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Ranbir Kapoor

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Ranbir Kapoor Biography

•Full name-  Ranbir Kapoor
•Born- 28th September,1982 at  Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
•Nicknames-  Ganglu
•Marital Status – Single
•Profession- Film actor
•First Film- Saawariya (2007).
 Professional Career- 2007-11

Ranbir Kapoor is a heartthrob of the youngster. The trending youth icon that has created vibes with his performances and has with his performances asserted himself as the rightful heir to the fourth generation of the Kapoor Family.  His ability to churn good performances has certainly stood in good stead and he is game for more.

Ranbir Kapoor Early life- Ranbir Kapoor was born on the 28th September, 1982 in Mumbai to actors Rishi and Neetu Kapoor. His family his Punjabi by origin and his sister is Riddhima Kapoor. He is the grandson of the greatest film maker in the Indian film industry Raj Kapoor and is the nephew of actor Randhir. Coming from a family of film stars it was but natural that he was attracted and had a passion rather than a fascination for acting.  He attended the Bombay Scottish School in Mumbai. For him acting was a passion and that prompted him to take up acting seriously. For this sole purpose he joined the prestigious Lee Strasberg acting school in New York and enrolled for a course in method acting.

Ranbir Kapoor Career- Ranbir Kapoor Career  was started with  Saawariya but way before that Ranbir started off with two short films mainly  Passion to Love (2002) and India 1964 (2004). Apart from that he also assisted director Sanjay Leela Bhansali in the film. Hence in 2007 Ranbir got his big break when he started with the same director and was cast opposite another new comer in the industry Sonam Kapoor. The film however failed miserably and was a disaster at the box office. Ranbir however returned the next year with Bachna e Hasseno that started co stars Deepika Padukone, Minissha Lamba and Bipasha Basu. The film did fairly well at the box office. However 2009 marked his coming of age with a string of good performances that include Wake Up Side  Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani.

These Films not only bought him critical acclaim but were ranked as the top films of the calendar year. He followed it with Rocket Singh: Salesman of the year that was accepted by Critics but was and average grosser at the box office. In 2010 in went to start in yet another grossing film Rajneeti. However Anjaana  Anjani which was a moderate success. However he was showered with praises for his role in Rajneeti  and his characterization.  He followed with another hit in 2011 with Rockstar. His riveting and apt portrayal of a rock star musician was well accepted by audiences and critics alike. His recent film Barfi raised one step ahead. The film starring the actor and new comer Ileana D’cruz and Priyanka Chopra and directed by Anurag Basu opened to positive openings and spectacular reviews.

Ranbir Kapoor Upcoming movies- Ranbir Kapoor Upcoming movies are eagerly awaited not only by his fans but also critics as well. His upcoming films for the next year include Yeh Jawani he Dewaani and Besharam are slated for the next year. While the first film is in the stage of filming the other film is still under pre production. Another of film that has  been announced include  Bombay velvet.  There was also an announcement of a biopic on the life of Kishore Kumar directed by Anurag Basu, but this is yet to be officially announced.

Ranbir Kapoor’s Quotes
•On working with ex flame Deepika Padukone- I am comfortable working with Deepika, as we are thorough professionals. We are working together after three years so I have seen growth in her acting as well as in her appearance.”
•On performing on stage- “I dont think I had good songs earlier, I didnt have the confidence to perform on stage.”
•Boredom of Twitter t's a mystery to me. I don't want to tell people 'I am eating now,' 'Now I am walking to the bathroom.' I don't understand the need to share these boring details of my daily routine with the whole world. I don't think I am interested in Twitter that much.
•His mother films-  I've watched my mom's films, but I was not comfortable. People would judge her and I don't like anyone else judging my mother. I am possessive about her
•His choice of Brands-  It's not about wearing expensive or brands. It's something that makes you feel comfortable. There are no strict rules. It's about what you want to wear and how you carry it,

Ranbir Kapoor personal life-  Ranbir Kapoor lives with his parents at Pali hill Bandra, In 2008 he announced in an Interview that he was dating his startlet co star Deepika Padukone.  However the couple broke in 2009.

Ranbir Kapoor Awards-

Filmafare Awards
2008 - Best Male Debut for Saawariya
2010 - Best Actor (Critics' Choice) for Wake Up Sid, Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani & Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year
2012 - Best Actor for Rockstar
2012 - Best Actor (Critics' Choice) for Rockstar

2008 - Star Debut of the Year – Male for Saawariya
2012 - Best Actor for Rockstar
2012 - Star Plus Hottest Pair along with Nargis Fakhri - Rockstar

Screen Awards and Stardust Awards
2008 - Most Promising Newcomer – Male for Saawariya
2008 - Nokia Future of Entertainment Award
2012 - Best Actor for Rockstar
2008 - Superstar of Tomorrow – Male for Saawariya
2010 - Superstar of Tomorrow – Male for Wake Up Sid & Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani

Other Awards
2007 - Star's Sabsey Favourite Kaun Awards, Sabsey Favourite Naya Hero for Saawariya
2007 - HT Café Film Awards, Best Newcomer Award (Male) for Saawariya
2008 - Samsung Zoom Glam Awards, Glam Debutant (Male) for Saawariya
2008 - Bollywood People's Choice Awards, Best Male Debut for Saawariya
2009 - Indian Television Awards, Best Entertainers Award (along with Katrina Kaif)
2010 - NDTV Indian of the Year Award, Male Entertainer of the Year
2010 - FICCI Frames 2010 Excellence Awards, Entertainer of the Year
2010 - GQ Men of the Year Awards, Actor of the Year
2010 - Teacher's Achievement Awards, Entertainer of the Year
2011 - Airtel Superstar Awards, Superstar of Tomorro (Male)
2012 - Cosmopolitan FUN and FEARLESS Awards, Cosmopolitan Fun Fearless Male Actor
2012 - FICCI Frames 2012 Excellence Awards, Best Actor (Male) for Rockstar.
2012 - L’Oréal Paris Femina Women Awards, 'Man We Love' Award

Ranbir Kapoor Controversies-  Ranbir  Kapoor in his short stint in Bollywood has not be free from gossips columns and tabloids. In the starting of his career he was linked with actress Deepika Padukone. However the biggest controversy involving the star was when the star was publicly when the actresses Deepika Padukone and  Sonam Kapoor stated in an interview that  spoke ill of Ranbir. This prompted the actor’s father to make a statement and was almost snowballed into  an unwanted  controversy . However Ranbir maintained a restraint silence.

Ranbir Kapoor Latest News- Ranbir Kapoor starrer Barfi opened to a splendid first day collection and as such it was a double delight as the film is now the official entrant for the for the 2013 Academy Awards  in the foreign film category. The Film federation made the official announcement.
The star certainly shown promise and character and have come of age. He has  proved his prowess as an actor in the true sense of the word. His challenge lies in sustaining his efforts as an efforts an actor and surging forward in the direction of being of one of the finest talents.


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