Shahid Kapoor is son of Neelima Azeem and Bollywood actor Pankaj Kapur born on February 25, 1981. He is most-talented and versatile bollywood actor and famous youngsters. When he was 3 years old, his parents divorced and he lived with his mother. His father remarried the actress Supriya Pathak and mother to the actor Rajesh Khattar. Hence, he is also known as Shahid Khattar. Shahid Kapoor loved dancing since his childhood. At the age of 15, he joined Shiamak Davar’s dance institute and did background dancing in the films Dil To Pagal Hai (1997) and Taal (1999). He did several music videos like- “Aankhon Mein” and a television series of his father ‘Mohandas B.A. L.L.B’ (1998) as an assistant director. In 2003, he got a chance to do lead role in a teenage romance- ‘Ishq Vishq’ directed by Ken Ghosh. The film became super hit and won Shahid his first Filmfare Award. Afterwards, he did a number of movies. His top ten movies are:
Top 10 Shahid Kapoor Movies List 2017
01. Haider (2014) – The film was an altered copy of William Shakespeare’s tragedy ‘Hamlet’ set during the Kashmir conflict of 1995. The film won him the 2nd Filmfare Award and the Screen Award and many more.
02. Vivah (2006) – A hit film of Shahid Kapoor with Amrita Rao. An extremely successful family drama by Sooraj Barjatya, depicting the journey of two individuals from engagement to marriage.
03. Kaminey (2009) – A box office hit thriller movie of Shahid by Vishal Bhardwaj, in which he played the roles of twin brothers. It earned him the Screen Award and the Stardust Award.
04. Jab We Met (2007) – It was the first blockbuster of Shahid’s career, co-starring Kareena Kapoor and directed by Imtiaz Ali. This romantic comedy is the story of a distressed businessman whose life undergoes a series of changes after he met with a lovely girl. This film earned him Stardust Award and nominations for the Filmfare Award for best Actor.
05. Ishq Vishk (2003) – Shahid Kapoor’s debut film (romantic comedy) by Ken Ghosh, was a box office super hit, for which Shahid was honoured with a Filmfare Award for Best Male debut and also IIFA.
06. Udta Punjab (2016) – This film directed by Abhishek Chaubey, was his first commercial success. In the movie he played the role of a drug addicted singer.
07. R… Rajkumar (2014) – An action film of Shahid Kapoor directed by Prabhu-Deva, proved to be his first commercial success.
08. Badmaash Company (2010) – a comedy-drama, well acted by Shahid. It earned him nominations for the Filmfare Award for Best Actor.
09. Phata Poster Nikla Hero (2013) – In this Rajkumar Santoshi’s comedy movie, Shahid Kapoor played the role of a struggling actor who pretence as a policeman.
10. Chup Chup Ke (2006) – This was a romantic-comedy by Priyadarshan. He played a depressed man who pretends to be deaf and mute.
Shahid Kapoor Upcoming Movies 2017, 2018 List
- Rangoon (2017) – Nawab Malik with Saif Ali Khan and Kangana Ranaut
- Padmavati (2017) – Rawal Ratan Singh with Aditi Rao Hydari, Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone
Shahid Kapoor upcoming movies are ‘Rangoon’ and ‘Padmavati’. In 2015 he is doing a dance reality show ‘Jhalak Dikhla Jaa Reloded’ as a talent judge on television. Apart from acting in films, he supports charities and hosts award ceremonies. In the past, he was in limelight for being in relationship with Kareena Kapoor. Recently, in March 2015, Shahid Kapoor married to Delhi girl-Mira Rajput.