Shahid Kapoor is a famous Bollywood actor, who has worked predominantly in Bollywood. Apart from acting in Bollywood, he is also known for his dance, looks, and romantic image. Shahid Kapoor is one of the top actors of Bollywood today, but he also worked in TV commercials and as a background dancer. Shahid, who made his entry in Bollywood with Director Ken Ghosh’s film ‘Ishq Vishk’, won the hearts of the audience for the very first time. Especially among girls, there was a lot of craze for romantic heroes.
Shahid was also given the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut for this film. Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor has made a different place in everyone’s heart by doing excellent work in the film industry. From playing a variety of roles to being a part of big films, Shahid has seen everything. The actor also gave flop films and also set records by giving hit films. But reaching this point was never easy for Shahid and he had to struggle a lot. Shahid is very active on social media and always shares his dashing, travel, life events images, and videos, on his Instagram account, where Shahid has a huge fan following of 32.3 million followers (As of 2021).
Shahid got his early education from Gyan Bharti School, Delhi, after that he came to Mumbai for his studies and then did his further studies at Rajhans Vidyalaya. He was attracted to acting from the very beginning. Shahid has got acting as an inheritance from his father and he is an actor as well as a great dancer. Because his background was filmy, actor-director Pankaj Kapoor’s son Shahid entered the glamor world as a back dancer and worked in several ads. He learned to dance from Shiamak Davar’s Dance Academy in Mumbai. In Subhash Ghai’s film Taal, he danced as a back dancer for the first time in front of the screen. In the early part of his career, he had to face rejections many times.
Age, Biography & Wiki
|Age, Biography & Wiki|
|Real Name||Shahid Kapoor|
|Nickname||Shahid, Dodo, Sasha, ShaSha, Shak|
|Debut||Film-Ishq Vishk, In the year 2003
TV-Jhalak Dikhla Jaa Reloaded, as Judge, In the year 2015
|Language Known||Hindi, Punjabi & English|
|Date Of Birth||25 February 1981 (Wednesday)|
|Age (as of 2021)||40 Years|
|Hometown||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Star Sign/ Zodiac Sign||Pisces|
|Hobbies||Reading, Gymming, Travelling, Dancing|
|Address||Praneta Apartments, Juhu, Mumbai|
|Likes/Dislikes||Likes-Travelling, Collecting Watches, Eating Sweets
Dislikes-Gossips, Eating Non-Vegetarian Food, and Mushrooms
|Height, Weight & Physical Overview
|Height in Centimeters||172 cm|
|in Meters||1.72 m|
|in Feet & Inches||5′ 8″|
|Weight in Kilograms||70 kg|
|Weight in Pounds||154 lbs|
|Body Measurement (approx.)||Chest-42
|Family & Relatives|
|Father||Pankaj Kapoor (Actor)|
|Mother||Neelima Azeem (Actress, Classical Dancer, Writer)|
|Step-Mother||Supriya Pathak (Actress)|
|Sister||Sanah Kapoor (Half-Sister)|
|Brother||Ruhaan Kapoor, Ishaan Khattar (Half-Brother)|
Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife, and Marital Status
|Affairs/Girlfriends||Hrishita Bhatt (Actress, Model)
Kareena Kapoor Khan (Actress)
Sania Mirza (Tennis Player, Rumour)
Priyanka Chopra (Actress, Model, Singer)
|Marriage Date||7 July 2015 (Tuesday)|
|Marriage Place||The Oberoi, Gurgaon|
|Children||Daughter-Misha Kapoor (Born on 26 August 2016, Friday)
Son-Zain Kapoor (Born on 5 September 2018, Wednesday)
|Education Qualification, School and College|
|School||Gyan Bharati, Delhi (Upto 4th class)
Rajhans Vidyalaya, Mumbai
|College/University||Mithibai College, Mumbai|
|Favourite Things and Like & Dislike|
|Actor||Pankaj Kapoor, Tom Cruise|
|Actress||Madhuri Dixit, Scarlett Johansson, Julia Roberts|
|Food||Home Cooked Food, Rajma Chawal, Roti Dal and Curd Rice|
|Music||Hindi Music, Justin Timberlake’s New-Age Music|
