The livewire Ranveer aka Ranveer Singh Bhavnani was born on July 6, 1985 in Mumbai. He is actress Sonam Kapoor’s cousin. He had always wanted to be an actor, and after joining school he started participating in the school plays and debates. Following his Bachelor of Arts degree from Indiana University, Bloomington, Singh returned to India in 2007 and worked for a few years in advertising as a copywriter, with agencies like O&M and JWT. In 2010, he auditioned for the lead role in Yash Raj Films’ Band Baaja Baaraat and got selected. The film won him the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut that year.