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Shahid Kapoor


Shahid is an extract of unabashed ability and spark, beneath his peaceful and innocent veneer. Shahid Kapoor is a young and vibrant actor, with a magnetic charisma and easy going forthrightness that sets him apart from the rest of the other actors in the industry.

Shahid's proficiency as an artist does not end, his ability is multi- dimensional. Not only is he a top quality actor and entertainer, but also, his energy and spontaneity as a dancer holds everyone spell bound and awesturck.

He is being called as the chocolate boy of Bollywood town ever since he made his debut as a lead.

Date Of Birth : 25th February, 1981
Place Of Birth: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac Sign: Pisces

Shahid is young, yet reliable, with an authentic sincerity about him.He has just the accurate amount of boyish charm and dynamism. Being a popular youth icon and an opinion maker, he holds the stick of marquee brands like Clear Shampoo, Vaseline Men's Skincare range, Pioneer car stereos and Elf Moto.

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  • Shahid Kapoor started off his entertainment career by working in music videos, advertisements and modeling. He made his first ever Bollywood debut in the film Taal by Subhash Ghai in the year 1999.

  • However his Bollywood debut as lead in the film Ishq Vishk was made four years later in the year 2003. His performance in the film was appreciated by both the film critics and the audience.

  • Not only he was applauded for his performance in the film but he was also awarded the Filmfare Best Debut Actor-male at the Filmfare award function. But it was in the year 2006 that he established himself as a commercial actor with the film Vivah by Sooraj R. Barjatya.

Awards:

In the Filmfare award function he was given the Best Debutant-male for the film Ishq Vishk in the year 2004.

He was nominated 2 times for the Filmfare Best Actor Male in the year 2008 for Jab We Met and in the year 2010 for Kaminey.

In the Star Screen Award function he received the Star Screen Jodi no.1 with Kareena Kapoor for Fida and Jab We Met in the year 2005 and 2008.

He received Star Screen Jodi no.1 with Amrita Rao for Vivah in the year 2007.

He also received Star Screen Jodi no.1 with Priyanka Chopra for the film Kaminey in the year 2010.

He has also received the Best Actor Male award for the films Shikar in the year 2006, Vivah in the year 2007 and Kaminey in the year 2010.

He was given the Jodi No.1 of the decade with Kareena Kapoor in the year 2010.

He was also given the most popular actor award in the year 2011 and 2012 for his filma Badmaash Company and Mausam.

Besides all these awards he has got a long list of more titles in his shelf which also includes Sthe exiest Male Vegetarian and Best lips-male.


  • Shahid Kapoor is rumoured to be charging from 10-15 crores per film and 1-3 crores for endorsing products. Besides these he also gets 30% profit shares that his film gets. Shahid Kapoor may be a great actor but he is also an amzing dancer. He was taught to dance by an ace dancer Shiamak Davar. He was so much popular among girls and he was fondly called as chocolate boy and hence was offered a sum of rupees 5 crore to perform on a new year eve which he politely declined.



  • He made his Bollywood debut in the year 1999 in the film Taal as a background dancer. Akshaye Khana, Anil Kapoor and Aishwasriya Rai were the notable cast of the film. But his debut as the film's lead was made four years later in the 2003 in the film Ishq Vishk which was crtically acclaimed and appreciated by the film critics and the audience.


  • The film also fetched him the Filmfare Best Debut male award for his wonderful performance. Then lot of films were followed and he became a well known actor in the industry. In the year 2004 Fida and Dil Maange More was realesed. Then in the year 2005 films like Deewane Huye Paagal in November and Vaah Life Ho Toh Aisi and Shikhar in December followed up.


  • It was in the year 2006 Shahid established himself as a commercial actor in the film Vivah. Then films like Chup Chup Ke, 36 China Town in the year 2006 and Jab We Met, Fool N Final in 2007 and Kismat Konnectionin in 2008 and Kaminey, Dil Bole Hadippa in the year 2009 and Badmaash Company, Paathshala, Milenge Milenge in the year 2010 and Chance Pe Dance, Mausam 2011 in the year 2011 and Teri Meri Kahaani in the year 2012 followed. The actor was nominated for the Best Actor Male for Jab We Met and Kaminey.



  • The actor has been rumoured to have been relationships with Kareena Kapoor, Bipasha Basu, Priyanka Chopra Genelia D'Souza, Sania Mirza and Sonam Kapoor. There are instances of interviews in which Shahid has spoken about his broken relationship with Kareena and Priyanka. However now the rumour mails has it that Shahid is dating an Austalian Model named Kristin Akheeva after there were reports that Shahid was geting cosy with the model during a photoshoot.


  • Shahid was born to the yesteryear actor Punkaj Kapoor and yesteryear actor and an ace dancer Neelim Azim. The ace couple divorced when Shahid was just 3 years old and Shahid lived with his mom thereafter. But still he was maintaining a good relationship with his father and his step mother Supriya Pathak. Shahid was not the only child as he also had a sister named Sana and a half-brother called Ishaan Kapoor who acted with him in the film Vaah! Life Ho To Aisi in the year 2005.