Shraddha Kapoor is an Indian actress and singer who works in Hindi-language films. She features in listings of the most popular and the highest-paid actresses in India. She has been featured in Forbes India’s Celebrity 100 list since 2014 and was featured by Forbes Asia in their 30 Under 30 list of 2016. Shraddha Kapoor is half Marathi half Punjabi as her father Shakti Kapoor is a Punjabi and her mother Shivangi is a Marathi. She was a tomboyish girl in childhood.
Prior to making her cinematic debut, she took up theatre studies at Boston University, but dropped out after her first year to begin her acting career. She made her screen debut in the 2010 drama fictional Teen Patti for which she earned a nomination for the Filmfare Best Female Debut. The following year, she received appreciation and the Stardust Searchlight Best Actress Award for her role in the teen drama Luv Ka The End. She rose to prominence for her portrayal as Arohi Keshav Shirke in the 2013 romantic musical Aashiqui 2, which emerged as her first commercial success venture in which she gained positive acclaims and numerous nominations including the Filmfare Award for Best Actress.
Shraddha Kapoor Movies:
Shraddha Kapoor was born on 3 March, 1989 to the veteran actor, Shakti Kapoor and bollywood singer and actress Shivangi Kapoor. Her debut movie was Teen Patti (2010). The following year, she was seen in Luv Ka The End (2011). She rose to prominence for her portrayal as Arohi Keshav Shirke in the 2013 romantic musical Aashiqui 2, which emerged as her first commercial success venture in which she gained positive acclaims and numerous nominations including the Filmfare Award for Best Actress. Her other movies are – Ek Villain (2014), Haider (2014), Baaghi (2016) and Rock On 2 (2016). This year, Shraddha Kapoor was in the news for films like ‘Ok Jaanu’, ‘Half Girlfriend’ and ‘Haseena Parkar’; the last a biopic on the underworld don Dawood Ibrahim’s sister.
Best known for her portrayal of Arohi in Mohit Suri`s 2013 romance Aashiqui 2, Shraddha Kapoor is a Bollywood actress and singer. Although she had made her debut in 2010 alongside Amitabh Bachchan in Teen Patti, Aashiqui 2, which also starred Aditya Roy Kapur, is considered to be her breakthrough. Following this, she also made her debut as a playback singer with the song `Galliyan` for the movie Ek Villain. Apart from being an actor, Shraddha has also launched her own fashion label IMARA and is a celebrity endorser for various leading brands.
Shraddha Kapoor’s next big role is the biopic of Haseena Parkar, the sister of the dreaded terrorist Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar. The film, titled Haseena, stars her brother Siddhanth Kapoor as Dawood and Ankur Bhatia as her husband. The film is directed by Apoorva Lakhia.
Shraddha Kapoor Early Life:
Born on 3rd March 1987 in Mumbai to actor Shakti Kapoor, and classical singer Shivangi Kapoor, Shraddha is the niece of famous Marathi actresses Padmini Kolhapure and Tejaswini Kolhapure. She did part of her schooling from Jamnabai Narsee School and later shifted to the American School of Bombay. She then went to Boston University for her graduation but dropped out in her first year itself to make her Bollywood debut, after Ambika Hinduja spotted her and cast her in Teen Patti. Later, she learned direction and acting skills under the guidance of Mohit Tugnait. Shraddha is also a trained classical singer and has sung several of her films` songs.
Shraddha Kapoor Personal Life:
Soon after the release of Aashiqui 2, rumors of Shraddha and Aditya`s alleged affair started doing the rounds. While the two more than often denied such rumors, they continued to appear at social events together and always maintained that they were good friends. These rumors died out after reports of her dating her Rock On 2 co-star Farhan Akhtar surfaced but nothing was confirmed.
Shraddha Kapoor Movie Career:
Shraddha Kapoor broke into the silver screen with Amitabh Bachchan and Ben Kingsley starrer Teen Patti. The movie which also starred R. Madhavan bombed and failed to leave much impact. She then appeared in a leading role in Luv Ka The End opposite Taaha Shah. Produced by Y-Films, a subsidiary of Yash Raj Films, the movie opened to positive reviews by the critics but was declared a flop at the box office.
