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Ranbir Kapoor : biography

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Ranbir Kapoor (born 28 September 1982) is an Indian film actor who appears in Hindi language films of Bollywood. Born to actors Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Singh, Kapoor began his career in film as an assistant director for Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 2005 film Black. He made his acting debut with a leading role in Bhansali's 2007 romance Saawariya, for which he won the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut.

Kapoor earned widespread recognition in 2009 for his performances in the films Wake Up Sid, Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani, and Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year; these performances jointly earned him the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor. He received further success for his portrayal of an aspiring politician in the political thriller Raajneeti (2010). Kapoor received his first Best Actor award at Filmfare for his performance in the Imtiaz Ali-directed drama Rockstar (2011), and a second consecutive award in the same category for his portrayal of a deaf-mute man in the hugely successful romantic comedy Barfi! (2012).

In 2013, Kapoor appeared in Ayan Mukerji's coming-of-age film Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, which emerged as the third highest-grossing Bollywood film of all time. Having done so, Kapoor has established himself as a leading contemporary actor of Hindi cinema. His off-screen life has received widespread media coverage in India.

Personal life

Kapoor currently lives with his parents in Pali Hill in Mumbai, Maharashtra.

In March 2008, Kapoor began dating Deepika Padukone after meeting on the sets of their film Bachna Ae Haseeno. After their high profile break up in November 2009, Kapoor has decided to keep his personal life away from media attention.

In the media

In 2008, Kapoor co-hosted the 54th Filmfare Awards alongside Imran Khan. He was later chosen to co-host the 56th and 57th edition of the award ceremony alongside Imran Khan and Shah Rukh Khan respectively. Kapoor co-hosted the TOIFA awards with Anushka Sharma which was held in Vancouver, BC, 2013.

Life and career

1982–2006: Early life

Ranbir's parents are Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Kapoor. His sister is Riddhima Kapoor Sahni. He is the grandson of actor and filmmaker Raj Kapoor, grandnephew of actors and filmmakers Shashi Kapoor and Shammi Kapoor, and nephew of actor Randhir Kapoor. Kapoor studied at Bombay Scottish School in Mahim, Mumbai. He had always been weak in academics and passed his tenth standard with 53.4%, for which his mother called him up and cried with joy over the phone for having passed his entire school life without failing a year, as no one in the Kapoor family had done so until then. He went on to pursue method acting at The Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in New York.http://www.bollywood4u.com/wallpapers/800x600/ranbir_kapoor_004.htm

Before starting off his career as an actor, Kapoor appeared in two short films: Passion to Love (2002), which was also directed by him, and India 1964 (2004). He later began working as an assistant with director Sanjay Leela Bhansali, where he was involved in the making of the film Black (2005).

2007–10

Kapoor who initially had plans of becoming an actor was later cast by Bhansali in his next directional venture, Saawariya opposite newcomer Sonam Kapoor. The film failed to do well at the box office, though his performance was largely appreciated and he earned his first Filmfare award for Best Male Debut. In 2008, Kapoor starred in Bachna Ae Haseeno (2008) alongside Bipasha Basu, Minissha Lamba and Deepika Padukone. The film was a semi-hit at the box-office, and earned mixed reviews. Kapoor was praised for his performance, with Rajeev Masand noting that "Bachna Ae Haseeno is a showreel for the sheer talent of Ranbir Kapoor who blazes across the screen like a blinding light. He's got that indescribable star quality, and what's more he can act. At comedy, in the emotional scenes, and yes of course when he's dancing -- your eyes are transfixed on the screen when he's up there even in a passing shot."

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