7 Shahid Kapoor Films That Showoff His Acting Chops

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Udta Punjab (2016) - Tommy Singh

Shahid Kapoor delivers a compelling performance as Tommy Singh, a troubled rock star ensnared in the dark underbelly of Punjab's drug epidemic. Kapoor skillfully portrays the character's descent into addiction and subsequent redemption

Haider (2014) - Haider Meer

Shahid Kapoor's role as Haider Meer in the film adaptation of Shakespeare's "Hamlet" is widely regarded as one of his career-best performances. Kapoor navigates through the complex emotions of love, revenge, and betrayal in the backdrop of the conflict-ridden Kashmir.

Kabir Singh (2019) - Kabir Singh

Shahid Kapoor takes on the titular role of a brilliant yet self-destructive surgeon dealing with love, heartbreak, and addiction. Kapoor's portrayal of Kabir Singh garnered both appreciation and controversy, as he delves into the intricacies of a character with shades of gray.

Phata Poster Nikhla Hero (2013) - Vishwas Rao

Shahid Kapoor plays Vishwas Rao, a young man aspiring to become an actor but getting entangled in a web of mistaken identities and unexpected challenges. Kapoor's comedic timing and charismatic presence add a light-hearted touch to this entertaining film.

Padmaavat (2018) - Maharawal Ratan Singh

Shahid Kapoor plays the noble and valiant Maharawal Ratan Singh. Kapoor's regal performance stands out as he portrays the king who faces moral dilemmas and engages in a battle of wits against the formidable Khilji, showcasing his ability to hold his own in an ensemble cast.

Jab We Met (2007) - Aditya Kashyap

Shahid Kapoor plays Aditya Kashyap, a heartbroken businessman who crosses paths with the vivacious Geet, played by Kareena Kapoor. Kapoor's portrayal of Aditya's emotional journey, from despair to self-discovery, adds depth to this beloved romantic film.

Kaminey (2009) - Charlie and Guddu Sharma

Shahid Kapoor takes on a dual role as twin brothers Charlie and Guddu Sharma. The film showcases Kapoor's versatility, as he skillfully differentiates between the two contrasting characters – one with a lisp and the other with a stammer.