Who Is Shahid Kapoor?


Shahid Kapoor is an Indian actor, Dancer, TV host who is well known for is work in Bollywood film industry. He was born on 25 February 1981 in New Delhi, Delhi. Shahid born in a star family. His father Pankaj Kapoor and mother Neelima Azeem is a famous actor and dancer in Bollywood industry.

Earlier Life


Pankaj and Neelima were married in 1975, later in 1984, they were separated while Shahid was only 3 years old. After that, his father comes to Mumbai to pursue his career and Shahid was continuing living with his mother Neelima. Later his mother also comes to Mumbai to build her career while Shahid was 10 years old. Kapoor was interested in dance from an early age, and at the age of 15, he joined Shiamak Davar’s dance institute.

After separate to each other, Pankaj married actress Supriya Pathak in 1989 and Neelima married actor Rajesh Khattar in 1990. Naseeruddin Shah’s wife Ratna Pathak is the elder sister of Shahid’s stepmom Supriya Pathak. So Naseeruddin Shah is his uncle and Vivaan Shah is his cousin. Shahid lived with Neelima and Rajesh till their separation in 2001.

From father Pankaj Kapoor and his second wife Supriya, Shahid has a younger brother: Ruhaan and a sister: Sanah Kapoor. From biological mother, Neelima and her second husband Rajesh, the actor has a younger brother: Ishaan Khattar.

Kapoor completed his schooling from the Gyan Bharati School in Delhi and Rajhans Vidyalaya in Mumbai. He later attended Mumbai’s Mithibai College for three years.

Debut & Succes Story


(Background artist becomes Star)

Shahid worked as a background dancer in several movies and appeared in some music videos before he debuted in Bollywood. In Dil To Pagal Hai (1997) and Taal (1999) movie, he worked as a background dancer while he was 16 years old. Then he also worked in several TV commercials including Pepsi, Kit Kat, Close-up.

Shahid made his debut in 2003 with a leading role in a romantic film Ishq Vishk. He earned a Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut for this film which was his first debut film. This film was a semi-hit, it collects ₹12.2 crore from the budget of ₹5 crore. After that Shahid starred in several movies did not do good at the box office. 2006 was the golden year for Shahid. In 2006, Chup Chup Ke and Vivah did very well in box office. Chup Chup Ke was a blockbuster and Vivah collects ₹49.56 crore from ₹8 crore. These films are the huge breakthrough of his career.

Personal Life


There is always rumored flys around every big star. So Shahid also can’t escape from it. There were many rumors about his relationship with several celebrities including Priyanka Chopra, Sonakshi SinhaVidya Balan, Sania Mirza, Sara Tendulkar(Sachin Tendulkar’s daughter), Kareena Kapoor and more.

The only relation with Kareena was revealed. During filming for Fida(2004), he began dating Kareena Kapoor and they both publicly spoke about their relationship. But they broke up during shooting for Jab We Met(2007).

Shahid Kapoor is now a happily married man with a daughter. He married Mira Rajput (23) on July 7, 2015, who is 13 years younger then Shahid (36). Together they have a cute daughter: Misha Kapoor (Born: August 26, 2016) and a boy: Zain Kapoor (Born: September 5, 2018).

Social Accounts

Shahid Kapoor Unknown Interesting Facts


13Parents Separation

His parents Pankaj and Neelima were married in 1975, later in 1984, they were separated while Shahid was only 3 years old.

12After Separation

As we all know, his father and mother are famous celebrities in Bollywood. They married long before entering Bollywood. After separation, Pankaj and Neelima came to Mumbai to build their career in Bollywood.

11Parents Multiple Marriages

After separate to each other, Pankaj married actress Supriya Pathak in 1989 and Neelima married actor Rajesh Khattar in 1990.

10Neelima Azeem’s 3 Times Marriages

Did you know, Shahid’s mother Neelima Azeem was married 3 times, Rajesh Khattar (m. 1990–2001), Pankaj Kapur (m. 1975–1984), and Raza Ali Khan(Indian classical vocalist).

9Siblings

From father, he has a step brother and sister Ruhaan Kapoor, Sanah Kapoor and from mother has a stepbrother Ishaan Khattar all are younger than him. Sanah Kapoor made her debut in Bollywood with a supporting role in Shaandaar(2015) movie.

8Relatives

Naseeruddin Shah’s wife Ratna Pathak is a sister of Shahid’s stepmom Supriya Pathak. So Naseeruddin Shah is his uncle and Vivaan Shah is his cousin.

7Background Artist

Shahid also worked as a background dancer in several movies and appeared in some music videos before he debuted to Bollywood. In Dil To Pagal Hai (1997) and Taal (1999) movie, he worked as a background dancer while he was 16 years old.

6TV Commercials

Shahid also worked in several TV commercials including Pepsi(with Srk, Rani, and Kajol), Kit Kat, Close-up.

5Affairs/Rumors

There were many rumors about his relationship with several celebrities including Priyanka Chopra, Sonakshi Sinha, Vidya Balan, Sania Mirza, Sara Tendulkar(Sachin Tendulkar’s daughter), Kareena Kapoor and more.

4Marriage

Shahid Kapoor is now a happily married man. He married Mira Rajput(23) in 2015 who is 13 years younger then Shahid(36).

3Children

Together they have a cute daughter: Misha Kapoor (Born: August 26, 2016) and a boy (Born: September 5, 2018).

2Relationship With Kareena Kapoor

During filming for Fida(2004), he began dating Kareena Kapoor and they both publicly spoke about their relationship. But they broke up during shooting for Jab We Met(2007).

1Awards

Shahid won total 25 awards from total 53 nominations till 2017.


These piece of info was collected from a various news site, TV shows and celebrities social profiles. We will update the unknown facts list day after day. So if you like this article or you are a fan of Shahid Kapoor then share this article. If you think I missed anything then please comment on below comment section.


 

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