11 Facts About Ranbir Kapoor

1. College of Commerce and Economics, Ranbir Kapoor relocated to New York City to learn filmmaking at the School of Visual Arts and subsequently pursued method acting at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute.

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2. In film school, Ranbir Kapoor directed and starred in two short films, entitled Passion to Love and India 1964.

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3. In Dharma Productions's Wake Up Sid, a coming of age film from director Ayan Mukerji, Ranbir Kapoor portrayed Siddharth "Sid" Mehra, a rich, lazy teenager whose life undergoes a series of changes after interacting with an ambitious journalist.

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4. When Mukerji narrated the then-untitled script of the film to him, Ranbir Kapoor came up with the title himself.

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5. At the 55th Filmfare Awards, Ranbir Kapoor was awarded the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor for his performances in all three of his 2009 releases, and he received two Best Actor nominations at the ceremony for Wake Up Sid and Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani.

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6. In preparation for the role, Ranbir Kapoor lived with a Jat family in Pitam Pura and studied their mannerisms.

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7. In preparation, Ranbir Kapoor observed the work of actors Roberto Benigni, Charlie Chaplin, and his grandfather.

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8. Critical reception was mixed; Joe Leydon of Variety thought that "Ranbir Kapoor [is] often erring on the side of annoying while trying to balance vulnerability and self-centeredness".

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9. In 2018, Ranbir Kapoor portrayed the actor Sanjay Dutt in Rajkumar Hirani's biopic Sanju.

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10. In 2013, Ranbir Kapoor participated in an auction on eBay, where the highest bidder gets an opportunity to interact with him; the proceeds were donated to Save the Children, a non-profit organisation that raised funds for flood affected households in Uttarakhand.

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11. Nationally, Ranbir Kapoor is one of the most popular and high-profile celebrities.

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