Ranbir Kapoor was born in filmy family which has a great history in bollywood industry. Ranbir Kapoor belongs to Kapoor family which actually dominated the bollywood for decades. He is son of Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Singh . He has a sister Riddhima Kapoor Sahni and she is a designer. He is the grandson of Raj Kapoor and great grandson of Prithviraj Kapoor. He is cousin of Karisma Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor. After his studies he made bollywood debut in the 2007 with film Saawariya.
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Rishi Kapoor [Father]
Rishi Kapoor is son of bollywood legend Raj Kapoor. Kareena’s father Randhir Kapoor is Rishi Kapoor’s brother. Rishi Kapoor debuted in his father’s 1970 film Mera Naam Joker, playing his father’s role as a child. His major initial hit movie was Bobby in 1973 which was a huge hit of the year. Rishi Kapoor initially wanted to marry Dimple Kapadia but refused his marriage proposal as that would have affected her career adversely. Few months later Kapadia married Rajesh Khanna but after a decade they got separated. Rishi Kapoor married Neetu Singh in 1980 and the couple had two children ie Ranbir Kapoor and Riddhima Kapoor Sahni. Even today Rishi Kapoor appears in supporting roles here and there. Rishi is paternal uncle of Karisma Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor.
Neetu Singh [Mother]
Neetu Singh is an actress who appeared in bollywood movies of 1970s. Neetu Singh made her debut in 1972 with Rikshawala . Neetu fell in love with Rishi during the filming of movies with him. After convincing both families Neetu and Rishi Kapoor got married in 1978.
Riddhima Kapoor Sahani [Sister]
Riddhima Kapoor is younger sister of Ranbhir. Riddhima is a fashion designer and works too much on designs. She married industrialist Bharat Sahni on 25 Jan 2006. She gave birth to a daughter in March 2011. Despite of being in filmy family she prefers to stay away from movies.
Prithviraj Kapoor [Great Grand father]
Prithviraj Kapoor was the patriarch of the Kapoor family. He started his career as an actor and founded Prithvi Theatres in Mumbai. He was honored with the Padma Bhushan in 1969 and the Dadasaheb Phalke in 1971.
Raj Kapoor [Grand Father]
Raj Kapoor was an Indian film actor, director and producer. He was honored with Padma Bhushan in 1971 and the Dadasaheb Phalke in 1987. In short he is the legend of Kapoors.
Ranbir Kapoor family rare photos