Pursuing acting as a career and doing justice to it every time you sign for a movie has never been an easy thing. Ranveer Singh has been one such actor who never leaves a single moment for us to be awe-struck.
Be it “Baand Baaja Barat”, the romantic comedy film bringing him the “best male debut category” in Filmfare or Bajirao Mastani which has won the hearts of thousand, Ranveer Singh seems to become better with each movie that he desires to be a part of.
The fun-loving and the most energetic actor of Bollywood is a method actor who gets into his characters so well it seems their souls have united on the screen. He puts himself into all facets of emotions, mentality and persona to adopt the character fully. He uses the rare path putting himself through the same emotions that his character goes through in the film and his original self fuses with his role.
After his heart melting performance as a Maratha warrior in Sanjay Leela Bansali’s film “Bajirao Mastani”, Our Bajirao has taken up another Bansali film calld Padmavati, a historical drama and a fictionalized account on the life of Rani Padmavati who was a legendary Ranjput queen.
Ranveer Singh is playing the part of Alauddin Khilji, the cruel and menacing anti-hero in the movie. A lot of negativity is required to effortlessly project the character on the screen. The 32 year old has tried everything to get into the skin of the character and to effectively represent all the nuances of this complex character.
He followed the same route as he did during the shooting of Bajirao Mastani and locked himself in his own apartment, prepped and stayed in the headspace for weeks researching and exploring extreme negativity to get into his character. This led him to go to a psychiatrist to get out of this dark state of mind.
Insiders have reported how the shooting of Padmavati which has been going on for almost a year has taken a toll on the actor’s real self, and such is the effects that his close ones are worried. In order to sustain the Khilji persona, he has changed his behaviour and reactions towards his fellow mates, which is why his friends adviced him to visit a psychiatrist who would help him out of the intimidating Khilji influences.
The period drama casts Ranveer Singh as the cruel, ruthless Invader Alauddin Khilji with Deepika Padukone as Rani Padmavati and Shahid Kapoor, acting as her husband Maharawal Ratan Singh. It showcases the invader’s attempt to capture Chittor to get Padmavati for himself. The film not only explores Khilji’s fascination for Rani Padmavati but also his attraction towards his slave general “Malik Kafur.”
If the reports of the film’s are valid, it will be Ranveer’s first time playing a bisexual character on screen.
The much awaited movie is set to release on the 1st of December.