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10 Facts, we bet you didn't know about Shahid Kapoor!

  • Not many know that Shahid Kapoor started with 'Dil Toh Pagal Hai' and not 'Taal'. Shahid was an extra dancer in the fourth row in one of the dance number in DTPH while in 'Taal' he was the lead of the extras in the song 'Kahi Aag Lage'.
    Not many know that Shahid Kapoor started with 'Dil Toh Pagal Hai' and not 'Taal'. Shahid was an extra dancer in the fourth row in one of the dance number in DTPH while in 'Taal' he was the lead of the extras in the song 'Kahi Aag Lage'.
  • As a kid, Shahid Kapoor had done a commercial for Complan - the energy drink, along with Ayesha Takia in the mid 80s.
    As a kid, Shahid Kapoor had done a commercial for Complan - the energy drink, along with Ayesha Takia in the mid 80s.
  • The first break that Shahid got for a film even before 'Ishq Vishq' was 'Chura Ke Dil Kahan Chale'. The film was to be produced by ghazal singer Pankaj Udhas but was later on shelved in the pre-production stage itself.
    The first break that Shahid got for a film even before 'Ishq Vishq' was 'Chura Ke Dil Kahan Chale'. The film was to be produced by ghazal singer Pankaj Udhas but was later on shelved in the pre-production stage itself.
  • Shahid Kapoor's grandparents were journalists and they both worked for a Russian magazine called Sputnik. They both translated Urdu into Russian for the magazine.
    Shahid Kapoor's grandparents were journalists and they both worked for a Russian magazine called Sputnik. They both translated Urdu into Russian for the magazine.
  • Shahid Kapoor had accompanied his friend for a Pepsi commercial audition to adman Prahlad Kakkar's office. While waiting at the reception he was spotted by Kakkar's assistant who requested him for an audition. After Shahid was selected, his very first commercial featured Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol and Rani Mukherji.
    Shahid Kapoor had accompanied his friend for a Pepsi commercial audition to adman Prahlad Kakkar's office. While waiting at the reception he was spotted by Kakkar's assistant who requested him for an audition. After Shahid was selected, his very first commercial featured Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol and Rani Mukherji.
  • At the dance academy, Shaimak Davar thought of him as a good dancer and was thus upgraded from the beginner's batch to the intermediate batch. The normal course would have taken nine months. Later on he was also selected as the best dancer across the city at the end of the year.
    At the dance academy, Shaimak Davar thought of him as a good dancer and was thus upgraded from the beginner's batch to the intermediate batch. The normal course would have taken nine months. Later on he was also selected as the best dancer across the city at the end of the year.
  • Just before the release of 'Ishq Vishq' Shahid was so nervous and restless that he could not sleep. To while away time he drove to Fame Adlabs in the night and saw a worker putting up posters of his debut film. He assisted him in pasting the posters.
    Just before the release of 'Ishq Vishq' Shahid was so nervous and restless that he could not sleep. To while away time he drove to Fame Adlabs in the night and saw a worker putting up posters of his debut film. He assisted him in pasting the posters.
  • Shahid considers the six months after the release of 'Mausam' as the worst phase of his professional career. In an acute state of frustration he even went ahead and bought ahead a jaguar just to make himself feel good.
    Shahid considers the six months after the release of 'Mausam' as the worst phase of his professional career. In an acute state of frustration he even went ahead and bought ahead a jaguar just to make himself feel good.
  • It would surely come as a surprise to many that Kareena Kapoor was not Shahid's first love. It was actress Hrishita Bhatt with whom he did his first music video, 'Aankhon Mein Tera Hi Chehra'.
    It would surely come as a surprise to many that Kareena Kapoor was not Shahid's first love. It was actress Hrishita Bhatt with whom he did his first music video, 'Aankhon Mein Tera Hi Chehra'.
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Not many know that Shahid Kapoor started with 'Dil Toh Pagal Hai' and not 'Taal'. Shahid was an extra dancer in the fourth row in one of the dance number in DTPH while in 'Taal' he was the lead of the extras in the song 'Kahi Aag Lage'.

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