12 things you did not know about Ranbir Kapoor


Bollywood heartthrob Ranbir Kapoor welcomed his 36th year on Friday. Kapoor hails comes from a family of talented actors and is known for his charming good looks and brilliant performances. The actor celebrated his birthday with his close friends and family including girlfriend, Alia Bhatt who also baked a cake for her beau.

Compiled from the Hindustan Times, here are some lesser known facts about the younger Kapoor:

1 – Ranbir happens is the first male from the Kapoor clan to graduate Class 10 and finish college.

2 – He still takes Rs 1,500 every week as his pocket money from his mother Neetu Kapoor.

3 – A complete mama’s boy, Ranbir’s diet plan is designed by his mother Neetu. She even used to cut his nails until he moved out of the family house.


4 – The actor is well trained in jazz and ballet. He has also undergone diction, dance and horse riding classes.


5 – Ranbir Kapoor started his career in the film industry as an assistant director in 1996 in Prem Granth. He also worked as an assistant with director Sanjay Leela Bhansali for Black (2005).

6 – Ranbir first met actor Deepika Padukone (his ex girlfriend) while both were shooting for their debut films (SaawariyaOm Shanti Om) in 2007 through their common makeup artists, Bharat and Dorris. For their first date, Ranbir and Deepika watched Mr Bean’s Holiday in Juhu, Mumbai and later went for a long drive.

7 – The first thing that Ranbir bought from his earnings was a luxury watch.

8 – For his film, Wake Up Sid, Ranbir Kapoor tried almost 70 boxers for the introductory shot. All the boxers he wore in the film were his own.

9 –  The Kapoor boy is addicted to Candy Crush.

10 – Ranbir suffers from Nasal Deviated Septum, which makes him eat and talk too fast.

11 – Ranbir wishes to become a football coach after he retires.

12 – Ranbir’s all time favourite movies include Shri 420, Life is Beautiful and 3 Idiots. He also likes to watch TV series Travel and Living. His favourite actors from Bollywood are Rishi Kapoor, Akshaye Khanna and Kajol and from Hollywood he loves Dustin Hoffman and Jennifer Connelly.