Ranveer Singh: ‘If there’s even one mother of a soldier who believes that we shouldn’t engage, we should follow that’

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Published by Isha Kataria on 02 Mar 2019

Ranveer Singh is known for his energetic performances in the Bollywood industry. Currently, he is enjoying his back to back the success of two films, Simmba and Gully Boy. Presently, Ranveer is the most bankable actor in the industry. His latest release Gully Boy is still turning out good in theatres.

Meanwhile, the actor has begun prepping for his upcoming film 83, which is being directed by Kabir Khan of Bajrangi Bhaijaan and Ek Tha Tiger fame and is based on the Indian cricket team’s 1983 World Cup victory.

On Friday, Ranveer Singh said the news about Abhinandan’s release from the neighboring country, has made the entire country rejoicing but one should not forget the recent Pulwama incident where 40 CRPF soldiers got martyred. Recently, he attended an India Today event and expressed his opinions about the ban on artists from the neighboring country.

Ranveer quoted, “I am very cognizant that there is this school of thought that one should not mix art and sport with it, they are two different realms. But at the same time, us as artists and sportsmen, we are not sacrificing the same way that some of our compatriots are. Art and sports are different realms. The boundaries should be different. But we are not sacrificing the way some of our compatriots are. If there’s even one mother of a soldier who believes that we shouldn’t engage, we should follow that.”

Among all, Ranveer was included in the first ones who acknowledged the Indian Air Force’s airstrike mission. He also shared a tweet for the IAF Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman. Ranveer stated that the country is with him. He also posted a welcome note when Abhinandan arrived back in India.

Post Gully Boy the actor is lined up with several projects this year. Soon after Gully Boy, the actor is all set for 83, which is based on India winning the first Cricket World Cup Match.

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