|Singer||A. R. Rahman, Shreya Ghoshal|
|Colour||Blue, White, Black, Grey|
|Holiday Destination||Europe, Paris, Bali, Goa|
|Fashion Designer||Sabina Khan|
|Cars Collection||Porsche Cayenne GTS, Mercedes-Benz GL-Class 300, Jaguar XKR-S, Range Rover Vogue, Mercedes GLS 350D, Mercedes Benz AMG S400, BMW 7 Series, Lexus 470, Mustang Sports Car, Land Cruiser|
|Bikes Collection||Harley Davidson Fat Boy, Yamaha MT-01, BMW 310R, BMW R1250GS Adventure, Ducati Scrambler 1100 Special|
|Salary/Earning (approx.)||INR 10 Crore/Film|
|Net Worth (approx.)||$36 Million (As in 2021)|
Shahid Kapoor has a healthy physique and he is 5 feet 8 inches (172 cm) tall. Describing more about body fitness his weight is around 70 Kg (154 lbs). Shahid Kapoor always keeps himself fit and he is very healthy Conscious. His chest measurement is 42 Inches, Waist is approx. 30 Inches & biceps measurement is 15 Inches. He has a nice hairstyle and got Black hair and Black Eyes.
Family Background and Relationship
Shahid Kapoor was born on 25 February 1981 (Wednesday) in Delhi. His father’s name is Pankaj Kapoor, who is a famous film actor-producer. His mother is Neelima Azim. Sahid’s parents separated when he was only three years old but he went on to live with his mother. But after getting divorced from Shahid’s mother, his father married actress Supriya Pathak. He has 3 siblings Ishaan Khattar, Sana Kapoor, and Ruhaan Kapoor. Shahid Kapoor is married to Mira Rajput in the year 2015. Shahid has 2 children, the daughter’s name is ‘Misha’ and the son’s name is ‘Jain’. Let us tell you that there is a difference of 13 years in the age of Mira Rajput and Shahid Kapoor, but after seeing the bonding of both, you will also say that this age difference between the two is just to say.
Shahid’s pairing with Kareena Kapoor was also very good. The pair of both got a lot of love from the audience on screen. The news of Shahid and Kareena’s affair also made a lot of headlines. However, Kareena Kapoor married Saif Ali Khan and Shahid married Mira Rajput. Shahid Kapoor and Mira Gupta got married in the year 2015. Both had arranged marriage. Mira and Shahid were married in a private ceremony in Gurugram in the presence of some close friends.
Shahid made his debut in films with the film Ishq Vishk in 2003 directed by Ken Ghosh and this film was also successful. After this, he got an opportunity to work in Sooraj Barjatya’s Vivah in 2006, in which he appeared in the lead role with Amrita Rao. This film took Shahid to the heights of the sky overnight and the audience praised his character and his performance in the film. Imtiaz Ali’s ‘Jab We Met’ in 2007 is considered one of Shahid’s memorable films to date. In 2009, Shahid Kapoor’s performance in Vishal Bhardwaj’s film ‘Kaminey’ received a lot of praise from the audience.
The career of 2010 to 2012 did not prove to be good for Shahid. During this time he worked in films like Dil Bole Hadippa, Chance Pe Dance, Pathshala, Badmaash Company, Milenge Milenge, Mausam, and Teri Meri Kahani, but none of these films were successful at the box office. Shahid’s films ‘Phata Poster Nikla Hero’ and ‘R Rajkumar’ were released in the year 2013.
Prabhudheva’s directorial venture ‘R Rajkumar’ got average success at the ticket window. In this film, Shahid won the hearts of the audience through his amazing action sequences. Shahid’s movie Haider was released on 2 October 2014. Shahid Kapoor was honored with the Filmfare Award for Best Actor for his effective performance in the film, directed by Vishal Bhardwaj. Apart from this, his performance in the films Padmavat and Kabir Singh was also appreciated. Shahid Kapoor’s film ‘Kabir Singh’ proved to be very successful at the box office. ‘Kabir Singh’ was Shahid Kapoor’s first solo film to enter the 100 crore club. Shahid’s upcoming film is Jersey, in which he will be seen as a cricketer.
