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HindustanTimes Thu,18 Sep 2014

Ranveer Singh to play pivotal role in Zoya Akhtar's next

Shalvi Mangaokar, Hindustan Times  Mumbai, March 02, 2014
First Published: 17:38 IST(2/3/2014) | Last Updated: 17:44 IST(2/3/2014)
After delivering a hit, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011), there is a lot of buzz surrounding director Zoya Akhtar’s next. And with a star case that comprises popular actors such as Ranveer Singh, Anushka Sharma, Priyanka Chopra and Farhan Akhtar, the director has her hands full, managing their busy schedules.

Now, we have come to know that since Ranveer is portraying a central role in the film, all the other actors have had to re-work their calendars around his dates.

A source close to the project reveals, "The film will be going on the floors soon. It is scheduled to release on June 5, 2015, which also happens to be the first film to hit theatres after the domestic T20 tournament next year. While everyone else also has major roles, Ranveer’s is the most important one, so every actor has been asked to work his or her dates around his schedule."

Ranveer has allotted 70-75 days to shoot for this multi-starrer. The shooting for the entire film will go on for 80-odd days, out of which Ranveer’s portions will take up the maximum time. 

When contacted, producer Ritesh Sidhwani confirms the news and adds, "Yes, Ranveer will be shooting with us for 73-odd days, out of the 80-odd shooting days."
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