Shahid Kapoor Biography
The chocolate boy Shahid Kapoor left his
detractors blushing with his arresting performance in Jab We Met and Kaminey.
Shahid Kapoor was born in Mumbai on 25 February 1981 to actors Pankaj Kapoor
and 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 and Kareena Kapoor, his long term girlfriend broke up just before the
release of Jab We Met and since then he has been linked with several actresses
like Amrita Rao and Vidya Balan. Shahid Kapoor and Kareena’s kiss was
caught by a phone cam and created a controversy. He was also supposed to be
dating Priyanka Chopra.
Shahid is a fabulous dancer owing to the training he undertook at Shiamak Davar
Institute for the Performing Arts. He was a background dancer in Subash
Ghai’s 1998 release Taal. He was also
part of music videos and ads like Pepsi.
Shahid was launched as the lead in Ken Ghosh’s love story
Ishq Vishq, winning the Filmfare Best Male Debut award for his performance.
Shahid and Amrita Rao enjoy a popular onscreen chemistry.
The year saw him in the thriller Fida and a romantic comedy Dil
Maange More. Both movies generated an average response from movie-goers.
His releases Deewane Huye Paagal (based on the Hollywood comedy
There’s Something About Mary) and Vah! Life
Ho Tho Aisa, were both entertaining without creating an uproar at the box
office. Shikhar, in which he worked with Ajay Devgan, earned him a Star Screen
Awards nomination for Best Actor.
He moved away from romantic comedies when he played Raj Malhotra in
the murder mystery 36 China
Town and played Jeetu in
Priyadarshan’s comedy Chup Chup Ke, both falling into the average-success
category. Vivah, a drama of love, was a blockbuster and a high grosser. His
performance as Prem was widely appreciated.
Fool and Final slid by. For his role as Aditya Kashyap in Jab We
Met, Shahid was nominated for the Filmfare Best Actor Awards and the movie was
one of the year’s biggest hits.
Kismat Connection with Vidya Balan failed to shake the box office
and only added to the list of average hits.
His fans got to see a whole new Shahid in Vishal Bharadwaj’s
Kaminey. He was seen in a dual role as Charlie and Guddu with a speech defect.
In Dil Bole Hadippa with Rani Mukherji he played a cricket player. Of the two
releases, Kaminey was a hit.
You can catch more of his boyish good looks in Paathshala, Milenge Milenge, and
Chance Pe Dance.
He is also working with Anushka Sharma in a Yash Raj movie. He is the star of
Mausam which his father will direct.
Shahid Kapoor Movies as Actor
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