Shahid Kapoor Biography

Shahid Kapoor BiographyShahid Kapoor is a actor who has an attractive personality and his innocent face makes him a chocolate hero OF Bollywood. The unique part of his personality is he continuously works hard and success comes to him through his tireless efforts.

Shahid was born in Mumbai to Pankaj Kapur of “Karamchand’ fame and TV actress Neelima Azeem. Their parents divorced when he was young. He has a brother Ruhan and sister Sana.

Shahid Kapoor early education was from Gyan Bharati, in Delhi and later in RajhansVidyalaya, Mumbai. Shahid Kapoor began his acting journey through music videos and ad films.

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He was seen in Complan ad along with Ayesha Taki. He was also seem in commercials such as Pepsi. He also did music video Aankhon Me Tera Hi Chehra along with Hrishita Bhatt that was produced by the Aryans.

Shahid Kapoor took training in dancing at ShiamakDavar Institute of Performing Arts and appeared as a background dancer in the movie Taal.

Shahid Kapoor made entry in Bollywood through Ishq Vishk with Amrita Rao and Shenaz Treasurywala in 2003. This as a super hit film and Shahid grabbed the Filmfare Award for Best Male actor.

Shahid Kapoor Biography

Shahid worked with director Ken Ghosh in the suspense movie Fida, co-starring Kareena Kapoor and Fardeen Khan. Shahid earned the title of ‘chocolate boy of Bollywood’ through his excellent performances in film like Jab We Met and Kaminey. ‘Jab We Met’ was a huge success both in India and abroad.

Shahid Kapoor’s other films are Kismat Konnection and ‘Paathshala.’ His role in Shikhar was highly praised. These movies were liked by the audience and the critic alike. Shahid since then became commercially successful actor. 

Shahid Kapoor and Shah Rukh Khan co-hosted the 14th IIFA Awards in Macau in July 2013.  His latest release in 2013 was an entertaining film ‘Phata Poster Nikla Hero’ which collected good revenue.

Shahid Kapoor was romantically linked to Kareena Kapoor but they later broke up. Shahid Kapoor had to struggle a lot at personal and professional level. He has tasted success and failure both. His motto in life is 'Go out and do your Best.'



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Shahid Kapoor named Sexiest Asian Man in UK poll

    Updated On : Dec 13,2017   9:32 pm
London, Dec 13 (IANS) Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor has been named the 'Sexiest Asian Man' in a poll, dethroning singer Zayn Malik who has been winning the title for the past two years. View More..

Women have been the strongest people in my life: Shahid Kapoor (IANS Interview)

    Updated On : Dec 09,2017   12:10 pm
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Actor Shahid Kapoor says the strongest people in his life have been women, especially his mother Neelima Azeem who has been a single parent. He also calls his wife Mira and daughter Misha his "whole world" and says he couldn't have been happier in his life than now. View More..

No patronage in sports like boxing: Anurag Kashyap (Movie Snippets)

    Updated On : Dec 08,2017   5:54 pm
Mumbai, Dec 8 (IANS) Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap who has attempted to address the issue of discouragement in a sport like boxing in his upcoming film "Mukkabaaz", says the driving force of his film came from a very honest space of reality. View More..

Shahid Kapoor thanks Kangana for supporting 'Padmavati'

    Updated On : Dec 08,2017   3:18 pm
Mumbai, Dec 8 (IANS) Actor Shahid Kapoor, who plays one of the three key characters in "Padmavati", has thanked his "Rangoon" co-star Kangana Ranaut for extending her support to the controversial film, and said creative people shouldn't be scared. View More..

Nitish bans release of 'Padmavati' in Bihar

    Updated On : Nov 28,2017   3:46 pm
Patna, Nov 28 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday ordered a ban on Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Padmavati" in the state. View More..

BJP's Amu threatens Mamata with Surpanakha's fate, Trinamool's Anubrata hits back

    Updated On : Nov 25,2017   10:18 pm
Chandigarh/Kolkata, Nov 25 (IANS) Haryana BJP leader Suraj Pal Amu on Saturday threatened West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee that she would meet the same fate as "Surpanakha", a demoness from the Ramayana whose nose was cut off by Lakshman, a day after she said her state was ready to welcome Sanjay Leela Bhansali's controversial film "Padmavati" and its crew. View More..

