Ranbir Kapoor

Real Name Ranbir Kapoor
Birth Place Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
D.O.B 28 September 1982
Nickname Daboo, Ganglu
Profession Actor, Producer and Businessman
Height (approx.) 183 cm

1.83 m

6’ 0”

Weight (approx.) 78 kg

172 lbs

Physical  Chest: 42 Inches

Waist: 32 Inches

Biceps: 15 Inches

Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Black
Debut Film Saawariya (2007)
Hobbies Playing football, travelling and watching movies
Salary 20-25 crore/film (INR)
Net Worth $30 million

Ranveer Kapoor is an Indian actor who was born on 28 Sep 1982 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. He pursued film-making and method acting at the School of Visual Arts and the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute, respectively. He made his debut from  Saawariya (2007), a box office flop. His career gains height from the film Wake up Sid (2007).He won two consecutive best actor award at filmfare for the film Rockstar(2011) and Barfi(2012).

He has become one of the most popular celebrities and one of the highest-paid actors in India. He won several awards, including five Filmfare Awards. In addition to acting in films, he supports charities and causes. He is the co-founder of the production company Picture Shuru Productions, and is a co-owner of the Indian Super League football team Mumbai City FC.


Denotes films that have not yet been released


Film Year Role Director(s) Notes
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

Nitesh Tiwari

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
Roy 2015 Roy Vikramjit Singh
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[110]
Ae Dil Hai Mushkil 2016 Ayan Sanger Karan Johar Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Actor
Jagga Jasoos 2017 Jagga Anurag Basu Post-production
Also producer
Untitled Sanjay Dutt Biopic 2017 Sanjay Dutt Rajkumar Hirani Filming

Awards and nominations

Kapoor has been the recipient of five Filmfare Awards:

Best Male Debut for Saawariya (2007),

Critics Award for Best Actor for Wake Up Sid (2009),

Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani (2009)

Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year (2009) (jointly for the three films)

Rockstar (2011)

Barfi! (2012).

Some Lesser Known Facts About Ranbir Kapoor

Does Ranbir Kapoor smoke?: YesDoes Ranbir Kapoor smoke?: Yes
Ranbir Kapoor Smoking Cigarette on sets   Ranbir Kapoor Smoking Cigarette   Ranbir Kapoor Smoking Cigarette
Does Ranbir Kapoor drink alcohol?: Yes
Ranbir shares his name with his grandfather, Raj Kapoor, whose real name was Ranbir Raj Kapoor. Ranbir Kapoor childhood photo with Raj Kapoor
He had his first girlfriend in 7th standard.
His teenage crush was Imran Khan‘s wife Avantika Malik. Imran Khan wife Avantika Malik
He is a big fan of his father Rishi Kapoor, and has seen almost every movie of his, but is shy to see her mother Neetu Singh, onscreen.
Before his debut, he worked as assistant director to his father Rishi Kapoor for his directorial venture, Aa Ab Laut Chalein.
He still takes his pocket money of 1500 (INR) from his mother every week.
During the 9/11 attack in New York in 2001, he was on a street near the World Trade Center.

He is not active on social media sites like Twitter and Facebook, but is active on Instagram.
He is the co-founder of a production company called Picture Shuru Production.
He considers football as his stress-buster and is the co-owner of the Indian Super League football team Mumbai City FC. Ranbir Kapoor football team Mumbai City FC
He is a huge fan of Lionel Messi.
He tried to quit smoking but he couldn’t. He admitted in an interview that he lacks the will power to quit smoking.
On his 30th birthday, Sanjay Dutt gifted him a red Harley Davidson motorcycle. Ranbir Kapoor Harley Davidson gifted by Sanjay Dutt
Once he was approached for Star Wars as the second lead, but he refused to be  part of it.
He once run behind Natalie Portman at Tribeca. She was talking to someone on mobile and was crying and when he said, “I love your…” and before he could say “work” she turned and said, “Get lost!”.
His great grandfather Prithviraj Kapoor was a cousin of Surinder Kapoor (Anil Kapoor‘s father).
He is addicted to Candy Crush.


Father- Rishi Kapoor (Actor)
Mother- Neetu Singh (Actress)
Ranbir Kapoor with his parents
Brother- N/A
Sister- Riddhima Kapoor Sahani

Social Profiles of Ranveer Kapoor.


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