Facts to know about Ranveer Singh – Ranveer Singh Bhavnani is an Indian actor and is one of the highest-paid actors in India who was featured in Forbes India’s Celebrity 100 list since 2012. Ranveer Singh was born on 6 July 1985 into a Sindhi family to Anju and Jagjit Singh Bhavnani. He also has an elder sister, Ritika Bhavnani.
As of June 2019, Singh will be seen in Karan Johar’s historical drama Takht. He will also be portraying the cricketer Kapil Dev in 83, a sports film based on the 1983 Cricket World Cup. Ranveer Singh is known for his energized performances in movies and stunning appearances at events and shows. There are many more interesting facts to know about Ranveer Singh for all his fans.
Facts to know about Ranveer Singh
He worked as a copywriter before coming in Bollywood
Ranveer’s first job after his college was in an advertising agency, as a copywriter.
Ranveer once dated Ahana Deol
Before entering Bollywood, Ranveer Singh reportedly dated Hema Malini’s younger daughter, Ahana Deol during his college days.
He dropped his last name
Ranveer’s full name is Ranveer Singh Bhavnani. He dropped his surname because according to him it was too long and unmemorable. He gets the last name ‘Singh’ from his grandfather who is a Sikh.
He was suspended from Class
Ranveer Singh was suspended from school for a day because he was caught listening to a very famous Bollywood song ‘Chaiyya Chaiyya’ from Dil Se in class. Ranveer was obsessed with this song and Shah Rukh Khan.
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Ranveer Singh rejected 3 Bollywood films before Band Bajaa Baraat
Ranveer Singh was very choosy about his debut and rejected three films before he picked up YRF blockbuster, Band Bajaa Baraat.
First choice for Bombay Velvet
He was the first choice for the lead role in Bombay Velvet, but as he was busy shooting for another film, the role went to Ranbir Kapoor.
Some famous films of Ranveer Singh
Some of his famous films are Dil Dhadakne Do (2015), Bajirao Mastani (2015), Befikre (2016), Simmba (2018), Padmaavat (2018), Gully Boy (2019), and many others.
He has received three Filmfare Awards, three Zee Cine Awards and two Stardust Awards.
Sonam Kapoor is the cousin of Ranveer Singh
Ranveer is the maternal third cousin of Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor, daughter of actor Anil Kapoor.
Relationship with Deepika Padukone
Ranveer Singh started dating Deepika Padukone on the sets of Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela in 2012. In October 2018, the couple announced their marriage. And in the next month, they married in traditional Konkani Hindu style at Lake Como, Italy.
Injured several times
Ranveer injured his shoulder badly during the shoot of Bajirao Mastani. Before this, he got a serious leg injury while shooting for his film, Lootera.
Fond of perfumes and sanitizer
Once in an interview, Deepika revealed that Ranveer is fond of perfumes, deos and uses hand sanitizer frequently.
Endorsing several brands
In addition to his acting career, Singh endorses several brands, like Adidas, Head & Shoulders, Ching’s, Jack & Jones, Thums Up and MakeMyTrip. And in the year 2019, he launched his own record label named IncInk to promote local musicians.