The year 2013 was a game changer for Shraddha Kapoor. She starred opposite Aditya Roy Kapur in the blockbuster film Aashiqui 2, which is a spiritual sequel to the 1990 hit movie Aashiqui. Directed by Mohit Suri, the film is a love saga focusing on the disturbed relationship between singers Rahul and Arohi, which is deeply affected by Rahul`s problems with alcohol abuse and temperament. Shraddha received her first Filmfare nomination for the film.
In 2014, she appeared in the romantic thriller Ek Villain which along with her also starred Sidharth Malhotra, Riteish Deshmukh in lead roles. Shraddha also made her Hindi film singing debut with Ek Villain`s song Galliyan. Shraddha role as the terminally ill wife garnered appreciation from the audiences and critics alike. In the same year, she appeared in Vishal Bhardwaj`s Haider, a modern day adaptation of William Shakespeare`s tragedy Hamlet. Co-starring Shahid Kapoor, Tabu and Kay Kay Menon, the movie was a huge hit and Shraddha was widely praised for her portrayal of Arshi, a journalist. Her second release in the same year was ABCD 2 opposite Varun Dhawan. Directed by Remo D`Souza, the film opened to mixed reviews.
In 2016 Shraddha featured in two films- Baaghi and Rock On 2. While the former co-starring Tiger Shroff was a commercial success, the latter, starring Farhan Akhtar was a big office disaster. In 2017 Shraddha featured in Shaad Ali`s romantic drama OK Jaanu, which is the official remake of the 2015 Tamil film O Kadhal Kanmani, and the movie adaptation of Chetan Bhagat`s novel Half Girlfriend of the same title, co-starring Arjun Kapoor. Her 2018 release includes Stree and Batti Gul Meter Chalu. In 2019, Shraddha Kapoor has worked in Saaho alongside Prabhas, which is said to be one of the most expensive films of Bollywood. During the same year, she also appeared in Chhichhore, a comedy-drama film directed by Nitesh Tiwari. Shraddha Kapoor`s 2020 release includes Street Dancer 3 and Baaghi 3.
Shraddha Kapoor Biography
|Real Name||Shraddha Kapoor|
|Profession||Actress, Indian actress, Bollywood Actress|
|Date of Birth||March 3, 1987|
|Father Name||Shakti Kapoor|
|Mother Name||Shivangi Kapoor|
|Height||5′ 3″ (1.6 m)|
|Educational Qualification||Major in Psychology|
|School||Jamnabai Narsee School|
|College||Boston University, USA|
|Hobbies||Watching Tv, Traveling, Cooking|
|Hometown||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Brother Name||Siddhant Kapoor|
|Current City||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
Shraddha Kapoor Education:
Shraddha Kapoor did her schooling at the Jamnabai Narsee School and later shifted at the American School of Bombay at the age of 15. She then enrolled in Boston University, USA, to major in Psychology. She has revealed that while a freshman at Boston, she worked at a popular coffee chain as a part-time worker. However, she didn’t complete her education, as she was selected to appear in a film, Leena Yadav’s Teen Patti. Shraddha Kapoor’s first leading role was in teen in Boston drama Luv Ka The End (2011).
At the age of 16, Shraddha Kapoor rejected a film offered by superstar Salman Khan, as she wanted to concentrate on her education and aspired to become a psychologist. The actress is also a trained singer, as her maternal grandfather, the cousin of singing legend Lata Mangeshkar, and her mother are classical singers.
Shraddha Kapoor Fashion:
Other than films, Shraddha Kapoor has launched her own line of clothing for women, named Imara, which is a contemporary rendition of the conventional and it offers a refreshing take on fashion. Shraddha Kapoor is also well known in the fashion circuit for her sense of style. The actress has also ramp walked the Lakme Fashion Week for various fashion designers and has been the cover model for high-profile magazines such as Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Verve and many more. Recently, the Forbes magazine featured her as one of the most.
