Ranbir Kapoor Wiki, Height, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Biography

Ranbir Kapoor

Ranbir Kapoor is a famous Indian actor, producer, and businessman who works in Bollywood. He is known for his performances in films like ‘Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani’ (2009), ‘Sanju’ (2018), and ‘Animal’ (2023).

Biography/Wiki

Ranbir Raj Kapoor was born on Tuesday, 28 September 1982 (age 41 years; as of 2023) in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. His zodiac sign is Libra. He attended the Bombay Scottish School in Mumbai.

Ranbir Kapoor in his childhood

Ranbir Kapoor in his childhood

Ranbir graduated from the H. R. College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai. Then, he moved to the US to pursue a course in filmmaking at the School of Visual Arts in New York. After this, he attended the Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute in New York.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 6′

Weight (approx.): 80 kg

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Dark Brown

Body Measurements (approx.):Chest: 42″, Waist: 32″, Biceps: 14″

Ranbir Kapoor

Family

Ranbir belongs to a family of actors and directors.

Parents & Siblings

His father, Rishi Kapoor, was an actor and director. He passed away at the Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital in Mumbai on 30 April 2020; Rishi had been battling with leukaemia for more than two years. Ranbir’s mother, Neetu Singh (aka Neetu Kapoor), is an actor.

Ranbir Kapoor with his parents

Ranbir Kapoor with his parents

Ranbir Kapoor has an elder sister named Riddhima Kapoor Sahni, who is a fashion designer, model, and entrepreneur.

Ranbir Kapoor with his sister, Riddhima Kapoor Sahni

Ranbir Kapoor with his sister, Riddhima Kapoor Sahni

Wife & Children

Ranbir Kapoor got married to Alia Bhatt, an actor, in an intimate ceremony at the Vastu building in Mumbai on 14 April 2022.

Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt's wedding picture

Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt’s wedding picture

On 6 November 2022, the couple welcomed their first child, a baby girl. [1]India Today On 24 November 2022, Alia Bhatt took to social media to announce the name of their daughter, Raha, which was chosen by Neetu Singh. [2]NDTV

Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt with their daughter, Raha

Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt with their daughter, Raha

Other Relatives 

Ranbir’s great-great-grandfather, Dewan Basheswarnath Singh Kapoor, was an actor who marked the beginning of the Kapoor legacy in films. He made his acting debut in 1951 in the film Awaara, which was produced, directed, and starred his grandson Raj Kapoor.

Dewan Basheswarnath Singh Kapoor

Dewan Basheswarnath Singh Kapoor

Ranbir’s great-grandfather, Prithviraj Kapoor, was an actor, and his great-grandmother, Ramsarni Mehra Kapoor aka Rama, was a homemaker. They died due to cancer 16 days apart in Bombay (now Mumbai); Prithviraj died on 29 May 1972, and Ramsarni died on 14 June 1972.

Prithviraj Kapoor and Ramsarni Mehra

Prithviraj Kapoor and Ramsarni Mehra

His grandfather, Raj Kapoor, was an actor, director, and producer. He died due to complications from Asthma in New Delhi on 2 June 1988. Ranbir’s grandmother, Krishna Kapoor, was a homemaker. She died due to cardiac arrest in Mumbai on 1 October 2018.

Ranbir Kapoor's childhood picture with Raj Kapoor

Ranbir Kapoor’s childhood picture with Raj Kapoor

Krishna Kapoor

Krishna Kapoor

His great-uncles, Shammi Kapoor and Shashi Kapoor, were also actors. Shammi died due to chronic kidney failure in Mumbai in 2011, while Shashi died of Cirrhosis, a chronic liver condition, at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in Mumbai on 4 December 2017.

Shammi Kapoor (left), Raj Kapoor (sitting), and Shashi Kapoor (right)

Shammi Kapoor (left), Raj Kapoor (sitting), and Shashi Kapoor (right)

His great-aunts, Geeta Bali and Jennifer Kendal, were actors. Geeta Bali, who was the wife of Shammi Kapoor, died due to smallpox in Mumbai (then Bombay) on 21 January 1965. Shammi Kapoor married Neila Devi on 27 January 1969.

Shammi Kapoor with Geeta Bali

Shammi Kapoor with Geeta Bali

Shammi Kapoor with Neila Devi

Shammi Kapoor with Neila Devi

Jennifer, who was an English actress and the wife of Shashi Kapoor, died after battling colon cancer in London, England, UK, on 7 September 1984.

