Shahid Kapoor

Shahid Kapoor is an Indian film actor, who is popular in bollywood

Shahid Kapoor is an Indian Actor born on 25 February 1981 at Delhi, India. Shahid was born to indian actor Pankaj Kapoor and Neelima Azeem. Shahid Kapoor is the son of Pankaj Kapur, of Karamchand (the popular detective serial of 1980s) fame. The ‘new chocolate boy’ of Bollywood who gave quality performances with Jab We Met and Kaminey, silencing all who had shunned him not a long time ago. Shahid Kapoor is an Indian film actor, who is popular in bollywood. Shahid has started his career by appearing in music videos and advertisements. He made his Bollywood debut with "Ishq Vishk" in 2003 which made him won the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut. 

He had his first major commercial success with Sooraj R. Barjatya's 'Vivah'. Later, he was nominated in Filmfare Best Actor Award category for Jab We Met (2007) and Kaminey (2009). He has also won the Best Actor award for his brilliant performance in Haider and 60th Filmfare Awards for Best Actor Male. He was last seen in the flick Shandaar opposite Alia Bhatt. He appeared as a background dancer in films in the late 1990s, and went on to feature in several music videos and television commercials.
Kapoor made his film debut in 2003 with a leading role in the romantic comedy Ishq Vishk (2003), a sleeper hit for which he won a Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut. He followed it with roles in a series of commercial failures, including Fida (2004) and Shikhar (2005), before starring opposite Amrita Rao in Sooraj R. Barjatya's highly successful family drama Vivah (2006). He earned nominations for the Filmfare Award for Best Actor for portraying a troubled businessman in Imtiaz Ali's romantic comedy Jab We Met (2007) and twin brothers in Vishal Bhardwaj's caper thriller Kaminey (2009). He then appeared in a series of box office flops, before starring in the action film R... Rajkumar (2013), his first commercial success in three years. Kapoor portrayed the Hamlet character in Bhardwaj's critically acclaimed drama Haider (2014), for which he won the Best Actor award at Filmfare.
In addition to acting in films, Kapoor supports charities, hosts award ceremonies, and has featured as a talent judge on the dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Reloaded. He regularly features in listings of the most attractive Indian celebrities.

Shahid Kapoor was born in Mumbai to actors Pankaj Kapur and Neelima Azeem, who divorced when he was three years old. His father married the actress Supriya Pathak. He has a brother Ruhan and sister Sana as well as a step-brother Ishaan.
Shahid Kapoor was trained in dancing at Shiamak Davar Institute of Performing Arts (SDIPA). He was seen as a background dancer in Taal. Kapoor then went on to do few commercials like Pepsi, and had appeared in a music video Aankhon Me Tera Hi Chehra by the Aryans along with Hrishita Bhatt.
In 2003, Kapoor made his debut as a carefree young man in Ken Ghosh’s moderately successful love story Ishq Vishk opposite Amrita Rao and Shenaz Treasurywala, the film was received well at the box-office.
The following year, Kapoor joined director Ken Ghosh again in the thriller Fida, where he co-starred alongside Kareena Kapoor and Fardeen Khan. Featuring in three more films in 2005, success continued to elude Kapoor. However, his performance in Shikhar was critically acclaimed.
In 2006, Kapoor starred with his then girlfriend Kareena in two films, 36 China Town, and the comedy Chup Chup Ke. Both the films were moderate success despite receiving mixed reviews from critics.
His last release of 2006 was Sooraj Barjatyas’s romantic drama Vivaah, a film depicting the journey of two individuals from engagement to marriage. It was Shahid’s second biggest commercial success.
In 2007, Kapoor appeared in two movies. His first release was Ahmed Khan’s Fool N Final. The film failed at the box-office. His next release, Imtiaz Ali’s romantic comedy Jab We Met opposite Kareena Kapoor, became one of the biggest hits of the year. Ironically, after the film Shahid and Kareena had parted ways.
Kapoor then appeared in 2008 with Kismat Konnection, opposite Vidya Balan. In 2009, Kapoor portrayed the dual role of twins Charlie and Guddu in Kaminey. Later in the year, Kapoor appeared in romantic comedy, Dil Bole Hadippa! opposite Rani Mukerji.
In 2009, Kapoor appeared in Chance Pe Dance, opposite Genelia D’souza. He then starred in Ahmed Khan’s Paathshala followed by Yash Raj Films’ moderately successful Badmaash Company. His last release was a much delayed Milenge Milenge.
Shahid’s only release in 2011 was his father’s film Mausam, opposite Sonam Kapoor, which bombed at the box-office. He is currently working for Kunal Kohli’s Teri Meri Kahaani opposite Priyanka Chopra.

Publish Date February 16 2016

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