Ranveer Singh turns fanboy for Johny Lever as he joins Cirkus cast
We all know by now Rohit Shetty has kick-started the shooting of Cirkus. Ranveer Singh, who plays the lead in the film, gave us an important update on the film. On his social media handle RS posted a pic of a vanity van which is labeled with the name of ace comedian Johny Lever and the Simba actor referred to him as The One The Only. Cirkus will be Rohit Shetty’s take on Comedy Of Errors. It was earlier rumoured to be a remake of Sanjeev Kumar, Moushumi Chatterjee and Deven Varma’s 1982 comedy classic Angoor. Ranveer Singh will be seen playing a double role in Cirkus.
The film will also feature actors like Siddhartha Jadhav, Sanjay Mishra, Vrajesh Hirjee, Vijay Patkar, Sulbha Arya, Mukesh Tiwari, Anil Charanjeett and Ashwini Kalsekar, most of them are quite familiar in Rohit Shetty’s Films. Cirkus is Ranveer Singh’s third collaboration with Rohit Shetty. They first worked in an advertisement and then the actor-director duo worked together in 2018 film Simmba. Ranveer will also make a special appearance in Rohit’s Sooryavanshi. Cirkus will be Pooja Hegde and Jacqueline Fernandez‘s maiden film with the director.
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Ranveer Singh was last seen in the 2019 film Gully Boy, which also starred Alia Bhatt. The film was India’s official entry to Oscars 2020. The actor has a couple of films lined up – Kabir Khan’s ’83, Karan Johar‘s Takht and Divyang Thakkar’s Jayeshbhai Jordaar. ’83 was initially supposed to release in April but got postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The film will now hit theatres on Christmas. Jayeshbhai Jordaar is also expected to release this year.