New Delhi, April 26 : German model and Bollywood actress Evelyn Sharma, who has been working hard to learn Hindi, was surprised upon receiving compliments for her Hindi diction by actor Ranbir Kapoor.
"Hindi can be quite difficult to master, and I have been working extremely hard to understand the nuances of the language. It feels nice to be acknowledged and noticed for something you are consciously working towards and it feels better coming from my early co-stars," Evelyn said in a statement.
New Delhi, April 11 : Actor Ranbir Kapoor might be a star now, but the son of actor Rishi Kapoor and actress Neetu Singh says that before joining the Hindi film industry, he knew that if acting didn’t work out for him, he would have tried his hand at filmmaking.
In an interview on TV show “Yeh Hai Meri Kahani”, he discussed various aspects of his life, beginning with the pressure of coming from an illustrious film family, his education, which was a big deal for his family, and his studying acting and more.
Chinese electronics gaint, Lenovo has said that it has appointed Bollywood star Ranbir Kapoor as the brand ambassador for its new range of smartphones in the Indian market.
The actor will endorse the company's new smartphones and will he will now feature in various television and online commercials of the company in the country. The actor endorced the company's tablet computers and PCs.
Mumbai, April 8 : Actress Alia Bhatt, who recently shocked many by confessing on a chat show that she wants to marry actor Ranbir Kapoor, says she didn't literally mean it and is just his fan.
She and actress Parineeti Chopra recently appeared on the final episode of "Koffee With Karan 4", hosted by filmmaker Karan Johar.
"Firstly, being in this industry if I want to marry someone, I will never say it on the national television, especially on 'Koffee With Karan'. So, I just said it in jest, I am a fan girl at the end of the day," the 21-year-old said here Monday at the launch of the new cover of the book "2 States".
Mumbai, April 2 : Ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, starting April 7, "Raajneeti" star Ranbir Kapoor appeals to the country's youth to exercise their voting rights to bring about the desired changes in the country.
"I think it is very important that the youth of the country votes. If they want a change in the country, then they have to vote," Ranbir said here Tuesday at the red carpet of Mijwan Fashion Show.
New Delhi, Jan 2 : Actor Ranbir Kapoor, the new face of Lay's, one of the marquee brands from PepsiCo India, says he identifies with the brand's tagline "Pal banaye magical" (make moments magical).
The 31-year-old, who reportedly demanded a whopping Rs. 25 crore for the brand endorsement, says he believes that a lot of magical moments are hidden in "life's ordinary moments".
Mumbai, Dec 7 : Actor Ranbir Kapoor says his cousin Kareena Kapoor "hates all" her colleagues and the actress agrees and says she's not in the Hindi film industry to make friends.
Kareena and Ranbir made a joint appearance on Karan Johar's celebrity talk show "Koffee With Karan", where they got talking about the former's relationship with her female colleagues.
Mumbai, Oct 29 : Actor Ranbir Kapoor, who was recently in news for charging Rs. 20 crore for his latest film "Besharaam", says money is something which should not be discussed in public.
"Nothing disturbs me. It's the reporter's job to ask questions and it's my job to answer in the best way. Money is something which should not be discussed. It's personal and many people have their own takes," Ranbir Kapoor told IANS.
New Delhi, Oct 25 : Actor Ranbir Kapoor has been voted as the most wanted bachelor in the country in a survey conducted by a matrimonial site, while Deepika Padukone has been declared the most sought after bachelorette.
The survey was conducted by matrimonial site Shaadi. com with over 7,000 men and women in the age bracket of 24-30 years taking part. This was part of the India's Most Wanted Celebrity survey.
Ranbir, who has been part of hit movies like "Rockstar", "Barfi!" and "Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani", won the title after 31.4 percent women voted for him, read a statement.
Mumbai, Oct 24 : Bollywood celebrities Ranbir Kapoor and singer Abhijeet Bhattacharya remember legendary playback singer Manna Dey as "a huge pillar of the film industry" and an "imperceptible power of voice".
Manna Dey died Thursday after a prolonged illness at a private hospital in Bangalore. He had been ailing for four months. He was 94
"Manna Dey has been a huge pillar of the film industry. His contribution to Indian cinema has been immense," Ranbir said in an interview.
Mumbai, Oct 24 : Actor Ranbir Kapoor was Thursday named the brand ambassador for Philips, the country's leading lighting company.
"Endorsing India's No 1 lighting brand Philips is a great opportunity and I am privileged to be associated with this power house of innovation. I am thrilled to be associated with Philips," Ranbir told reporters at the launch of new LED lighting solutions.
