Bollywood’s Baba aka Ranveer Singh is all set to rock the silver screen soon with his upcoming film ‘Padmavati’ which is going to release on 17 November 2017.
While you wait eagerly to see him in this historical drama, let’s check out his lesser known facts about him.
Born: 6 July 1985, Mumbai
Height: 1.77 m
Parents: Anju Bhavnani and Jagjit Singh Bhavnani
Siblings: Ritika Bhavnani
Favorite Food: Chinese
10 UNKNOWN FACTS:
1. Ranveer Singh’s full name is Ranveer Singh Bhavnani.
Ranveer had thought of changing his name because it is similar to actor Ranbir Kapoor.
However, he decided to drop his surname Bhavnani’ because he thought that ‘Ranveer Singh Bhavnani’ is not just too lengthy but also unmemorable.
2. He Started His Career as a ‘Copywriter’
After passing out from the college, Ranveer Singh was not into modeling profession, unlike the other actors. His very first job was that of a copywriter with the famous advertising agency ‘O&M’.
3. Ranveer is Sonam Kapoor’s Cousin
Many of us didn’t even know that Ranveer Singh is Sonam Kapoor’s cousin.
4. Ranveer Is Mama’s Boy
Not just actor Ranbir Kapoor, even Ranveer Singh loves his mother very much. However, the most interesting fact is that he considers his sister as his second mother.
5. Ranveer Didn’t Do Any Ads or Music Videos before Starting his Career in B-Town..!!
Ranveer didn’t do any Music Videos or Ads or before beginning his Career in Bollywood industry.
He said in an interview:
“MY AIM WAS ALWAYS TO CLINCH A LEAD ROLE IN A FILM AND THEREFORE I STOPPED DOING ANY ADS, MUSIC VIDEOS, TV SERIALS AS I THOUGHT THAT A FRESH FACE ALWAYS WORKS MUCH BETTER. IT WAS A RISK AND I TOOK THAT RISKTELLING MYSELF THAT I WILL GIVE MY BEST TO BAG A LEAD ROLE”.
6. Ranveer Rejected 3 Movies before Making his Debut in ‘Band Baaja Baarat’…!!
There were rumors that Band Baaja Baaraat was funded by his father cum businessman Jagjit Singh Bhavnani.
Ranveer Singh rejected three films before making his Debut in film Band Baaja Baarat.
7. Ranveer Has a Collection of ‘X-Rated Magazines’….!!
Whenever dashing Ranveer Singh visits any country, he ensures that he picks up their famous X-rated magazines.
8. Ranveer and Ahana were lovebirds…!!
Yes, it’s true that Ranveer Singh and Ahana Deol were College Sweethearts in college. It was something special without continued throughout the college life until they both decided to end it.
Later, after entering Bollywood industry, he was linked with actress Anushka Sharma and then Ahana started dating Aditya Roy Kapur.
Ranveer and Ahana are still good friends. He even attended Ahana’s wedding with his rumored GF cum actress Deepika Padukone.
Do you remember ‘Do the Rex’ rap? Well, it was Ranveer Singh who had done it. He even did a rap for Ching’s Secret Ad.
And he also rapped few lines in his own film ‘Ladies Vs Ricky Behl’, after which we caught him rapping even during his public appearances.
10. Ranveer was the first choice for ‘Bombay Velvet’…!!
Bombay Velvet’s dates clashed with Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s film ‘Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela’.
But the truth is it was Ranveer Singh and not Ranbir Kapoor who was the first choice for the role of ‘Johnny’ in Anurag Kashyap’s film Bombay Velvet.