Shashi Kapoor with his wife, Jennifer Kendal

Shashi Kapoor with his wife, Jennifer Kendal

His great-aunt Urmila Sial Kapoor, the sister of Raj Kapoor, Shammi Kapoor, and Shashi Kapoor, was adopted by Prithviraj Kapoor and Ramsarni Mehra Kapoor.

Urmila Sial Kapoor

Urmila Sial Kapoor

Ranbir’s cousins are Kareena Kapoor (actor), Karisma Kapoor (actor), Armaan Jain (actor), Aadar Jain (actor), Nikhil Nanda (businessman), Natasha Nanda (businesswoman), Zahan Prithviraj Kapoor (actor), Shaira Laura Kapoor (set decorator), Aliya Kapoor, Zach Kapoor, Tulsi Kapoor (artist), and Vishwa Pratap Kapoor.

Ranbir Kapoor with Kareena Kapoor, Karishma Kapoor, and Armaan Jain

Ranbir Kapoor with Kareena Kapoor, Karishma Kapoor, and Armaan Jain

Armaan Jain with his brother, Aadar Jain

Armaan Jain with his brother, Aadar Jain

Nikhil Nanda with his wife, Shweta Bachchan Nanda, and children, Agastya Nanda and Navya Naveli Nanda

Nikhil Nanda with his wife, Shweta Bachchan Nanda, and children, Agastya Nanda and Navya Naveli Nanda

Zahan Kapoor

Zahan Kapoor

Zahan Kapoor's sister Shaira Kapoor

Zahan Kapoor’s sister Shaira Kapoor

Aliya Kapoor and her brother, Zach Kapoor

Aliya Kapoor and her brother, Zach Kapoor

His uncle Randhir Kapoor is a retired actor, director, and producer.

Ranbir Kapoor with his uncle Randhir Kapoor

Ranbir Kapoor with his uncle Randhir Kapoor

Ranbir’s uncle Rajiv Kapoor, who was also an actor, director, and producer, passed away due to cardiac arrest in Mumbai on 9 February 2021. Aditya Raj Kapoor is the son of Shammi Kapoor and Geeta Bali; he is also an actor.

Rajiv Kapoor

Rajiv Kapoor

Ranbir Kapoor's uncle Aditya Raj Kapoor

Ranbir Kapoor’s uncle Aditya Raj Kapoor

Ranbir’s uncles Karan Kapoor and Kunal Kapoor are sons of Shashi Kapoor and Jennifer; Karan is a photographer and model, while Kunal is an actor, director, and producer.

Karan Kapoor and Sanjana Kapoor

Karan Kapoor and Sanjana Kapoor

Kunal Kapoor

Kunal Kapoor

Ranbir’s aunts are Sanjana Kapoor (actor), Kanchan Ketan Desai (Shammi and Geeta’s daughter), Babita Kapoor (actor), Ritu Nanda (author, Raj Kapoor’s daughter), Reema Kapoor (Raj Kapoor’s daughter), Lorna Tarling Kapoor (British model, Karan Kapoor’s wife), and Priti Kapoor (Aditya Raj Kapoor’s wife).

Babita Kapoor with her husband Randhir Kapoor and daughters, Karisma Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor

Babita Kapoor with her husband Randhir Kapoor and daughters, Karisma Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor

Lorna Tarling Kapoor with Karan Kapoor

Lorna Tarling Kapoor with Karan Kapoor

Priti Kapoor (extreme left) with her family

Priti Kapoor (extreme left) with her family

Taimur Ali Khan, Jeh Ali Khan, Kiaan Kapoor, and Agastya Nanda (actor) are his nephews, while Samara Sahni, Samaira Kapoor, and Navya Naveli Nanda are his nieces.

Taimur Ali Khan and Jeh Ali Khan

Taimur Ali Khan and Jeh Ali Khan

Kiaan Kapoor and Samaira Kapoor with their mother, Karisma Kapoor

Kiaan Kapoor and Samaira Kapoor with their mother, Karisma Kapoor

Ranbir Kapoor and Samara Sahni

Ranbir Kapoor and Samara Sahni

Ranbir Kapoor’s father-in-law, Mahesh Bhatt, is a film director, and his mother-in-law, Soni Razdan, is an actor and director.

