Not everyone is born with a silver spoon. But a lot of people inherit excellence and éclat in their genes. Shahid is one such example, who managed to rise and fall, and rise back to ultimate stardom. Here is how this phenomenal actor rose from a being a backstage dancer to the king of the fashion world.
1.He’s born to legends! :
Son of two theatre legends- Pankaj Kapoor and Neelima Azeem, Shahid was meant to inherit acting in his genes. His incredible performances in Haider and Udta Punjab have been both critically and commercially ground-breaking.
2.He’s a veteran dancer :
Who can forget ‘Mauja hi Mauja’, the most sensational and timeless hit of Bollywood! Starting as a backstage dancer in Taal with the ShyamakDaavar dance troupe, Shahid has come a long way since then. His dancing skills have inspired millions to follow suite.
3.He did amazing in TVC’s :
Be it bike riding with Kajol, jumping off the van with SRK or booty shaking with Rani, Shahid did it all at merely 17 years of age! Who would have thought back then that this cute baby face would begin a battle against drugs with Udta Punjab!
4.His professionalism is unparalleled! :
Shahid is one of the rarest of Bollywood actors who manages to keep his personal life aloof from professional. In spite of going through a rough patch in his love life, Shahid never let that interfere with his on screen performance.
The chocolate boy of Bollywood is an ideal icon for the latest fashion trends for men. His arranged marriage not only broke millions of hearts, but also left the media and his critics awestruck!