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Shraddha Kapoor

Shraddha Kapoor
Shraddha Kapoor - 2016 - Baaghi promo.jpg
Kapoor at a promotional event for Baaghi in 2016
Born (1987-03-03) 3 March 1987 (age 29)
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Occupation
  • Film actress
  • designer
  • singer
  • lyricist
Years active 2010–present
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.


Key
Films that have not yet been released Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Film Role Notes
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"
"Udja Re"
"Woh Jahaan"
2017 Ok Jaanu Tara
2017 Half GirlfriendFilms that have not yet been released Riya Somani Post-production
2017 Haseena: The Queen of MumbaiFilms that have not yet been released Haseena Parkar Filming
Year Film Award Category Result
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

  • Film actress
  • designer
  • singer
  • lyricist
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