Shahid Kapoor – Biography, Facts & Life Story

Shahid Kapoor Indian Actor
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Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Body Measurements 42-30-15 inches
Bodytype Slim
Height 5 feet 8 inches (1.74 m)
Weight 70 kg (154 lbs)
Waist 30 inches
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
Shoe Size 10 Inches
Nickname Shahid Khattar
Gender Male
Age 42 years old (in 2023)
Date of Birth February 25, 1981
Full Name Shahid Kapoor
Profession Actor
Nationality Indian
Birthplace Delhi, India
Religion Hinduism
Zodiac Sign Pisces

Shahid Kapoor is a stunning Bollywood actor as well as model. He has received numerous awards for his several movie roles and was identified as a talented fresh-face in Bollywood film industry.

He was born in Mumbai, India on February 25, 1981. Shahid Kapoor is the son of well-known actress Neelima Azeem, who is a classical dancer as well as actress and his father Pankaj Kapoor. His parents divorced when Shahid was only 3 years old, he stayed with his Mom. He also was dating with Bollywood actress and co-star Kareena Kapoor.

A handsome and talented young actor of Bollywood with average build and height, Shahid Kapoor exudes a natural chocolaty charm. He is also a talented dancer getting training under the supervision of Shaimak Davar. His first appearance ahead of camera was clean chance when he was seen at Pepsi audition. Shahid Kapoor was nominated and shot this commercial along with megastars Shah Rukh Khan, Rani Mukerji and Kajol. After that, he appeared in a number of music videos such as Aankhon Mein Tera Hi Chehra and Kehna to Hai in which he was coupled along with sizzling actress Hrishita Bhatt. Shahid Kapoor has also appeared in a number of commercials for products like Onida, Kit Kat, Fuji Film, Ala Bleach and Clinic All Clear.

Though, Shahid Kapoor made his first Bollywood screen debut in a super hit romantic flick, Ishq Vishk, also starring MTV VJ Shenaz Treasurywala and Amrita Rao. His talent once noticed, he rocked the Indian box-office with megahit movies like Fida, co-starring Fardeen Khan and Kareena Kapoor, and romantic comedy movie, Dil Mange More, together with Ayesha Takia, Soha Ali Khan and Tulip Joshi.

While Shahid Kapoor’s next few appearances in Deewane Huye Pagal, Vaah! Life Ho To Aisi, Chup Chup Ke and Shikhar were average successes and his roles were meticulously praised. His other megahit movies include a multi-starrer thriller comic movie 36 China Town and Vivah. Shahid Kapoor other movies are Milenge Milenge, Fool and Final and Dus 2 were live up to the anticipations of his fans.

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Shahid Kapoor has worked in Jersey, and Kabir Singh.

Shahid Kapoor Education

Qualification: Graduate

School: Gyan Bharati, Delhi (upto 4th class)Rajhans Vidyalaya, Mumbai

College: Mithibai College, Mumbai

Shahid Kapoor Career

Profession: Actor

Known For: Kabir Singh


Film: Ishq Vishq (2003)

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TV: Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Reloaded (2015, as a judge)

Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Reloaded (2015)

Salary: 14-15 Crore/film (INR)

Net Worth: $30 million

Family & Relatives

Father: Pankaj Kapoor (Actor)

Shahid Kapoor and his father Pankaj Kapoor

Mother: Neelima Azeem (Biological mother)

His mother Neelima Azeem

Supriya Pathak (Step-mother)

His step mother Supriya Pathak

Brother: Ishaan Khattar

His brother Ishaan Khattar

Ruhaan Kapoor

His brother Ruhaan Kapoor

Sister: Sanah Kapoor

His sister Sanah Kapoor

Marital Status: Married

Wife: Mira Rajput

His wife Mira Rajput

No. of Children: 2

Son: Zain Kapoor

His son Zain Kapoor

Daughter: Misha Kapoor (born in 2016)

His daughter Misha Kapoor

Past Relationships:

Priyanka Chopra (2009 – 2011)
Kareena Kapoor (2003 – 2007)

Shahid Kapoor Favorites

Hobbies: Reading, dancing

Favorite Destination: Europe, Paris, Bali, Goa

Favorite Food: Rajma-Chawal

Favorite Color: Black

Favorite Sport: Cricket

Favorite Cars: Porsche Cayenne GTS

Favorite Pets: Cat

Facts You Never Knew About Shahid Kapoor

  • Shahid Kapoor real name is Shahid Khattar.
  • He related with a filmy background; as his father, Pankaj Kapoor is a legendary Bollywood actor, and his mother is also a famous actress and dancer.
  • Shahid Kapoor had a complex childhood; as his parents, got divorced when Shahid was only three years old.
  • He has worked as a background dancer in the super hit movies Dil Toh Pagal Ha and Taal.
  • Prior starting of his career in acting, he has worked as an assistant director in a famous Television serial Mohandas B.A.L.L.B.
  • All through his struggling days, he desired to buy a music system though he cannot afford to buy it, and one he got fame, that particular company selected him as their brand ambassador.
  • In the year 1998, Shahid Kapoor was performed in Aryan band’s video song titled “Aankhon Mein Tere Hi Chehra” and got utmost fame in Indian film industry.
  • Shahid Kapoor incepted his career in Bollywood with the movie Ishq Vishq and the lady, who played the character of Shahid’s mother, is his real mom.

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