Shahid Kapoor is the gem of Indian cinema with all necessary elements to be a superstar. He is an actor of complete package; acting, dance, looks and charm. Along with Ranbir Kapoor and Ranveer Singh, Shahid is the leading Indian actor in the younger generation.
Born in 1981, Shahid starred in hit movies like ‘Ishq Vishk’, ‘Vivah’, ‘Jab We Met’, ‘Kaminey’ and ‘R… Rajkumar’. He shared great on-screen chemistry with actresses Kareena Kapoor and Amrita Rao. He is the perfect example of a simple boy who made it big in the Bollywood.
Shahid Kapoor : Early Life and Personal Details
Shahid Kapoor was born on February 25, 1981, in Delhi to Pankaj Kapoor and Neelima Azeem. He grew up in Mumbai with his two younger brothers and one younger sister. He completed his early education from Rajhans Vidyalaya, Mumbai. Further, he enrolled in the Mithibai College for higher studies.
The cute and charming Shahid is 5 feet 8 inches tall with a well toned body. He is Pisces by sun sign and Hindu by religion. Besides acting and dancing, his hobbies are reading books, travelling and collecting watches. He is a pure vegan and loves to eat Rajma-Chawal. He is a big fan of Shah Rukh Khan and his dad, Pankaj Kapoor.
Shahid Kapoor personal life always attracts huge media attention. In her initial days, he was madly in love with Kareena Kapoor. They shared great bonding and even worked in many movies. After breaking with Kareena Kapoor, she dated Priyank Chopra for a brief period. At last, he tied the knot with non-filmy girl, Mira Rajput in 2015. At present, he is the father of a beautiful daughter named Misha.
Caption: Shahid Kapoor with Kareena Kapoor in ‘Jab We Met’
Shahid Kapoor : Career
Shahid Kapoor started his professional career as a child artist and background dancer. He made his acting debut with ‘Ishq Vishk’ in 2003. People love him in the role of Rajiv Mathur, a college student. He was successful to make an impact with his first venture through his looks, charisma, dance and strong performance.
He further starred in successful movies such as ‘Fida’, ‘Vivah’, ‘Jab We Met’, ‘Kaminey’ and ‘R… Rajkumar’ and ‘Haider’. He received much appreciation and credit for his performance in these movies. He is a great dancer with full of energy and spontaneity. By giving consistent performance in regular interval, he established himself as the superstar of Bollywood.
His latest release was critically acclaimed ‘Rangoon’ in 2017 featuring Kangana Ranaut and Saif Ali Khan. His upcoming project is ‘Padmavati’ starring with Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh.
Shahid Kapoor : Awards
Shahid Kapoor is one of the celebrated names in the movie industry. He won the Filmfare Awards for three times. He further won numerous awards like Apsara Award, IIFA Award and Screen Award.
Shahid Kapoor : Net Worth
Shahid Kapoor has an estimated net worth of $28 Million. He made his income from movies, brand endorsements and personal investments. His fee is Rs 15 Crore per movie. He promoted brands like Clear Shampoo, Vaseline Men’s Skincare range and Elf Moto.
Shahid resides in a beautiful house located in Mumbai, which current market value is around Rs 20 Crore. He has many cars like Audi, Volvo and Mercedes in his collection. He is an avid social media person and often update his Instagram, where we can see him with his wife and daughter.