Ishaan Khatter Height, Weight, Age, Girlfriends, Biography, Movies List, Controversies and More!!

Ishaan Khatter (born 1 November 1995) is an Indian actor. The son of actors Rajesh Khattar and Neelima Azeem, he made his first screen appearance as a child in the 2005 film Vaah! Life Ho Toh Aisi!, which starred his half-brother Shahid Kapoor. As an adult, he starred in Majid Majidi's drama Beyond the Clouds (2017), in which he played a drug dealer, and in the romantic drama Dhadak (2018), which was a commercial success. The former earned him the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut.

Khatter is the son of Bollywood actors Neelima Azeem and Rajesh Khattar. His half-brother, Shahid Kapoor, is Azeem's son from her first marriage to actor Pankaj Kapur. Khatter describes himself as someone who is proud of his middle class values. He explains that he grew up in a household rich in culture, cinema, and the performing arts, and that he worked towards developing himself as an artiste. Khatter was educated at Jamnabai Narsee School and Billabong High International School, Juhu in Mumbai. He also studied dance at Shiamak Davar's academy. After making his first screen appearance as a child in the 2005 film Vaah! Life Ho Toh Aisi!, starring Kapoor, Khatter worked as an assistant director to Abhishek Chaubey on his film Udta Punjab (2016) and Danish Renzu on the independent film Half Widow (2017). Khatter's first acting role as an adult came with Beyond the Clouds (2017), directed by Majid Majidi, in which he played Amir, a drug dealer. It premiered at the BFI London Film Festival and was released theatrically in 2018. Reviewing the film for The Hollywood Reporter, Deborah Young wrote that Khatter's "noteworthy screen charisma promises well for his future career". He won the Best Actor award at the 5th International Bosphorous Film Festival and the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut. Khatter next played the lead role in Shashank Khaitan's romantic drama Dhadak (2018), a remake of the Marathi film Sairat (2016), co-starring newcomer Janhvi Kapoor. It tells the story of two young lovers in rural Rajasthan who face political opposition to their relationship due to caste discrimination. Uday Bhatia of Mint criticised Dhadak for lacking the depth of the original film, but found "a soulfulness to [Khatter] that's at odds with Hindi cinema's current penchant for bratty, hyperactive onscreen male personas". Shubhra Gupta of The Indian Express too disliked the film, but labelled Khatter a "natural" performer and took note of his "mobile, expressive face". With worldwide earnings of over ₹1.1 billion (US$15 million), Dhadak emerged as a commercial success. Khatter will next star in A Suitable Boy, Mira Nair's adaptation of Vikram Seth's novel of the same name, co-starring Tabu and Tanya Maniktala, which will air in six parts on BBC One. He will also star alongside Ananya Panday in Khaali Peeli, an action film produced by Ali Abbas Zafar.

Ishaan Khatter Controveries:
Affairs: Like all the actors he also involve in affair controversy. He dated Ayesha Kapur (Actress). Then the media said Ishaan and Janhvi Kapoor (Actress) dating each other but they never admitted!
Dhadak Controversy: Uday Bhatia of Mint criticized Dhadak for lacking the depth of the original film, but found "a soulfulness to [Khatter] that's at odds with Hindi cinema's current penchant for bratty, hyperactive onscreen male personas". Shubhra Gupta of The Indian Express too disliked the film but labeled Khatter a "natural" performer and took note of his "mobile, expressive face".
Nepotism factors: Ishaan belongs to Bollywood family background. Some people and media sometimes show Ishaan as nepotism example. In defense his family always protected Ishaan. [Source]
Kabeer Singh: Shahid Kapoor movie Kabeer Singh got big controversy. In which some people opposed by saying this movie promote "Drinking alcohol and rowdy personalities". In this matter, Ishaan took a stand on Shahid Kapoor's side.
Breaking Traffic Rule: Ishaan was fined 500rs to park his bike in the non-parking area. The video shows this went viral. Ishaan was a little criticized for this. [Source]
Karan Johan Darma production: Ishaan was finalized to work with Karan Johar but later Karan put Ishaan out of the project. Because of Ishaan's rude talk with Karan. Karan also added he will not going to work with Ishaan in the future. This was informed by KRK on his tweet. [Source]
Supporting Mira Rajput: Mira Rajput made an advertisement of face cream. Social media trolled for promoting face cream in age of 23. After this Ishaan came in support of Mira. [Source]
Udta Punjab: Shahid Kapoor's movie Udta Punjab was criticized for removed scenes from the censor board and showing drug use. Then Ishaan came in support of the movie Udta Punjab. [Source]