Early life and background Kapoor with her father Shakti Kapoor , who appeared in a cameo in her debut film. Kapoor was born and raised in Mumbai. On her father's side, Kapoor is of Punjabi descent, and on her mother's side, she is of Marathi ancestry. She is the great-niece of the Mangeshkar siblings: Lata , Asha , Meena , Usha and Hridaynath. Wearing her parent's clothes, she used to rehearse film dialogues and dance to Bollywood songs in front of the mirror.
Shraddha Kapoor , a name which garnered praise and appreciation not only from the audiences but also from the entire Indian film fraternity after the success of her Bollywood solo debut, Aashiqui 2, is touted to be the next big thing in Bollywood. She used to rehearse dialogues and sometimes even accompanied her father to the sets of his movies. Shraddha, who was last seen in Haseena Parkar, is currently prepping for her Tollywood debut in Saaho alongside Prabhas. And you cannot restrict her craft only to acting.