- Jersey, Directed By Gowtam Tinnanuri, Releasing on 31 Dec 2021.
- Yoddha, Directed By Shashank Khaitan, Releasing In 2022.
- Bull, Directed By Aditya Nimbalkar, Releasing On 5 March 2022.
- Farzi, Directed By Krishna DK, Releasing on 5 November 2022.
- During the shoot of the 2006 Comedy/Romance movie Chup Chup Ke, Shahid Kapoor was accused of dictating how a particular scene should be shot, to which, the director got offensive. However, later Shahid denied it by telling that Priyan-Ji (the director) is a veteran and he can’t think of telling him how to make a movie.
- Shahid attracted a controversy when an MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service) was leaked in which Shahid and his ex-girlfriend Kareena Kapoor Khan were making out.
Shahid Kapoor, who has made his mark in the Bollywood film industry due to his excellent acting, fantastic dance, and charming face, has given more than one great film in his career of twenty years. Kapoor is counted among the successful heroes of the Bollywood Film Industry. Shahid Kapoor is the owner of property worth INR 258 crores. According to media reports, the property of Shahid Kapoor, the owner of crores, has increased by 70% in the last some years.
His source of earning is brand endorsements, films, and investments. Shahid is among those people in the country who pay the highest tax. Shahid Kapoor has two luxurious houses in Mumbai, Maharashtra, in which a flat price will be around INR 20 crores at this time, Shahid bought it in the year 2014 for 12 crores. While the second flat Shahid bought for his wife Mira Rajput, is worth INR 56 crores.
Shahid Kapoor is also fond of cars. He has luxury cars like Porsche Cayenne GTS, Mercedes-Benz GL-Class 300, Jaguar XKR, Range Rover Vogue, Mercedes GLS 350D, Mercedes Benz AMG S400, BMW 7 Series, Lexus 470, Mustang Sports Car, and Land Cruiser.
Shahid has expensive bikes like ‘Harley Davidson Fat Boy’, ‘Yamaha MT-01’, ‘BMW 310R’, ‘BMW R1250GS Adventure’, and ‘Ducati Scrambler 1100 Special’.
Contact and Social Media Information
If you are a big fan of Shahid Kapoor and you want to know more about him so you can follow him on social media platforms such as Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. On social media platforms, you will get the latest photos, videos, and updates about him.
Shahid Kapoor at Instagram-@shahidkapoor
Some Unknown Facts About Him
- Shahid’s environment has always been filmy as his father Pankaj Kapur and his mother are well-known artists and also his grandfather was a great director, screenwriter, novelist, and journalist.
- Actor Shahid Kapoor does not allow his professional and personal life to mix. No matter how busy he is, he always takes out time for his wife and children.
- Before working as a lead actor, Shahid used to work in television commercials, music videos.
- In 1998, he was featured in the music video of Aryan Band titled “Aankhon Mein Tera Hi Chehra” and gained popularity in the film industry.
- Shahid had once told that he had to face rejections many times in the early days of his career. If the actor is to be believed, he was denied 100 times for the film role.
- Shahid himself never used his father’s name, rather he struggled and only relied on his talent.
- Shahid has worked as a background dancer in the films Taal and Dil To Pagal Hai.
- For some time he worked in TV ads and was a back dancer, then in 2003, he got the fruits of his patience. The actor got a chance to work in his first film Ishq-Visk.
- At the age of 18, she got a chance to work in a Pepsi commercial with Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, and Rani Mukerji.
- Shahid was a non-vegetarian, but he gave up eating all this stuff after reading “Life Fair” by Brian Hines.
- His name is written Shahid Khattar on his passport, as he uses the surname of his stepfather Rajesh Khattar.
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Written By–Amit Shukla