Name: Ranbir Kapoor
Birthday: 28th September, 1982
Marital Status: Single
Awards: Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut, 1 Filmfare Award for Best Actor, 4 Filmfare Critics Award for Best Performance
Trivia: Ranbir was a part of two short films before he made his debut on big screen. He worked as assistant director on the sets of Prem Granth, Aa Ab Laut Chalen and Black.
Biography: The fourth generation Kapoor has already proven that he does belong to the first family of Bollywood, with varied performance in films from Saawariya to Rockstar.
Born to actors Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Singh, Ranbir Kapoor is the great grandson of Prithviraj Kapoor, grandson of Raj Kapoor, and nephew to Randhir Kapoor. He has a sister Riddhima. As a child, Kapoor studied at Bombay Scottish School in Mumbai and went on to pursue method acting at The Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in New York.
Ranbir made his debut on the big screen in the year 2007 with Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Saawariya, opposite Sonam Kapoor. Kapoor was then seen in 2008 in a romantic comedy Bachna Ae Haseeno alongside Bipasha Basu, Minissha Lamba and Deepika Padukone. The film performed reasonably well at the box-office. It was during the shooting of this film that Ranbir had started dating Deepika Padukone. However, the couple later broke off.
In 2009, Kapoor appeared in three films all of which were distinct from one another. The first release was Ayan Mukerji’s Wake Up Sid, followed by rom-com Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani with Katrina Kaif. His last release in that year was Shimit Amin’s Rocket Singh: Salesman Of The Year. The film showcased Ranbir in a complete Sikh avatar. Though the film didn’t do well at the box office, his performance was appreciated.
Kapoor began 2010 with Prakash Jha’s political drama Raajneeti. The film was a blockbuster and had been appreciated by audiences and critics alike. Although it was a multi-starrer with actors likes Ajay Devgan, Nana Patekar and Manoj Bajpayee, Ranbir stood out with his performance. His next release was Anjaana Anjaani with Priyanka Chopra.The film failed to make a mark at the box-office.
In 2011, Ranbir was seen in Imtiaz Ali’s Rockstar opposite newcomer Nargis Fakhri. The film performed well at the box-office and Ranbir’s role as Janardhan/Jordan earned him a lot of critical appreciation and two Filmfare Awards.
Ranbir plays the role of a deaf man in his upcoming film Barfee.
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