One of the most handsome and talented actors who has been active in Bollywood for the past decade is Shahid Kapoor. Over the years, Shahid Kapoor has matured as an actor quite drastically and given us some wholesome movies. He has a different aura and vibe on screen when he performs a scene, be it action or drama. What grabbed everyone’s eyes during the initial career years of Shahid was his dancing skills. With his first debut movie ‘Ishq Vishk’ in 2003, he won the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut. So, without further ado let’s look at the list of some of the best Shahid Kapoor movies that you can watch right now.
Here is a list of some of the best Shahid Kapoor movies that you can explore and binge-watch:
1. Jersey (2021)
Jersey is one of the latest and upcoming Shahid Kapoor movies on this list. The movie features Mrunal Thakur, Pankaj Kapoor and Ronit Kamra apart from Shahid. This film is a Hindi remake of the original Telugu movie. It showcases the story of a talented but failed cricketer who decides to return to cricket in his late thirties. He is going through a lot in his life in terms of relationships and parenthood and wants to gift a jersey to his kid who wants it badly. The songs of this movie have already created a buzz among Bollywood lovers and people can’t wait for the full movie.
2. Kabir Singh (2019)
One of the most controversial yet blockbuster hit movies featuring Shahid Kapoor and Kiara Advani in key roles. Kabir Singh is a Hindi remake of the romantic drama Telugu movie Arjun Reddy that was released in 2017. The story of this film revolves around Kabir who is a senior medical student who falls in love with a junior named Preeti. When Preeti’s father spots them kissing, he strongly opposes their relationship and decides to marry her off. Amazing songs by Arijit Singh and great acting by both actors make this film a must-watch.
3. Haider (2014)
Haider movie was the epitome of Shahid Kapoor’s acting in his career so far. The story of this film revolves around a guy named Haider who returns to his home in Jammu and Kashmir. Haider confronts his uncle who he doubts is responsible for his father’s disappearance. The story is inspired by an epic play by William Shakespeare called ‘Hamlet’. Apart from Shahid, the movie features Tabu, Kay Kay Menon and Shraddha Kapoor in key roles.
4. Jab We Met (2007)
Jab We Met is an exceptionally popular Bollywood film featuring Kareena Kapoor, Shahid Kapoor and Tarun Arora in key roles. Even after 13+ years of the film, you still hear references about this film. The story of this film revolves around a successful businessman named Aditya who is fed up with his depressing and monotonous life. He boards a train to escape all this and ends up meeting Geet who is a crazy bubbly Punjabi girl. This awesome film was directed by Imtiaz Ali and garnered a lot of love from the audience.
5. R…Rajkumar (2013)
Another Shahid Kapoor blockbuster action drama movie that was loved by the audience is R… Rajkumar. The movie showcases the story of a thug named Romeo who works for a drug mafia leader named Shivraj. However, Shivraj and Romeo end up falling for the same girl which creates big trouble. The girl likes Romeo but Shivraj tries to overpower Romeo in order to get the girl. This movie also features Sonu Sood, Sonakshi Sinha and Ashish Vidhyarthi in key roles.
6. Padmaavat (2018)
Padmaavat is a historical romantic drama movie based on an epic poem by Malik Muhammad Jayasi. The story of this film revolves around Queen Padmavati who is married to a Rajput dynasty ruler named Maharawal Ratan Singh. Things went south for the Rajput Dynasty when an evil sultan of the Mughal Empire, Alauddin Khalji, declared war on their kingdom. Khilji wanted to capture the beauty and charm of Queen Padmavati but couldn’t do that. The cast included talented actors like Shahid, Ranveer Singh, Deepika and Aditi Rao Hydari in key roles.
7. Udta Punjab (2016)
One of the most fun and entertaining Shahid Kapoor movie that you can watch right now. Udta Punjab is a crime drama movie with a hint of comedy that showcases the story of a rockstar, a doctor, a policeman and a migrant worker. The theme of this movie revolves around the popular drug culture in Punjab and how the youth of the country is getting spoiled by the addiction. This movie also features Alia Bhatt, Kareena Kapoor and Diljit Dosanjh in key roles.
8. Phata Poster Nikla Hero (2013)
Phata Poster Nikla Hero is a slapstick comedy romance movie featuring Shahid Kapoor, Ileana D Cruz and Darshan Jariwala in key roles. The story of this film revolves around a guy named Vishwas who dreams of becoming an actor. However, his mother insists on becoming a police officer and ends up acting like a policeman but isn’t in real life. He is constantly acting like a policeman to impress his mom and his gf which gets him in huge trouble.
