Shahid Kapur

Date of Birth : 25 February 1981
Height : 5′ 7″ (1.70 m)

Mini Biography :
Shahid was born to critically acclaimed actor Pankaj Kapur and actress/classical dancer Neelima Azim. His parents divorced when he was three and he mostly lived with his mother. When he was 18, he accidently landed the commercial for Pepsi which starred Shahrukh Khan, Kajol and Rani Mukherjee. He also starred in a music video for the band Aryans and met his college sweetheart Hrishita Bhatt, who also appeared in the video. He is a trained dancer, and recieved his training from famed dancer, Shiamak Davar.

After working as an extra here and there, Shahid finally landed a leading role in Ken Ghosh’s Ishq Vishk. The film also starred Amrita Rao and MTV VJ Shenaz Treasurywala. Shahid recieved many accolades for his refreshing performance in the candy floss romantic flick. He also gained a growing fan base, which included Bollywood babe Kareena Kapoor. The couple also starred in a thriller, Fida, which bombed at the box office.

Filmography :

  1. Eight by Ten (2008) (filming)
  2. Lucky Charm (2008) (post-production)
  3. Milenge Milenge (2007) (post-production)
  4. Jab We Met (2007)
  5. Fool N Final (2007)
  6. Vivah (2006)
  7. Chup Chup Ke (2006)
  8. 36 China Town (2006)
  9. Shikhar (2005)
  10. Vaah! Life Ho Toh Aisi! (2005)
  11. Deewane Huye Paagal (2005)
  12. Dil Maange More!!! (2004)
  13. Fida (2004)
  14. Ishq Vishk (2003) (as Shahid)
  15. Taal (1999)
Nomination And Awards
Awards of the International Indian Film Academy
Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
2004 Won Popular Award Best Male Debut
for: Ishq Vishk (2003)

Filmfare Awards
Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
2004 Won Filmfare Award Best Debut – Male
for: Ishq Vishk (2003)

Screen Weekly Awards
Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
2006 Nominated Screen Best Actor
for: Shikhar (2005)

2005 Nominated Special Award Jodi No. 1
Shared with:
Kareena Kapoor

2004 Won Screen Most Promising Newcomer – Male
for: Ishq Vishk (2003)

Zee Cine Awards
Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
2004 Won Popular Award Best Newcomer (Male)
for: Ishq Vishk (2003)

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