Actor Ranveer Singh turns 30 as he celebrates his birthday today, 6 July 2015
Ranveer, made his debut in Bollywood with Yash Raj Films romantic comedy “Band Baaja Baaraat” opposite Anushka Sharma. The film emerged as a critical and commercial success, earning Singh a Filmfare Award in the Best Male Debut category.
He has made his mark in Bollywood with his brilliant performances in films “Ram Leela” and the most recent one being “Dil Dhadakne Do”.
Ranveer will be soon seen in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s magnum opus “Bajirao Mastani” alongside Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra.
TelltDhamaal wishes Ranveer Singh a very Happy Birthday!!
On his birthday, we bring to you some lesser known facts about the handsome hunk and some of his rare photos.
Ranveer’s full name is ‘Ranveer Singh Bhavnani’. He dropped his surname ‘Bhavnani’ as he thought it would not be ‘saleable’ in the industry.
Ranveer Singh is the cousin of Sonam Kapoor, as his mother happens to be the sister of Sonam’s mom.
Ranveer got offers to appear in commercials before “Band Baja Baaraat”. But the actor turned them down as he wanted to be a fresh face in the industry.
He once dated Ahana Deol, the daughter of Hema Malini and Dharmendra.
He had to struggle for three years before Aditya Chopra roped him in for “BBB” and his selection brought tears of joy. The soft-hearted actor went to a corridor and started crying.
Amitabh Bachchan sent a handwritten note after watching Ranveer’s brilliant work in “Ram Leela”.
Ranveer worked as a copywriter in advertising agencies O&M and J Walter Thompson before realising his dream of making it big in Bollywood.