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Kapoor at a promotional event for Baaghi in 2016
3 March 1987 |
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
|Parent(s)||Shivangi and Shakti Kapoor|
|Relatives||See Kapoor family|
Shraddha Kapoor (born 3 March 1987) is an Indian actress and singer who is noted for her work in Bollywood films. The daughter of actor Shakti Kapoor, she began her acting career with a brief role in the 2010 heist film Teen Patti and followed it with her first leading role in the teen drama Luv Ka The End (2011).
Kapoor gained wide recognition for playing a singer in the commercially successful romantic drama Aashiqui 2 (2013), for which she received several accolades including a Filmfare nomination for the Best Actress. The following year, she portrayed a character based on Ophelia in Vishal Bhardwaj's critically acclaimed drama Haider (2014), an adaptation of William Shakespeare's tragedy Hamlet. She established herself as one of the high-profile actresses in Bollywood with starring roles in the romantic thriller Ek Villain (2014), the dance drama ABCD 2 (2015), and the action drama Baaghi (2016), all of which rank among her biggest commercial successes.
In addition to acting in films, Kapoor has sung several of her film songs. She is the celebrity endorser for several brands and products, and in 2015, she launched her own line of clothing. She participates in stage shows and concerts. Kapoor features in listings of the most attractive and popular celebrities in India.
Kapoor was born and raised in Mumbai into a mixed ethnic family. On her father's side, Kapoor is of Punjabi descent, and on her mother's side, she is of Marathi ancestry. She has said that, she went through a tomboyish phase as a child and described herself to have a strong attitude for which she was deliberately picking fight with boys.
|Denotes films that have not yet been released|
|2010||Teen Patti||Aparna Khanna|
|2011||Luv Ka The End||Rhea Dialdas|
|2013||Aashiqui 2||Arohi Keshav Shirke|
|2013||Gori Tere Pyaar Mein||Vasudha||Special appearance|
|2014||Ek Villain||Aisha Verma||Also playback singer for song "Galliyan"|
|2014||Haider||Arshia Lone||Also playback singer for song "Do Jahaan"|
|2014||Ungli||Basanti||Special appearance in song "Dance Basanti"|
|2015||ABCD 2||Vinnie||Also playback singer for song "Bezubaan Phir Se"|
|2016||Baaghi||Sia||Also playback singer for song "Sab Tera"|
|2016||A Flying Jatt||Herself||Cameo appearance|
|2016||Rock On 2||Jiah Sharma||Also playback singer for songs
"Tere Mere Dil"
"Rock On Revisited"
|2017||Half Girlfriend||Riya Somani||Post-production|
|2017||Haseena: The Queen of Mumbai||Haseena Parkar||Filming|
|2011||Teen Patti||Lions Gold Awards||Favourite Promising Actor (Female)||Won|
|Filmfare Awards||Best Female Debut||Nominated|
|2012||Luv Ka The End||Stardust Awards||Best Actress||Won|
|2013||Aashiqui 2||Hello! Hall of Fame Awards||Fresh Face of the Year||Won|
|BIG Star Entertainment Awards||Best Romantic Couple||Won|
|Most Entertaining Film Actor - Female||Nominated|
|Most Entertaining Actor in a Romantic Role - Female||Nominated|
|2014||Lions Gold Awards||New Heartthrob Film Actor in Lead Role - Female||Won|
|Screen Awards||Best Actress||Nominated|
|Best Actress (Popular Choice)||Nominated|
|Jodi No. 1 (along with Aditya Roy Kapur)||Won|
|Star Guild Awards||Jodi of the Year (along with Aditya Roy Kapur)||Won|
|Filmfare Awards||Best Actress||Nominated|
|Zee Cine Awards||Best Actor – Female||Nominated|
|Gori Tere Pyaar Mein||Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Female)||Nominated|
|Haider||Stardust Awards||Best Actress in a Drama||Nominated|
|Superstar of Tomorrow – Female||Nominated|
|BIG Star Entertainment Awards||Most Entertaining Actor in a Romantic Film - Female||Nominated|
|Ek Villain||Most Entertaining Actor (Film) - Female||Nominated|
|Most Entertaining Actor in a Thriller Film - Female||Nominated|
|2015||Global Indian Music Academy Awards||Best Celebrity Singer Of The Year||Won|
|Best Music Debut||Nominated|
|Screen Awards||Best Actor Popular (Female)||Nominated|
|IAA Leadership Awards||Brand Visionary of the Year (female)||Won|
|Star Guild Awards||Star Plus Shining Superstar||Won|
|2016||ABCD 2||International Indian Film Academy Awards||Best Actress||Nominated|
|Hindustan Times Most Stylish 2016||Hindustan Times Most Stylish Youth Icon Award||Won|
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