Interesting Facts and Figures: Ranbir Kapoor

Saawariya,Ranbir Kapoor - 4.jpgRanbir Kapoor: Ranbir Kapoor is the latest entrant of the Kapoor Khandaan to enter Bollywood. The family legacy he carries in Hindi cinema is long and memorable – Great Grandfather Prithviraj Kapoor, Great Grand Uncle Trilok Kapoor, Grandfather Raj Kapoor, Grand Uncles Shammi Kapoor and Shashi Kapoor, father Rishi Kapoor, Uncles Randhir Kapoor and Rajeev Kapoor, cousins Kunal Kapoor, Karan Kapoor, Karisma Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor.

Ranbir Kapoor at Bachna Ae Haseeno press meet in Yash Raj Films on August 21st 2008 (6).JPGAnd this is just the direct family coming down from Prithviraj Kapoor There’s mother Neetu Singh, aunt Babita, grand uncles on hios grandmother’s side – Premnath, Narendranath and Rajendranath…If one goes on, one would encompass practically the entire Hindi film industry! Enough to say Ranbir comes to Hindi cinema with a pedigree attached.

Birthday: 28th September, 1982 in Mumbai.

Debut Film: Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Saawariya (2007).

Major Impact: Bachna Ae Haseeno (2008).

Ranbir Kapoor launches latest Filmfare issue in Vie Lounge on July 29th 2008 -san(9).JPGAwards: Won all the Best Newcomer awards for Saawariya.

Upcoming film: Karan Johar’s production, Wake up Sid and Rajkumar Santoshi’s Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani, where he will be seen with Katrina Kaif.

Facts we didn’t know:

He assisted his father in Aa Ab Laut Chale (1999) besides also assisting Sanjay Leela Bhansali in Black (2005).

Shares his name with his grandfather, the legendary Raj Kapoor (his full name was Ranbir Raj Kapoor).

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