Exclusive: Know the reason why Ranbir Kapoor is playing double role in ‘Shamshera’

written by Rajan Nath | July 21, 2022

Shamshera star cast interview: One of the most anticipated films ‘Shamshera’, featuring Ranbir Kapoor, Sanjay Dutt, and Vaani Kapoor, is set to release on July 22. The film has been exciting the audience, especially after it was revealed that Ranbir is playing a double role in the film.

But did you know the reason why Ranbir Kapoor is playing a double role in the film ‘Shamshera’? Well, we know that and we will let you know too.

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Exclusive: Know the reason why Ranbir Kapoor is playing double role in ‘Shamshera’ Image Source: PTC Network

Recently, Ranbir Kapoor, Sanjay Dutt and Vaani Kapoor were in Chandigarh to promote their upcoming film ‘Shamshera’ along with the director Karan Malhotra.

During an exclusive interview with the star cast of the film ‘Shamshera’, PTC Punjabi anchor Saira asked the film’s director Karan Malhotra about the rumours that Ranbir was initially supposed to play the character of ‘Bali’ only and that there were no plans of double role.

Exclusive: Know the reason why Ranbir Kapoor is playing double role in ‘Shamshera’ Image Source: PTC Network

To this, Karan Malhotra said, that you got the right information. “Ranbir Kapoor was supposed to play the character of ‘Bali’ only but it was Ranbir’s demand that he wanted to play ‘Shamshera’,” he said.

The Director revealed that upon reaching out to the actor with the script, Ranbir Kapoor was enthralled by the character of ‘Shamshera’. “Ranbir wanted to do the titular role and that’s the reason why we made his double role in the film,” he said.

Exclusive: Know the reason why Ranbir Kapoor is playing double role in ‘Shamshera’ Image Source: PTC Network

Likewise, Sanjay Dutt revealed that he feels very comfortable doing negative roles when Karan Malhotra is the director of the film. Prior to ‘Shudh Singh’ in ‘Shamshera’, Sanjay Dutt’s negative role in ‘Agnipath’ as ‘Kancha Bhau’ was heavily praised by the audience.

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