Ranbir Kapoor recently shared a suggestion from his late father Rishi Kapoor that has stuck with him. Ranbir said the late actor, who admitted in his memoir that he dislikes his son’s unconventional film choices, suggested that he make films that “a larger audience” would enjoy. Read also| When Rishi Kapoor told Ranbir Kapoor to ‘be careful’ when choosing his soul mate
Ranbir, who will next be seen in Shamshera, recently took part in a rapid-fire game led by the film’s production house, Yash Raj Films. During the interaction, Ranbir was asked to give an advice which was given by Rishi Kapoor he will always remember that. Commenting on this, the actor said: “Don’t take success to your head, don’t take failure to your heart, and what I’ve really understood now, after so many years in the industry, is that – make movies that appeal to a wider audience. .”
In the rapid fire session, Ranbir also revealed that he is a mama’s boy and not a papa’s boy. He also took Alia Bhatt’s name, when asked what makes him laugh the most. He said, “My wife, my dogs, my family, a cool breeze, a game of soccer and a good movie.” Asked to describe himself in three words, Ranbir said: “Shy, lazy and emotional.” When asked one thing about Alia that he loves, Ranbir said, “That she is very sweet.”
When asked about his favorite movies, Ranbir mentioned Shree 420 (1955), which starred his grandfather Raj Kapoor, as well as Father Rishi in a cameo. He also mentioned Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol starrer Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995). The actor shared that he believes his 2009 film Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani, in which he starred opposite his ex-girlfriend Katrina Kaif, is his “most underrated film.” He said, “I didn’t appreciate it then, it was quite a good entertainer.”
He answered some other questions in the game. Asked to share which person on the internet he is currently in love with, Ranbir took the name of actor Zendaya. He also said that filmmaker Rohit Dhawan is his ‘4 am friend’.
Ranbir will star in the first dual role of his career in Shamshera, which also stars Vaani Kapoor and Sanjay Dutt. The film is scheduled for a theatrical release on July 22 in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.