Shahid Kapoor is one of the popular actors in the Bollywood industry. He was born in New Delhi, India and also known as Shahid Kapur and Shahid Khattar. He makes debut in the Indian Bollywood industry with the movie Ishq Vishk in 2003 while playing the role of Rajiv Mathur to the opposite of Amrita Rao (as Payal).
Name: Shahid Kapoor
Spouse: Mira Rajput (Married 2015)
Parents: Pankaj Kapur, Neelima Azeem
Relatives: Ishaan Khatter (half-brother)
Shahid was born on 25 February 1981 in New Delhi. He was just three years old when his parents get divorced, after that his father Pankaj Kapur married to another actress (name as Supriya Pathak). He continues his life with our mother and maternal grandmother. He always to be an actor or a dancer since our childhood. He is very popular in our friend circle and his friend like to call him Dodo, Shak, and Sasha.
Family, Caste, and Relations
Shahid Kapoor is from the middle-class Khatri family. He was struggling since childhood when his parents got divorced in 1984. He spend our left life with his mother (Supriya Pathak) and maternal grandmother. Ruhaan Kapoor and Sanah Kapoor are his paternal Brother and Sister, Ishaan Khattar his maternal half brother. after the divorced his mother married another actor Rajesh Khattar.
Although, he was in a relationship with the actress Hrishitaa Bhatt, and also with the famous actress Priyanka Chopra and Kareena Kapoor. there is also news that he was also a relationship with tennis player Sania Mirza
In 2015, he get married to his girlfriend Mira Rajput on 7 July 2015 at The Oberoi, Gurgoan. And Now They have one Cute Daughter Misha Kapoor (Born in 2016) and a son Zain Kapoor (Born in 2018).
He completed his schooling at Gyan Bharti School, New Delhi and Rajhans Vidyalaya, Mumbai. He Completed Graduation from Mithibai College, Mumbai. He got first acting role in the Complan advertisement as a Child artist to the opposite of Ayesha Takia. He is loved to be a dancer so when he just 15 years old, he takes admission to Shiamak Davar Dance Institue and started learning Dance. After some time, he got a chance to perform as a Background Dancer in Bollywood Movies Like Dil Toh Pagal Hai (1997) and Taal (1999). He impressed his Shiamak Davar Institue’s Instructor by performing in Bollywood movies. After that Shiamak Davar make him Instructor of his Dance Institue. After work in Bollywood movies as a background Dancer, he got many advertisements like Pepsi, Kit-kat, Close-up, etc.
In 2003, His acting Career started in Bollywood with the movie Ishq Vishk opposite Amrita Rao, In which he played the role of Rajiv Mathur and Amrita Rao played the role of Payal. Although his real mother played the role of his mother in this movie. This Movie was a Successful hit and he also Filmfare Award Best Debut actor for this Ishq Vishk. He also hosted many awards show like 16th Star Screen Awards in 2010, 17th Star Screen Awards in2011, 18th Colors Screen Awards in 2012, 13th International Indian Film Academy Awards in 2012 and many more. Also, he Judged the reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Reloaded in 2015
Some Interesting Facts
- Favorite Colors: White, Black, and Blue
- Favorite Dishes: Rajma Chawal, Dal Roti, and Curd Rice
- Favorite Designer: Sabina Khan
- Favorite Actors: Pankaj Kapoor and Tom Cruise
- Favorite Actress: Madhuri Dixit, Scarlett Johansson, and Julia Roberts
- Favorite Singers: A.R. Rahman and Shreya Ghoshal