Mahesh Bhatt with Soni Razdan

Mahesh Bhatt with Soni Razdan

His sisters-in-law are Shaheen Bhatt (actor and screenwriter), Pooja Bhatt (actor and film director and actor), and Anissa Malhotra (fashion and style vlogger).

From Left: Alia Bhatt, Pooja Bhatt, Mahesh Bhatt, Shaheen Bhatt, and Soni Razdan

From Left: Alia Bhatt, Pooja Bhatt, Mahesh Bhatt, Shaheen Bhatt, and Soni Razdan

Armaan Jain with Anissa Malhotra

Armaan Jain with Anissa Malhotra

Ranbir’s brothers-in-law are Bharat Sahni (businessman) and Saif Ali Khan (actor and film producer).

Ranbir Kapoor with Bharat Sahni

Ranbir Kapoor with Bharat Sahni

Saif Ali Khan

Saif Ali Khan

Relationships/Affairs

Avantika Malik

Ranbir once reportedly dated Avantika Malik Khan, an actor. He had a crush on her when he was a teenager. The exact duration of their relationship is unknown, but it is said to have occurred before Ranbir made his Bollywood debut. Avantika later married actor Imran Khan.

Avantika Malik Khan

Avantika Malik Khan

Nandita Mahtani

He was rumoured to be dating Nandita Mahtani, a fashion designer, in the early 2000s. Their relationship caused a stir in the media due to their 10-year age difference. At that time, Ranbir was in his 20s, while Mahtani was in her mid-30s. The duo was later reported to be separated due to Ranbir’s early career phase.

Ranbir Kapoor with Nandita Mahtani

Ranbir Kapoor with Nandita Mahtani

Nandita Mahtani

Nandita Mahtani

Sonam Kapoor

Ranbir and actor Sonam Kapoor reportedly began dating while shooting for the film ‘Saawariya’ (2007). Their relationship, however, ended shortly thereafter.

Ranbir Kapoor and Sonam Kapoor

Ranbir Kapoor and Sonam Kapoor

Deepika Padukone

Ranbir Kapoor entered into a romantic relationship with Deepika Padukone, an actor, during the shoot of the 2008 film Bachna Ae Haseeno in 2007. Deepika was so into him that she got his initials inked on her nape. After dating for about two years, they parted ways in 2009. Reports claim that Ranbir cheated on Deepika with actor Katrina Kaif, which led to their breakup.

Ranbir Kapoor with Deepika Padukone

Ranbir Kapoor with Deepika Padukone

Priyanka Chopra

In 2010, Ranbir was rumoured to be dating actor Priyanka Chopra. Their supposed romance, however, failed to evolve into anything lasting and soon faded away.

Ranbir Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra

Ranbir Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra

Katrina Kaif

Ranbir Kapoor dating actor Katrina Kaif from 2010 to 2016. They reportedly developed feelings for each other while working on the film ‘Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani’ (2009).

Ranbir Kapoor with Katrina Kaif

Ranbir Kapoor with Katrina Kaif

Alia Bhatt

Ranbir Kapoor dated Alia Bhatt before getting married to her in 2022. They entered into a romantic relationship during the making of the film ‘Brahmāstra: Part One – Shiva’ in 2018.

Ranbir Kapoor with Alia Bhatt

Ranbir Kapoor with Alia Bhatt

Religion

Ranbir Kapoor follows Hinduism.

Signature

Ranbir Kapoor's signature

Ranbir Kapoor’s signature

Career

Assistant Director

Ranbir Kapoor started his career as an assistant director and contributed to films like ‘Prem Granth’ (1996), ‘Aa Ab Laut Chalen’ (1999), and ‘Black’ (2005).

A poster of the film 'Prem Granth' (1996)

A poster of the film ‘Prem Granth’ (1996)

Actor

Ranbir made his acting debut with the film ‘Saawariya’ in 2007. He played the role of ‘Ranbir Raj’ in the film.

A poster of the film 'Saawariya' (2007)

A poster of the film ‘Saawariya’ (2007)

In 2008, he appeared as ‘Raj Sharma’ in a romantic comedy film titled ‘Bachna Ae Haseeno.’ In 2010, he played the roles of ‘Samar Pratap’ and ‘Akash’ in the films ‘Raajneeti’ and ‘Anjaana Anjaani’ respectively.

