During recent event, Ranbir recalled Sanjay shouting at him for doing films like Barfi, and even joked if his next movie would be ‘Peda or Laddu.”
Sanjay Dutt is one of the Stalwarts of the Hindi Cinema. He has to his credit some of the iconic negative roles. His character as Billa in Musafir or Raghu in Vaastav and many other antagonist roles have made him one of the most loved villains in the industry. For the unversed Ranbir is sharing the screen space with Sanjay Dutt in the movie Samshera . The movie is all set to release on the 22nd July in the theatres. People have loved the looks of both the actors and the songs as well. Ranbir’s movie Brahmastra is coming next, where he shares the screen space with a stellar cast of his wife Alia, Amitabh Bachchan, Mouni Roy and Nagarjuna in the pivotal roles. The movie is due to release on September 9 this year. Additionally, Ranbir also shot for Luv Ranjan’s untitled film with Shraddha Kapoor. Another of his movie is Animal with Rashmika Mandanna which is lined up for later release.
Ranbir Recalled Sanjay Shouting at him for doing Barfi, said it was a Bad Choice
Ranbir had acted in a movie that released a decade back named Barfi. The actor played the lead role in and as Barfi in Anurag Basu’s movie that released in 2012. Besides Ranbir, Priyanka Chopra and Ileana D’Cruz also starred in the cast. With just a few days left, he is promoting his movie that seems to be set up in a pre-independent era. Sharing his bond with ‘Sanju Sir’ , he recalled his talk with the actor. For the unversed, Ranbir played the actor in the biopic Sanju. On one of the promotional event, the Sanju star revealed how Sanjay Dutt screamed at him for doing movies like Barfi. Remembering one time when he was working out at his gym, Sanjay asked that he was working out for the last two years, but the body doesn’t show it. Ranbir recalled Sanjay shouting at him for doing Barfi. He said.”‘Tu abhi Barfi kar raha hai (Right now you are doing Barfi). What is your next film then? Peda? Laddu?’”
Ranbir considers Sanjay as a Father Figure, said the actor encouraged him to try different genres
According to the actor Sanjay Dutt has been a motivational individual for him. Not only did he feel proud for the roles done, he encouraged him to try something unique and different. According to the actor the Khalnayak star always told him to take up movies that cater to larger and wider audience. Although Sanjay didn’t approve of Barfi, still it was widely acclaimed. Both critics and audience showered their love and support. As is visible from the trailer that released on June 24, Ranbir plays the dacoit and Sanjay the Antagonist. Also Barfi was India’s nomination for the Oscars during the time.