Shahid Kapoor is the only actor whose life was full of struggle despite being the son of veteran actor Pankaj Kapoor. Life was not easy for him. In an interview, Shahid revealed that he has been rejected from 100 auditions and also said that there were times when he did not have money to eat food or go to auditions. He got very emotional while talking about it and said that he does not want to remember that time again.
Shahid Kapoor was a background dancer in the films ‘Dil To Pagal Hai’ and ‘Taal’.
Shahid is the step-nephew of veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah.
Shahid uses his stepfather Rajesh Khattar’s surname in his passport (his passport pe is Shahid Khattar).
Shahid has won two Filmfare Awards and four Stardust Awards.
Shahid Kapoor is the first Indian actor to fly an American F-16 aircraft during the filming of his film ‘Mausam’.
Shahid became a strict vegetarian after reading Brian Hines’ book ‘Life is Fair’.
Shahid was selected as the ‘Sexiest Male Vegetarian In Asia’ by PETA in the year 2009.
Shahid made his Bollywood debut in 1999 as a background dancer in the film ‘Taal’.
Shahid went on his first world tour in 2011 with Salman Khan, Kareena Kapoor, John Abraham, Esha Deol, Mallika Sherawat and Zayed Khan.
Shahid faced the camera for the first time for a commercial for Complan which also starred young Ayesha Takia.
When his debut film “Ishq Vishk” does well, he finally feels at ease. He said that his parents were actors but they were not stars. He didn’t know whom to meet, what to say and what to do.
After his first film, none of his films did well at the box office, but then after 3 years, he won the hearts of the audience with the film 36 China Town. But it was not a big success for him. The film “Marriage” really brought him a great success.