Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s, Bajirao Mastani is now nearing completion, the film’s lead hero, Ranveer Singh, who went ‘underground’ once he began shooting for the film, has now started making public appearances with the film’s poster launch yesterday. Apparently, the actor had completed all his pending work related to movies, his endorsements and commercials, and decided to shut himself completely to focus on Bhansali’s film as he wanted to get deeply involved with his character which’s one of the most challenging roles of his career. So Ranveer was completely off all the media and the social networking sites for about 18 months. Also, the actor, who went bald for the role wanted to keep his look under wraps as much as possible.
And when the actor was asked about the issues of “extreme intolerance” in India and the ongoing controversy of Shah Rukh Khan being attacked by a political outfit, or Ghulam Ali not willing to perform in India, Ranveer said, “For past year-and-a-half, you could say I have been living under a rock. I really am far removed from anything that is happening in the world.
I had the single focus which is to play Bajirao to the best of my ability as it is a once in a life time opportunity and I had to do it justice. So everything in my life has taken a backseat, I am not in touch with many of my friends, I have not been able to spend time with my family for over a year and a half but of course, all of them are very understanding,”
He continued, “And at the same time I have not been able to follow the current affairs, unfortunately. Hopefully I will get time off between Bajirao Mastani and Bifikre which is when I will catch up with everything that is happening. Right now I am not well equipped to comment on this issue.”