After doing 29 movies in 15 years ,still Shahid Kapoor looks as refreshing as he was in his first movie
Ishq Vishk at the age of 22 when he started his career.But Shahid was not as endearing,as charming
as he is now when he joined the Bollywood Industry and has always been considered an underrated actor,
but with time he has made a different image of himself and is crush of many.Let us go through the
Shahid Kapoor Bio/Wiki,Interesting Facts and List of Movies he has done.
Born and Age (Shahid Kapoor Bio/Wiki,Interesting Facts and List of Movies) :-
- He was born on 25th February 1981 (38 years) in New Delhi.
- His father Pankaj Kapoor is theater artist and Neelima Azeem was Kathak dancer.
- When he was 3 years old his parents got divorced and he used to live with his grandparents in New Delhi.
- When he was 10 years old he moved to Mumbai with his Mother and her mother married to Rajesh Khattar.
- Shahid has a step-brother from her mother second marriage and i.e. Ishaan Khattar.
Getting into industry can be said as luck for Shahid which he might not have dreamt of.While dropping one of his friend on his bike for audition,he was also asked to give audition and luckily he got selected and did an ad of Pepsi with Rani Mukherjee,Shahrukh Khan and Kajol.
Shahrukh was the one who inspired to try his luck into his acting as he was a good dancer but Shahid has inferiority about his looks and was unsure about acting.
When Shahid was just 15 years old he joined Shiamak Davar Academy and considers as one of the best dancers,he was also the part of Taal and Dil To Pagal Hai movies as a background dancer.
Still the path of making career was not so easy for Shahid and after giving 100 auditions,he got his first movie
that is ISHQ Vishk which was a successful at box office.
Although he was getting roles but he had that chocolaty boy image for which he was getting
limited roles,but Vishal Bhardwaj gave Shahid the role of his life which he self wasn’t sure of doing
which introduced the dark side of Shahid and started to get serious roles as well.
Some Lesser Known/Interesting Facts About Shahid Kapoor :-
- A career changing movie for Ranbir Kapoor “Rockstar” was first offered to Shahid in 2007
when Imtiaz asked Shahid to choose one of the movies between Jab We Met and Rockstar
but Shahid had chosen the former one and later after 4 years Rockstar made with Ranbir Kapoor in 2011.
- Under the direction of Pankaj Kapoor made film Mausam was Shahid first movie with his father.
- “Rang De Basanti” considers Cinemas one of the iconic movies and Shahid was offered the role which
Siddharth played in however he couldn’t be part of the movie due to dates which he still regrets.
- Although being a son of brilliant actor like Pankaj kapoor,Shahid has made his own identity in Cinema.
- Kartik Aaryan is not the only one who got famous with his monologues,Shahid first movie Ishq Vishk had Shahid monologue where he introduces himself.
- He always knew that he would be a great actor and believes that “You need to have a faith/believe in you
whatever you do”.
- Being a 22 year old guy doing his first movie,his mother was all the time with him as he wanted to,
at the initial days of his acting.
- He dislikes the fact of being judged where people are social media driven and sees an actor who is well dressed and ignores the acting part.
- Even you are not in best of your days and struggling to perform well,you have to give your best and that’s what happened with Shahid during the last schedule of Jab We Met.
More from Bio/Wiki,Interesting Facts about Shahid Kapoor :-
- Jab We Met counts as Shahid one of best movies but you may not know that this film had first offered
to Bobby Deol who couldn’t do that movie for 2 years and the movie went on hold,later Imtiaz met
Shahid and he agreed to play the character.
- Feels cringe when he sees his past movies and doesn’t like his work at all.
- Shahid and Ranveer Singh didn’t like each other,even during “Padmavat” shoot Shahid felt as
outsider but later they sort out their issue and now even they want to work together.
- Even after differences in family Shahid has been much closer to his father than his mother.
- One of best director Vishal Bhardwaj he believes ,he is someone who brought the best out of Shahid.
- One of the best performance he gave for “Haider” but very people know that he didn’t charge
a single penny for that as the production cost of Vishal Bhardwaj movie was high as compared to this.
- For Mausam he learned to fly F-16 Jet and is the first actor to do so.
- Regrets movies doing like Shaandar, Chup Chup Ke and Vaah Life Ho To Aisi.
Generous as a Star :-
With such a big star like he is,generosity is also in his nature
as during the shooting of Batti Gul Meter Chalu,he setup his own gym in the hotel where doesn’t have much facilities and later after completing shooting he handed over his gym equipment to the hotel as he really liked the hospitality of the hotel.
On Relationship With Meera and Talking about Ishan :-
Although having difference of 13 years,Shahid and Meera are going strong and is the best couple of Bollywood Industry,One of Interview with “Jeetesh Pillai”,Shahid admits that Meera has matured as a person and Being a celeb wife is not a easy task,along with your spouse you get equal
criticism and Shahid believes with time,she has learned to deal with it.
Currently they both have 2 babies,one is a daughter Misha Kapoor and other is a boy Zain Kapoor.
When he saw Ishaan’s movie “Beyond The Clouds” and “Dhadak“,he was stunned by his performances
and proud as well,he said “Although he is a brother of me but in the end Its your end which makes you
apart and Ishaan has proved it”.
List of Movies Shahid Kapoor has appeared till now :-
- Ishq Vishk
- Fool and Final
- Deewane Hue Pagal
- 36 China Town
- Chance Pe Dance
- Jab We Met
- Dil Maange More
- Milenge Milenge
- Dil Bole Hadippa!
- Vaah!Life Ho Toh Aisi
- Kismat Konnection
- Badmaash Company
- Teri Meri Kahaani
- Chup Chup Ke
- Phata Poster Nikla Hero
- Batti Gul Meter Chalu
- Kabir Singh
- Udta Punjab
Social Handles :-
Twitter :- https://twitter.com/shahidkapoor
Facebook :- https://www.facebook.com/shahidkapoor/
Instagram :- https://www.instagram.com/shahidkapoor
Height,Weight,Religion,Likes and Dislikes :-
- Height is 5’8″
- Weight is 70 Kgs
- He likes traveling,collecting watches.
- Dislikes Gossiping and eating Mushrooms.
- He is Hindu by Religion.
Controversies Shahid has been part of :-
- One of the recent Controversy is when Shahid Kapoor leaves the Award Show
in the middle as he didn’t get the Best Actor Award.
- There was also a controversy is when it was rumored that the Actor was suffering with cancer which worried his family.
- Another controversy is when his MMS had leaked out with Kareena Kapoor Khan which created a spark.
- He has also received alot of controversy for his last movie “Kabir Singh”.
Upcoming Projects/Movie of Shahid Kapoor :-
Shahid Kapoor soon will be playing a role of Cricketer in his upcoming movie “Jersey” which may release in 2020.
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