In their new ad Philips revive the iconic song "Saara zamana haseeno ka Deewana", originally picturised on Amitabh Bachchan who sported an electric lightbulb suit in it. It now features Ranbir in a suit of LED lights.
New Delhi, Oct 3 : The critics panned Abhinav Singh Kashyap's "Besharam" as illogical and a movie that "lacks merit". However, the bad reviews notwithstanding, the film minted Rs. 21.56 crore on the opening day.
Co-produced by Himanshu Mehra, Sanjeev Gupta and Reliance Entertainment, the film was made at a budget of Rs. 60 crore plus the cost of promotions, marketing and advertising.
The film hit 3,600 screens in India and 700 screens overseas when it released Wednesday on Gandhi Jayanti.
Kolkata, Oct 1 : Happy to experiment with his roles, actor Ranbir Kapoor Tuesday said he could never be in the same league as the three superstar Khans of the industry - Shah Rukh, Salman and Aamir - as they are the "true superstars".
"I can never compete with the Khans (Shah Rukh, Salman, Aamir)... they are the true superstars," said Ranbir who was in the city to promote his movie "Besharam" releasing Wednesday.
Mumbai, Sep 7 : The 'Casanova' tag doesn't bother Ranbir Kapoor one bit. The actor, who was earlier in a relationship with Deepika Padukone, and is reportedly currently dating Katrina Kaif, says with time the tag shall be passed to someone younger and new.
"I am arrogant enough to know I am a good actor. So this Casanova image, after I get married in five or 10 years, will pass on to someone younger and new. I am not really trying to work an image. Right now, I am just an actor and trying to sell my movies," the 30-year-old said here in an interview.
Mumbai, Sep 6 : He is one of Bollywood's most eligible bachelors, but Ranbir Kapoor has dismissed recent rumours that he is getting engaged on his 31st birthday Sep 28. He says marriage is not even on his mind.
"There was a report saying that I am getting engaged on my birthday. There is no truth to that. I would just request to them that whenever a boy proposes to a girl, it is a very important moment for girl's life, so don't spoil my surprise," Ranbir said here Thursday at the launch of the song from his upcoming film "Besharam".
Mumbai, July 30 : Ranbir Kapoor's "Besharam" trailer was launched here Tuesday, but the film's lead actor was not present at the event. Director Abhinav Kashyap said that it was not pre-planned, so the actor could not make it.
"This was not a pre-planned launch. Ranbir is in Sri Lanka and that is why he is not here," Kashyap told reporters at the launch.
"We are roughly two months before the release of the film. This was a part of the promotion cycle. We begin our promotion campaign from tomorrow," he said.
New Delhi, July 30 : Actor Ranbir Kapoor, who shares screen space with his parents Neetu and Rishi Kapoor in "Besharam", is said to be excited to get the audience reaction of the trailer, which will be launched Tuesday.
Ranbir, currently in Sri Lanka, is constantly in touch with Abhinav Singh Kashyap, the film's director, to get a feedback.
"Ranbir has been staying in touch with Kashyap. He has been calling him in every 30 minutes to know about the audience response," a source told IANS.
"Besharam" will hit the screens Oct 2. It also stars Pallavi Sharda. (IANS)
Macau, July 7 - Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone, who won the Star Plus audience jodi of the year award for "Yeh Jawaani hai Deewani" at the 14th IIFA awards here, said that she missed her co-star Ranbir Kapoor who was not present at the awards.
"I miss Ranbir today. Thank you so much, Ayan, for making me look so wonderful in the film. I miss you and I love you," she said on receiving the awards.
"Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani" has been directed by Ayan Mukerji and stars Deepika, Ranbir, Kalki Koechlin and Aditya Roy Kapur. The film clicked at the box office. (IANS)
Macau, July 5 : Bollywood director Anurag Basu, who teams up with Ranbir Kapoor for "Jagga Jasoos" again after "Barfi!", will also be co-producing the film with the star and said their "business partnership" will bring "new dynamics" to their equation.
"The status is that the script is ready. There will be new dynamics this time as Ranbir and I will be partnering in business - we both are producing it. Everyone wants to work with him... so he will have to finish those two films and come to me," Basu told IANS.
Mumbai, June 18 : Ranbir Kapoor, who is on cloud nine after the success of "Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani", is leaving no stone unturned to give his best in "Besharam". The Bollywood heartthrob is polishing his Punjabi diction for the comedy.
"They are shooting a lot in Chandigarh, so Ranbir has been learning the language. It is crucial for his character, so a tutor has been hired. He's been practising to speak like the locals there - in terms of usage of words and their pronunciations," said a source.