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Shahid Kapoor

Name : Shahid Kapoor

Birthday : 25th February, 1981 (Age:38)

Zodiac Sign : Pisces

Occupation : Actor

Marital status : Single

Awards : Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut

Biography : Shahid Kapoor is an Indian film actor. He started his career by working in music videos and advertisements, Audience known him as a chocolate boy of Bollywood who gave quality performances with "Jab We Met" and silencing all who had shunned him not a long time ago.

Shahid Kapoor was born on 25th February, 1981 in Mumbai to actors Pankaj Kapur, of Karamchand (the popular detective serial of 1980s) fameand Neelima Azeem, who divorced when he was three years old. His father married the actress Supriya Pathak. He has a brother Ruhan and sister Sana as well as a step-brother Ishaan.

Shahid Kapoor was trained in dancing at Shiamak Davar Institute of Performing Arts (SDIPA). He was seen as a background dancer in Taal. Kapoor then went on to do few commercials like Pepsi, and had appeared in a music video Aankhon Me Tera Hi Chehra by the Aryans along with Hrishita Bhatt.

In 2003, Kapoor made his debut as a carefree young man in Ken Ghosh’s moderately successful love story Ishq Vishk opposite Amrita Rao and Shenaz Treasurywala, the film was received well at the box-office.

The following year, Kapoor joined director Ken Ghosh again in the thriller Fida, where he co-starred alongside Kareena Kapoor and Fardeen Khan. Featuring in three more movies in 2005, success continued to elude Kapoor. However, his performance in Shikhar was critically acclaimed.

In 2006, Kapoor starred with his then girlfriend Kareena in two films, 36 China Town, and the comedy Chup Chup Ke. Both the films were moderate success .

His last release of 2006 was Sooraj Barjatyas’s romantic drama Vivaah, a film depicting the journey of two individuals from engagement to marriage. It was Shahid’s second biggest commercial success.

In 2007, Kapoor appeared in two movies. His first release was Ahmed Khan’s Fool N Final. The film failed at the box-office. His next release, Imtiaz Ali’s romantic comedy Jab We Met opposite Kareena Kapoor, became one of the biggest hits of the year. After the film Shahid and Kareena had parted ways.

Kapoor then appeared in 2008 with Kismat Konnection, opposite Vidya Balan. In 2009, Kapoor performed the dual role of twins Charlie and Guddu in Kaminey. Later in the year, Kapoor appeared in romantic comedy, Dil Bole Hadippa! opposite Rani Mukerji.

In 2009, Kapoor appeared in Chance Pe Dance, opposite Genelia D’souza. He then starred in Ahmed Khan’s Paathshala followed by Yash Raj Films’ moderately successful Badmaash Company. His last release was a much delayed Milenge Milenge.

Shahid’s only release in 2011 was his father’s film Mausam, opposite Sonam Kapoor, which bombed at the box-office
In 2012 Shahid work for Kunal Kohli’s Teri Meri Kahaani opposite Priyanka Chopra. It is a Hindi romance drama film.

In 2013, Kapoor appeared in Bombay Talkies an Indian anthology film consisting of four short films, directed by Anurag Kashyap, Dibakar Banerjee, Zoya Akhtar and Karan Johar.Also Shahid appeared in "Phata Poster Nikhla Hero", Bollywood action comedy film directed by Rajkumar Santoshi, opposite Ileana D'Cruz in the lead roles. In the same year R...Rajkumar is releasing opposite Sonakshi Sinha, Bollywood action film directed by Prabhu Deva.

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