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Known Credits: 24

Birthday: 1981-02-25

Place of Birth: Delhi, India

Adult Actor: False

Official Homepage: -

Also Known As

  • Shahid Kapur

Shahid Kapoor

Biography

Kapoor was born to actor Pankaj Kapoor and actor/classical dancer Neelima Azeem on 25 February 1981. Kapoor's parents divorced when he was three. After the divorce, he lived with his mother. He shared a good relationship with his father and stepmother Supriya Pathak.

He studied in Rajhans Vidyalaya, Mumbai. Kapoor is a vegetarian. He has three half siblings: a sister named Sanah and brothers named Ruhaan and Ishaan Khattar; Ishaan acted with him in the movie Vaah! Life Ho To Aisi (2005). His maternal grandfather was Anwar Azeem, a noted Marxist journalist and author from Bihar. His great great grandfather was the film director, screenwriter, Urdu novelist and journalist Khwaja Ahmad Abbas more popularly known as K. A. Abbas. His mother Neelima is the daughter of Anwar Azeem, one of the greatest Urdu writers. K.A. Abbas in turn was the grandson of Hali, the chief protégé of Urdu poet, Ghalib.

While filming Fida (2004), Kapoor began dating Kareena Kapoor. They dated for three years and then separated during the filming of Jab We Met (2007). According to him, they remained on good terms, with him saying, "I wish her all the happiness in the world. I have great respect for her. She is a wonderful girl."

Acting
2014 Action Jackson as Special Appearance
2014 Haider
2013 R... Rajkumar as Rajkumar
2013 Phata Poster Nikhla Hero as Vishwas Rao
2013 Bombay Talkies as Himself
2012 Teri Meri Kahaani as Govind / Javed / Krrish
2011 Mausam as Harinder Singh / Harry
2010 Milenge Milenge as Amit
2010 Badmaash Company as Karan
2010 Get Educated: Paathshaala as Rahul Prakash Udyavar
2010 Chance Pe Dance as Sameer Behl
2009 Dil Bole Hadippa! as Rohan Kapoor
2009 Kaminey as Charlie / Guddu
2008 Kismat Konnection as Raj Malhotra
2007 Jab We Met as Aditya Kashyap
2007 Fool N Final as Raja / Rahul
2006 Vivah as Prem (Bholu)
2006 Chup Chup Ke as Jeetu
2006 36 China Town as Raj Malhotra
2005 Vaah! Life Ho Toh Aisi! as Aditya Verma
2005 Deewane Huye Paagal as Karan
2004 Fida
2003 Ishq Vishk as Rajiv Mathur (as Shahid)
1999 Taal as background dancer in song Kahin Aag Lage