Shraddha Kapoor

Shraddha Kapoor famous Indian film actress

Shraddha Kapoor was born on March 3, 1989 to the famous Hindi film actor Shakti Kapoor and Shivangi Kapoor.She is an Indian film actress who works in Bollywood films.She began her acting career with a brief role in the 2010 heist film Teen Patti. 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  graduation from India . She learnt directional and acting skills under the guidance of Mohit Tugnait.
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. She was seen in 3D dance movie ABCD 2. She has also launched her own fashion label IMARA.
Shraddha  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. 
Shraddha  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.

She 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.

Publish Date September 23 2015

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