Ranveer Singh was at his energetic and funniest best recently as he spoke about the influence of Bollywood in his life at the India Today Conclave March 14. Ranveer revealed a lot about himself through his presentation about the filmy bug in him, and his motivations to become a Bollywood hero. Here are some interesting facts that you may not know about this Bollywood-crazy actor yet:
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1. Ranveer and Sonam are second cousins!
Whoa! Ranveer Singh happens to be Sonam Kapoor’s aunt’s son. No wonder the Kapoors and Ranveer are so tight.
2. Ranveer was reportedly once dating Ahana Deol
Before his grand Bollywood debut, a little birdie revealed that Ranveer and Ahana were an item. Just when things were peachy, Anushka took his breath away in ‘Band Bajaa Baarat’. Now isn’t that worthy of a Bollywood movie.
3. He worked as a copywriter before becoming an actor
Ranveer’s first job out of college was with the renowned advertising agency, O&M, as a copywriter.
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4. He loves his X-rated magazines
When he says he does the rex, he means it. Ranveer has a thing for X-rated magazines and picks them up from all the countries he visits.
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5. Ranveer Singh rejected 3 big Bollywood movies before Band Bajaa Baraat
He was extremely picking about his debut and rejected three films before he was picked for the YRF blockbuster, Band Bajaa Baraat.
6. He dropped his last name
Ranveer’s full name is Ranveer Singh Bhavnani. He dropped his surname because he thought it was too long and unmemorable. He gets the last name ‘Singh’ from his grandfather who is a Sikh.
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7. He’s a mama’s boy through and through
Like most incredibly hot men, Ranveer is very attached to his mother. If you want Ranveer, you’ve got to get mommy dearest’s approval.