Ranbir Kapoor (as Raj Sharma) and Deepika Padukone (as Gayatri) in a still from the film 'Bachna Ae Haseeno' (2008)

Ranbir Kapoor (as Raj Sharma) and Deepika Padukone (as Gayatri) in a still from the film ‘Bachna Ae Haseeno’ (2008)

His appearance as  ‘Janardan Jakhar’ (Jordan) in the musical romantic drama film ‘Rockstar’ in 2011 was liked by the audience.

Rockstar – uglychaal

Ranbir portrayed actor Sanjay Dutt in the biographical comedy-drama film ‘Sanju’ in 2018. His performance received high praise from both audiences and critics. It became the first film to reach the Rs. 200 crore mark.

Ranbir Kapoor's looks in the film 'Sanju' (2018)

Ranbir Kapoor’s looks in the film ‘Sanju’ (2018)

Sanju Trailer - Ranbir Kapoor - Anushka Sharma - Sonam Kapoor - Rajkumar Hirani animated gif

In 2023, he appeared in the action drama film ‘Animal’ as Ranvijay “Vijay” Singh. Ranbir’s remarkable physical transformation for the role and his performance in the film left the viewers amazed.

Ranbir Kapoor Unveils 'Animal' Teaser: Anil Kapoor as Father, Bobby Deol's Villain Look Impresses - GrowNxt Digital

Ranbir has appeared in many other films such as ‘Shamshera’ (2022), ‘Brahmāstra: Part One – Shiva’ (2022), and ‘Tu Jhoothi Main Makkaar’ (2023).

Producer

Ranbir debuted as a producer with the film ‘Jagga Jasoos’ in 2017. He also acted in the film, playing the role of ‘Jagga Rana Bagchi.’ In 2022, he co-produced the film ‘Brahmāstra: Part One – Shiva.’

A poster of the film 'Jagga Jasoos' (2017)

A poster of the film ‘Jagga Jasoos’ (2017)

Controversies

Verbal Spat with Salman Khan

During his teenage days, Ranbir once met actor Salman Khan in a pub. During the party there, they both had a verbal fight and Salman slapped him.

Mahadev Online Book App Case

On 4 October 2023, Ranbir Kapoor was summoned by the Enforcement Directorate in connection to the Mahadev Online Book App case. It was reported that the app was suspected of enrolling new users, generating IDs, and engaging in money laundering through hawala. According to Enforcement Directorate officials, Ranbir Kapoor had promoted the app and allegedly received a substantial amount of cash in return. Ranbir Kapoor was later directed to appear for interrogation on 6 October 2023. [3]India Today

Awards

Filmfare Awards

  • 2008: Best Male Debut for ‘Saawariya’
  • 2010: Best Actor – Critics ‘Wake Up Sid,’ ‘Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani,’ and ‘Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year’
  • 2012: Best Actor – Critics and Popular for ‘Rockstar’
  • 2013: Best Actor for ‘Barfi!’

    20 January 2013: Ranbir Kapoor after winning the award at the 58th Filmfare Awards, held at the Yash Raj Studio in Mumbai

    20 January 2013: Ranbir Kapoor after winning the award at the 58th Filmfare Awards, held at the Yash Raj Studio in Mumbai

  • 2019: Best Actor for ‘Sanju’
  • 2024: Best Actor for ‘Animal’

    Ranbir Kapoor, along with Alia Bhatt, after winning the Best Actor award at the 69th Filmfare Awards held at the GIFT City in Gujarat

    Ranbir Kapoor, along with Alia Bhatt, after winning the Best Actor award at the 69th Filmfare Awards held at the GIFT City in Gujarat

International Indian Film Academy Awards

  • 2008: Male Debutatnt Star for ‘Saawariya’

    Ranbir Kapoor after winning an award at the IIFA Awards

    Ranbir Kapoor after winning an award at the IIFA Awards

  • 2012: Best Actor in a Leading Role and Hottest Pair of the Year (shared by Nargis Fakhri) for ‘Rockstar’
  • 2013: Best Actor in a Leading Role for ‘Barfi!’
  • 2014: Hottest Paid of the Year (shared by Deepika Padukone) for ‘Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani’
  • 2019: BIG 20 Award for Best Actor for ‘Barfi!’