9. Batti Gul Meter Chalu (2018)
Batti Gul Meter Chalu is a comedy-drama movie that showcases the story of three friends of which one friend receives an extremely inflated electricity bill. This incident makes a huge impact on all three and takes a whole new turn in their life. This matter reaches the higher authorities and is challenged in the court of justice. Sundar tries to commit suicide due to this inflated electricity bill as well. The cast of the film includes Shahid Kapoor, Divyenndu, Yami Gautam and Shraddha Kapoor in key roles.
10. Vivah (2006)
Featuring Shahid Kapoor and Amrita Rao in key roles, Vivah is a classic romantic drama movie that showcases the story of Poonam and Prem’s marriage. Poonam is an orphan who lives with her relatives belonging to a middle-class family. However, Prem is a successful businessman who belongs to a wealthy family. You might have seen the ”Jal le lijiye” meme getting viral from this movie.
11. Chup Chup Ke (2006)
Another iconic romantic comedy movie on this list is Chup Chup Ke featuring Shahid and Kareena in key roles. The story of this film revolves around Jeetu who tries to commit suicide due to the debt on him but is saved by a fisherman. Jeetu hides his identity by acting as a person of hearing and speaking impairment. This film is originally adapted from an old Malayalam movie named Punjabi House that was released in 1998. The movie also featured some amazing performances from Neha Dhupia, Paresh Rawal, Om Puri and Rajpal Yadav.
12. Mausam (2011)
Mausam is a romantic drama movie that showcases the story of a guy named Harinder who falls for a Kashmiri woman named Aayat. During the movie, they separate several times, the timeline changes but they still try to keep their love alive. During tragedies and wars between Indo-Pak, Harinder being an Indian Air Force officer has to serve the country and keep hopes of his love alive. The cast of this film includes Shahid Kapoor, Sonam Kapoor, Supriya Pathak and Anupam Kher in key roles.
13. 36 China Town (2006)
36 China Town is a romantic thriller movie featuring Shahid Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor and Akshaye Khanna in key roles. The story of this film revolves around the murder mystery of Sonia Chang who is a wealthy casino owner. However, two people find out about his lost son who is now the owner of his huge wealth and the murderer is trying to kill evidences. One of the classic Shahid Kapoor movies that you can watch right now.
14. Dil Bole Hadippa! (2009)
Dil Bole Hadippa is a romantic sports drama that revolves around the story of Veera who is a desi girl crazy for cricket. She wishes to join Men’s team and play the World Cup for India. So, to achieve this she disguises herself as a man and falls in love with the team coach named Rohan. The movie features Shahid, Rani Mukherjee and Anupam Kher in key roles.
15. Shaandaar (2015)
Shaandaar is a rom-com movie featuring Shahid Kapoor, Alia Bhatt and Pankaj Kapoor in key roles. The story of this film revolves around a wedding planner named Jagjinder Joginder who reunites a family during a project in London. A good and entertaining movie to watch with your family.
16. Ishq Vishq (2003)
Ishq Vishq was the debut movie of Shahid Kapoor that also won him a Filmfare Award. The story of this film revolves around a guy from college named Rajiv who tries to woo a girl from his college. However, he ends up falling in love with his childhood friend who is also in the same college. The cast of this film also includes Amrita Rao, Shehnaz Treasury and Vishal Malhotra.
17. Rangoon (2017)
Rangoon is a romantic drama movie with a lot of war action featuring Shahid Kapoor and Kangana Ranaut in key roles. The story of this film is set around 1943 where the British colonials in India were fighting the Japanese and Netaji Bose’s Azad Hind Army. During this time Julia was asked to perform for the troops where she meets a soldier anemd Jemadar Malik. An interesting storyline with a lot of action packed sequences to indulge.
18. Kaminey (2009)
Kaminey is one of the best Shahid Kapoor movies on this list that you can watch right now. The film showcases the story of an identical twins named Guddu and Charlie who are quite opposite to each other. One tries to end his poverty and suffering by working hard towards goals. However, the other one choses the road of corruption and dream of huge wealth. Things get very exciting as well as hard for both of them during this journey. The movie also features Priyanka Chopra, Amole Gupte and Chandan Roy in key roles.
We hope you had fun exploring this Shahid Kapoor movies list. Happy Binging!