Ishaan Khattar is a Bollywood actor. He was born on 1 November 1995 in Mumbai, Maharashtra. His zodiac sign is Scorpio. He completed his schooling from Billabong High International School, Mumbai. He earned a bachelors’ degree from RIMS International School and Junior College, Mumbai. 

His father, Rajesh Khattar is an actor. His mother, Neelima Azeem is a television actress. Bollywood star Shahid Kapoor is his half-brother. 

Ishaan’s favourites

His hobbies are dancing and travelling. 

He likes to eat pizza. 

His favourite actors are Leonardo DiCaprio, Meryl Streep, Deepika Padukone, Matthew McConaughey, Shah Rukh Khan, Hrithik Roshan and Tom Cruise. 

Ishaan’s favourite films are, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, The Shawshank Redemption, Inception, Paranormal Activity, Gladiator and Mission Impossible. 

He admires the singers, Michael Jackson, Armin van Buuren, Ed Sheeran, Amy Lee, and System of a Down. 

His favourite colour is black. 

Interesting facts about Ishaan

After divorcing Shahid Kapoor’s father, Neelima Azeem remarried Rajesh Khatter in the year 1990. The couple got divorced in 2001. 

Shahid Kapoor and Ishaan Khattar are stepbrothers. Both of them are very close to each other. 

Ishaan got professionally trained in dancing from Shiamak Davar's dance academy.

In the year 2005, Ishaan worked as a child artist in Shahid Kapoor starrer ‘Waah! Life Ho Toh Aisi’.

Ishaan’s debut

In the year 2017, Ishaan made his film debut with ‘Beyond The Clouds’. The film was made under the direction of Majid Majidi.

Ishaan won the Best Actor Award at the 5th International Bosphorus Film Festival for his performance in the film ‘Beyond the Clouds’.

In The Hollywood Reporter magazine, a writer, Deborah Young praised his acting skills. 

In the year 2018, he played the lead role opposite Janhvi Kapoor in Karan Johar's ‘Dhadak’. The film was a success at the box-office. 

Ishaan’s works

Some of Ishaan’s films are, Phone Bhoot (2022), Khaali Peeli (2020) and Fursat (2023).

In 2020, Ishaan played the lead role in a drama series ‘A Suitable Boy’. The show is based on the book by Vikram Seth. Made under the direction of Shimit Amin and Mira Nair, the show received critical acclaim.