Ranbir Kapoor

globalmovie     27 Apr,2016         No Comment

Born: September 28, 1982
The youngest scion of the Kapoor family, Ranbir is the son of yesteryear superstars, Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Singh. He is the grandson of the legendary actor, Raj Kapoor. Ranbir pursued filmmaking and method acting at the School of Visual Arts and the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in New York. Ranbir assisted filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali on the movie, Black (2005) and made his debut with Sonam Kapoor in Bhansali’s magnum opus, Saawariya (2007).


Following his debut, Ranbir was cast in Bachna Ae Haseeno (2008). His role in the coming-of-age film, Wake Up Sid (2009), received substantial accolades from the critics as well as the masses. Ranbir proved his versatility in films like Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani (2009), Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year (2009) and Raajneeti (2010). He won several awards for his path-breaking performance in Rockstar (2011). His next film Barfi! (2012) was a huge hit at the box office and was one of the highest grossing films that year. The film was India’s official entry at the 85th Academy Awards (Best Foreign Language Film). Ranbir went on to star in Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013), in which he played a globe-trotting travel show anchor.He was next seen in Besharam, a slapstick comedy in which he sang the song Love Ki Ghanti. Ranbir ended 2014 with a much talked-about cameo appearance in the blockbuster PK. In 2015, he starred in Roy and Bombay Velvet, followed by his appearance in Tamasha (2016). Ranbir is all set to appear in the upcoming film, Jagga Jasoos releasing in June, 2016 and Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, alongside Anushka Sharma and Aishwarya Rai Bhachchan, releasing in October 2016.
Apart from being an actor, Ranbir is also the co-owner of the Hero Indian Super League football team, Mumbai City FC. He also co-owns a production house called Picture Shuru Productions.
– Ranbir was named after his grandfather Raj Kapoor, whose real name was Ranbir Raj Kapoor.

– Ranbir directed and appeared in the short films, Passion to Love (2002) and India, 1964 (2004).

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