Ranbir Kapoor

Active - 2007 - Present  |   Born - Sep 28, 1982   |   Genres - Comedy, Drama, Epic, Romance

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  • Named after his grandfather Raj Kapoor, whose first name is Ranbir Raj.
  • Sustained an inch-long cut on his right cheek while rushing to the lavatory and falling face-first on the pot when he was a kid.
  • First worked as an assistant to his father who directed the film Aa Ab Laut Chalen (1999), right after he appeared for his ICSE Board exams.
  • Worked as an assistant director for Sanjay Leela Bhansali's movie Black (2005), which bagged eleven Filmfare Awards.
  • Debuted with the movie Saawariya (2007). The role won him the Filmfare Best Male Debut Award.
  • Worked in Zoya Akhtar's short film Because My World Is Not The Same (2012) to help spread breast cancer awareness.
  • Started a production house Picture Shuru Productions in partnership with Anurag Basu in 2013.
  • Confessed to having a drinking problem in 2016.
  • A nasal deviated septum keeps him breathing from his mouth and makes him talk and eat fast.
  • Works as a goodwill ambassador for Shabana Azmi's NGO Mijwan Welfare Society, which supports child empowerment.