira Rajput on July 7, 2015. The couple had an intimate marriage ceremony in presence of just close family and the mahurat for the wedding was 11am. The reception was grand event that has 500 odd guests. Shahid has also hosted a starry reception for his industry friends in Mumbai on July 12, 2015.

About Mira he said, "Mira was not part of my social circuit either. But I don't close myself to an anything new. It doesn't matter where or how two people meet. What matters is if two people connect. And I got that feeling. Sometime back, I used to tell myself, "I have been in relationships with celebrities, but maybe, it might be interesting to be with someone who isn't a celebrity." And one year later, I got married to someone who is a normal girl."



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 a film director, screenwriter, Urdu novelist and journalist Khwaja Ahmad Abbas more popularly known as K.A. Abbas.


In Jhalak Dikhla Jaa season 8

Shahid Kapoor was seen as one of the judge in Jhalak Dikhla Jaa Reloaded which aired on Colors. He was seen alongwith choreographer Ganesh Hegde, Malaika Arora Khan, Karan Johar and Lauren Gottlieb. The show was hosted by Manish Paul and Faisal Khan was the winner.

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 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

Shahid Kapoor will be seen in upcoming flick 'Udta Punjab', a film to be helmed by director Abhishek Chaubey. The movie also stars Kareena Kapoor Khan and Alia Bhatt in the lead roles.


In Haider Movie

Shahid was seen opposite Shraddha Kapoor in the Haider movie. The film also glazed up the famous actress Tabu. Shahid played the role of title itself, 'Haider' and won the Best Actor award for the first time for his brilliant performance.

Upcoming Movies

2015 - Udta Punjab



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)


2015 - Shaandaar


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)