Ranbir Kapoor, who is well known for Rockstar, Barfi, Rocket Singh, Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, Brahmastra, Wake Up Sid, Jagga Jasoos and others, turns 40 today. He was featured in Forbes India’s Celebrity 100 list in 2012 and is the recipient of numerous awards, consisting of six Filmfare Awards.
Following are his top films:
Released in 2011, Rockstar is a romance-musical film where Ranbir plays Janardan Jakhar. He seeks inspiration for the musician inside him. However, heartbreak helps him reach his aim, leading him to self-destruction. The film stars Shammi Kapoor, Nargis Fakhri, Kumud Mishra and others. AR Rahman worked on its music, with Mukesh Chhabra as casting director.
Barfi is a romance-drama film released in 2012. Ranbir plays Barfi and creates an interesting bond with Jhilmil, a girl with autism. When Barfi’s old flame walks back into his life, it forms misunderstandings between Jhilmil and him. It’s a movie directed by Anurag Basu made with a budget of 450 cr.
- Rocket Singh: Salesman Of The Year
Directed by Shimit Amin, Rocket Singh stars Ranbir Kapoor as Harpreet Singh Bedi, a commerce graduate, who becomes a salesman. After being ridiculed by his colleagues and his employer, he makes a plan to run a parallel company without their knowledge. It was released on December 11, 2009 and has nominations for Filmfare Award for best dialogue and best story.