Ranveer Singh ‘honoured’ to do Bajirao Mastani
Actor Ranveer Singh says it is an honour to star in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Bajirao Mastani, a love story of Maratha Empire’s Peshwa Baji Rao-I and his second wife Mastani. The film will see actress Deepika Padukone in the role of <g data-gr-id="60">Mastani,</g> while Ranveer’s Dil <g data-gr-id="24">Dhadakne</g> Do co-star Priyanka Chopra will play Kashibai, Baji Rao’s first wife.
The 30-year-old actor on Tuesday took to Twitter to express his feelings about portraying the Peshwa, whose 315th birth anniversary falls on Tuesday.
“It’s Peshwa <g data-gr-id="22">Bajiraos</g> 315th birth anniversary today. Such an honour to be a part of the telling of His love-story ....#HappyBirthdayBajirao,” Ranveer posted.
He also shared a still from the film, which saw him in his on-screen character, riding a horse with a sword in his hand.
Bajirao Mastani will clash with Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan-<g data-gr-id="66">starrer</g> Dilwale on the box-office
this December 18.