Shahid Kapoor also known as Shahid Khattar is the son of Pankaj Kapur and Neelima Azeem. His parents separated when he was only 3, but her mother had different plans for him. So they moved to Mumbai when Shahid was just 10 and enrolled him in Shiamak Davar‘s dance academy. But being born to a Bollywood couple, Shahid had to struggle to enter Bollywood.
Shahid appeared as a background dancer in a few movies. However, he got his first movie as a lead actor in 2003 in a romantic movie Ishq vishk. The charming star had to struggle then for a few years, Not only with movies, Even his commercials failed miserably. But in 2006, he came back with a blockbuster movie vivaah.
Vivaah is a romantic movie which added to the Shahid Kapoor’s Net worth as the movie grossed more than ₹539 million (US$7.8 million) worldwide. Currently, Shahid Kapoor’s net worth is $28 million (Rs. 192 crores).
Shahid Kapoor has faced some controversies as well, especially for Haider movie. But being criticised by some people, Shahid was overall loved by the audience for the acting and the Obsession shown by him. Besides all that Shahid got a few awards for the best actor of the year as well.
One incident of Shahid Kapoor’s life which we should share with you. Shahid once requested to delay the shooting of Milenge Milenge to attend the premiere of Dil Maange More and this may have saved the lives of the crew members as the hotel booked for them was destroyed by the tsunami 2004. But unfortunately, production of the movie delayed for around 5 years and was released on 9 July 2010.
Shahid Kapoor currently charges 15-20 crore per movie. Not only that, Shahid was in the list of top 10 highest paid Bollywood actors of 2017 as well.
Shahid Kapoor has done some stage shows and has hosted many events. Furthermore, Kapoor appeared in some TV commercials of Kit Kat and Close Up as well.
Coming back to Shahid’s personal life, Shahid Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor were in a relationship from 2004 and then they separated in 2007. However, after a few years, Shahid Kapoor married to Mira Rajput on 7 July 2015 in Gurgaon. Shahid Kapoor and Mira Rajput have a daughter now and she was born on 26 August 2016.
Shahid has helped many NGO’s and childcare centers, which helps underprivileged children.
The Movies Which Has Contributed more to Shahid Kapoor’s net worth are:
Ishq Vishk (2003) ₹12 crores+.
Ishq Vishk is based on a love story of a trio. Shahid Kapoor, Amrita Rao, and Shenaz Treasurywala. Amrita loves Shahid Kapoor in the movie from her childhood. But Rajiv(Shahid Kapoor) didn’t notice that and a time comes when he realizes.
36 China Town ( 2006) 37.9crores.
The movie was based on a crime story of a murder, In which a few people are the major suspects including Raj (Shahid Kapoor) and Priya (Kareena Kapoor).
Padmavati (2018) 585crores.
Padmavati Movie is based on the events of the 13th century between Afghanistan rulers in India and Rajputs. In between all this a girl(Padmavati) of Silhan modern day Sri Lanka falls in love with an Indian ruler. Padmavati was the biggest success of Shahid Kapoor’s Career as it was appreciated by the audience but the Hindu right-wing demonstrated protests over the release of the movie as well.
Shahid Kapoor’s Upcoming Movies:
Shahid has three upcoming movies in 2018 and 2019. Kapoor can be seen in different roles in these movies, from a common man of a far-flung village to a role model. Shahid Kapoor’s upcoming movies are:
Batti Gul Meter Chalu (21 Sep 2018).
The movie is based on a shortage of electricity in India, especially in the villages and towns. Common man always faces problems during the shortage of electricity. Electricity never comes on time but Electricity bill always come on time.
Arjun Reddy Remake (2019).
Arjun Reddy is a Tamil movie and its remake will be released in 2019. Shahid Kapoor’s this upcoming movie can be a big hit as the movie has a nice story and is an action movie. Further, The movie will be released in the mid-summer of 2019, so can be a good grossing movie of the year.
Raja Krishna Menon’s Next.
As per the sources, Shahid Kapoor might be playing a role of a boxer in his upcoming movie Next.
Shahid is a perfect example of Success over struggle.