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 was also seen in Karan Johar's 'Gori Tere Pyar Mein' as a supporting cast. She has also worked in Mohit Suri's Ek Villain opposite Sidharth Malhotra. Shraddha was last seen in Vishal Bhardwaj's Haider opposite Shahid Kapoor. Recently, she launched her own fashion label IMARA, said it was once a dream for her. 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.
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 : 26 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
FamilyShraddha kapoor was born in 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.
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. She is excited about her next film as she will get to sing her own songs.
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. 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.
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 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.
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 made her singing debut in 'Ek Villain' as she was the background singer. The movie showed 'Aisha' her role's name in movie, riding the bike and roaming whenever she wishes to.
AwardsBest 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
Movies2010 - 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
Upcoming movies2015 - ABCD 2
2015 - Rock On 2 !