Shahid Kapoor is an Indian actor, known for his work in Hindi cinema. He made his debut with the film ‘Ishq Vishq’, for which he won the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut. Throughout his career, he has appeared in many well known movies, some of them including ‘Fida’, ‘Jab We Met’, ‘Haider’, ‘Udta Punjab’, ‘Padmaavat’, and most recently ‘Kabir Singh’.
His best and critically acclaimed works include ‘Jab We Met’ (2007), ‘Kaminey’ (2009), ‘Haider’ (2014), ‘Udta Punjab’ (2016) and ‘Kabir Singh’ (2019). For his performance in ‘Haider’, he won the Filmfare Award for Best Male Actor, and for his performance in ‘Udta Punjab’, he won the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor.
His most financially successful movies include ‘Jab We Met’ (2007), ‘Kaminey’ (2009), ‘R… Rajkumar’(2013), ‘Haider’ (2014), ‘Padmaavat’ (2018) and ‘Kabir Singh’ (2019). His films which were unsuccessful are ‘Chance pe Dance’ (2010), ‘Milenge Milenge’ (2010), ‘Shaandar’ (2015) and ‘Rangoon’ (2017).
A disillusioned business tycoon finds himself next to a larger-than-life woman on an overnight train. Their journey turns into a series of adventures when they miss their train in the wee hours. The duo discover each other's personalities as they hitchhike to their destination.
A young man named Haider returns to Jammu and Kashmir, during a violent insurgency. He tries to investigate his father’s disappearance, but is overpowered by the politics of the state. He also confronts his uncle, whom he suspects of playing a role in the fate of his father.
Udta Punjab is a black comedy film which revolves around drug abuse in the Indian state of Punjab. The film portrays how the youth have fallen victim to it, which results in socio-economic decline.
Guddu and Charlie are identical twins, who also have a rivalry against each other. They both want to end their life of misery and lead a life of prosperity, but things don’t go as planned since they are forced into the corrupt Mumbai underworld.
Padmaavat is an epic historical war film set in medieval Rajasthan, which tells the story of Queen Padmavati, who is happily married to a Rajput King. However, when a Sultan hears about her beauty, he gets obsessed with her, and declares war on their kingdom.
Dil to Pagal Hain is a musical romance film which tells the story of Rahul and Nisha, who are members of a musical troupe. Nisha is secretly in love with Rahul, though Rahul is unaware of this. Things get complicated when Pooja enters the picture, and Rahul finds himself attracted to her, though she is engaged to another man.