Deepika Padukone to Shruti Hassan to Mahira Khan: 9 women Ranbir Kapoor dated before Alia Bhatt
First Published 18, Oct 2020, 2:50 PM
Take a look at 9 women Ranbir Kapoor dated before falling in love with his co-star Alia Bhatt
Ranbir Kapoor is known as Bollywood's casanova or ladies man. Much before Alia Bhatt and Ranbir made their relationship official, dad Mahesh Bhatt had suggested 'Ladies Man' as a possible title for Ranbir's biopic on the chat show Koffee With Karan.
Ranbir's love-life has always made headlines and grabs much attention. So, here is a list of women Ranbir Kapoor's name was linked with.
Nandita Mahtani: Ranbir was allegedly dating Nandita Mahtani, the first wife of Karisma Kapoor's ex-husband Sanjay Kapoor, who was 10 years older to him. Fashion designer Nandita Mahtani and Ranbir were reportedly dating during his early days in the industry. In an interview, Ranbir had even admitted to having a huge crush on her. However, both soon started focusing on their respective careers and drifted apart. Nandita and Sanjay Kapur, who is also Ranbir's cousin Karisma Kapoor's ex-husband were married to each other for a brief period, before settling for mutual separation.
Nargis Fakhri: During the shooting for Imtiaz Ali's Rockstar, many reports claimed that both Nargis Fakhri and Ranbir Kapoor came closer. Besides on-screen, they had a sizzling chemistry off-screen too. However, post the film, the two sailed apart.
Sonam Kapoor: Both the parties have never admitted that the two ever romanced. However, some Bollywood insiders and crew from the sets of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Sawariya verified for their off-screen chemistry.
Angela Jonsson: Ranbir was also linked with Chennai based model and kingfisher calendar girl, Angela Jonsson. The couple made news in 2011 when they were spotted together. In an interview, said, “I’m scared these days. The moment I’m seen having dinner or coming out of a movie hall with a girl, people start talking of me dating her”.
Deepika Padukone: Ranbir and Deepika was Bollywood's most favourite couple until they broke up. Post the break-up, in a heartfelt, candid interview to an entertainment magazine Stardust in 2011, Ranbir Kapoor had opened up about cheating on Deepika, while with Katrina Kaif. In the interview, 37-year-old Ranbir Kapoor confessed about cheating on Deepika Padukone, while with Katrina Kaif. He said, "Yes, I have cheated, out of immaturity, out of inexperience, out of taking advantage of certain temptations, out of callousness. You realise it now, when you grow up and you value it more as to why be in a relationship, why be committed to someone when you cannot be committed?" Ranbir also said, "Infidelity is the deal breaker. Once it comes in, respect goes away, trust goes away and these are the pillars of a relationship you can't f*ck around with it."
Katrina Kaif: Katrina was with Salman since she entered Bollywood. But while shooting for Ajab Prem Ki Gazab Kahani, Ranbir and Katrina’s came closer. During that time Ranbir was dating Deepika, learning the fact that he was cheating, she left him.
Mahira Khan: A few years, ago Ranbir Kapoor is breaking the Internet. Once again, not for his movies, but for his hush-hush personal life. Ranbir and Pakistani actress Mahira Khan were spotted smoking in New York City, and those pictures are now going viral on social media. Soon after that there were a rumours about the Ranbir Kapoor heading to New York to meet her and soon after these pictures with Pakistani actress Mahira goes viral. Ranbir and Mahira were also seen at the Global Teacher Prize gala, which took place in Dubai, where they walked the red carpet together and looked cordial with each other in front of the cameras.
Shruti Hassan: Ranbir and Shruti Hassan were under a lot of speculation after delivering a hot performance in an ad together. As per the insiders, it was a short-term affair. However, Shruti came forward to clear the air, “I am very busy with my work and have nothing to say because these rumours don’t affect me anymore”.
Avantika Malik: Ever since Ranbir joined Bollywood, his name has been linked to many, not just the above mentioned. One of the names which is not mentioned above is Avantika Mailk, who is now actor Imran Khan's wife. Ranbir once had a huge crush on Avantika back in the 90s when they used to study together. Avantika worked as a child actor in a popular teen series Just Mohabbat. Ranbir was spotted many times on the sets of this serial with Avantika. Both spent a lot of time together. According to reports, after dating for five years, they broke up and Avantika started seeing Imran and tied the knot in 2011. They now have a daughter together. It is said that Ranbir and Avantika have remained friends despite their break-up.