; born 28 September 1982) is an Indian actor and producer.The son of actors Rishi and Neetu, and the grandson of actor-director Raj, Kapoor pursued film-making and method acting at the School of Visual Arts and the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute, respectively.' The Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif split has dominated much of the entertainment headlines last week.So who (or rather) what led to the sensational split? was as it any one of these factors that led to the break-up? Ranbir and Katrina, two stars who loved each other immensely, split because of Bollywood, the industry and the way it functions! Senior journalist and long-time observer of the happenings in Bollywood, Soumyadipta Bannerjee tells you why…The romantic drama Rockstar (2011) and the comedy drama Barfi!(2012) earned Kapoor two consecutive Best Actor awards at Filmfare, and a starring role in the romantic comedy Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013)—one of the highest-grossing Bollywood films—established him as a leading Bollywood actor.
His acting skills were always acclaimed and he is considered as one of the finest actors of india.
He followed it by starring in a series of box-office flops, with the exception of the commercially successful romance Ae Dil Hai Mushkil (2016).
However, his performance in the romantic drama Tamasha (2015) was praised by critics.
He subsequently assisted Sanjay Leela Bhansali on the film Black (2005), and made his acting debut with Bhansali's tragic romance Saawariya (2007), a box office flop.
Kapoor rose to prominence with his performances in the coming-of-age film Wake Up Sid (2009), the romantic comedy Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani (2009), and the comedy drama Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year (2009).