Recently, in an interview with Mid Day, Ranveer Singh opened up about his Sanjay Leela Bhansali connection to his Jayeshbhai Jordaar‘s character. The actor went back to the time where he had played a lover boy in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Ram Leela but in Jayeshbhai Jordaar he will be seen as a small-time Gujrat-based businessman.
Talking about his role the actor said that he is playing a Gujrati man again after Ram-Leela, a film that gave him the standing of a star in this industry. He feels that Ram-Leela made fans shower him with love. He quipped that even today people from the community talk about how much they loved his performance in the film.
Ranveer Singh further admitted the fact that he walked into Jayeshbhai Jordaar better prepared. Talking about the Gujarati culture he said that he loves everything about that state, its culture, its vibrancy, and most importantly, its people. Hence he was inspired to become a Gujarati man. The actor hopes that the community loves the film and his performance.
Meanwhile, Ranveer Singh’s Jayeshbhai Jordaar is a social comedy-drama starring Shalini Pandey and directed by Divyang Thakkar, who is making his directorial debut. Jayeshbhai Jordaar is set to be released on May 13 this year and will have a box office clash with Ayushmann Khurrana’s Anek.
Apart from Jayeshbhaai Jordaar, Ranveer Singh will next be seen in Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani, co-starring Alia Bhatt. After Gully Boy, this is their second collaboration. With this film, Karan Johar returns to the director’s chair after a six-year gap.