Shahid Kapoor, son of veteran actor Pankaj Kapoor and Neelima Azeem, was born on 25 February 1981.
Shahid made his acting debut in Ishq Vishk (2003). Before starting off his career as an actor, Shahid worked in several music videos and ads. Shahid saw success with films like Vivah, Jab We Met, and Kaminey.
His performance in Haider, Vishal Bharadwaj’s adaptation of the Shakespearean tragedy Hamlet was critically acclaimed. In March 2015, Kapoor married Mira Rajput. His upcoming movie is Kabir Singh set to release in June 2019.