<%= render :partial => '/v9/shared/analytics'

Shahid Kapoor

Indian Actor
Born Feb 25, 1981

Shahid Kapoor is an Indian actor who appears in Bollywood films. He is also a trained dancer. Starting off his career by working in music videos and advertisements, Kapoor made his Bollywood debut as a background dancer in Subhash Ghai's Taal (1999). Four years later, he made his acting debut in Ishq Vishk (2003) and won a Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut for his performance.… Read More

related links

News + Updates

Browse recent news and stories about Shahid Kapoor.


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Shahid Kapoor.


1981 Birth Shahid Kapoor was born on 25 February 1981 to actor Pankaj Kapur and actor-dancer Neelima Azeem. … Read More


2001 20 Years Old In Mumbai, Azeem went on to marry the actor Rajesh Khattar. Kapoor continued living with his mother and Khattar, until they separated in 2001. … Read More
2003 22 Years Old 1 More Event
Kapoor made his film debut in 2003 with a leading role in the romantic comedy Ishq Vishk (2003), a sleeper hit for which he won a Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut. … Read More
2004 23 Years Old 1 More Event
…  Both his 2004 releases were commercially unsuccessful.
2005 24 Years Old The series of poorly received films continued in 2005, when all three of Kapoor's films failed at the box office. … Read More
2006 25 Years Old In 2006, Kapoor played opposite Kareena Kapoor in two films - the thriller 36 China Town and the comedy Chup Chup Ke. … Read More
2007 26 Years Old Kapoor found no success in his first release of 2007 - the ensemble comedy Fool & Final. … Read More
2009 28 Years Old 1 More Event
…  Rediff.com listed Kapoor's performance as the best by a Bollywood actor in 2009 and he received a second Best Actor nomination at Filmfare. … Read More
In 2010, Kapoor reteamed with Ken Ghosh in Chance Pe Dance, a comedy-drama about a struggling actor, in which Kapoor's performance was described as "uneven" by Aniruddha Guha of Daily News and Analysis. … Read More


In 2012, Kapoor helped revive the Victory Arts Foundation NGO, founded by Shiamak Davar, which helps underprivileged children through dance therapy programs.
2013 32 Years Old The comedy Phata Poster Nikla Hero from director Rajkumar Santoshi was Kapoor's first release of 2013. … Read More
2014 33 Years Old 1 More Event
The journalist Dave Besseling of GQ, in 2014, described Kapoor as "friendly, chirpy, affable frat-boy type. … Read More
In March 2015, Kapoor spoke of his impending marriage to Mira Rajput, a student from New Delhi, who is 13 years his junior. The Times of India reported that Kapoor met Rajput through the religious group Radha Soami Satsang Beas. The couple married at a private yet lavish ceremony at a gurdwara in Gurgaon followed by extravagant lunch and royal reception on 7 July 2015.
Original Authors of this text are noted on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shahid_Kapoor.
Text is made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License.