Shahid Kapoor speaks up on his ‘rumoured tiff’ with Ranveer Singh for ‘Padmavati’ says I never had issues with him

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Actor Shahid Kapoor finally has confronted the media on the reports of his rumoured tiff with the “Ram leela” actor Ranveer Singh. Clearifying the rumours doing the rounds he said the actor never had any personal issues with Ranveer for their upcoming movie ‘Padmavati’, a magnum opus by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. The “Haider” actor further told the media about his excitement to work with Ranveer “Padmavati”.

According to the rumours that were creating a buzz in the industry it was said that both the actors were having an ego clash due to their roles and Shahid was somewhat unhappy with Ranveer singh due the actor’s attempt to sideline him in the movie.

However, the actor thrashing the reports said that he never had any issues with Ranveer, neither he had an ego clash with him nor he was insecure about his role for the movie.

“I can’t really comment on what somebody else is feeling or going through. I am sure he will clarify for himself”, Shahid told a leading daily.

The ‘Udta Punjab’ actor in fact appreciated Ranveer saying that he has always been fond of Ranveer’s work especially in the film ‘Bajirao Mastani’. He also emphasised on the fact that Ranveer is the best artist for the role of Allaudiin Khilji in ‘Padmavati’.

When the actor was asked about his off-screen chemistry with the ‘Befikre’ actor, he said that the two share a good bond and often chill out together. He even recalled the moment when Ranveer bagged his debut award at an event that was hosted by Shahid himself.

“I remember he was crying and it was a special moment for him. So I have kind-of seen him grow in the last six years”, Shahid added.

Besides Ranveer and Shahid Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s upcoming magnum opus will also be featuring Deepika Padukone in the key role and the actor is very keen to work with her. The role of Padmavati’s husband Rana Rawal Ratan Singh will be portrayed by Shahid Kapoor. The actor while praising Deepika said that the ‘Piku’ actress has upped her game over the time and is at her best at the present moment.

“She’s probably doing better work than many today. So that’s awesome. It’s great that we are working together in a film like ‘Padmavati’”, Shahid was quoted as saying.

Shahid while sharing his excitement on working with Bhansali for his periodical drama, said it is a special movie with an amazing cast and he is thrilled to be a part of it.

Shahiod will start the shoot for Padmavati from next week whereas Deepika and Ranveer have begun shooting ‘Padmavati’ early this month.

When asked about his future plans, Shahid said that he hasn’t signed any other movie post ‘Padmavati’ and the movie is his prime focus presently.

‘Padmavati’ scheduled to hit the silver screen in December 2017 will be Shahid’s second release in 2017 after Vishal Bhardwaj’s Rangoon also starring Saif Ali Khan and Kangana Ranaut in key roles which is scheduled to release in February next year.