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Shahid Kapoor Wiki

Shahid Kapoor is an Indian film actor, who is much popular in bollywood. He is blessed with amazing acting talent, which came from his father Pankaj Kapoor, who is also a great actor. 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 recently won the Best Actor award for his 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

Biography

Shahid Kapoor was born on February 25, 1981 to Pankaj Kapoor and actress-cum-classical dancer Neelima Azeem. He has done schooling in 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.

 

As judge in Jhalak Dikhla Jaa season 8

Jhalak Dikhla Jaa is an amazing dance reality show, which is all set to come up with its new season 8. With this season, Bollywood handsome actor Shahid Kapoor is making his television debut by seating in the judging pannel. He will judge the contestants alongwith choreographer Ganesh Hegde and film-maker Karan Johar. The hosting will be done by Manish Paul and RJ Pritam as a co-host.

Girlfriend/Marriage

If reports are to be believed, Shahid Kapoor is all set to marry Mira Rajput on July 7, 2015 in Delhi. The wedding invitation carries some yummilicious goodies that are specially created by Shahid's brother Ishaan Khattar, who apart from being a fab actor also has keen interest in baking. The duo got engaged on January 14, 2015. Mira is a third-year English (Hons) student at LSR and did her schooling from Vasant Valley School. The couple met 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.

 

Family

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 Shaandaar Movie

Shahid Kapoor will soon be seen opposite Alia Bhatt in upcoming romantic comedy film Shaandaar directed by Vikas Bahl and produced by Anurag Kashyap, Vikas Bahl, Madhu Mantena and Karan Johar jointly under the banner of Phantom Films and Dharma Productions. It is the "India's first destination wedding film". Principal photography began in August 2014 in Leeds, and the film is scheduled for release on September 4, 2015.

Career

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

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 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. He won the Best Actor award for the first time for a brilliant performance in Haider.

Upcoming Movies

2015 - Shaandaar

2015 - Udta Punjab

 

Filmography/Movies

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)

Haider(2014)

Awards

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)