Ranveer Singh is Bollywood’s heartthrob and is known to be one of the most charming personalities in B-Town. He is loved by everyone in the industry and is recognised for his work in Padmaavat, Ram Leela, Gully Boy and Bajirao Mastani. Not only is he known for his astounding acting skills, but also for his quick wit and his oh so gorgeous looks. He tied the knot with the love of his life, Deepika Padukone, last year and is currently gearing up for his upcoming film, ’83. He is currently in London working on the Kabir Khan directorial, which will mark the first time he will be seen alongside Deepika Padukone since they tied the knot.
Ranveer Singh has a huge fan base and his recent appearance in London’s Southall area is proof! Locals immediately recognized him and of course went into frenzy. He gave his fans time, danced along to the dhol, took selfies and fans were in awe. Now, while we’re all huge Ranveer Singh fans, and while he appears to be an open book and is rather open about things, there may be a few things he has kept hidden. And so, we rounded up a few facts about Ranveer Singh that you probably didn’t know.
1. His REAL Name
While many know him as Ranveer Singh, not many people know that Ranveer’s full name is Ranveer Singh Bhavani. For the purpose of work and his career however, Ranveer dropped the Bhavani thinking that it was too long and forgettable. Ranveer Singh on the other hand is short, crisp and much easier to remember.
2. His Relationship With Ahana Deol
Ranveer Singh tied the knot with the love of his life, Deepika Padukone last year and they are indeed living a blissfully wedded life. The two dated for seven years before tying the knot and got married in a private ceremony in Como last year. But of course, before Deepika there were others. Before making his Bollywood debut Ranveer Singh dated Ahana Deol, daughter of Hema Malini and Dharmendra while they were in college. The two remain good friends, and Ranveer also attended her wedding!
3. The Kapoor Connection
Not many of you may know this, but Ranveer Singh and Sonam Kapoor are actually cousins. Ranveer Singh’s father, Jagjit Singh and Sonam Kapoor’s mother, Sunita Kapoor are cousins; which makes them cousins from the maternal side. So now that makes it clear as to why he shares such a good rapport with Anil Kapoor.
4. His First Job
Believe it or not, Ranveer Singh’s first job was not in acting. Soon after he returned from the US, Ranveer Singh worked as a copywriter in O&M advertising agency for a long time. He also took up a job as an assistant director before he entered the Bollywood industry
5. He Is a True Foodie
Although Ranveer Singh is well built and works super hard at the gym, the Padmaavat actor loves eating junk food. He is also a lover of spicy food and noodles and Chinese cuisine is among his favourite things to eat. Interestingly, he also endorses an Indian brand of Hakka noodles by the name Ching’s Secret.
6. He’s a Pro at Rejections!
Ranveer Singh has some astounding films under his belt in which his performance has been unmatched. But what you probably didn’t know is that the actor had refused three Bollywood films before making his debut with Band Baaja Baarat. He had always wanted to make his debut in Bollywood as a lead actor and it is believed that Ranveer’s father paid YRF a huge amount to get him the role. However, Ranveer denies all the rumours till date.
And now, you have been educated thoroughly on our favourite topic; Ranveer Singh! Ranveer Singh is currently working on the shoot for ’83 in which he will be essaying the role of legendary cricketer, Kapil Dev, alongside Deepika Padukone who will play his wife, Romi Bhatia. The film will narrate the story of the World Cup in 1983 in which Kapil Dev led his team to victory. We can’t wait to see the perfect pair on screen again!