Shahid Kapoor WikiShahid Kapoor is an Indian film actor. He got his acting talent from his father Pankaj Kapoor, who is a great actor. Shahid started his career by appearing in music videos and advertisements. Shahid made his Bollywood debut with "Ishq Vishk" in 2003 and also won the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut. This success was followed by films like Fida (2004) and Shikhar (2005).
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). Recently he has seen in Haider movie along with Shraddha Kapoor. Shahid won the Best Actor award for the first time for a brilliant performance in Haider and 60th Filmfare Awards for Best Actor Male. Now he will be seen in upcoming movie Shaandaar opposite Alia Bhatt.
BiographyShahid 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 along with Hrishita Bhatt.
Personal ProfileName : 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
Marital Status : Single
Zodiac sign : Pisces
In Shaandaar MovieShahid 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.
Personal LifeShahid Kapoor distinguishes 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.
CareerShahid 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 man in Ken Ghosh's moderately successful love story "Ishq Vishk". Since then he has been giving marvellous movie performances with varied actresses which include R...Rajkumar, Jab We Met and lots more.
Latest newsThe actor does not know how to ride a horse and it is something he has wanted to learn since a long time. In his film Kaminey, Shahid was seen running with horses. But he never got the opportunity to mount one. During the shoot of Shaandar recently, Shahid learnt basic horse riding. It has only got him more intrigued by the sport and he wants to learn it properly. Shahid finds horse riding very exciting and thrilling. He has currently finished shoot for Shaandar and is soon going to begin shoot for Udta Punjab.
Work out Routine/DietThe "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.
New HouseShahid 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 MovieThe 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 MovieShahid 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.
FilmographyIshq Vishk (2003)
Dil Maange More (2004)
Deewane Huye Paagal (2005)
36 China Town (2006)
Chup Chup Ke (2006)
Jab We Met (2007)
Badmaash Company (2010)
Teri Meri Kahaani (2012)
Phata Poster Nikla Hero (2013)
R... Rajkumar (2013)
2014 - Haider
Upcoming Movie2015 - Shaandaar
2015 - Udta Punjab
AwardsApsara Film Producers Guild Awards
Awards of the International Indian Film Academy
Screen Weekly Awards
Zee Cine Awards
60th Filmfare Award for Best Actor (Male)