Ranveer Singh shares glimpse of his menacing look in ‘Padmavati’


Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s magnum opus ‘Padmavati’ rolled on floors in the beginning of the month, and now Ranveer Singh has provided a sneak-peak of his look in the movie.

The exuberant actor took to his Twitter handle today (Nov. 12) and shared a glimpse of the menacing eyes of his character, while also hinting about the film’s release date in Roman numerical.

“XVII. XI. XVII,” Ranveer wrote with the picture of his eyes piled with kohl, with a fierce expression. A scar mark is also spotted above his left brow.

Ranveer’s character in the period film has a villainous streak. The 31-year-old actor will be enacting the role of Delhi Sultan Alaudin Khilji, who becomes obsessed with Padmavati, the queen of Chittor, and attacks her kingdom.

Deepika Padukone will essay the titular role of the queen who was famed for her beauty and intellect. Shahid Kapoor will play the role of Padmavati’s husband Raja Rawal Ratan Singh, while Aditi Rao Hydari will play the role of Alauddin Khilji’s chief begum (wife) Kamla Devi.  

Deepika and Ranveer have teamed up with Bhansali for the third time after their blockbusters ‘Goliyon Ki Rasleela - Ram Leela’ and ‘Bajirao Mastani’. However, they duo will not be sharing the frame in the movie.

‘Padmavati’ is being readied for a release on November 17, 2017.

Meanwhile, Ranveer is awaiting the release of his film ‘Befikre’ opposite Vaani Kapoor. The Aditya Chopra directorial is slated to hit screens on December 9. Deepika will be next seen in her Hollywood debut ‘xXx: The Return of Xander Cage’ co-starring Vin Diesel, which is releasing on January 20 next year. Shahid’s upcoming film ‘Rangoon’ co-starring Saif Ali Khan and Kangana Ranaut is releasing on February 24, 2017, a day ahead of his 36th birthday.