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Shahid Kapoor

Intro to Shahid Kapoor

Shahid Kapoor was born in Delhi, India, on February 25, 1981. Dodo, Shak, and Sasha are some of his friends’ nicknames for him. He’s also known as Bollywood’s Chocolate Boy. Since he was a child, he has been interested in dancing and performing. His parents split when he was three years old, therefore he had a difficult childhood. He desired a Pioneer music system when he was a teenager, but he didn’t have enough money to buy one; yet, after reaching success, he became the company’s brand ambassador.

Shahid Kapoor

Personal Information

Real NameShahid Kapoor
Height5’8″ Inches
Weight70 Kg
Body MeasurementsChest- 42 Inches
Waist- 30 Inches
Biceps- 15 Inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Date of Birth25 February 1981
Age (as of 2021)40 Years
BirthplaceDelhi, India
AddressPraneta Apartments, Juhu, Mumbai
SchoolGyan Bharati, Delhi
Rajhans Vidyalaya, Mumbai
College/UniversityMithibai College, Mumbai
Educational QualificationGraduate
DebutFilm- Ishq Vishq (2003)
TV- Jhalak Dikhla Jaa Reloaded (2015, As a Judge)
Shahid Kapoor

Family and Relationship

FatherPankaj Kapoor (Actor)
MotherNeelima Azeem (Actress)
Supriya Pathak (Actress, Step-mother)
BrotherRuhaan Kapoor
Ishaan Khatter (Half-brother)
SisterSanah Kapoor (Half-sister)
GirlfriendHrishita Bhatt
Kareena Kapoor
Sania Mirza
Priyanka Chopra
Mira Rajput (Wife)
Marriage Date- 7 July 2015
Marriage Place- The Oberoi, Gurgaon
ChildrenSon– Zain Kapoor (Born in 2018)
Daughter– Misha Kapoor (Born in 2016)

Career of Shahid Kapoor

He originally appeared in music videos and advertisements. He starred alongside Shahrukh Khan, Kajol, and Rani Mukerji in a Pepsi commercial. Then he appeared in Aankhon Me Tere Hi Chehra, a music video. After that, he opted to enrol at Shiamak Davar Institute for Performing Arts. He later appeared in the film Taal as a background dancer in the song Kahin Aag Lage Lag Jawe and in the film Dil to Pagal Hai with Karisma Kapoor as a background dancer in the song Kahin Aag Lage Lag Jawe.


  • Shahid worked as an assistant director on the TV series Mohandas B.A.L.L.B. with his father in 1998.
  • He also appeared in various music videos, including Aankhon Mein (1999), Mera Dil Bole Piya Piya (1999).
  • In 2003, he made his acting debut in the Bollywood film Ishq Vishk, portraying the lead role of Rajiv Mathur.
  • Later, he appeared in the comedy Dil Maange More.
  • He starred in two films in 2006, 36 China Town and Chup Chup Ke.
  • Then he starred in Vivah, a love drama that was his second biggest hit to date.
  • In the year 2007, he starred in the flop film Fool and Final. Then he appeared in Jab We Met, which was the year’s biggest hit.
  • In 2008, he starred in the film Kismat Konnection, which was a flop.
  • He acted in the 2009 film Kaminey, in which he played a double part. He then went on to star in the film Dil Bole Hadippa! later that year.
  • Shahid then acted in the films Chance Pe Dance and Paathshala in 2010.
  • After that, he starred in Yash Raj Films’ Badmaash Company, which did well at the box office.
  • Milenge Milenge, his second film, was released in April 2010.
  • The actor’s next film, Shaandaar, was released in 2015 and starred Alia Bhatt, but it was a flop.
  • He was a judge on the popular dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Reloaded in 2015.
  • He starred as a drug-addicted rockstar Tommy Singh in Udta Punjab in 2016. In 2017, the actor starred opposite Saif Ali Khan and Kangana Ranaut in Rangoon and Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh in Padmavati.
  • Batti Gul Meter Chalu, starring Shahid Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor, is one of Shahid Kapoor’s 2018 projects.
  • Kabir Singh is included in his 2019 release.

Latest Works

Shahid was seen in the role of a cricketer in Jersey in December 2021.

Awards and Achievements

2004Best Male Debut for Ishq Vishq
2008Best Actor (Editor’s Choice) for Jab We Met
2009Rajiv Gandhi Award for Kaminey
2015Best Actor for Haider
2015LifeOk Hero Award for Haider
2017Best Actor (Critics) for Udta Punjab

Favourites and Collections

FoodHome Cooked Food, Rajma Chawal, Roti Dal and Curd Rice
ActorsPankaj Kapoor
Tom Cruise
ActressesMadhuri Dixit
Scarlett Johansson
Julia Roberts
MusicHindustani Music
Justin Timberlake’s New-Age Music
SingerA R Rahman
Shreya Ghosal
ColourBlue, Black, White
Fashion DesignerSabina Khan
Cars CollectionPorsche Cayenne GTS
Mercedes Benz GL-Class
Jaguar XKR-S
Range Rover Vogue
Bikes CollectionHarley Davidson Fat Boy
Yamaha MT-01

Exciting Facts About Shahid Kapoor

  • Shahid is the first Indian actor to pilot an F-16 fighter jet.
  • He switched from non-smoker to smoker during the filming of Milenge Milenge in 2010, but afterwards quit for his wife, Mira Rajput.
  • Previously, he ate non-vegetarian food, but after reading Brian Hines’ book Life is Fair, he became a vegetarian.
  • On his passport, he goes by the name Shahid Khattar, which is his stepfather Rajesh Khattar’s surname.
  • Shahid went bald for the film Haider (2014) for a climactic moment that took him almost four hours to film due to the six-page monologue he was given.
  • Science had always been his favourite subject in school.
  • GQ India, Hello!, Exhibit, and other famous magazines featured Shahid on their covers.
Shahid Kapoor


He has a net worth of $36 million (about 269 crores in Indian rupees).

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