Zee Cine Awards

  • 2008: Most Promising Debut – Male for ‘Saawariya’

    26 April 2008: Ranbir Kapoor after winning the award at the 11th Zee Cine Awards held in London

    26 April 2008: Ranbir Kapoor after winning the award at the 11th Zee Cine Awards held in London

  • 2011: International Icon – Male
  • 2012: Best Actor – Vierwer’s Choice for ‘Rockstar’

    Ranbir Kapoor after winning the Best Actor award at Zee Cine Awards

    Ranbir Kapoor after winning the Best Actor award at Zee Cine Awards

  • 2013: Best Actor – Critics for ‘Barfi!’
  • 2019: Best Actor – Male (Critics) for ‘Sanju’

Producers Guild Film Awards

  • 2008: Best Male Debut for ‘Saawariya’
  • 2012: Best Actor for ‘Rockstar’
  • 2013: Best Actor for ‘Barfi!’

People’s Choice Awards, India

  • 2012: Favourite Youth Movie Icon

GQ Awards, India

  • 2010: Actor of the Year for ‘Wake Up Sid,’ ‘Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani,’ and ‘Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year’

Stardust Awards

  • 2008: Superstar of Tomorrow – Male for ‘Saawariya’
  • 2010: Superstar of Tomorrow – Male for ‘Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani’ and ‘Wake Up Sid’

Times of India Film Awards

  • 2013: Best Actor – Male for ‘Barfi!’

BIG Star Entertainment Awards

  • 2010: New Talent of the Decade – Male
  • 2011: Most Entertaining Actor and Most Entertaining Actor in a Romantic Role for ‘Rockstar’
  • 2012: Most Entertaining Actor for ‘Barfi!’
  • 2016: Most Entertaining Actor in a Romantic Film for ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’

NDTV Indian of the Year

  • 2009: Entertainer of the Year (shared by Priyanka Chopra)
  • 2014: Bollywood Youth Icon of the Year

Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival

  • 2023: Best Actor for ‘Brahmāstra: Part One – Shiva’

Vogue Beauty Awards

  • 2011: Most Beautiful Man of the Year
  • 2016: Most Beautiful Man of the Year

HT Café Film Awards

  • 2007: Best Newcomer – Male for ‘Saawariya’

Cosmopolitan Fun Fearless Awards

  • 2013: Best Critically Acclaimed Actor for ‘Barfi!’
  • 2013: Best Performance of the Year – Male for ‘Barfi!’

The Ghanta Awards

  • 2012: Worst On-Screen Couple (shared by Nargis Fakhri) for ‘Rockstar’

Dainik Bhaskar Bollywood Web Awards

South Africa India Film and Television Awards

  • 2013: Actor of the Year – Male for ‘Barfi!’

Zoom Glam Awards

  • 2008: Most Talked About Debutant – Male for ‘Saawariya’

Sabsey Favourite Kaun Awards

  • 2008: Sabsey Favourite Naya Hero for ‘Saawariya’
  • 2010: Sabsey Tez Sitara – Male for ‘Wake Up Sid’

Bollywood Hungama Surfer’s Choice Movie Awards

  • 2013: Best Actor for ‘Barfi!’

Screen Awards, India

  • 2008: Most Promising Newcomer – Male for ‘Saawariya’
  • 2012: Best Actor for ‘Rockstar’
  • 2013: Best Actor and Best Jodi (shared by Priyanka Chopra) for ‘Barfi!’

Indian Film Festival of Melbourne

  • 2018: Best Actor for ‘Sanju’

Global Film Awards

  • 2012: Best Actor for ‘Rockstar’

FOI Online Awards, India

  • 2016: Special Jury Mention for Achievement in Acting for ‘Tamasha’

Bollywood Life Awards

  • 2021: Most Awaited Social Media Debut

Bollywood Film Journalist Awards

  • 2019: Best Actor for ‘Sanju’

HT India’s Most Stylish Awards

  • 2022: Most Stylish Superstar

Bike Collection

Ranbir Kapoor owns a Harley Davidson that he received as a gift from Sanjay Dutt on his 30th birthday.

Ranbir Kapoor while riding Harley Davidson

Ranbir Kapoor while riding Harley Davidson

Car Collection

Ranbir’s collection of swanky cars includes Audi A8L, Audi R8, Land Rover Range Rover Sport, Mercedes Benz AMG G-63, Land Rover Range Rover Vogue, and Land Rover Range Rover SUV.

