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Ranbir Kapoor


Ranbir Kapoor is from the first family of Bollywood. He was born to actor Rishi Kapoor and actress Neetu Singh. He also has a sister Riddhima Kapoor Sahni. Though he is from the family with a rich film background he has established himself as an actor with great potential.

He is creating a boy next door image for himself with his striking amazing looks, charm, dedication and hard work. He may have had a struggling start in the start of his career but he managed to make a mark of his own in the industry and he made it with his own style and passion.

He often says it may have been easy for me to get opportunities but it has always been very tough for me to cope with the expectations out there. He is one actor who has studied acting in the famous The Lee Strasberg theatre and film institute in New York.

Date Of Birth : 28th, September 1982
Place Of Birth:Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac Sign: Libra

Like many other stars in the Bollywood industry he also came from a well known filmy background but he has made a mark for himself in the industry of Indian Bollywood cinema. He is the eldest son of Salim Khan, who himself is a screenwriter,and his wife Salma Khan. Former Bollywood actress Helen is his stepmother. He has 2 brothers namely Arbaaz Khan and Sohail Khan and also has two sisters Alvira and Arpita.

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  • It all happened in the year 2007 in the film Saawariya which was directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. He was cast opposite the newcomer Sonam Kapoor in the film.

  • The film failed to do well at the box office but Ranbir Kapoor's performance was appreciated both by the audience and the film critics, perhaps his training at the film institute in New York has helped him a lot.

Awards:

He has managed to bag a lot of awards for different categories. The list of awards are:.

Filmfare Awards:

He was the winner of the year:

2008 - Best Male Debut for Saawariya

2010 - Best Actor (Critics' Choice) for Wake Up Sid, Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani
and Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year

2012 - Best Actor for Rockstar

2012 - Best Actor (Critics' Choice) for Rockstar

International Indian Film Academy Awards:

He was the winner of the year:

2008 - Star Debut of the Year – Male for Saawariya

2012 - Best Actor for Rockstar

2012 - Star Plus Hottest Pair along with Nargis Fakhri - Rockstar

Stardust Awards:

He was the winner of the year:

2008 – Superstar of Tomorrow – Male for Saawariya

2010 – Superstar of Tomorrow – Male for Wake Up Sid & Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani

Zee Cine Awards:

He was the winner of the year:

2008 – Best Male Debut for Saawariya

2011 – International Male Icon

2012 – Best Actor – Male for Rockstar

Other awards and recognitions:

He was the winner of the follwing awards:

2007 – Star's Sabsey Favourite Kaun Awards, Sabsey Favourite Naya Hero for Saawariya

2007 – HT Cafe 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'Oreal Paris Femina Women Awards, 'Man We Love' Award.

  • Being among the top ten most paid list of Bollywood actors, Ranbir Kapoor is reportedly being paid a sum of rupees 7-9 crores for a film and is being a paid a sum of rupees 2-3 crores for endorsements which is usually the sum of money being paid to a lot of Bollywood's upcoming actors .

  • He completed his schooling and went to New York to study acting in the famous The Lee Strasberg theatre and film institute. In the year 2005 he entered the Bollywood industry not as an actor but as an assistant director. He worked as an assistant director with Sanjay Leela Bhansali in the film Black. He then made his Bollywood film debut as an actor in the film Saawariya in which he was cast opposite the newcomer Sonam Kapoor.

  • The film failed to do well at the box office but his performance was praised by both the audience and the film critics. His role in this film also helped him to fetch the Filmfare Best Debutant-male Award. Then in the year 2008 he acted in a romantic comedy by Siddharth Anand in the film Bachna Ae Haseeno. The film was surely the lucky one for the lad because he was cast opposite three sexy beauties of the Bollywood town.

  • They were Deepika Padukone, Bipasha Basu and Manisha Limba. The first release in the year 2009 was Wake Up Sid by Ayan Mukerji in which he played the role of a Mumbai-based spoiled and self-sentred college student. He was cast opposite Konkana Sen in the film and the film was a critical and a commercial success which was applauded by both the film critics and the audience.

  • In the same year he followed it up with the romantic comedy film Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani in which Katrina Kaif was the female lead. Then he followed it up with Rocket Singh: Salesman Of The Year film in which he portrayed the role of a Singh. The film might have not done well at the box office but this did not stop Ranbir Kapoor from being praised for his performance in the film.

  • Then in the year 2010 his first release was the political drama Rajneeti in which his performance was appreciated and the film did very well at the box office. Though there were other stars too who were part of the film, Ranbir's performance was very well applauded by both the audience and the film crtics. Then he lined it up with Anjaana Anjaani in which he acted opposite Priyanka Chopra.

  • The film did not do well at the box office but the performances were very received by both the audience and the film critics. In the year 2011 he acted in the film Rockstar in which he portrayed the role of a budding rockstar. The film did very well at the box office and was also well received by both the film critics and the audience. The role also fetched him a lot of awards. In the year 2012 his film Barfi was released and he was portrayed as a deaf man in the film.

  • It was during the shoot with Deepika Padukone for the film Bachna Ae Haseeno he started dating Deepika Padukone but they untimately broke up in the year 2009. Even though Ranbir says he is still single there are rumours about a lot of link-ups with his female co-stars.