The charismatic Ranbir Kapoor born on September 28, 1982 belongs to the fourth generation of the prestigious ‘Kapoor Family’ which is reckoned as the first family of Bollywood Film Industry. Great grandson of the bollywood pioneer Prithviraj Kapoor and grandson of legendry Raj Kapoor, Ranbir Kapoor is the son of actor Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Kapoor (Neetu Singh). Hailing from such a prestigious clan Ranbir is a born talent and a promising actor.
Full Name: Ranbir Rishi Kapoor
Parents: Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Kapoor (Neetu Singh)
Siblings: Riddhima Kapoor
First Cry (DOB): 28 September 1982
High School: Bombay Scottish
College: Le Strasberg Institute
Favorite Sports: Cricket, Soccer and Chess
Favorite Actor: Rishi Kapoor, Akshaye Khanna
Favorite Actress: Kajol
Favorite Movie: Shree 420, Life is Beautiful, Devdas
Book: ‘Songs My Mother Taught Me’ by Marlon Brando. ‘The Kite Runner’ by Khaled Hosseini.
Cuisine: Italian, Chinese and Mom’s cooking
Interesting Facts of Ranbir Kapoor :
· Never leaves home without his cell phone
· Has his mom on the speed dial
· Continues to take Rs 1,500 per week pocket money from Mom
· Cries often but not ashamed to admit
He was dating the actress, Deepika Padukone. However, their relationship seems to have hit the rocks. There are unconfirmed rumours that it was because of the vibes he shared with Katrina Kaif.
Ranbir Kapoor kickstarted his career in the industry, where his family already holds an impressive record, with Karma and India 1964 in 2004. He also donned the hat of an assistant director on the sets of Prem Granth, Aa Ab Laut Chalen, and the award-winning Black.
It was followed by a commercial movie with Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Saawariya. The much talked about movie hit the screens in 2007, where he starred opposite another newcomer Sonam Kapoor, a childhood friend and a star daughter herself. The movie did not make a big splash but his presence was definitely felt and he won the Filmfare Best Male Debut award.
His second movie, Bachna Hai Haseeno, released in 2008. He played a playboy opposite Minisha Lamba, Deepika Padukone, and Bipasha Basu. The response to the movie was both hot and cold.
The following year, all his releases were received well, establishing him as a star. In Wake Up Sid (2009) he played a laidback guy who is involved with an older woman. He was smitten by Katrina Kaif in Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani (2009), a happy and feel-good comedy. In Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year (2009), he looked his part with a beard and a turban. The movie was a hit.