Shraddha Kapoor Marriage:
Look like this is the year for marriages in Bollywood. It is only a few hours ago that Bollywood actors Katrina Kaif and Vicky Kaushal tied the know, and rumours about another celebrity getting hitched have already started doing rounds. Indications of this have been given by the aunt of the actress herself. According to reports, after Katrina Kaif’s marriage, Shakti Kapoor’s daughter, actor Shraddha Kapoor is next in line to tie the knot soon. There have been reports for a long time that Shraddha Kapoor is dating renowned photographer Rohan Shreshtha. Both have also been seen together at several occasions that have spiced up the rumours about their alleged relationship.
Earlier, it was claimed in many reports that Shraddha Kapoor will soon be marrying Rohan Shrestha, but there was no confirmation on that. However, this time around, the fuel to the fire was added by Shraddha Kapoor’s aunt, Padmini Kolhapure, who recently recreated a version of her song ‘Yeh Galliyan Yeh Chaubara’, lending her voice for the song. Her niece, Shraddha Kapoor shared the song on her social media profile. Reacting to this post of Shraddha Kapoor, her aunt, actress Padmini Kolhapure dropped a comment saying she would sing the song at Shraddha and her sister Vedika’s wedding.
Meanwhile, Shakti Kapoor during an interview had spoken up about Rohan Shrestha. Reacting to the rumours of them dating, Shakti Kapoor has said Rohan Shrestha is Shraddha’s ‘family friend’, adding that he has known his father for a long time. He also said that Rohan has frequently visited his house, he never spoke of their (Rohan and Shraddha’s) marriage. Adding more to this, he said that his children – Siddhant Kapoor pr Shraddha Kapoor ever come and tell him that they have chosen a partner for themselves, he would have no objections it and would happily get them married. Now, let’s wait and watch if Shraddha Kapoor soon becomes Bollywood’s next bride or not.
Shraddha Kapoor Net Worth:
Shraddha Kapoor has a net worth of $14 million in 2021. Her net worth in the Indian Rupees is around 102 crore. Shraddha Kapoor is one of India’s highest-paid actresses. Her annual income is more than 10 crores in 2021. Her net worth is increasing every year with a growth of 15%. Behind them is her hard work. At the beginning of 2021, Shraddha Kapoor’s net worth was close to $ 10 million,
|Net Worth in 2021||$14 Million|
|Net Worth In Indian Rupees||102 Crore|
|Per Movie Income||5 Crore +|
|Monthly Income||60 Lakh +|
|yearly Income||10 Crore +|
|Money Factors||Movies, Ads, Photoshoots|
Shraddha Kapoor does not have much interest in cars and bikes, so she does not have a bike. But apart from this, Shraddha Kapoor has a collection of luxury cars like Mercedes Benz, Audi, BMW, and more.
Shraddha Kapoor Cars:
|Audi||Audi Q7 – 80 Lakh +|
|BMW||BMW 7 Series – 2 Crore +|
|Mercedes||Mercedes Benz GLE – 1 Crore +|
Shraddha Kapoor Quick Facts:
- Daughter of veteran Indian actor, Shakti Kapoor and bollywood singer and actress Shivangi Kapoor.
- She did her schooling at Jamnabai Narsee School in Juhu, Mumbai, India and then enrolled at Boston University, taking up theatre studies. She quit during her freshman year in order to pursue acting.
- She is an Indian actress and former model. Kapoor is perhaps best known as a spokesperson for the Anglo-Dutch beauty brand Vaseline and as well as for the Indian beauty brand Lakmé.
- Sister of Bollywood actor Siddhanth Kapoor.
- Neice of Bollywood actresses Padmini Kolhapure and Tejaswini Kolhapure and producer Tutu Sharma.
- Cousin of actor Sikandar Kharbanda (from Shakti Kapoor’s side).
- Mother Shivangi acted in the film Kismet (1980). She was also a playback singer in a lot of films.
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