Name: Ranveer Singh
Birthday: 6th July 1985
Known For: When Ranveer Singh was in college in Indiana University, he used to work part-time at Starbucks. He even used to sell butter chicken to earn some extra cash.
Debut Film: Band Baaja Baaraat
Marital Status: Married
Spouse: Deepika Padukone
Relationships: Ahana Deol, Anushka Sharma, Deepika Padukone
Awards: Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut, 2 Filmfare Awards for Best Actor, Filmfare Award for Best Actor (Critics), IIFA Award for Star Debut of the Year, 4, IIFA Awards for Best Actor, IIFA Award for Best Male Playback Singer
Ranveer Singh Biography
Ranveer Singh worked hard and charmed his way through from being a newbie to becoming one of the highest-paid Bollywood actors. Born in 1985, in Bombay, to Anju and Jagjit Singh Bhavnani. His elder sister is Ritika Bhavnani and his paternal grandmother was Chand Burke. Singh always wanted to be an actor while growing up, so he studied theatre and took acting classes. One day he got a call for an audition by Shanoo Sharma, the head of the casting division for Yash Raj Films. They informed him that it was for a lead role in the film Band Baaja Baaraat. Aditya Chopra saw the audition tape and was impressed by his acting. Later, he was cast for the role. Along with him, Anushka Sharma was also cast for the female lead role.
Ranveer spent time with students at the Delhi University campus to understand what it is like a typical Delhi boy. The film went on to become a sleeper hit and did well at the box office. Singh earned his first Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut. After that, Ranveer was signed on for Ladies vs Ricky Bahl, alongside Anushka Sharma and Parineeti Chopra. The film did well commercially.
Following that, Singh found rave acclaim coming his way after playing a role in Lootera in 2013. He was cast along with Sonakshi Sinha. However, the film underperformed commercially at the box office. Ranveer Singh next starred in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela. The film generated positive reviews from critics and so did Ranveer’s performance. The film also emerged as a commercial success.
In 2014, Ranveer Singh played a role in Gunday, alongside Arjun Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra and Irrfan Khan. The film became Singh’s biggest box office opener and gained huge success. He then starred in Finding Fanny and Kill Dill. The latter received negative reviews. In 2015, he played a role in Dil Dhadakne Do, alongside Anil Kapoor, Shefali Shah, Anushka Sharma, and Priyanka Chopra/ The film performed moderately at the box office but, Singh received positive review for his acting.
In 2015, he also played a role in Bajirao Mastani, opposite Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra. To prepare for the role he shaved his head and locked himself in a hotel room for 21 days. The film became the highest-grossing Indian film, and the actor was praised for his performance. He even received a Filmfare Award for Best Actor.
In 2016, Ranveer Singh starred in Befikre, opposite Vaani Kapoor. The film received mixed reviews and underperformed at the box office. One year later, Ranveer Singh played a role in Padmaavat, alongside Deepika Padukone and Shahid Kapoor. This was his third collaboration with Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Padukone.
The film was then the most expensive Hindi film and became Ranveer Singh’s highest-grossing release. It was also the biggest grosser in Indian Cinema. He also played a role in Rohit Shetty’s Simmba alongside Sara Ali Khan and Sonu Sood. The film emerged as the actor’s second top-earning Indian film of 2018, and he received praise for his performance.
In 2019, Ranveer Singh played a role in Gully Boy, for which he performed rap songs on his own. The film was also premiered at the 69th Berlin International Film Festival. Singh received praise for his acting and he received several awards for his role, including Filmfare Award for Best Actor.
In 2020, Ranveer Singh launched his production company, Maa Kasam Films. After that, his next releases were delayed due to COVID-19. This includes Sooryavanshi, 83, Takht, Jayeshbhai Jordaar.
Controversy: An FIR was filled against Ranveer Singh because of his participation in the adult content based show AIB Knockout.
Latest News: Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt are going to star in two more films together, which will keep them busy, as the production of the movies has overlapped.
Latest Movies: Gully Boy
Latest Series: None
Upcoming Movies: Cirkus, 83, Jayeshbhai Jordaar