SHAHID KAPOOR Biography - Theater, Opera and Movie personalities


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Shahid Kapoor born on February 25, 1981 in Mumbai, India is a Bollywood actor and model. Shahid was born to actor Pankaj Kapoor and actress/classical dancer Neelima Azeem. His parents divorced when he was three and he usually lived with his mother. His  step-mother is Supriya Pathak He is a trained dancer and studied under Shiamak Davar. He stands at 5′ 7″ (1.70 m). Shahid Kapoor has a little brother and a little sister called  Ruhan and Sanaa.


His debut film Ishq Vishk (2003) was a success. He received the Filmfare Award 2003 in the Debut category for his performance along with the same award from the Star Screen Awards and the Zee Cine Awards. In 2004, he starred in two more films: Fida, a thriller co-starring his current girlfriend Kareena Kapoor and Fardeen Khan as well as Dil Maange More, a romantic comedy alongside Soha Ali Khan, Tulip Joshi, and Ayesha Takia. Both films bombed at the box office, and Kapoor received positive reviews for his performances.


In 2005 all three of his films, Vaah! Life Ho To Aisi, Deewane Huye Pagal, and Shikhar failed to do well at the box office but his performances were praised.  He received a Star Screen Best Actor Nomination for his work in Shikhar.


In 2006, Shahid received his first box office success since his debut with the multi-starrer, 36 China Town. Despite mixed reviews the comic-thriller became an above-average success. Shortly after the release of 36 China Town, Shahid’s second 2006 release, Chup Chup Ke released, which was an average success.


In the summer of 2006, Shahid embarked on a World Tour along with fellow Bollywood stars, Salman Khan, Kareena Kapoor, John Abraham, Esha Deol, Mallika Sherawat and Zayed Khan.


His most recent film Vivah along with Amrita Rao was a blockbuster despite its outdated theme, continuing steady in the  top five at the Indian box office even in its thirteenth week. His performance was well appreciated with audiences and critics both in India and abroad.