The quirky and talented Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh has been receiving lots of love for his upcoming Sanjay Leela Bhansali film Padmavati. As soon as the Padmavati trailer starring Ranveer, Deepika Padukone and Shahid Kapoor was released, there was complete buzz all around. Baahubali director SS Rajmaouli took to Twitter and lauded the Befikre actor and said, “menacing and frightening yet can’t take my eyes off him”. Now, director Kabir Khan who is working with Ranveer in the Kapil Dev biopic 1983, can’t stop praising the Bajirao Mastani actor.
The Tubelight filmmaker said that he is really fond of Ranveer Singh. The maker is all set to present the story of the 1983 Indian cricket team’s World Cup victory on screen. It will feature Ranveer as the captain, Kapil Dev.
Kabir on Wednesday attended Miss Diva Grand Finale as a judge and was asked about the feeling to direct an iconic story. Kabir said: “‘1983’ is a very special project to me. I feel it’s more than a film. I will continue making films but there are some projects which comes to you which are much above films and our individual career and ‘1983’ is that kind of project.”
The film is backed by Vishnu Vardhan Induri of Vibri Media and founder of CCL, along with Phantom Films.
Asked to comment on the trailer of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s “Padmavati”, he said: “I really liked the trailer of the film and look of Ranveer. I am really fond of him and I am doing my next film with him.