Shraddha Kapoor is an Indian actress wh
o appears in Bollywood films. She came into limelight with the romantic musical drama “Aashiqui 2” opposite Aditya Roy Kapoor. Later she was seen in Ek Villain, Haider, 3D dance movie ABCD 2. She has also launched her own fashion label IMARA. She was seen in the flick Rock On 2.
Shraddha Kapoor was born on March 3, 1989 to the famous Hindi film actor Shakti Kapoor and Shivangi Kapoor. She did a part of her schooling from Jamnabai Narsee School, Juhu and completed her high school from Boston.
She took up theatre studies during her college in Boston and continued with her graduation from India only. Later, she learnt direction and acting skills under the guidance of Mohit Tugnait. Apart from singing, She also write her own songs.
Shraddha Kapoor has made her Bollywood debut in 2010 with the film Teen Patti which starred Amitabh Bachchan and R. Madhavan. Her performance was praised by everyone and also was ranked 3rd in Times poll for the Hottest New Face-Female of 2010. In 2011, she was then seen as Rhea in ‘Luv Ka The End’ playing the role of up-town girl. Later she shot to fame with the flick Aashiqui 2.
Shraddha was awarded “Stardust Searchlight” Award For the Best Actress in 2012. She appeared in a guest appearance for the romantic comedy Gori Tere Pyaar Mein. Kapoor next reunited with Suri for the thriller Ek Villain (2014), for which she also sang the song “Galliyan”. In 2014, her second release was Vishal Bhardwaj’s critically acclaimed drama Haider. She played the Ophelia character, a journalist named Arshia, opposite Shahid Kapoor.
Aditya Roy Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor were seen in the film ‘OK Jaanu’, a remake of Mani Ratnam’s ‘OK Kanmani’. The film is produced by Karan Johar. It is a romantic drama film directed by Shaad Ali, story and screenplay by Mani Ratnam.
Shraddha kapoor was born into a filmy family. Her father Shakti Kapoor is popular for negative roles in Bollywood and her maternal aunt Tejaswini Kolhapure and Padmini Kolhapure – sister of Shivangi Kapoor, are also famous Bollywood actresses. She got inspired from her aunt Tejaswini to enter Bollywood, rather than her father.
Shraddha’s elder brother Siddhanth Kapoor is a former Disc Jockey (DJ), actor and an assistant director. Her brother made his Bollywood debut with “Shootout at Wadala” in 2013 and also was the assistant director for the same film. She was never shy about her father’s villainous image but proud of her upbringing done by her parents. Her father proved to be the strength in her career’s struggling days.
As per the reports, Shraddha Kapoor is very much single and is not dating anyone. She has been linked with Aditya Roy Kapur and Farhan Akhtar. But she denied all the rumours about her alleged relationships.
Best Female Debut for Teen Patti
Best Actress for Luv Ka The End
Jodi of the Year for Aashiqui 2
Best Actress for Aashiqui 2
Superstar of Tomorrow – Female for Haider
Most Entertaining Actor (Film) – Female for Ek Villain
2010 – Teen Patti
2011 – Luv Ka The End
2013 – Aashiqui 2
2013 – Gori Tere Pyaar Mein (Guest appearance)
2014 – Ek Villain as Ayesha Verma
2014 – Haider
2015 – Ungli
2015 – ABCD 2
2016 – Baaghi
2016 – Rock On 2 !
2017 – OK Jaanu