Gossip mills have been in overdrive with rumours of his relationship with actress and Padmavati co-star Deepika Padukone, but Ranveer Singh has always chosen not to speak about it.
Read why the actor prefers to be protective about his personal life.
There Is Too Much Scrutiny Anyway
"The thing is I find that there is too much scrutiny anyway, and I don't want to encourage it or add to it. So, I am very protective about my personal life. I would like to protect a few aspects in my life," Ranveer told IANS.
I Am Mostly Open & Honest
"I am mostly open and honest, but there are some aspects that I choose to protect and I hope people respect my decision.''
On Working In Hindi Films
"I genuinely believe that I am living a dream. Every day when I wake up, I can hardly believe that I am a mainstream actor who works in Hindi films. Working in mainstream Hindi films has been my dream ever since I was a little kid.''
My Work Has Been Appreciated
"My work has been appreciated and I have learnt from the highs and, more so, from the lows. I have become more of a well-rounded person thanks to my experience.''
On Working With Sanjay Leela Bhansali
"I have learnt the maximum from him (Bhansali). He has moulded me as an actor and shaped me as a creative person. He has been a tremendous influence on me. Some of the greatest learnings that I've had are by simply observing the way he goes about his work... He really is the epitome of someone who believes that the process is the prize.''
It's A Matter Of Great Honour
"It's a matter of great honour that I have been selected to be his leading man for the third time in a row. That in itself is a great achievement to me. And I hope to collaborate with him and continue to make memorable cinema.''
Talking about Padmavati, which was recently in the line of fire, Ranveer said, "It is an extremely fascinating story... I am overjoyed that we have one of the most talented actors in Hindi film, Shahid Kapoor, joining the team this time... The way it's shaped up has me really excited. I have gone and seen the rushes of whatever we've shot so far and there's a long way to go."