Ranveer Singh gears up with seven films: '83, Jayeshbhai Jordaar, Cirkus, Gangubai Kathiawadi, a gangster drama, Mr India, and Dhoom 4
With a sports biopic, dramedy, and a period comedy, a love story and a gangster saga, a sci-fi superhero, and the next Dhoom antagonist, the actor has his hands full.
Ranveer Singh, who completed a decade in the film industry on Thursday, may still be awaiting the release of Kabir Khan's sports drama, '83, and Akshay Kumarcop thriller Sooryavanshi , in which he has a special appearance, both long-delayed by the pandemic, along with the dramedy, Jayeshbhai Jordaar, but with a jam-packed shoot diary, the actor can no longer afford to sit at home twiddling his thumbs. He recently kicked off 's Cirkus, a comedy of errors with him in a double role. The film rolled soon after Diwali in Mumbai and will also be shot extensively in Ooty and Goa. The laugh riot also features Varun Sharma in a double role. Pooja Hegde and Jacqueline Fernandez are the leading ladies. They will be shooting nonstop till March.
"After exploring different sub-genres of comedy- horror, slapstick and situational- Rohit is stepping into the period space. The film is set in the '60s. Since the humour arises from when four lookalikes cross each other's paths, Rohit decided to set the story in '68 when there were no mobile phones," the source informed. Interestingly, Bimal Roy's Do Dooni Chaar, which was also an adaptation of Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors, released in 1968.
After that, Ranveer will romance his Gully Boy heroine, Alia Bhatt, in Karan Johar's love story. "Ranveer will take some time off and do a 25-day workshop with Karan's team before kick-starting the romantic film around April next year," the source shared.
Meanwhile, Alia will be completing her prior commitments, including SS Rajamouli's RRR, Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Gangubai Kathiawadi and Ayan Mukerji's Brahmastra. She is also doing a film for Shah Rukh Khan, a dark comedy tentatively titled Darlings, to be helmed by Jasmeet K Reen. It starts early next year.
Ranveer is in talks with Zoya Akhtar for a gangster drama and Ali Abbas Zafar for the sci-fi superhero film, Mr India, revolving around an invisible man, too. There is also a strong buzz of him coming on board the fourth instalment of the Dhoom franchise in mid-2022 as the baddie. John Abraham, Hrithik Roshan and Aamir Khan had played the antagonist in earlier instalments of the franchise.