Name: Shraddha Kapoor
Birthdate: 3rd March, 1992
In the year 2013, Shraddha Kapoor won the prestigious Stardust Searchlight Best Actress Award for her performance in the film, ‘Luv Ka The End’ (2011).
In the year 2010, Shraddha Kapoor ranked third in the itimes’ poll for the Hottest New Face (Female).
Biography: Shraddha Kapoor, the Indian movie actress was born in the City of Dreams, Mumbai to Shivangi Kapoor and renowned actor Shakti Kapoor. Siddhanth, her elder brother used to be a Disc jockey as well as an assistant director. Siddhant’s very first film in the industry as an actor was ‘Shootout at Wadala’. Shraddha is also a niece to Bollywood actress Padmini Kolhapure.
Shraddha Kapoor did her schooling from the Jamnabai Narsee School situated in Juhu. Later on she got herself admitted into the prestigious Boston University to learn about theatre.
Her very first film in the industry was in the 2010 Leena Yadav directed ‘Teen Patti’, starring Amitabh Bachchan, Ben Kingsley, R. Madhavan, Saira Mohan, Tinu Anand, Raima Sen and Mahesh Manjrekar. This film did not create much of an impact at the theatres and Shraddha Kapoor’s role was hardly noticed by the audience.
Next year in 2011, she joined hands with Yash Raj Films and she signed a 3 film contract with them. However this offer had been cancelled as Shraddha Kapoor had also signed up for the Mahesh Bhatt directed ‘Aashiqui 2’. Next up, she appeared alongside the newcomer Taaha Shah in the Bumpy directed ‘Luv Ka The End’ which was a Y-Films undertaking.Although this film did poorly at the theatres, Shraddha Kapoor’s performance was the highlighting element in the film. She received lots of accolades and appreciation for her performance in the film.
One of her upcoming films is Mohit Suri’s ‘Aashiqui 2’. This romantic cum action film will be having Aditya Roy Kapoor, Shraddha Kapoor and Shaad Randhawa in the primary roles. The music for this film is composed by Jeet Ganguly and Mithoon Sharma.
She also starred in ‘Gori Tere Pyaar Mein’. This Puneet Malhotra romantic comedy had Shraddha Kapoor, Imran Khan and Kareena Kapoor in its star cast. She then went on to do movies like Ek Villain, Haider, ABCD 2, Baaghi, Rock On 2, OK Jaanu, Half Girlfriend, Haseena Parkar, Stree, Batti Gul Meter Chalu, Saaho, Chhichhore, Street Dancer 3D and Baaghi 3.
Shraddha Kapoor’s upcoming films are Naagin and Chaalbaaz In London (a modern-day remake of 1989’s Chaalbaaz).