Shahid Kapoor Birthday: Versatile Actor’s Journey, Top Movies, Songs, Latest and Upcoming Projects – News18

Published By: Nibandh Vinod

Last Updated: February 25, 2024, 08:00 IST

Shahid Kapoor with dad Pankaj Kapoor, wife Mira Rajput and brother Ishaan Khattar. (Images: shahidkapoor/Instagram)

Shahid Kapoor with dad Pankaj Kapoor, wife Mira Rajput and brother Ishaan Khattar. (Images: shahidkapoor/Instagram)

Over the years, Shahid Kapoor challenged his ‘chocolate boy’ image by taking on diverse roles that showcase his acting prowess.

Shahid Kapoor perfectly embodies the title of both ‘Bollywood handsome hunk’ and ‘chocolate boy.’ He has carved a successful career in the industry, showcasing his versatility and captivating audiences with his charisma and hotness. The actor rose to fame with his debut film ‘Ishq Vishk’ in 2003, and since then he solidified his place in the industry as well as an undeniable crush for the females of India. Shahid continued to play similar roles in several rom-com movies like Vivah and Jab We Met, which were also a massive hit at the box office.

Over the years, the handsome hunk challenged his ‘chocolate boy’ image by taking on diverse roles that showcase his acting prowess. From playing a double role in Kaminey to a drug addict rockstar in Udta Punjab, he has delivered critically acclaimed films. He has also proved his ability to portray multifaceted and nuanced characters, winning the audience’s heart with his character of a Kashmiri boy in Haider, a king in Padmavat and an alcoholic medic in Kabir Singh.

Shahid Kapoor turns 43 today on 25 February, 2024. (Image: shahidkapoor/Instagram)

On the 43rd birthday of the actor, let’s dive into Bollywood heartthrob Shahid Kapoor’s top movies and songs, his latest works and upcoming projects:

Shahid Kapoor’s Movies To Add To Your Watchlist

Shahid Kapoor’s 2019 film Kabir Singh proved to be a milestone for the actor. She starred opposite Kiara Advani.
  1. Ishq VishkHis debut film Ishq Vishq was a sweeping success as he bagged the Filmfare award for Best Male Debut. His role instantly established him as a heartthrob with his youthful charm and chocolate boy looks.
  2. Jab We MetThis rom-com drama was a major commercial success. Shahid and Kareena Kapoor’ easy breezy chemistry was the most-talked about thing in the film.
  3. VivahThis romantic drama was one of the biggest hits of Shahid’s career. His performance as a shy but extremely lovable partner took him to overnight fame as the character was loved by all. No doubt, his role in the film still succeeds in making many of us drool over him.
  4. HaiderThis film was a modern-day adaptation of William Shakespeare’s Hamlet. Set against the backdrop of Kashmir, Shahid did a phenomenal role in portraying the character making him win several awards including the Filmfare award for best actor (critics). The actor shared screen space with Shraddha Kapoor in this film.
  5. Kabir SinghShahid Kapoor’s 2019 film Kabir Singh proved to be a milestone for the actor. His role of an alcoholic medic who fell in love with his junior was practically given the best performance of his career.

Shahid Kapoor’s Chartbuster Songs That Will Make You Dance Your Heart Out!

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  1. Mauja Hi Mauja (Jab We Met)This energetic and catchy song by Mika Singh is one of the most iconic songs from Shahid Kapoor’s movie that perfectly captures the joy and excitement. Shahid Kapoor’s energetic moves and his chemistry with Kareena Kapoor made this song an instant chartbuster.
  2. Dhating Naach (Phata Poster Nikla Hero)Put on your dancing shoes and get on the floor with this lively track of Shahid Kapoor and Nargis Fakhri from the movie ‘Phata Poster Nikhla Hero.’ In the vocals of Nakash Aziz and Neha Kakkar, the song is penned by Amitabh Bhattacharya and composed by Pritam.
  3. Dhan Te Nan (Kaminey)This fast-paced and quirky song by Vishal Bhardwaj and Sukhwinder Singh has a unique blend of Punjabi and rock music. Shahid’s killer moves set the dance floor on fire and we bet this song will definitely make you groove every time you hear it.
  4. Gulaabo (Shaandaar)The 2015 film Shaandaar may not have done well at the box office, but this song featuring Shahid and Alia Bhatt is an absolute hit. This infectious song with upbeat music and quirky lyrics coupled with Shahid and Alia’s energetic dance moves made it a popular party anthem that will definitely leave you dancing your heart out.
  5. Gandi Baat (R Rajkumar)This song from the film R…Rajkumar features Shahid Kapoor in a rustic and desi avatar. With catchy music by Mika Singh and Kalpana Patowary, Shahid’s impeccable moves made this song a dance-worthy track and a perfect tune to add in your list to rock any party.

Shahid Kapoor’s Latest Movies You Must Watch This Weekend

Shahid Kapoor and Kriti Sanon in Teri Baaton Mein Aisa Uljha Jiya’s poster.
  1. Teri Baaton Mein Aisa Uljha JiyaDirected by debut directors Amit Joshi and Aradhana Sah, Teri Baaton Mein Aisa Uljha Jiya is a romantic drama which revolves around Shahid Kapoor and Kriti Sanon. The actor falls in love with Kriti and introduces her to his family, unaware of the fact that she is a robot.
  2. Bloody DaddyThe film, released on June 9, witnessed Shahid Kapoor’s suave entrance into the den of villains, his undeniable swag, and his action-packed heroics. The film features gripping action sequences, intense gunfights, and a star-studded ensemble including Rajeev Khandelwal, Sanjay Kapoor, Diana Penty, and Ronit Roy.
  3. FarziThe year 2023 started with a bang for Shahid Kapoor. Marking his web series debut with Raj & DK’s crime thriller Farzi, the actor gave an earth-shattering performance, raising the bar for younger celebrities. While essaying the story of an artist who turns into a con man, the actor won over the audience. The film starred South Indian stars Vijay Sethupathi, Raashi Khanna, Bhuvan Arora, Amol Palekar, Kay Kay Menon, and Zakir Hussain, among others.
  4. JerseyJersey saw a knockout performance by Shahid Kapoor that touched the hearts of moviegoers. Shahid’s Jersey failed to witness success at the box office; however, the story of frustrated and helpless Arjun Talwar impressed the critics. Apart from Shahid, the sports drama starred Mrunal Thakur and Pankaj Kapur in key roles.

Shahid Kapoor’s Upcoming Movies

  1. BullShahid Kapoor will collaborate with Sangeeth Sivan for an actioner ‘Bull’, which is inspired by the real-life events of Brigadier Bulsara of the Indian Army. The details of the film penned by Aseem Arora and Parveez Sheikh have been kept under wraps. Earlier, the project was expected to release on April 7 this year. However, it has been put on hold, as per several reports.
  2. DevaShahid Kapoor also has Rosshan Andrrews’s directorial ‘Deva’ on his plate. Starring Shahid Kapoor, Pooja Hegde and Kubbra Sait, the tale revolves around a brilliant yet rebellious police officer who unfolds a web of betrayal and deceit while investigating a high-profile case. Mark your Calendar, the film is set to release on October 11, 2024.
  3. Awara Pagal Deewana 2Directed by Ahmed Khan, this sequel stars Shahid Kapoor, Akshay Kumar and Dalip Singh in leads. The story showcases how former killer-for-hire Guru Gulab Khatri retires to Maldives with his new wife, Tina after faking his death, while his ex-wife, Preeti, settles down in California with Anmol. However, the peaceful lives of both couples are interrupted by a mafia.