The chocolate boy of Bollywood is a heartthrob and an excellent dancer. He’s been working really hard to reach where he is today. He is considered as one of the most attractive actors of the film industry. Here are a few fun facts about Shahid that you didn’t know
Shahid was also seen in TV commercials with Ayesha Takia and Aryan’s music video ‘Aankhon Me Tera Hi Chehra’ before getting into films.
Shahid accompanied his friend to an audition for Pepsi ad and eventually, he only became a part of it which also features SRK, Kajol & Rani Mukherjee.
Shahid was a background dancer in the films Taal and Dil Toh Pagal Hai.
Before entering the golden world of Bollywood with ‘Ishq Vishq’, Shahid was rejected 100 times
Trained at Shaimak Davar’s dance academy, Shahid always aspired to become a professional dancer.
Shahid’s favourite holiday spot is Goa and he makes it a point to spend New Year’s Eve in Goa with his close friends.
Shahid is the first Indian actor to fly the American F-16 aircraft.
In one of his interviews, Shahid said, “When I bought my first car, I also wanted to buy a Pioneer music system for it but at that time I couldn’t afford it. Now they want me to endorse it.”
Shahid reveals that ‘Udta Punjab’, a film based on substance abuse in the Indian state of Punjab, was one of the most challenging roles of his career.
Shahid is a bike lover and owns a Harley Davidson Fatboy.
Shahid supports PETA India’s vegan campaign and is a proud vegetarian. He has even won PETA India’s sexiest vegetarian award in 2009 and PETA Asia-Pacific’s Sexiest Vegetarian Man in 2011.
After rigorous hard work of one full year, Shahid built a perfect body, for his role in ‘Kamineey’.
Shahid loves to experiment with his hairstyles. From going bald for Haider to trying a pony during workout sessions, he’s been sporting it all.
Inspite of sending out the wedding cards for his reception, Shahid was busy texting all his friends personally one day before his reception in Mumbai.
Shahid was uncertain about signing Padmaavat alongside Deepika and Ranveer, but it was Baba Gurinder Singh who had faith in Shahid and asked him to sign the film.