BJP leader threatens Mamata with Surpanakha's fate, Bengal civil society protests

    Updated On : Nov 25,2017   9:10 pm
Chandigarh/Kolkata, Nov 25 (IANS) Haryana BJP leader Suraj Pal Amu on Saturday threatened West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee that she would meet the same fate as "Surpanakha", a demoness from the epic Ramayana whose nose was cut off by Lakshman, a day after she asserted her state was ready to welcome Sanjay Leela Bhansali's controversial film "Padmavati" and its crew. View More..

'Padmavati' row: Naidu says no right to take law in hands, nor hurt sentiments

    Updated On : Nov 25,2017   8:42 pm
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Amid a raging row over "Padmavati", Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday said that nobody has the right to take law into their hands, but at the same time nobody has the right to hurt others sentiments. View More..

'Padmavati' row: Kamal Haasan says Indians are being over sensitive

    Updated On : Nov 25,2017   8:04 pm
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Veteran actor Kamal Haasan, who earlier came out in support of "Padmavati" actress Deepika Padukone amid protests and death threats hurled at her for being a part of the film, says people are being "over-sensitive" on the issue. View More..

BJP leader threatens Mamata that she would meet Surpanakha's fate

    Updated On : Nov 25,2017   7:58 pm
Chandigarh/Kolkata, Nov 25 (IANS) Haryana BJP leader Suraj Pal Amu on Saturday threatened West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee that she would meet the same fate as "Surpanakha", a demoness from the epic Ramayana whose nose was cut off by Lakshman, a day after she asserted her state was ready to welcome Sanjay Leela Bhansali's controversial film "Padmavati" and its crew. View More..

It's hyper nationalism: Shabana Azmi on 'Padmavati' row

    Updated On : Nov 25,2017   6:16 pm
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Never one to mince words, Shabana Azmi believes India is experiencing hyper nationalism in context of the protests over Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Padmavati". The veteran actress say the situation in the country is "alarming". View More..

'Padmavati' protests overhyped, we have to stop this nonsense: Kanwarani of Badnore

    Updated On : Nov 25,2017   1:56 pm
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Kanwarani Archana Singh, who belongs to an erstwhile royal Rajput family and is married to another royal, Kanwar Ranjay Singh of Badnore in Rajasthan, says the protests over Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Padmavati" are overhyped, and one has to "stop the nonsense". View More..

Physical threats unacceptable: Naidu on 'Padmavati' row

    Updated On : Nov 25,2017   1:02 pm
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday said physical threats and obstruction of filmmakers were unacceptable in a democracy and urged those opposing the release of film "Padmavati" to protest peacefully and lawfully. View More..

Would be nicer to feel protected at this point: Deepika

    Updated On : Nov 24,2017   5:58 pm
Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) After getting several threats over her film "Padmavati", actress Deepika Padukone says she would like to feel "safer and protected" at this point of time. View More..

'Padmavati' welcome in Bengal: Mamata

    Updated On : Nov 24,2017   3:20 pm
Kolkata, Nov 24 (IANS) Amid the raging controversy over Sanjay Leela Bhansali's period drama "Padmavati", West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday asserted that her state was ready to welcome the film and its crew. View More..

Protests against 'Padmavati' in Delhi

    Updated On : Nov 24,2017   11:48 am
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) A group of people on Friday staged a protest outside the Azadpur Metro station here against Sanjay Leela Bhansali's period drama "Padmavati". View More..

Rajasthan court accepts complaint against 'Padmavati' crew

    Updated On : Nov 23,2017   11:10 pm
Jaipur, Nov 23 (IANS) A local court here on Thursday accepted a complaint against filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali and actors Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh, Shahid Kapoor and others in regard to ongoing controversy relating to their forthcoming film "Padmavati". View More..

British okay 'Padmavati', row continues in India

    Updated On : Nov 23,2017   6:00 pm
London/New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Even as the British censors cleared the controversial film "Padmavati" for release on December 1, India's apex court said it will hear on November 28 a fresh plea seeking to block the release of the Sanjay Leela Bhansali's movie outside India. View More..

'Padmavati' issue scary for all of us: Vinod Kapri

    Updated On : Nov 23,2017   12:58 pm
Panaji, Nov 23 (IANS) As protests against "Padmavati" gather steam all across India, "Pihu" director Vinod Kapri finds the issue scary for a citizen as well as a filmmaker. He says the government needs to take a stand and protect freedom of expression. View More..

'Padmavati' cleared by British censors for Dec 1 release

    Updated On : Nov 23,2017   12:14 pm
London, Nov 23 (IANS) The British Board Of Film Classification (BBFC) has cleared controversial Indian film "Padmavati" for release on December 1 but a source close to the film's makers said it won't release anywhere on that date. View More..