5 of Ranbir Kapoor’s best films

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Wake Up Sid (2009)

Siddharth Mehra, a young university student, takes his father’s wealth for granted until he is cut off. It spurs him to find a purpose in life, which he does with the help of the no-­nonsense Aisha Banerjee (Konkana Sen Sharma), a young woman trying to make a living as a writer.

Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year (2009)

After sales trainee Harpreet Singh Bedi is ridiculed by his bosses, he surreptitiously launches a similar sales agency – Rocket Singh Corporation – slyly using the premises of his current employers.

Rajneeti (2010)

Samar Pratap goes from a student reading ­Victorian poetry to a cold-blooded ­politician determined to bring victory to his party at any cost. Loosely based on a tale from Indian epic The Mahabharata.

Rockstar (2011)

The film traces the journey of Janardhan Jakhar, aka Jordan, a middle-class Delhiite, who makes it big internationally as a musician thanks to his soulful songs, all inspired by the pain of rejection after the love of his life, Heer Kaul (Nargis Fakhri), marries someone else.

Barfi! (2012)

Loveable deaf-mute Barfi falls for a tourist ­(Ileana D’Cruz), who ­reciprocates, but ends up marrying her ­fiancé on her parents’ insistence. Meanwhile, fate throws Barfi together with his autistic childhood friend (Priyanka ­Chopra).