Ranbir Kapoor, who is reprising Sanjay Dutt in a Hindi biopic on the controversial actor’s life, looks heavier than usual these days. He says he has never before put on so much weight. “It has been an inspiring journey for me to be playing Sanjay Dutt for the silver screen. I have never put on so much weight before and now plan to reduce some weight for the next phase of shooting,” said Ranbir.
The yet untitled film, being directed by Rajkumar Hirani, would portray seven different phases of Sanjay Dutt’s life, starting from when he was all of 22. “It’s amazing to be working with a director like Rajkumar Hirani,” said Ranbir.
Responding to a question on how emerging technologies like virtual reality may impact movie-going experience, the Ae Dil Hai Mushkil actor said that although he fears increased use of gadgets might take audiences away from cinemas, movies with good content would continue to do well at theatres.
Mentioning the good run of Varun Dhawan-starrer Badrinath Ki Dulhania at the box office, Ranbir said he continues to believe that “content is king”.
Without discarding the importance of technology in our lives, he said that it is also important to take time out for our fellow human beings. “Please don’t get consumed by electronics,” he added.