Shahid Kapoor was brought into the world in New Delhi on 25 February 1981 to entertainer Pankaj Kapur and entertainer artist Neelima Azeem. His folks separated when he was three years of age; his dad moved to Mumbai (and wedded the entertainer Supriya Pathak) and Kapoor kept living in Delhi with his mom and maternal grandparents. His grandparents were writers for the Russian magazine Sputnik, and Kapoor was especially partial to his granddad: “He would walk me to school each and every day. He would converse with me about father, with whom he shared an extraordinary relationship, and read out his letters to me.” His dad, who was then a striving entertainer in Mumbai, would visit Kapoor just once a year on his birthday When Kapoor was his mom, who was functioning as an artist, moved to Mumbai to fill in as an actress.
In Mumbai, Azeem proceeded to wed the entertainer Rajesh Khattar. Kapoor kept living with his mom and Khattar, until they isolated in 2001. Kapoor keeps on utilizing the keep going name Khattar on his passport. He has a maternal stepbrother, Ishaan, from his mom’s union with Khattar. From his dad’s union with Pathak, he has two fatherly half-kin, Sanah and Ruhaan. Kapoor was taught at the Gyan Bharati School in Delhi and Rajhans Vidyalaya in Mumbai. He later went to Mumbai’s Mithibai School for three years.
Kapoor was keen on dance since the beginning, and at 15 years old, he joined Shiamak Davar’s dance institute. As an understudy there, Kapoor showed up as a foundation artist in the movies Dil To Pagal Hai (1997) and Taal (1999), in which Davar filled in as choreographer. During a phase show at the organization, Kapoor acted in the tunes “Vogue” and “GoldenEye” to a good reaction from the crowd; he portrayed the experience as whenever that he “First felt like a star”. He later turned into a teacher at the institute. During this time, Kapoor went with a companion to a tryout for a Pepsi business highlighting the stars Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol and Rani Mukerji, however ended up with the part himself. He showed up in TV ads for the brands Pack Kat and Close-Up, among others, and included in music recordings for a few entertainers, including the band Aryans and the vocalist Kumar Sanu. Kapoor likewise accepted on the position of an associate chief to his dad on the 1998 TV series Mohandas B.A.L.L.B.