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Shraddha Kapoor is an Indian actress who appears in Bollywood films. She came into limelight with the romantic musical drama "Aashiqui 2" opposite Aditya Roy Kapoor. Later she was seen in Mohit Suri's Ek Villain opposite Sidharth Malhotra followed by Vishal Bhardwaj's Haider opposite Shahid Kapoor. Recently, she was seen in 3D dance movie ABCD 2. She has also launched her own fashion label IMARA.

Biography

Shraddha 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 Movie

Shraddha Kapoor was seen opposite Varun Dhawan in ABCD 2 movie. The movie is an Indian 3D dance film, directed by Remo D'Souza and produced by Siddharth Roy Kapur and UTV Motion Pictures. The film explores the real life struggle of choreographers Vishnu and Suresh, who went on to win the World Hip-Hop dance championship.

Shraddha Kapoor

Personal Profile/Biodata

Name : Shraddha Kapoor
Date of Birth : 3 March 1989
Age : 26 years
Height : 5'5" or 168 cm
Weight : 54 kgs
Father's Name: Shakti Kapoor (actor)
Mother's Name : Shivangi Kapoor
Brother : Siddhanth Kapoor
Zodiac sign : Pisces
Religion : Hindu
Place of Birth : Mumbai Maharashtra, India
Education/Qualification : Jamnabai Narsee School, Boston University - Theatre Studies
Favourite Movie : Kuch Kuch Hota Hai
Occupation : Actress and Model

Family

Shraddha kapoor was born into a filmy family. Her father Shakti Kapoor is 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 Wadala" 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.

Boyfriend

Reports suggest that, Shraddha Kapoor was dating 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.

In Rock On 2

Shraddha 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.

Career

Shraddha Kapoor has made her Bollywood debut in 2010 with the film Teen Patti which starred Amitabh Bachchan and R. Madhavan. 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. Later she shot to fame with the flick Aashiqui 2.

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. She also appeared in a guest appearance for the romantic comedy Gori Tere Pyaar Mein. Kapoor next reunited with Suri for the thriller Ek Villain (2014), for which she also sang the song "Galliyan". In 2014, her second release was Vishal Bhardwaj's critically acclaimed drama Haider. She played the Ophelia character, a journalist named Arshia, opposite Shahid Kapoor.

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Upcoming movies

2015 - Rock On 2 !

Latest buzz
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Awards

Best Female Debut for Teen Patti
Best Actress for Luv Ka The End
Best Actress for Aashiqui 2
Jodi of the Year for Aashiqui 2
Superstar of Tomorrow - Female for Haider
Most Entertaining Actor (Film) - Female for Ek Villain

Movies

2010 - Teen Patti
2011 - Luv Ka The End
2013 - Aashiqui 2
2013 - Gori Tere Pyaar Mein (Guest appearance)
2014 - Ek Villain as Ayesha Verma
2014 - Haider
2014 - Ungli
2015 - ABCD 2

In Haider Movie

Haider movie was based on Shakespeare's famous tragedy, Hamlet. Shraddha Kapoor was seen opposite Shahid Kapoor in the movie. Shraddha played the role of a reporter named Arshia in the flick.

In Ek Villain

Mohit Suri's 'Ek Villain' was under the genres of action & romance with Siddharth Malhotra and Shraddha Kapoor in lead. Movie also had Riteish Deshmukh in a negative role, for the first time. Shraddha made her singing debut in 'Ek Villain' as she was the background singer. She played the role of a free spirited girl named Aisha.

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