Shahid Kapoor Profile, Height, Age, Family, Wife, Affairs, Biography & More
Shahid Kapoor is an Indian actor in Hindi movies born on February 25, 1981, also known as Shahid Khattar. Cited in the media as one of India’s most appealing celebrities, Kapoor maintains its popularity despite a fluctuating career trajectory and is the recipient of several awards, including three Filmfare. Originally known for performing romantic roles, he has since taken on roles in action films and thrillers.
Shahid Kapoor was born in New Delhi to actor Pankaj Kapur and dancer Neelima Azeem. Her parents divorced when they were three years old. his father moved to Mumbai (and married actress Supriya Pathak) and Kapoor continued to live in Delhi with his mother and maternal grandparents. His grandparents were journalists for the Russian magazine Sputnik. Kapoor particularly liked his grandfather.
Kapoor became interested in dance from an early age and, at the age of 15, joined Shiamak Davar’s dance institute. As a student, Kapoor appeared as a dancer in the films Dil To Pagal Hai (1997) and Taal (1999), in which Davar was a choreographer. During a theatrical performance at the institute, Kapoor performed the songs “Vogue” and “GoldenEye” with a positive response from the audience; he described the experience as the first time he “felt like a star”. He then became an instructor at the institute. During this time, Kapoor accompanied a friend to an audition for a Pepsi commercial starring stars Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol and Rani Mukerji, but ended up with the play itself. He has appeared in television commercials for the Kit Kat and Close-Up brands, among others, and in music videos for several performers, including Aryans and singer Kumar Sanu. Kapoor was also appointed assistant director to his father in the television series 1998 1998 Mohandas B.A.L.L.B.
Kapoor has been nominated for the Best Actor Filmfare Award for his rendition of a troubled businessman in Ibtiaz Ali’s romantic comedy, Jab We Met (2007), and his twin brothers in the Kaminey thriller (2009) from Vishal Bhardwaj. After appearing in another box office hit series, he starred in the hit commercial action movie R … Rajkumar (2013).
In addition to acting, Kapoor supports charities, hosts award ceremonies and has been a talent judge in the reality TV show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Reloaded (2015). He is married to housewife Mira Rajput, with whom he has two children.