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Happy birthday Ranveer Singh: All hail the king of biopics on his day!

THE ASIAN AGE. | SHAHEEN IRANI
Published : Jul 6, 2018, 2:06 pm IST
Updated : Jul 6, 2018, 2:05 pm IST

‘Simmba’ is a refreshing change - an out-and-out entertainer as Rohit and Ranveer collaborate once again!

Ranveer Singh
 Ranveer Singh

Ranveer Singh is the name that is shining bright these days thanks to his act as Alaudin Khilji in ‘Padmaavat’ and the bright line-up of his movies.

He took barely some time to transform from Khilji into Sangram Bhalerao for Rohit Shetty’s ‘Simmba’.

Ranveer Singh on 'Simmba' poster.

Ranveer and Rohit have earlier worked on a TVC ‘My Name Is Ranveer Ching’ which is when they announced that they would work on a movie together, only that now this film is also being produced by Karan Johar.

Apart from this, the actor will soon be seen in ‘Gully Boy’ and ‘83’ too – interestingly both a biopic.

While ‘Gully Boy’ is based on the life of street rapper Divine, ‘83’ will see Ranveer portray the phase of Kapil Dev’s World Cup win.

Ranveer Singh with rapper Divine and his gang for 'Gully Boy'.

Ranveer Singh with team of 1983 World Cup winners.

Ranveer has also portrayed other biopic characters in Sanjay Leela Bhansali films. Take for example, ‘Goliyon Ki Rasleela: Ram-Leela’ which is based on the eternal love story of Romeo and Juliet.

Ranveer Singh-Deepika Padukone starrer 'Ram Leela' got embroiled into controversies, after the Kshatriya community alleged that the film portrayed Rajputs in a bad light. Initially it was just a PIL and an FIR filed against the movie. It gradually

Their other movies, also starring his ladylove Deepika Padukone, ‘Bajirao Mastani’ and ‘Padmaavat’, was also based on ‘Peshwa Bajirao’ and ‘Alaudin Khilji’s life respectively.

Ranveer Singh in a still from 'Bajirao Mastani'.

Ranveer Singh as Alauddin Khilji.

‘Simmba’ however comes as a refreshing change, which is expected to be an out-and-out entertainer as Rohit and Ranveer collaborate once again!

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