“I Was Losing My Marbles” – Ranveer Singh On Playing Sultan Alauddin Khilji In Padmaavat

💀🔱 #khilji #padmaavat

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Here are some interesting excerpts from the hour-long conversation –
On sinking his teeth into the meaty role of Alauddin Khilji  –

On improvising with Sanjay Leela Bhansali and THAT perfume rubbing scene –

😈🔥 #khilji #padmaavat

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On finally watching the entire movie –

On Aditya Chopra’s reaction to Padmaavat –

On building respect for a character as dark as Khilji –

😈 #padmaavat IN CINEMAS NOW

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On his apprehension to play this role –

On his equation with Shahid Kapoor –

Shahid Kapoor and Ranveer Singh

Shahid Kapoor and Ranveer Singh

On pouring his heart out for Padmaavat –

On channeling his sense of humour for Alauddin and the collage he posted of Alex (A Clockwork Orange), Joker (The Dark Knight) and himself as Khilji –

Ranveer Singh

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On not playing dark characters for a while –

And finally, on transitioning from Khilji to Gully Boy –

Y’already know #gullyboys @ntnmshra @kaaam_bhaari @vivianakadivine

A post shared by Ranveer Singh (@ranveersingh) on Jan 7, 2018 at 5:15am PST

Ranveer has exciting projects like Zoya Akhtar‘s Gully Boy, Rohit Shetty‘s Simmba and Kabir Khan‘s next on the 1983 Cricket World Cup lined up for this year and the next one. We can’t wait to see what this “talent ka voolcano” has in store for his audience!