With a fluctuating career trajectory, Shahid Kapoor still maintains his charm as the most attractive and famous celebrities of India.
Age and Height
Born on 25 February 1981, Shahid is 37 years old (as of 2018). He is 5 feet and 4 inches tall.
On 7 July 2015, Shahid tied knots with Mira Rajput. Before Mira, Shahid has been associated with several actresses from the Indian film industry including names like Kareena Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra.
Pankaj Kapoor and Neelima Azeem are Shahid’s parents. But at a very tender age of three years, his parents decided to part off. Shahid was then raised by his mother at her parent’s house. Today, Shahid is married to Mira Rajput, and they both are blessed with a daughter (Misha) and a son (Zain).
Right from his childhood, Shahid was keenly interested in dance. His passion towards dance persuaded him to enrol in Shiamak Davar’s dance institute. Later, Shahid stepped in the industry as a background dancer. He performed at various stage shows. Struggling hard, Shahid then stepped in as a dance instructor at the institute itself. Kit-Kat and Close-up were amongst those many commercials, which featured this rising star of Bollywood.
Moving further into his career, Shahid also stepped in the role of an assistant director for Mohandas B.A.L.L.B. Shahid marked the beginning of his acting career with Ishq Vishk movie which received huge applause for the actor. His impeccable dancing skills and the brilliant execution of Shah Rukh Khan’s acting style served many opportunities in his platter.
Shahid’s contributions towards Jab We Met won him endearing reviews from the desk of BBC for his extraordinary performance. Later, he contributed towards many films and witnessed subsequent ups and downs in his career.
In spite of working hard towards perfection, Shahid could not stay away from the critics of the criticizing world that still hovers around him. Ranging from the unprofessionalism accusations to MMS scandals Shahid has faced them all with a brave heart. Nonetheless, controversy hovered around him when he tried to defend Priyanka Chopra from the wrath of the IT department’s raid.
Shahid is a pure vegan, who likes to enjoy homemade delicacies. Rajma Chawal, Dal Roti and Curd Rice are some of the favourites of Shahid. He loves watching movies of Pankaj Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit, and Tom Cruise. Blue, white and black is amongst his favourite colours. His favourite destinations are Goa, Europe, Bali, and Paris. As an avid reader. he enjoys reading scientific stuff the most.
With his tremendous contributions towards the Indian film industry, the dancer turned actor bagged in several awards during his career. Some of them are:
Best Actor (Filmfare Awards)
Best Male Debut (Filmfare Awards)
Best Actor (IIFA Awards)
Best Actor (Filmfare Critics Awards)
Jodi No. 1 (Screen Award)
Best Actor (Screen Award)
Best Actor in Leading Role (Guild Award)
These are just a glimpse of many awards bagged in by Shahid. Throughout his career in the Indian film industry, Shahid has clinched in awards from diverse categories.
Shahid also holds a record (first Indian actor) for flying the American F-16 aircraft. Shahid has a huge affinity for riding bikes, and his initial dream was to prosper as a professional dance trainer. Besides, he has a keen interest in spending time with dogs.
|Real Name||Shahid Kapoor|
|Famous Role||Haider Meer in Haider|
|Height (In Cm)||172|
|Figure Measurement||Not known|
|Date of Birth||1981-2-25|
|Home Town||Not known|
|Birth Place||New Delhi, India|
|Sun Sign||Not known|
|College||Mithibai College, Mumbai|