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Ranveer Singh On Portraying Khilji-Kafur's Bisexual Relationship: I Did Not Have Issues With It

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    Ranveer Singh is garnering praise for Padmaavat and needless to say, the way he portrayed Khilji on screen was just mindblowing.

    In a recent interview with Indian Express, when Ranveer was asked about the bisexual relationship shared by Khilji and Malik Kafur, he said, "People from whom I seek advice were very apprehensive about it."

    "Their logic was that the majority of audience still have a very traditional mindset. This is a big risk to take, especially since no one had done this before in mainstream Hindi films."


    "I'm a very liberal person and did not have issues with it, as I thought it made the character more layered."

    Talking about receving flak for showing it as a saga of bad Muslim Vs good Hindu, "I disagree with this criticism, outright. That's extremely myopic. The critics have missed out a lot in their criticism."

    "They have overlooked his brilliance. What they fail to see is that Khilji is an extremely sharp strategist and great statesman."

    "He is intelligent, perceptive and a patron of art. Sure, he has flaws as a character. From my personal moral compass, if I have to pass a judgement on the character, I find him to be evil."

    On the work front, Ranveer Singh will be next seen in Gully Boy, opposite Alia Bhatt.

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