Name: Ranbir Kapoor
Nickname: Ganglu, RK
Birthday: 28 th September 1982
Known For: The actor, whose full name is Ranbir Raj Kapoor, shares his name with his
grandfather, the legendary Raj Kapoor
Debut Film: Saawariya
Marital Status: Unmarried
Relationships: Alia Bhatt, Nandita Mahtani, Deepkia Padukone, Katrina Kaif
Awards: Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut, 3 Filmfare Awards for Best Actor, 2 Filmfare
Awards for Best Actor (Critics), IIFA Award for Star Debut of the Year, 2 IIFA Awards for Best
Actor and Screen Award for Best Actor
Ranbir Kapoor Biography
Ranbir Kapoor mesmerized everyone with his acting and cute looks. The actor has grown to
become one of the best in Bollywood. Born into one of the biggest clans in the industry, he
has kept up their legacy by making some of the finest films of Hindi cinema.
Born in Mumbai, Ranbir is the son of Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Kapoor, both of whom were
actors in Bollywood. His great-grandfather was Prithviraj Kapoor, and his grandfather was
Raj Kapoor. Ranbir’s uncle is Randhir Kapoor, and his cousins are Karisma and Kareena
Kapoor. It is certainly a big family tree and all belonging to the film industry.
Ranbir Kapoor made his debut in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Saawariya alongside Sonam Kapoor
and Rani Mukerji. The film had created high hopes for everyone but after its release, critics
gave it negative reviews but were impressed by Kapoor’s charm. The film failed even at the
box office. However, it earned Ranbir Kapoor his first Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut.
In 2008, despite the failure of his debut film, Yash Raj Films contracted Ranbir Kapoor for
Bachna Ae Haseeno. The film was a commercial success but received mixed reviews for
Ranbir’s performance. In 2009, Kapoor appeared in three films. First, it was Dharma
Production’s Wake Up Sid, which was directed by Ayan Mukerji. The film emerged as a
sleeper hit and garnered acclaim from critics.
The next film was Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani, in which he played alongside Katrina Kaif.
The film became the fourth highest-grossing Bollywood movie of that year. The next release
of that year was Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year, for which Ranbir’s acting was praised,
but the film did moderately well at the box office. He earned Filmfare Critics Award for Best
Actor for all his performances in 2009.
In 2010, Kapoor appeared in Prakash Jha’s Raajneeti alongside an ensemble cast that
included Nana Patekar, Ajay Devgn, Arjun Rampal, Katrina Kaid and Manoj Bajpayee. The
actor received positive reviews for his role in the film, which emerged as a major
commercial success. Ranbir received his third nomination for Filmfare Award for Best Actor.
Later that year, Ranbir Kapoor appeared in Anjaana Anjaani, alongside Priyanka Chopra. The
film was moderately successful financially but received positive reviews from critics. He also
appeared in an item number in the film Chillar Party. His next role was in Imtiaz Ali’s
Rockstar. The film became the top-grossing Hindi film of the year, and Ranbir Kapoor was
praised for his acting in the film.
In 2012, Kapoor played a role in Barfi!, which became a box office hit. The film received
praise from critics, and Kapoor’s acting was critically acclaimed. For the preparation of his
role in the film, Ranbir Kapoor observed Roberto Benigni, Charlie Chaplin and his
grandfather. The film was also submitted as India’s official entry for the 85th Academy
Awards. Ranbir won several awards, including Filmfare Award, for his acting.
In 2013, the actor reunited with Ayan Mukerji in Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, co-starring
Deepika Padukone and Kalki Koechlin. The film emerged as one of the highest-grossing
Indian films of all time and became Kapoor’s third consecutive commercial success, which
earned him another Filmfare nomination. The critics also praised Kapoor for his acting. His
named film was Besharam alongside Pallavi Sharda and his parents, which received
overwhelmingly negative reviews and were a failure.
After not appearing on the screen for a year, Ranbir Kapoor played a role in Roy in 2015. The
film was a failure, and so was his next film Bombay Velvet. Co-starring Anushka Sharma and
Karan Johar, the film was directed by Anurag Kashyap. The film received mixed reviews from
In 2015, Ranbir Kapoor reunited with Deepika Padukone and Imtiaz Ali for the film Tamasha.
The film failed commercially but received mixed reviews from the critics. However, Ranbir’s
performance was praised. In 2016, Kapoor’s career prospects changed when he played a
role in Karan Johar’s Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, alongside Anushka Sharma and Aishwarya Rai. The
film received mixed reviews, but Ranbir earned another Filmfare nomination.
His next film was Anurag Basu’s Jaggaa Jasoos in 2017. For the film, he reunited with Katrina
Kaif. The film did not do well commercially. It also marked Kapoor’s first film by his
production company Picture Shuru Productions. In 2018, Ranbir appeared in Rajkumar
Hirani’s biopic, Sanju, in which he played the role of the actor Sanjay Dutt. For his role, he
interacted extensively with Dutt and took a month’s time to transform himself physically.
Sanju did well commercially and emerged as one of Indian cinema’s biggest earners and
Kapoor’s highest-grossing release. He also won another Best Actor award at Filmfare.
Controversy: Ranbir Kapoor and Salman Khan have a lot of bad blood between them.
Kapoor dated Katrina Kaif, who is also Khan’s ex. It has been reported that the two actors
avoid each other and are not even on talking terms.
Latest News: Ranbir Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor posed with fans as they arrived in Delhi
to shoot their next film with Luv Ranjan.
Latest Movies: Sanju, Brahmastra
Latest Series: None
Upcoming Movies: Shamshera