- Celebrity Profile
- Shahid Kapoor
One of the best dancers in Bollywood, Shahid Kapoor is a storm on stage. In 1995 he joined Shiamak Davar’s institute for the performing arts. Before becoming an actor, Shahid appeared in several music videos including the Pepsi commercial post Kuch Kuch Hota Hai with Shahrukh Khan, Kajol and Rani Mukherjee. He was seen on-screen in the song Kahi Aag Lage Lag Jawe from Taal.
He quit the dance academy in early 2000’s to prepare for his acting debut. In 2003 his debut film Ishq Vishk was well received by the audience and won him a Filmfare Best Male Debut Award. The next couple of year’s proved to be disappointing for him. In 2006, he starred in 36 China Town and Chup Chup Ke which turned out to be moderate successes.
His major breakthrough was provided by Vivah followed by films like Jab we Met, Kaminey and Haider which solidified his place in the film industry.