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Ranbir Kapoor Burdened By 'The Star Son' Tag

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Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor, who is often referred to as the next superstar admitted that he is burdened because of the 'star son' tag that is always carried with him.

He wants to carve out his own identity but because of this tag, it is not easy. "I want people to recognise me by my work. I am burdened by this tag called 'the star son'. People say I got everything easily, yes, I got my first film easily because people were curious about me. After that I have worked hard, experienced things. It is important to make an identity of my own," Ranbir said.

Ranbir was born in to a family full of cine-stars. He is the grandson of legendary Raj Kapoor and son of veteran actors Neetu and Rishi Kapoor. "My parents feel very proud when somebody calls them Ranbir Kapoor's parents. Every father and mother wants that for their child. I hope that I make them proud and carry forward the legacy of my family in my own distinct way," he said.

Rishi Kapoor who has made it big in Bollywood in the past is again gaining the attention with his negative roles in films. Ranbir tells us that this is like a second career for his father. "He has made me realise one thing that stars fade and actors always remain. This is his second career as a character actor. The biggest thing is to have excitement and passion even at this age," he said.

Besharam is the first film in which Ranbir shares the screen space with his parents. The movie will hit the theatres on Wednesday, October 2. Do come back as we will update you on how the Kapoor family will fair together on-screen in Besharam. (Inputs from PTI)

Have a look at the slide show for Besharam stills.

The Besharam Family

Ranbir Kapoor's parents Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Singh play the roles of Inspector Chulbul Chautala and Head Constable Bulbul Chautala respectively in Besharam.


The director says that a positive Besharam will be the quality of his hero. He also says that Babli is a poor guy but has a nice heart.

Besharm Beats Chennai Express

Ranbir's Besharam beats Chennai Express in the number game. The movie will release in 3600 screens, where as Chennai Express released in 3500 screens.

Just Like His Daddy

For the flagship song in Besharam, Ranbir will be seen in an avatar similar to Rishi Kapoor's look from the 1980 movie Karz. Ranbir dons a metallic golden outfit and shakes a leg.

Pallavi Sharda

Pallavi Sharda is an Indian-Australian actress who made her Bollywood debut in My Name Is Khan. She had played a supporting role then. In Besharam, she has got the opportunity to play the lead opposite Ranbir.


Ranbir plays the role of a Punjabi boy in this movie. He is poor but has a good heart in Besharam.

Shakes His Booty

In the title track of the Besharam, we see Ranbir grooving to the fast paced song. He sets the floor on fire.


Beshram's tagline is Na sammaan ka moh, na apmaan ka bhay. It literally means No want for respect, no fear of disrespect.

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