Shraddha Kapoor Full Biography With All Details

Shraddha Kapoor

Shraddha Kapoor (born 3 March 1987) 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 and is one of the most followed Indian actresses on Instagram. 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. 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 in 2015
Born 3 March 1987 (age 34)[1]

BombayMaharashtra, India

Occupation
  • Actress
  • singer
Years active 2010–present
Parent(s)
Relatives See Mangeshkar-Hardikar-Abhisheki family

Early life and background

Kapoor was born and raised in Mumbai. On her father’s side, Kapoor is of Punjabi descent, and on her mother’s side, she is of Marathi and Konkani ancestry. Her maternal grandfather Pandharinath Kolhapure, (the nephew of Deenanath Mangeshkar) belonged from Kolhapur and her maternal grandmother hailed from PanajiGoa.

Career

Acting debut, struggles and breakthrough (2010–2016)

Kapoor made her acting debut in the 2010 drama Teen Patti, alongside Amitabh BachchanBen Kingsley and R. Madhavan. She played the role of a college girl. The film received generally negative reviews, though her performance was better received.

Preeti Arora, writing for Rediff.com stated that: “[t]hough a bit raw, she has a lot of potential.” Nikhat Kazmi reviewed: “Shraddha Kapoor makes an interesting debut as the edgy youngster who sheds her specs for sleaze, with alacrity.”

Commercial struggles (2016-2017)

Kapoor’s final release in 2016 was the rock musical drama Rock On 2, a sequel to 2008’s Rock On!!. She was cast alongside Farhan AkhtarArjun Rampal and Prachi Desai. She played the role of Jiah Sharma, an introverted singer and keyboard player, who suffers a neglectful relationship with her father. To prepare, she spent time reading books in isolation and undertook vocal training under the singer Samantha Edwards.

Establishing herself as a leading actress (2018-2020)

Kapoor next starred opposite Rajkummar Rao in the comedy horror film Stree (2018). Based on the Nale Ba legend, the film featured her as a mysterious, unnamed woman who falls in love with Rao’s character. The critic Saibal Chatterjee took note of the film’s feminist subtext and found Kapoor to be “suitably icy as the enigmatic woman”.

Other work and media image

In addition to acting in films, Kapoor has supported charitable organisations, performed for stage shows and sang in her films. She has also ramp walked in the Lakme Fashion Week for various fashion designers[103] and has been the cover model for several magazines.

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