Shahid Kapoor comes from a filmy background; as his father, Pankaj Kapur is an acting legend, and his step-mother is also a well-known actress. His great great grandfather was a film director, screenwriter, novelist and journalist. Shahid had a difficult childhood; as his parents, Pankaj Kapoor and Neelima Azeem got divorced when he was just 3 years old.
Since his childhood, he was attracted towards acting and was also starred in Complan advertisement with Ayesha Takia. Shahid has worked as a background dancer in movies- Taal and Dil Toh Pagal Hai.
In 1998, he was featured in Aryan band’s music video titled “Aankhon Mein Tere Hi Chehra,” and got popularity in the film industry. A Malayali actor dubbed his unique ascent in the film Chup Chup Ke (2006).
His film Vivah was a big hit and he got so attached to the cast and crew of the film that he never wanted to leave the sets and it was also the first time that he didn’t want to leave the set. In 2007, in his movie- Jab We Met, he played the role of a lover with his then real girlfriend- Kareena Kapoor and the couple was critically acclaimed by the viewers. However, they broke while the shoot of the film.
|Debut||Film: Ishq Vishq (2003)|
TV: Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Reloaded (2015, as a judge)
2004: Best Male Debut for Ishq Vishk
2015: Best Actor for Haider
2017: Best Actor (Critics) for Udta PunjabOther Awards
2008: Best Actor (Editor’s Choice) for Jab We Met
2009: Rajiv Gandhi Award for Kaminey
2015: LifeOK Hero Award for Haider
Note: Along with these, he has many other awards, honours, and achievements to his name.
Kareena Kapoor (Actress)
Sania Mirza (Tennis Player, Rumour)
Priyanka Chopra (Actress)
|Marriage Date||7 July 2015|
|Marriage Place||The Oberoi, Gurgaon|
|Address||Praneta Apartments, Juhu, Mumbai|
|Likes/Dislikes||Likes: Travelling, Collecting Watches, Eating Sweets|
Dislikes: Gossips, Eating Non-Vegetarian Food and Mushrooms
|Controversies||• During the shoot of Chup Chup Ke, he was accused of dictating how a particular scene should be shot, to which, the director got offensive. However, later he denied by saying that Priyan-Ji (the director) is a veteran and he can’t think of telling him how to make a film.|
• He attracted a controversy when an MMS was leaked in which he and his ex-girlfriend Kareena Kapoor were making out.
|Nick Name||Dodo, Sasha, Shak|
|Full Name/Real Name||Shahid Kapoor|
|Date of Birth||25 February 1981|
|Birth Place||Delhi, India|
|Home Town||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Father Name||Pankaj Kapoor (Actor)|
|Mother Name||Neelima Azeem (Actress), Supriya Pathak (Actress) (Step-Mother)|
|Brother Name||Ruhaan Kapoor, Ishaan Khatter (half-brother)|
|Sister Name||Sanah Kapoor|
|Children||Son- Zain Kapoor (born in 2018) Daughter- Misha Kapoor (born in 2016)|
|Body and Physical Measurements|
|Hobbies, Likes & Dislikes|
|Hobbies||Swimming, Shopping, Watching movies, Watery Sports, Reading, Dancing|
|Income & Net worth|
|Annual Income||₹10 Crore/film|
|Net Worth||₹186 Crores|
He once accompanied his friend to audition for Pepsi advertisement and luckily, he got the chance to work with Rani Mukherjee, Kajol, and Shah Rukh Khan.
- During his struggling days, he wanted to buy a ‘Pioneer’ music system but he didn’t have money to buy it, and after he got the success, that company appointed him as their brand ambassador.
- He is known as “Chocolate Boy of Bollywood”.
- His passport has his name Shahid Khattar on it, as he uses his step-father’s Rajesh Khattar’s surname.
- He was an above average student and his favourite subject was Science.
- In 2015, he married Mira Rajput, who is 14 years younger to him and in 2016, they were blessed with a daughter, whom they named Misha.
- He is an ardent follower of Radha Soami, but he doesn’t like to discuss in public.