Shraddha Kapoor is an Indian actress and singer who works in Hindi films. She is an evergreen star who achieved huge fame in a very short time period. She features in listings of the most popular and the highest paid actresses in India and was featured by Forbes Asia in their 30 Under 30 list of 2016.
Personal Life :
Shraddha Kapoor was born on 3 march 1987 in Mumbai. She is half marathi and half punjabi as her father Shakti Kapoor is a Punjabi and her mother Shivangi Kolhapure is a Marathi. Her maternal grandfather Pandharinath Kolhapure is the nephew of Deenanath Mangeshkar. Actress Padmini Kolhapure and Tejaswini Kolhapure are her aunts. She is the niece of Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhosle, Meena Khadikar, Usha Mangeshkar and Hridaynath Mangeshkar. She has a brother Siddhanth Kapoor who is also an actor and director in Bollywood. Also Read : Urvashi Rautela Wiki, Bio, Age, Career and Personal Life
Shraddha Kapoor had completed her school education from Jamnabai Narsee School, Mumbai and American School of Bombay, Mumbai. At that place, She was classmate with Athiya Shetty and Tiger Shroff. She was barely 16 years old when she was offered her first film by Salman Khan, but she rejected the proposal as she was aspiring to become a psychologist. She was trained as a singer since her childhood as her maternal grandfather and mother are classical singers. In 2014, she also sang a song Galliyan from the movie Ek Villain.
Shraddha Kapoor started her career as an actress in 2010 from the film Teen Patti. She came into the limelight after the movie Aashiqui 2 (2013). Her outstanding performance in Aashiqui 2 earned her the Filmfare Award Nominations for Best Actress. Next, she depicted in Haider, Ek Villain (2014) and ABCD 2 (2015). She began 2016 by featuring as star in Tiger Shroff’s love interest in the action drama Baaghi, about a pair of rebellious lovers set against the backdrop of a martial arts school. Her final release of the year was Rock On 2, a sequel of Rock On. She was cast alongside Farhan Akhtar, Arjun Rampal and Prachi Desai.
In 2017, Shraddha Kapoor starred in Shaad Ali’s romantic drama Ok Jaanu, reuniting with Aditya Roy Kapur, the film was produced by Karan Johar. She next appeared in film Half Girlfriend, in which she was paired opposite Arjun Kapoor. It was based on Chetan Bhagat’s novel. She also appeared in Haseena Parkar, a biopic of terrorist Dawood Ibrahim’s sister, who ran a crime ring of her own. She next starred opposite Rajkummar Rao in the comedy horror film Stree (2018). In the same year, she reteamed with Shahid Kapoor in Batti Gul Meter Chalu, a social problem film about electricity issues in rural India.
Shraddha Kapoor was committed to star in a biopic of badminton player Saina Nehwal, but after filming for a few days she opted out of the project citing a scheduling conflict. She began 2019 by playing the leading lady opposite Prabhas in action film Saaho. Her next film release was Chhichhore, a comedy drama about college life, co-starring Sushant Singh Rajput. She began the new decade by reuniting with Dhawan in the dance film Street Dancer 3D (2020). She then reteamed with Tiger Shroff in the spiritual sequel Baaghi 3. She will next star opposite Ranbir Kapoor in Luv Ranjan’s as yet untitled project. Also Read : Sunny Leone Wiki, Bio, Age, Career and Personal Life
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Shraddha Kapoor is the celebrity endorser for several brands and products. She is the brand ambassador of many products like Lakme, Veet, Lipton, Marico’s Hair & Care and many more. On March 2015, she started her own women’s clothing brand ‘Imara’ in association with Amazon. In the Lakme Fashion Week, She has done ramp strolled for different mold designers. She also starred as the cover display for a few magazines like Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Verve and many more.
