Ranveer Singh on playing Khilji in Padmaavat: It’s wonderful to see my gamble pay off

I went with the vision of Sanjay Leela Bhansali and my instinct of what I could achieve with Khilji. “I’m happy that the audiences are seeing and loving a character that both Sanjay sir and I have worked on tirelessly for over two years to bring to life.”
Thrilled about the response, he said: “I took a big risk with this character and it’s wonderful to see my gamble pay off. “I feel very happy and very fulfilled today.”
The movie, based on 16th century poet Malik Muhammad Jayasi’s “Padmavat”, also stars Deepika Padukone and Shahid Kapoor. I saw Khilji as a challenge for me, as an actor. Ranveer said in a statement to IANS: “It is extremely rare and overwhelming to get this kind of love from the audience. Related News
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While the critics have lauded that Ranveer has given one of the best villains to Bollywood through his performance, the actor said: “I will be honest — when I was offered Padmaavat, most people were of the opinion that a hero should not play the anti-hero. For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App 2018-01-27T09:02:40+00:00″>
Updated: January 27, 2018 9:02 am

Ranveer Singh is overwhelmed with the response for his film Padmaavat. This kind of validation gives one the confidence to take bigger and bigger risks, challenge stereotypes and continue to push the envelope in the realm of mainstream Hindi cinema.