Ranbir Kapoor while driving his Mercedes Benz AMG G-63

Ranbir Kapoor while driving his Mercedes Benz AMG G-63

Ranbir Kapoor while getting out of his Land Rover Range Rover SUV

Ranbir Kapoor while getting out of his Land Rover Range Rover SUV

Tattoos

In 2013, he temporarily got ‘आवारा’ inked on his wrist for the film ‘Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani.’

Ranbir Kapoor's tattoo for the film 'Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani' (2013)

Ranbir Kapoor’s tattoo for the film ‘Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani’ (2013)

He has got a ‘cross’ tattoo inked on the side of his right palm.

Ranbir Kapoor's tattoo on the side of his right palm

Ranbir Kapoor’s tattoo on the side of his right palm

Ranbir Kapoor has got the name of his daughter ‘Raha’ inked on the left trapezius (area extending over the back of the neck and shoulders). [4]Hindustan Times

Ranbir Kapoor's tattoo of his daughter's name Raha

Ranbir Kapoor’s tattoo of his daughter’s name Raha

Salary/Income

According to an article published in October 2023, Ranbir Kapoor charges around Rs. 70 crores per film. [5]India Today

Favourites

  • Food: Italian, Chinese, Homemade Food especially Bhindi, Jungli Mutton, Paya
  • Dessert(s): Mishti Doi, Crème Brûlée, Gulab Jamun
  • Fruit(s): Mosambi (Sweet lemon), Banana, Watermelon
  • Spice: Cardamom
  • Restaurant(s): Gajalee, Ling’s Pavillion
  • Hollywood Actor(s): Dustin Hoffman, Al Pacino
  • Hollywood Actress(es): Jennifer Connelly, Natalie Portman
  • Bollywood Film: Shree 420 (1955)
  • Hollywood Film: Life is Beautiful (1997)
  • Song(s): ‘Kisi ki Muskurahaton Pe’ (Anari 1959), ‘The Boxer’ (Simon & Garfunkel), Channa Mereya (Ae Dil Hai Mushkil 2016)
  • TV Show: Travel and Living
  • Cartoon: Tom and Jerry
  • Colour(s): Red, Black, White
  • Book: ‘Heavier Than Heaven’ by Charles R. Cross
  • Footballer: Lionel Messi
  • Football Club: Barcelona
  • Travel Destination(s): New York, Venice, Puglia
  • Soap: La Prairie

Facts

  • He is fondly called ‘Daboo’ and ‘Ganglu’ by his family members.
  • He belongs to the fourth generation of the renowned Kapoor family.

    The family tree of the Kapoor family

    The family tree of the Kapoor family

  • Ranbir was mischievous during his childhood. He had a habit of opening toys to see what was inside them. He once pushed the fire alarm in New York to test how quickly the guards would respond.
    This Footage Of Ranbir Kapoor And Kareena Kapoor Hanging Out As Kids Is Frikkin' Adorable
  • In his school days, he was a very good football player, and he even competed at the district level.
  • He had his first girlfriend in class 7.
  • Ranbir has a scar on his right cheek, which he got in childhood when he rushed towards the bathroom and fell on the pot.
  • He was the first member of the Kapoor family to complete both 10th standard and graduation.
  • During the shoot of the film ‘Saawariya’ (2007), about 100 people saw Ranbir naked during his towel dance scene for the song “Jab Se Tere Naina,” which became quite popular.
    Ranbir Kapoor is life.
  • Ranbir purchased a Hublot watch with his first earnings.
  • His hobbies include travelling, playing football, and watching movies.
  • He likes to spend time with his family, friends, and pets.

    Ranbir Kapoor with his family

    Ranbir Kapoor with his family

  • Ranbir is known for his close relationship with his mother, which earned him the title of ‘Mumma’s Boy.’ According to sources, his mother used to cut his nails until he moved out of the family home.
  • In an interview with Arnab Goswami, he shared that while he admires his father’s work and has seen all of his movies, his greatest inspiration is his grandfather, Raj Kapoor.
  • Despite earning a substantial income from films, he still receives Rs. 1500 per week as pocket money from his mother.
  • Ranbir has a Nasal Deviated Septum problem due to which he has to speak and eat fast.
  • In his free time, Ranbir enjoys playing on Xbox and PlayStation or simply staring at the ceiling.
  • He dislikes behaviours such as rudeness and negging others.
  • In 2001, he witnessed the 9/11 attack in New York. He was on the street near the World Trade Center.
  • Ranbir finds watching football matches to be his favourite stress reliever. He co-owns the Indian Super League football team Mumbai City FC.

