Ranveer Singh is currently one of the busiest actors in Bollywood and every production house wants to take dates from Dynamite. The 37-year-old actor, who celebrates his birthday today, is taking his time to do the lineup. As per our sources, Ranveer has said no to more than 25 to 30 scripts in the last 6 months and only five of them have excited him.
“He is locked to play the protagonist in Baiju Bawra. While it was supposed to go on floors in 2022, it is delayed by at least a year. Sanjay Leela Bhansali is now planning to take it on floors sometime next year. The digital assignment, Heera Mandi is ready,” revealed a source close to the development, adding that Ranveer has also been approached to play a superhero in the big screen adaptation of Shaktimaan. The source added, “He is very excited to explore the world of superheroes, but has not signed the dotted line yet. He is waiting for the final narration, as well as an update on the film. Who is the director of?
Zoya Akhtar has been trying to make a gangster drama with Ranveer Singh, but the film continues to get delayed. Zoya wants to make an Indian adaptation of The Departed with Ranveer Singh. While Ranveer has already agreed to be a part of the film, the filmmaker has not been able to break the deal to acquire the remake rights. Efforts are being made to do the right, and if/when it is done, an official announcement will be made. Ranveer will immediately allot a bulk date to Zoya to complete all the formalities, but it is taking longer than expected ,” the source shared.
The actor, who has proved his mettle over and over again by traveling from region to region, is also excited to do Tezaab 2.0. “He grew up watching Acid and is a huge fan of the film. The makers want to remake it for today’s audience, take a one line idea, and spin a new script around the same. Whereas Ranveer The producers are excited at the idea stage, they have asked them to come back with a bound script and a director. Team Tezaab 2.0 is currently in talks with several top directors with a knack for commercial cinema, and when It will all be over, then Ranveer will go to his place,” the source revealed.
A remake of Anacharitha with Shankar is also in his kitty, but it has been delayed due to Shankar’s commitment to complete RC 15 and Indian 2. A new schedule will be prepared after the completion of both the films. His house, Yash Raj Films is also in discussions with Ranveer on a range of topics, but he is yet to zero in on a bound script for the coveted banner. Except for the above mentioned projects, Ranveer and his team are reading scripts every day and there is a possibility of him making some unexpected announcements in the times to come. Her ’83’ director, Kabir Khan had given her a topic on Paralympic gold medalist, but after several rounds of discussion, the same has been put on hold.
Well then, here’s wishing the chameleon man a very happy birthday. And we hope, he will continue to entertain us and his fans globally with all the above movies and many more. Meanwhile, Ranveer will soon be seen in Circus this Christmas and then in Rocky and Rani’s love story during Valentines Day weekend.
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