Teen Patti – 2010; Luv Ka The End – 2011; Aashiqui 2, Gori Tere Pyaar Mein – 2013; Ek Villain, Haider, Ungli – 2014; ABCD 2 – 2015; Baaghi, A Fllying Jatt, Rock On 2 – 2016; Ok Jaanu, Half Girlfriend, Haseena Parkar – 2017; Nawabzaade, Stree, Batti Gul Meter Chalu – 2018; Saaho, Chhichhore – 2019; Street Dancer, Baaghi – 2020
Galliyan (Ek Villain) – 2014, Do Jahaan (haider) – 2014, Bezubaan Phir Se (ABCD 2) – 2015, Sab Tera (Baaghi), Tere Mere Dil, Udja Re, Woh Jahaan, Rock On Revisited (Rock On 2) – 2016, Phir Bhi Tumko Chaahungi (Half Girlfriend) – 2017
Lions Gold Awards – Favourite Promising Actor Female (Teen Patti) – 2011, Lions Gold Awards – New Heartthrob Film Actor in Lead Role Female (Aahiqui 2) – 2013, Big Star Entertainment Awards – Best Romantic Couple (Aashiqui 2) – 2013, Screen Awards – Jodi No. 1 (Aashiqui 2) – 2014, Star Guild Awards – Jodi of The Year (Aashiqui 2) – 2014, Global Indian Music Academy awards – Best Celebrity Singer of the year (Ek Villain) – 2015,
In 2014, photographers boycotted her during the success party of Ek Villain, due to her bad behavior with the press media during the promotions of Ek Villain.
Wiki – Bio :
|Date of Birth / Age :||3 March 1987, 33 years (as in 2020)|
|Nick Name :||Chirkoot|
|Full Name :||Shraddha Kapoor|
|Birth Place :||Mumbai, India|
|Home Town :||Mumbai, India|
|Current Place :||Mumbai, India|
|Height :||165 Cm|
|Weight :||52 Kg|
|Body Measurement :||34-25-34|
|Zodiac Sign / Sun Sign :||Pisces|
|Education :||High School|
|School :||Jamnabai Narsee School, Mumbai, American School of Bombay, Mumbai|
|College / University :||Boston University, USA (dropped)|
|Marital Status :||Unmarried|
|Husband / Boyfriend / Affairs :||Aditya Roy Kapur, Farhan Akhtar, Rohan Shrestha|
|Parents :||Shakti Kapoor (Father), Shivangi Kolhapure (Mother)|
|Siblings :||Siddhanth Kapoor (Brother)|
|Net Income / Salary :||Rs 4 crore per film|
|Net Worth :||$3 million|
|Car Collection :||Mercedes ML SUV|
|Hobbies :||Collecting shoes, cooking, reading|
|Favorite Song :||With the Sunshine By Ocean Drive|
|Favorite Food :||Fish Curry, Rawa Fried Fish, Khow Suey, Jalebi|
|Favorite Destination :||Paris|
|Favorite Actor :||Shakti Kapoor, Hrithik Roshan, Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Johnny Depp, Edward Norton|
|Favorite Actress :||Waheeda Rehman, Nutan, Padmini Kolhapure, Madhuri Dixit, Priyanka Chopra, Natalie Portman|
|Favorite Films :||Bollywood: Pyaasa (1957)
Hollywood: The Shawshank Redemption (1994), Central Station (1998), The Godfather (1972), Monster (2003), Boys Don’t Cry (1999)
|Favorite Director :||Mohit Suri|
|Favorite Singer / Musician :||Lady Gaga|
|Favorite Writer :||Jack Canfield|
|Favorite Books :||Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts, Harry Potter (Literary Series) by J. K. Rowling|
|Favorite Color :||Purple, Yellow|
|Address :||7th Floor, Palm Beach, Gandhigram Road, Juhu, Mumbai|
|Social Profile :||Facebook Twitter Instagram|
Some Known facts about Shraddha Kapoor :
- Her elder brother, Siddhanth was very protective for Shraddha when they were in school.
- When she was 16 years old, Salman Khan offered her a role after he saw her play at the Boston University, but at that time she was not ready for acting.
- She had a huge crush on Hrithik Roshan which started when she saw his debut film Kaho Naa Pyaar Hai. She used to collect Hrithik’s photos and stick them onto the walls of her room.
- She is fond of collecting shoes.
- She idolizes actress Sridevi.
- She has a Lhasa Apso breed pet dog, Shyloh.
- She is addicted to tea.
- She is addicted to shopping online.
- She is a certified Scuba Diver.
- She has Hypermetropia (long sightedness), wears spectacles at home and uses contact lenses otherwise.
- She loves to grow roses, aloe vera, hibiscus, tulsi, money plant, poinsettia, bougainvillea, mogra and many other home grown plants.
- She is scared of lightning.
- She is called by the name ‘Chirkoot’ from her near and dear ones.
- She mostly uses the Michael Kors perfume.
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