    Ranbir Kapoor while supporting the Mumbai City FC

    Ranbir Kapoor while supporting the Mumbai City FC

  • Ranbir pays great attention to brands, and he reportedly chooses to wear Prada slippers even when he is at home.
  • While shooting for Wake Up Sid (2009), Ranbir Kapoor tried on approximately 65-70 boxers for the introductory shot. All the boxers worn in the film were from his personal collection.

    Ranbir Kapoor while wearing boxers in the film 'Wake Up Sid' (2009)

    Ranbir Kapoor while wearing boxers in the film ‘Wake Up Sid’ (2009)

  • He has received training in Jazz and Ballet dancing as well as horse riding.
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  • Ranbir underwent two years of Tabla training and also learned to play the guitar for the film ‘Rockstar’ (2011).

    Ranbir Kapoor while playing the guitar

    Ranbir Kapoor while playing the guitar

  • He tried approximately 2 dozen wigs for the song ‘Naadan Parinde’ of the film ‘Rockstar.’

    Ranbir Kapoor in the song 'Nadaan Parinde'

    Ranbir Kapoor in the song ‘Nadaan Parinde’

  • Apart from Acting, Ranbir Kapoor enjoys singing as well. He has lent his voice to some songs for films like “Rockstar” (2011), “Barfi!” (2012), “Besharam” (2013), and “Sanju” (2018).
  • Ranbir once declined an offer to play the second lead in Star Wars.
  • He was initially considered for the role of Bittoo Sharma in the film ‘Band Baja Baarat,’ but he missed out on it. He later expressed regret about this during an episode of Koffee With Karan.
  • In a television show, it was once disclosed that Ranbir wore two to three T-shirts and sometimes even double the number of jeans to appear healthier for award shows or ramp walks.

    Ranbir Kapoor while walking the ramp at the 2016 Lakme Fashion Week

    Ranbir Kapoor while walking the ramp at the 2016 Lakme Fashion Week

  • Ranbir likes coffee very much and takes 2 cups of Espresso daily after getting up in the morning. He even brings his espresso machine to the set sometimes.
  • While driving, he likes adding up the numbers he sees on various vehicle number plates.
  • According to Ranbir, he doesn’t watch his mother’s movies and avoids comments about her work made by others.
  • Although he appears to have a cheerful personality, he is quite emotional. In many interviews, he has stated that he cries very often.
  • Ranbir Kapoor is not that active on social media. He only has a fake account on Instagram.
  • He loves to play the game ‘Candy Crush.’
  • In an interview, Ranbir Kapoor shared how he once approached Natalie Portman, an Israeli-American actress, for a picture at Tribeca in New York. She, however, abruptly asked him to “get lost” as she was in tears over a phone call, which he did not see.
  • He once, in an interview, recalled meeting Robert De Niro, an American actor, with other Bollywood personalities. Despite their inquiries about his work, De Niro did not engage much, which left Kapoor with a less favourable impression.
  • In 2023, Ranbir Kapoor was reported to be avoiding consuming alcohol and non-vegetarian dishes for his role of lord Ram in the film ‘Ramayan.’ [6]India Today However, he was spotted hiding a glass of alcohol at Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant‘s pre-wedding bash in June 2024.

    Ranbir Kapoor was spotted holding a glass of whisky at Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant's pre-wedding bash

    Ranbir Kapoor was spotted holding a glass of whisky at Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant’s pre-wedding bash

  • At the trailer launch of ‘Animal’ (2023), Ranbir Kapoor credited his father, Rishi Kapoor, as inspiration for his role. [7]The Indian Express Ranbir reportedly reduced his market value to 50 per cent for the film and charged around Rs. 35 crore. [8]India Today
  • Ranbir used to smoke initially.

    Ranbir Kapoor while smoking with the Pakistani actor Mahira Khan in New York

    Ranbir Kapoor while smoking with the Pakistani actor Mahira Khan in New York

  • In a 2023 interview, Ranbir mentioned that he had quit smoking and drinking for his daughter, Raha. He also said that he had adopted a vegetarian lifestyle for the same reason. [9]BollywoodNow – Instagram

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