Ranbir Kapoor recently took a break from his hectic Animal movie promotions to immerse himself in the cricket fever at the World Cup semifinals in Mumbai. Amidst the thrilling match between India and New Zealand, the Bollywood star not only showed unwavering support for the Indian team but also made some intriguing revelations, including his thoughts on who should portray Virat Kohli in the cricketer’s biopic.
Cricket Enthusiast Ranbir Kapoor’s World Cup Experience
Ranbir Kapoor, currently on the promotional spree for his much-anticipated crime thriller, Animal, seized the opportunity to attend the Cricket World Cup semi-final clash. Amidst the electrifying atmosphere at Wankhede Stadium, Ranbir shared his passion for cricket and his favorite cricketer, Virat Kohli.
Ideal Actor for Virat Kohli’s Biopic, According to Ranbir Kapoor
During an interview with Star Sports at the Wankhede Stadium, Ranbir Kapoor was asked about the possibility of playing Virat Kohli in a biopic. In response, the actor expressed, “If a biopic is made on Virat Kohli, then he should play his role because he looks better than many actors & in terms of fitness as well.” Ranbir’s endorsement of Virat Kohli as the ideal actor for his own biopic adds an interesting twist to the potential casting choices.
Ranbir Kapoor’s Cricket Memories and Support for Team India
Ranbir Kapoor also took a trip down memory lane, reminiscing about the 2011 World Cup final where he witnessed MS Dhoni lifting the trophy at the Wankhede Stadium. Expressing his hope for a stellar performance from Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma in the ongoing match, Ranbir showcased his genuine love for the sport.
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A Stylish Presence in the Stands
Fans at the stadium spotted Ranbir Kapoor in a sharp ensemble, donning a stylish blue blazer and matching pants, accessorized with dark sunglasses. His charismatic presence in the stands added to the excitement of the match.
More about Animal: A Glimpse into Ranbir Kapoor’s Upcoming Thriller
Directed by Sandeep Reddy Vanga, Animal features an ensemble cast, including Anil Kapoor, Rashmika Mandanna, Bobby Deol, and Triptii Dimri. The recently released teaser, hinting at a toxic father-son relationship leading to violence, has generated significant buzz. With three captivating songs already released, fans eagerly await the trailer, anticipating a theatrical release on December 1.
The Clash of Titans: Animal vs. Sam Bahadur
As Animal gears up for its release, it is set to clash with the war drama Sam Bahadur, directed by Meghna Gulzar and starring Vicky Kaushal, Sanya Malhotra, and Fatima Sana Shaikh. The clash between these two highly anticipated films adds another layer of excitement to the upcoming Bollywood releases.
Ranbir Kapoor’s dual passion for cricket and cinema, as witnessed at the World Cup semifinals, adds a unique flavor to the ongoing buzz surrounding Animal and sets the stage for an exciting clash at the box office on December 1.