Shahid Kapoor has been in the industry for more than two decades now. And certainly, he is one of the most beloved actors in Bollywood. Shahid comes from a family background of actors, his parents Pankaj Kapur and Neliima Azeem have both been a part of the industry for the longest time. The family has faced their share of issues and Shahid’s parents got separated when he was only three years old. In a recent interview with Bollywood Bubble, Shahid talks about mom Neliima Azeem’s support after separation from Pankaj Kapur.
Shahid’s relationship with his mother…
When revealed that we have spoken to his mom previously and she stated that Shahid had taken care of the family and that he has been the family man for the longest time. Shahid said, “Mothers are always like that saying the sweetest things about their children.”
The Bloody Daddy actor dived into his mother raising him, saying, “But, you know she is a single parent. Me and Ishaan are born and brought up by her and we can never repay what parents do for us. She has always been so positive and loving, she has been a trooper for me and Ishaan.”
Talking about all the good things Shahid’s mother Neliima has said about him, he said, “There are times when I have to tell my mom that mom I am not going to talk to you for a few days because you’re saying so many good things and I am thinking that I am too good. I need a little criticism you know. But, she comes from the best possible place.”
He further added, “I don’t like talking about those things in a matter of pride, they are very private things. I don’t think that needs to be shared. Mom has been there for me, we are all there for each other. That’s what family does yaar. There’s nothing to make a big deal out of it.”
About Shahid Kapoor’s family
Shahid Kapoor’s father Pankaj Kapur went on to marry actor Supriya Pathak. They have two kids together, Sanah Kapur and Ruhaan Kapoor. On the other hand, Neliima Azeem tied the knot with actor Rajesh Khattar. Together they had B-town’s rising star, Ishaan Khattar.
Shahid and Ishaan share a strong bond together and have always supported each other.
On the work front, Shahid made his OTT debut this year with the web series Farzi on Amazon Prime which received a lot of praise. The actor will next be seen in Ali Abbas Zafar’s Bloody Daddy. The movie is all set to release on the OTT platform Jio Cinema on June 9.
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