Shraddha Kapoor WikiShraddha Kapoor is an actress who appears in Bollywood films. She was the female lead in the romantic musical drama "Aashiqui 2", which proved to be the biggest blockbuster of 2013. The Aashiqui 2 fame girl recently became the brand ambassador of the cosmetic giant Lakme. She has also seen in Karan Johar's 'Gori Tere Pyar Mein' as a supporting cast. She was last seen in Mohit Suri's Ek Villain opposite Sidharth Malhotra and Vishal Bhardwaj's Haider opposite Shahid Kapoor. Now she will be seen in upcoming movie ABCD 2.
BiographyShraddha Kapoor was born on March 3' 1989 to the famous Hindi film actor Shakti Kapoor and Shivangi Kapoor. Her parents have been associated with Bollywood from a long time. She did a part of her schooling from Jamnabai Narsee School, Juhu and completed her high school from Boston. She took up theatre studies during her college in Boston and continued with her graduation from India only. Later, learnt directional and acting skills under the guidance of Mohit Tugnait.
In ABCD 2 MovieShraddha Kapoor will be seen opposite Varun Dhawan in ABCD 2 movie. The movie is an upcoming 2015 Indian dance film, directed by Remo D'Souza and produced by Siddharth Roy Kapur and UTV Motion Pictures.
Latest NewsShraddha Kapoor has launched her own fashion label Inara, said it was once a dream for her. The actress-singer took to micro-blogging site Twitter to annouce the venture and posted, "#OnceUponATime, launching my own fashion label was just a dream. It isn't any more. Check out #IMARA, my fashion line for the new Indian woman!!! Visit http://amazon.in/fashion @amazonIN." The 25-year-old actress' line features a set of affordable designs between Rs.799 and Rs.3,999 and the theme behind the creation is fantasy.
FamilyShraddha kapoor was born in filmy family. His father Shakti Kapoor who was popular for his negative roles in Bollywood and her maternal aunt Tejaswini Kolhapure and Padmini Kolhapure - sister of Shivangi Kapoor, are also famous bollywood actresses. She got inspired from her aunt Tejaswini to enter Bollywood, rather than her father. Shraddha's elder brother Siddhanth Kapoor is a former Disc Jockey (DJ) and an assistant director. Her brother made his Bollywood debut with "Shootout at Wadal" in 2013 and also was the assistant director for the same film. She was never shy about her father's villainous image but proud of her upbringing done by her parents. Her father proved to be the strength of her career's struggling days.
Personal Profile/BiodataName : Shraddha Kapoor
Father's Name: Shakti Kapoor (actor)
Mother's Name : Shivangi Kapoor
Brother : Siddhanth Kapoor
Date of Birth : 3 March 1989
Age : 25 years
Height : 5'5" or 168 cm
Weight : 54 kgs
Zodiac sign : Pisces
Religion : Hindu
Place of Birth : Mumbai Maharashtra, India
Education/Qualification : Jamnabai Narsee School, Boston University - Theatre Studies
Occupation : Actress and Model
BoyfriendRumours have that, 'Aashiqui 2' fame Shraddha Kapoor previously was dating her co-star Aditya Roy Kapoor. Now the buzz reveals that she is allegedly dating a prominent industrialist's son from South Mumbai. She shares a close bond with the guy whom she has been meeting through common friends. When she was questioned about this, she maintained her silence instead of speaking something about her relationship status or who she's dating.
In Rock On 2Shraddha Kapoor has signed Excel Entertainment's Rock On 2 opposite Farhan Akhtar and Arjun Rampal. The film will be directed by Abhishek Kapoor and produced by Ritesh Sidhwani, Farhan Akhtar. The movie is the sequel of Rock On!!. Shraddha is once again going to sing in the film. For this, she made a trip to Shillong, to learn more things for the movie. Firstly she will learn new details about her own character in Rock On 2 by meeting musicians in Shillong and secondly she would get to know a lot more about music from the indie bands.
Actress Shraddha is excited about her next film "Rock On 2" as she will get to sing her own songs. She said, "I am very excited about "Rock On 2" as I would get to sing my own songs. Not just one but I will have few songs to sing."
Movies2010 - Teen Patti
2011 - Luv Ka The End
2013 - Aashiqui 2
2013 - Gori Tere Pyaar Mein (Guest appearance)
2014 - Ek Villain (also Playback Singer for the song"Galliyan")
2014 - Haider
2014 - Ungli
Upcoming movies2015 - ABCD 2
2015 - Rock On 2 !
CareerIn 2010, Shraddha made her Bollywood debut when she was 19 with stars like Amitabh Bachchan, R. Madhavan in the film 'Teen Patti'. Her performance was praised by one and all and also was ranked 3rd in Times poll for the Hottest New Face-Female of 2010. In 2011, she was then seen as Rhea in 'Luv Ka The End' playing the role of up-town girl.
Cute and charming Shraddha was awarded "Stardust Searchlight" Award For the Best Actress in 2012. She has also been featured on the cover page of the Elle Magazine in January 2011 issue.
Shraddha Kapoor and Varun dhawanRecently, Shraddha kapoor and Varun Dhawan both were spotted together in a party. Both have studied in Jamnabai Narsee School, so they share the same old bond.
In Haider MovieHaider movie is based on Shakespeare's famous tragedy, Hamlet. Gorgeous actress Shraddha Kapoor is seen opposite Shahid Kapoor in the movie. Shraddha teamed up with director Vishal Bhardwaj for the first time. The film also featured the famous actress Tabu. The flick expresses about the son of a former king, who takes revenge on his uncle for snatching away the throne by murdering his father. Shraddha as Arshia is luminous. She has much to do and a bigger arc than the original Ophelia ever got.
Ek VillainThe makers of the hit movie 'Aashiqui 2' came with another project 'Ek Villain' which was under the genres of action & romance with Siddharth Malhotra and Shraddha Kapoor in lead, directed by Mohit Suri. Movie also had Riteish Deshmukh in a negative role, for the first time.
Shraddha Kapoor made her singing debut in 'Ek Villain' as she was the background singer for the unplugged version of the song 'Galliyan' along with Ankit Tiwari. Ankit had also composed the song. She was seen riding a bike in the movie, with comparitively short in height she gave a funny look to the audience. Since, a bike like Royal Enfield required a bold personality and look; Shraddha neither possessed that height to be a fit ride on bike nor the muscular personality. Although, the movie showed 'Aisha' her role's name in movie, riding the bike and roaming whenever she wishes to. She was shown a lively girl of Goa in the film trying to change the behaviour of Guru, Sidharth Malhotra.
Shraddha Kapoor and Aditya Roy KapoorShraddha Kapoor and Aditya Roy Kapoor both were lead actors of the musical romantic "Aashiqui 2". They had great onscreen chemistry as well as offscreen. Since then, Bollywood's newest heartthrob Aditya Roy Kapoor had sparked up the news with his alleged affair Shraddha. Reportedly, they're dating each other since then. At a recent party held at a Sobo nightclub, Shraddha and Aditya were spotted along with filmmaker Ayan Mukerji. Although, they have not accepted publicly about dating one another. But then recently, Aditya's car stopped by her apartment.
AwardsIn the year 2012, Shraddha Kapoor won the prestigious Stardust Searchlight Best Actress Award for her performance in the film, 'Luv Ka The End' (2011).
Times 50 Desirable Women of 2012