Bollywood star Ranveer Singh is set to steal hearts once again, this time in a period drama directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. After Bajirao Mastani, the ‘Bajirao Mastani’ actor will be seen playing Alauddin Khilji’s character in Padmavati. The film also stars Shahid Kapoor and Deepika Padukone.

Ranveer has proved through his earlier movies that he is extremely dedicated to his roles. During Bajirao Mastani, the actor used to go in his intense zone which had actually scared his crew members. This time, it’s not Ranveer but his co-star Raza Murad, who plays Jalaluddin Khilji who was the uncle of Alauddin Khilji in Padmavati. On Bhansali’s direction, the senior actor slapped Ranveer 24 times.

Yes you heard it right! Ranveer got slapped 24 times to get into the character and also, Bhansali wanted it to be real.

“Yes I slapped Ranveer Singh because it was the demand of director Sanjay Leela Bhansali who wanted each and every shot from different angles. So in this way, it happened 24 slaps,” Raza Murad told NYOOOZ.

As we already know Ranveer’s dedication, he could have happily and patiently went through the pain to get the perfect shot.

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