Ranbir Kapoor is an Indian actor popular in bollywood. He made his acting debut with Bhansali’s 2007 flick Saawariya for which he was awarded with Filmfare Best Male Debut award. Ranbir Kapoor pursued film-making and method acting at the School of Visual Arts and the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute, respectively. He was last seen in the movie Ae Dil Hai Mushkil. Now he will be seen in movie Jagga Jasoos. Ranbir has finally shifted to his new residence at Pali Hills which has been designed by Shah Rukh Khan‘s wife and Interior designer Gauri Khan.
Kapoor studied at the Bombay Scottish School in Mahim. He completed his pre-university education from the H.R. College of Commerce and Economics and later went to New York City to learn film-making at the School of Visual Arts. He pursued method acting at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute.
After returning to Mumbai, Kapoor was hired as an assistant director to Sanjay Leela Bhansali on the 2005 film Black. He worked really hard on there to impress Bhansali to get him an acting job.
Bhansali cast Ranbir Kapoor and Sonam Kapoor as the protagonist of his 2007 release Saawariya that was the first Indian film to be produced by a Hollywood studio (Sony Pictures Entertainment). However, it didn’t go well on box office, Ranbir’s charm was appreciated and he earned his first Filmfare for Best Male Debut.
Despite the commercial failure of Saawariya, Kapoor was contracted by Yash Raj Films for a romantic comedy Bachna Ae Haseeno (2008), opposite three women, played by Bipasha Basu, Minissha Lamba, and Deepika Padukone. This was a commercial success.
Thereafter, he did three films in Wake Up Sid, Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani, Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year in 2009. He also won Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor for all three.
In 2010, he did Raajneeti of Prakash Jha and Anjaana Anjaani of Vikas Bahl. He earned Filmfare Award for Best Actor and Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor for Imtiaz Ali’s film Rockstar in 2011. In 2010, he did Raajneeti of Prakash Jha and Anjaana Anjaani of Vikas Bahl. He earned Filmfare Award for Best Actor and Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor for Imtiaz Ali’s film Rockstar in 2011.
Again in 2012, he won Filmfare Award for Best Actor for Anurag Basu’s Barfi!
His 2013 journey started with a special appearance in the song “Apna Bombay Talkies” of Bombay Talkies. And his first release of the year was Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani directed by Ayan Mukherjee and Abhinav Kashyap’s Besharam in the same year. He was the playback singer for the song “Love Ki Ghanti” of Besharam.
In 2014, he gave cameo appearance in Bhoothnath Returns and PK.
In 2015, Vikramjit Singh’s Roy, Anurag Kashyap’s Bombay Velvet, and Imtiaz Ali’s Tamasha came on the floor. He also made a Documentary series Girls With Goals in the same year. His movie of 2016 was Ae Dil Hai Mushkil along with Aishwarya Rai, Fawad Khan, Anushka Sharma and Shah Rukh Khan, that earned too good TRP.
Kapoor is reuniting with Katrina Kaif to promote his upcoming film Jagga Jasoos produced by Picture Shuru Productions in collaboration with Director Anurag Basu.
Currently, he is filming for a biopic on Sanjay Dutt.According to sources, he might be working with Alia Bhatt in film Dragon, a fantasy film about a man with superpowers.
|Aa Ab Laut Chalen||1999||—||Rishi Kapoor||Assistant director|
|Black||2005||—||Sanjay Leela Bhansali||Assistant director|
|Saawariya||2007||Ranbir Raj||Sanjay Leela Bhansali||Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut|
|Bachna Ae Haseeno||2008||Raj Sharma||Siddharth Anand|
|Luck by Chance||2009||Himself||Zoya Akhtar||Special appearance|
|Wake Up Sid||2009||Siddharth “Sid” Mehra||Ayan Mukherji||Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Actor|
|Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani||2009||Prem Shankar Sharma||Rajkumar Santoshi||Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Actor|
|Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year||2009||Harpreet Singh Bedi||Shimit Amin||Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor
(also for Wake Up Sid & Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani)
|Raajneeti||2010||Samar Pratap||Prakash Jha||Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Actor|
|Anjaana Anjaani||2010||Akash||Siddharth Anand|
|Chillar Party||2011||Himself||Vikas Bahl
|Special appearance in song “Tai Tai Phish”|
|Rockstar||2011||Janardan “Jordan” Jhakhar||Imtiaz Ali||Filmfare Award for Best Actor
Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor
|Barfi!||2012||Murphy “Barfi” Johnson||Anurag Basu||Filmfare Award for Best Actor|
|Bombay Talkies||2013||Himself||Multiple||Special appearance in song “Apna Bombay Talkies”|
|Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani||2013||Kabir “Bunny” Thapar||Ayan Mukherji||Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Actor|
|Besharam||2013||Babli||Abhinav Kashyap||Also playback singer for song “Love Ki Ghanti”|
|Bhoothnath Returns||2014||Himself||Nitesh Tiwari||Cameo appearance|
|PK||2014||Alien||Rajkumar Hirani||Cameo appearance|
|Bombay Velvet||2015||Johnny Balraj||Anurag Kashyap|
|Tamasha||2015||Ved Sahni||Imtiaz Ali||Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Actor|
|Girls With Goals||2016||Himself||Unknown||Documentary series|
|Ae Dil Hai Mushkil||2016||Ayan Sanger||Karan Johar||Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Actor|
|Jagga Jasoos||2017||Jagga||Anurag Basu||Also producer|
|Sanju||2018||Sanjay Dutt||Rajkumar Hirani||Filming|