Ranbir Kapoor WikiRanbir Kapoor is an Indian actor popular in bollywood. He made his acting debut with Bhansali's 2007 flick Saawariya for which he was awarded Filmfare Award-Best Male Debut. This youth icon is considered as the Bollywood's next superstar. Now he will be seen in movies like Jagga Jasoos and Ae Dil Hai Mushkil.
BiographyScion of Kapoor family, Ranbir was born on 28 September 1982 in Mumbai to famous bollywood actors Neetu Singh and Rishi Kapoor. He is the great-grandson of Prithviraj Kapoor and grandson of actor-director Raj Kapoor. He has an elder sister, Riddhima Kapoor, a fashion designer. His paternal cousins are actress Karisma Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor.
CareerRanbir has started his career as an assistant director to Sanjay Leela Bhansali for the movie Black in 2005. After the release of Black, Bhansali casted him as the main lead in Saawariya alongside Sonam Kapoor and Rani Mukerji which was not a big hit but he earned a lot of appreciation from critics. Then he was seen as lover boy in Bachna Ae Haseeno opposite Deepika Padukone, Bipasha Basu and Minisha Lamba.
In 2009, this dashing star acted in Ayan mukherjee's film Wake Up Sid opposite Konkana Sen and the film was a big commercial success followed by Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani and Rocket Singh : Salesman of the Year. Later, Kapoor has proved himself as an immense versatile actor in movies like Rajneeti, Rockstar and Barfi. He gave some fabulous performances in the movies.
Personal Profile DetailsBirth Name : Ranbir Kapoor
Date of Birth : 28 September, 1982
Place of Birth : Mumbai, India
Age : 32 years
Height : 6' (1.83 m)
Weight: 68 kg
Zodiac Sign : Libra
Father Name : Rishi Kapoor
Mother Name : Neetu Kapoor
Sister Name : Riddhima Kapoor
Occupation : Actor
Nationality : Indian
Debut Movie : Saawariya
Latest NewsAs per the sources, Ranbir is all set to star in upcoming Binoy Gandhi's project. He has a script written with childhood buddy Ranbir in mind. Ranbir loved the story, he has suggested certain changes in the script which Binoy is currently working on. About this movie Binoy said that, "Directing big actors is a tough task, the script has to match Ranbir's rhythm".
Education QualificationRanbir did his schooling from Bombay Scottish School, Mahim. He attended HR College before setting off to New York to pursue a course in acting and direction at Lee Strasberg Institute and School of Visual Arts where he made about 300 short films. He chose the school because of its "colorful website." In school, Ranbir barely managed to scrape through his classes, though he was the first male from the Kapoor family to graduate tenth grade. He was very good at football and even played at the district level.
Girlfriend/ MarriageRanbir Kapoor is in a relationship with actress Katrina Kaif. The couple have been spotted together at many events. But now, it is being said that their differences have reportedly snowballed into a split. Ranbir has officially moved out of the couple's Carter Road penthouse and is living in his own flat in the suburbs. The couple have not accepted or denied the reports.
In Ae Dil Hai Mushkil MovieAe Dil Hai Mushkil is an upcoming Bollywood romantic film directed by Karan Johar and produced by Dharma Productions. The filmmaker Karan Johar has roped Ranbir Kapoor and Anushka Sharma along with Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in this new project.
In Jagga JasoosJagga Jasoos is an upcoming Indian comedy-drama film directed by Anurag Basu, and produced by Basu and Ranbir Kapoor. The film features Ranbir Kapoor, Katrina Kaif and Govinda in lead roles. It tells the story of a teenage detective in search of his missing father. Ranbir is going to play the role of a detective in this movie alongwith his ladylove Katrina Kaif. The film is scheduled to release on June 3, 2016.
Upcoming moviesJagga Jasoos
Ae Dil Hai Mushkil
In Tamasha MovieImtiaz Ali's film, titled Tamasha starred former lovers Ranbir and Deepika. Ranbir played the role of a guy named Ved opposite Deepika as Tara.
Ranbir and Rishi KapoorRanbir Kapoor has been dreaming of re-launching his paternal grandfather Raj Kapoor's prestigious production house, RK Films. Though Ranbir preferred to keep mum, his excited father Rishi Kapoor spilled the beans on reviving the RK banner in a recent interview. "A remake of Awara is on our minds, and in all likelihood, we will be doing it for our banner, RK Films."
FamilyFather Name : Rishi Kapoor
Mother Name : Neetu Kapoor (Singh)
Sister Name : Riddhima Kapoor Sahni
Grandfather : Raj Kapoor
Siblings : Karishma Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor
Brother-in-law : Bharat Sahni(Riddhima's husband), Sanjay Kapoor(Karishma's husband), Saif Ali Khan(Kareena's husband)
Uncle : Randhir Kapoor, Shashi Kapoor
Filmography2007 : Saawariya - Ranbir Raj
2008 : Bachna Ae Haseeno - Raj Sharma
2009 : Luck by Chance - Guest appearance
2009 : Wake Up Sid - Siddharth Mehra (Sid)
2009 : Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani - Prem Shankar Sharma
2009 : Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year - Harpreet Singh Bedi
2010 : Raajneeti - Samar Pratap
2010 : Anjaana Anjaani - Akash
2011 : Chillar Party - Special appearance
2011 : Rockstar - Janardan Jhakhar / Jordan
2012 : Barfi! - Murfy
2012 : Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani - Kabir "Bunny" Thapar
2013 : Besharam
2015 : Roy
2015 : Bombay Velvet
2015 : Tamasha
FavoritesActor/Actress : Raj Kapoor, Rishi and Neetu Kapoor
Causes associated with : Aids Awareness programme
Endorsements : Pepsi
Favorite Sports : Cricket, Soccer and Chess
Favorite Movie : Shree 420, Life is Beautiful, Devdas
Book : 'Songs My Mother Taught Me' by Marlon Brando, The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini.