Ranbir Kapoor He is returning to his romantic comedy roots with his next, Tum Jhothi Me Makkar. The actor will be co-starring with Shraddha Kapoor in filmmaker Lu Ranjan’s film and the fresh pair of leads has fans excited to see them together on screen. Ranbir, who was with Shraddha and Lu at the film’s trailer launch in Mumbai, is returning to the genre after a long hiatus and talked about working with his co-star whom he has known since childhood. . (Also read: Shraddha Kapoor thanks Lu Ranjan for not casting Kartik Aaryan and Nusrat Bharucha in Makkar in Tum Jhothi)
One of the actor’s most popular films is Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013) where he played the role of Kabir aka Bani, who is reluctant to settle down and put down roots. He starred in the film alongside actors Deepika Padukone, Aditya Roy Kapur, and Kalki Koechlin. At the trailer launch on Monday, Ranbir revealed that playing a role in a rom-com was a tough task for him. He also praised. Shraddha Kapoorcalling him a ‘commercial box office superstar’.
Ranbir shared, “I’ve known Shraddha since I guess she was born and I was born, because our parents are friendly. So we’ve been friends for a long time. But working with her. , I truly feel that we share the same creative energies. I know she brings the same passion, dedication and fire to do our best.”
“She’s an actress that a lot of people like, a commercial box-office superstar if you can call it. Her presence in this film gave a lot of value and I think it’s Lou’s genius that she got us. The two were cast together. It’s amazing to work with Shraddha and I hope we can work together in the future,” he added.
Shraddha is the daughter of veteran actor Shakti Kapoor. His mother Shivangi Kapoor’s sisters Padmini Kolhapure and Tejaswini Kolhapure are also actors. Ranbir also belongs to a film family. His father is late actor Rishi Kapoor and mother Neetu Kapoor are both actors, while his grandfather is legendary actor-filmmaker Raj Kapoor.
He is married to his Brahmastra: Part One – Shivaay co-star Alia Bhatt. They welcomed daughter Raha Kapoor in November 2022.
To Jhothi Mein Makkar, which also stars Dimple Kapadia, Boney Kapoor, and stand-up comedian Anubhu Singh Bassi, will hit theaters on March 8 on Holi.
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