Biography / Wiki
What makes an actor brilliant is his versatility and Shahid Kapoor sets the example for this. Shahid is an Indian Actor who mainly works in Hindi language films. He is famous as Chocolaty Boy of Bollywood in the film industry. Since childhood, he took a keen interest in dancing and acting. He called different names such as Dodo, Shak, and Sasha by his friends.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on 25 February 1981, Shahid Kapoor turned 39 years old in the year 2020. He is tall with a height of 172 centimeters and 5’8” in feet & inches. He possesses a fit and healthy personality with a weight of 70 kilograms and 154 lbs in pounds.
He seems more elegant with his Black eyes and Black hair. His body measures 42 inches chest, 30 inches waist and biceps size is 15 inches
According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Shahid Kapoor is 186 crores in INR.
Education / Family
Shahid was born and raised up in Delhi, India, and belongs to a middle-class Khatri family. He is born to Pankaj Kapoor (Father) who is an actor in Bollywood and Neelima Azeem (Mother) who is an actress. His parents separated in 1984. Supriya Pathak who is also an actress is his Stepmother.
Ruhan Kapoor is his brother and Ishaan Khattar is his Maternal Half Brother. He has one half-sister Sanah Kapoor. He completed his schooling from Gyan Bharati, Delhi (up to 4th class) and Rajhans Vidyalaya, Mumbai, and further enrolled at Mithibai College, Mumbai to pursue his graduation.
|Nickname||Dodo, Sasha, and Shak|
|Birth Place||Delhi, India|
|Date Of Birth||25 February 1981|
|Height||In centimeters – 172 cm
In feet inches – 5’8”
|Weight||in kilograms- 70 kg
in pounds- 154 lbs
|School||Gyan Bharati, Delhi (up to 4th class)
Rajhans Vidyalaya, Mumbai
|College||Mithibai College, Mumbai|
|Home Town||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Debut||Film: Ishq Vishq (2003)
TV: Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Reloaded (2015, as a judge)
|Fathers Name||Pankaj Kapoor (Actor)
|Mothers Name||Neelima Azeem (Actress)
Supriya Pathak (Actress) (Step-Mother)
Ishaan Khatter (half-brother)
|Sister||Sanah Kapoor (half-sister)
Career / Fashion And Style
In the advertisement of Complan, he made his first on-screen appearance as a child artist opposite Ayesha Takia. At the age of 15, he learned to dance from the famous Shiamak Davar’s dance institute. Thereafter, after learning dance he appeared as a background dancer in several Bollywood films like Dil To Pagal Hai (1997) and Taal (1999).
Moreover, he worked in numerous TV ads such as Pepsi, Close-Up, Kit Kat, etc. In 1999, he featured in a couple of music videos such as Aankhon Mein and Mera Dil Bole Piya Piya. In 2003, he commenced his acting career by making his debut in the Bollywood film Ishq Vishk.
After that in 2006, he worked with Kareena Kapoor in two films Chup Chup Ke and 36 China Town. His greatest success came later this year with the romantic drama Vivah. Thereafter, he worked in many Bollywood films like ensemble comedy Fool & Final, romantic comedy Jab We Met, Mausam, Paathshala, Phata Poster Nikla Hero.
In 2014, he acted in the film Haider which was the toughest film of his career. After that, he appeared as a Judge on the dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Reloaded. Moreover, he worked in many hit movies such as Udta Punjab, Padmavat, and Kabir Singh. Kabir Singh earned a whopping $52 Million worldwide. For this film, he received a nomination at Filmfare for Best Actor.
Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife and More
He briefly dated a couple of famous Bollywood actresses like Kareena Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra. He had a relationship rumored with Tennis Star Sania Mirza. In 2015, he got married to his long term girlfriend Mira Rajput. The couple blessed with two children daughter Misha Kapoor (born in 2016), and a son Zain Kapoor (born in 2018).
|Girlfriend||Kareena Kapoor (Actress)
Sania Mirza (Tennis Player, Rumour)
Priyanka Chopra (Actress)
|Children||Son – Zain Kapoor (born in 2018)
Daughter – Misha Kapoor (born in 2016)
Here we are providing you a list of his favorite things.
|Favorite Actors||Tom Cruise and Pankaj Kapoor|
|Favorite Actress||Julia Roberts, Scarlett Johnson, Madhuri Dixit|
|Favorite Music||Justin Timberlake’s New-age music|
|Favorite Food||Home Cooked Food, Rajma Chawal, Roti Dal and Curd Rice|
|Favorite Singer(s)||Shreya Ghoshal, A.R Rahman|
|Favorite Fashion Designer||Sabina Khan|
|Favorite Perfume||Paco Rabanne|
|Favorite Destinations||Europe, Paris, Bali, Goa|
|Favorite Color(s)||Blue, Black, White|
Some Interesting Facts About Shahid Kapor
- He is 14 years older than his wife.
- He is the first Indian actor who flies an American F16 Aircraft.
- He turned to a smoker during the shooting of the film Milenge Milenge.
- On his Passport, he uses the name Shahid Khattar.
- For the film Haider, he was completely bald.
- His favorite subject was Science.
- His zodiac sign is Pisces.