Ranbir Kapoor is Rishi Kapoor and Neetu (Singh) Kapoor’s son, Raj Kapoor’s grandson and Randhir Kapoor’s nephew. He has a sister Riddhima Kapoor Sahni. Ranbir completed his schooling from Bombay Scottish School in Mumbai and went on to study method acting at The Lee Stratsberg Theatre and Film Institute in New York.
Ranbir Kapoor started by assisting Sanjay Leela Bhansali as a director during the making of Black (2005). Then he was cast as an actor in Saawariya (2007) opposite another debutant Sonam Kapoor. While the movie didn;t do well, Ranbir got noticed. After Saawariya, he was seen in Bachna Ae Haseena (2008) and post that in Ayaan Mukherjee's Wake Up Sid (2009). Now, Ranbir had made his mark as a credible actor. He was seen in movies like Rocket Singh: Salesman Of The Year (2009), Raajneeti (2010), Anjaana Anjaani (2010), Rockstar (2011), and Barfi (2012).
Ranbir Kapoor received his starting education from a school called Bombay Scottish in the state of Maharashtra. After which he got his further education from HR College of Commerce and Economics based in Mumbai. After studying from this college, he went to New York and took admission in the Visual Arts School and took film making and acting course from Lee Strasbourg Theater and Film Institute.
Everyone in the Kapoor family has nick names except Ranbir, but according to his mother Neetu, Ranbir is perfect in everything and he is a complete man and that is why she calls him Raymond. Ranbir Kapoor has worked hard to make his autograph perfect and he started preparing for it years ago. His close friend, director Vibhu Puri, said during an interview that Ranbir often used to practice correct autographs during breaks and we used to ask people what autograph he should give in the future. "