Shahid Kapoor Biography, Facts & Life Story

Shahid Kapoor Indian Actor

Quick Facts

Nickname:Dodo

Full Name:Shahid Kapoor

Profession:Actor

Nationality:Indian

Age (as of 2019):38 years old

Date of Birth:February 25, 1981

Birthplace:Delhi, India

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height:5’ 8” (1.74 m)

Weight:70 kg (154 lbs)

Chest:42 Inches

Biceps:15 Inches

Hair Color:Black

Eye Color:Dark Brown


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.

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.

Shahid Kapoor Education

Qualification: Graduate

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

College: Mithibai College, Mumbai

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Shahid Kapoor Career

Profession: Actor

Debut TV Series/Movie:

  • Film: Ishq Vishq (2003)
  • TV: Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Reloaded (2015, as a judge)

Salary: 14-15 Crore/film (INR)

Net Worth: $30 million

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Family & Relatives

Father: Pankaj Kapoor (Actor)

Mother: Neelima Azeem (Biological mother), Supriya Pathak (Step-mother)

Brother(s): Ishaan Khattar, Ruhaan Kapoor

Sister(s): Sanah Kapoor

Marital Status: Married

Wife/Girlfriend: Mira Rajput

Son(s): None

Daughter(s): Misha Kapoor (born in 2016)

Ex Girlfriends:

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Hobbies: Reading, dancing

Favorite Actor: Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan, Pankaj Kapur, Tom Cruise

Favorite Actress: Madhuri Dixit, Scarlett Johansson, Julia Roberts

Favorite Food: Rajma-Chawal

Favorite Destination: Europe, Paris, Bali, Goa

Favorite Color: Black

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Kabir Singh – Official Teaser | Shahid Kapoor, Kiara Advani | Sandeep Reddy Vanga | 21st June 2019

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