Education and schooling
Shahid Kapoor did her preschooling at Gyan Bharti School, Delhi up to 4th grade. He later relocated to Mumbai with her mother and completed his schooling at Rajhans Vidyalaya, Mumbai. Shahid Kapoor went to complete his graduation from the Mithibai College of Mumbai.
Parents: Pankaj Kapoor (Father), Neelima Azeem (Mother), Rajesh Khattar (Stepfather), Supriya Pathak (Stepmother)
Siblings: Ruhaan Kapoor (stepbrother), Ishan Khattar (Stepbrother), Sanah Kapoor (Stepsister)
Spouse: Mira Rajput (m. 2015)
Shahid Kapoor is an avid reader and loves to read while he is travelling. Shahid is also an excellent dancer and started his career as a background dancer in Bollywood. Even after achieving recognition as an actor, he is known to be one of the best dancers in the industry. Shahid Kapoor also loves to collect luxury watches.
Girlfriend & Affairs
1- Shahid Kapoor was dating Hrishitaa Bhatt much before debuting in Bollywood as an actor. The couple was featured in a music video by music group Aryans. However, after Shahid’s acting career received a boost, his relationship with Hrishitaa took a back seat.
2- Shahid Kapoor made his acting debut with costar Amrita Rao and their onscreen chemistry led to rumours of their relationship. However, they denied dating each other but one could easily see their budding romance.
3- He had a long term relationship with actress Kareena Kapoor and their relationship is one of the most talked about in the entertainment industry. However, after dating each other for a very long time, they separated on a bad note. Shahid and Kareena still avoid each other at public events.
4- After breaking up with Kareena Kapoor, there were short-lived rumours of Shahid Kapoor dating tennis superstar Sania Mirza. Such rumours came to an end after Sania married Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik.
5- Shahid Kapoor was allegedly dating his costar Vidya Balan and their relationship ended with a spat after Shahid made a remark about Vidya’s weight.
6- He was in an intimate relationship with actress Priyanka Chopra for a brief period of time and their fans learnt about their ongoing affair when Shahid wearing just boxers opened the door of Priyanka Chopra’s home during an income tax raid.
7- Shahid Kapoor had an arranged marriage with Mira Rajput in the year 2015. The couple gave birth to two children, Misha Kapoor and Zain Kapoor
Debut to Stardom
Born to actor Pankaj Kapoor and dancer Neelima Azeem, Shahid Kapoor had an interest in dancing and acting at an early age. At the age of 15, he joined Shiamak Davar’s dance institute and appeared in a number of Bollywood songs as a background dancer. Later on, he did many commercials for popular brands and went on to appear in a music video of Kumar Sanu and music group Aryans.
Impressed with his performance in the music video Aankhon Mein, producer Ramesh Taurani promised him a role in his movie. Shahid Kapoor made his debut with Ramesh Taurani’s teen romance Ishq Vishk opposite Amrita Rao. The movie went to be a sleeper hit and earned Shahid Kapoor a Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut.
He later appeared in crime-thriller Fida alongside Kareena Kapoor and Fardeen Khan and in romantic-comedy Dil Maange More alongside Soha Ali Khan, Tulip Joshi and Ayesha Takia. Both his releases failed at the box office and he was considered to be imitating the acting style of Shah Rukh Khan. His next couple of releases including Vaah! Life Ho Toh Aisi!, Shikhar and Chup Chup Ke failed to perform at the box office and Shahid Kapoor’s acting career started to fade out.
In the year 2006, Shahid Kapoor got commercially successful movies, 36 China Town and Vihah, but failed to prove himself as an actor. The former received mixed reviews while the latter received mostly negative reviews from the critics.
The year 2007 proved to be a turning point in his acting career and he reunited with Kareena Kapoor in Imtiaz Ali’s directorial Jab We Met. The movie was a commercial success and his performance in the movie was well received by critics and audience alike. He kept on his success at the box office with Vishal Bhardwaj’s action thriller Kaminey, in which he played a double role.
With almost two decades in the Bollywood industry, Shahid Kapoor has emerged as one of the best and highest paid actors of the industry.
Shahid Kapoor is one of the highest paid actors of Bollywood and has made his mark as one of the top actors the industry has ever produced. Shahid charged around 10-12 crore INR per movie.
With movies, anchoring, brand endorsements and fashion events, Shahid Kapoor has a net worth of 200 crore INR (approx).
Shahid Kapoor is no behind the top actors of Bollywood in terms of his cars collection. He has one of the most luxurious supercars lined up in his garage. Shahid owns Porshe Cayenne GTS, Jaguar XKR-S, Mercedes-Benz GL-Class and Range Rover Vogue, along with superbikes like Harley Davidson Fat Boy and Yamaha MT-01.
1- An MMS of Shahid Kapoor and his ex-girlfriend surfaced on the internet and stirred controversies around it.
2- Shahid Kapoor had an ugly breakup with Kareena Kapoor and ever since their spat, they are not on talking terms and even avoid each other at social gatherings.
3- During the shooting of Chup Chup Ke, Shahid Kapoor was accused of having an argument with the director about how a scene should be directed.
4- Shahid Kapoor was accused of unprofessionalism when he kept production house Balaji Motion Pictures waiting for two months for confirmation about his interest in one of their ventures. He also lost big projects like Bang Bang because of his such behaviour.
5- Shahid Kapoor had a rift with Yash Raj Films after he turned out in a pair of shorts during their rituals before starting a movie. He also skipped reading and rehearsal sessions for the movie.
Shahid Kapoor is a dedicated actor and a family man who loves his wife and children just as much he loves his stepbrother and parents. Shahid Kapoor doesn’t give up and even after giving up flops many times in his career, he came up strong every time.
Shahid Kapoor is known to have unprofessionalism and high headedness. His behaviour has cost him many big projects and rifts with many big directors and producers.
1- Shahid Kapoor won the Best Male Debut award for his debut movie Ishq Vishk at Filmfare Awards.
2- He won his first Filmfare Award for Best Actor for his performance in the movie Haider and Best Actor (Critics) Award for his crime-comedy Udta Punjab.
3- Shahid Kapoor won Best Debut of the Year- Male Award for his debut movie Ishq Vishk at International Indian Film Academy Awards.
4- He won Best Actor Awards for his movies Haider and Udta Punjab at International Indian Film Academy Awards in the year 2015 and 2017, respectively.
5- Shahid was honoured with Rajiv Gandhi Award for his crime-thriller Kaminey in the year 2009.
6- Shahid Kapoor won the Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award for Best Actor for his performance in the movie Padmaavat.