Ranveer Singh has his sights set on the dynamic and lucrative South Indian film business. As per a recent article by Pinkvilla, the actor is keen to work with prominent South Indian directors on new projects and has taken the initiative to start conversations with them.
Atlee, the director of the Shah Rukh Khan film Jawan, is at the top of Ranveer’s wish list. It has been stated that the two have chatted over the phone multiple times, and Atlee is presently writing the screenplay for his upcoming movie. Ranveer still has a chance to win the lead part, even if Allu Arjun is still the favorite.
Ranveer has also conversed with Nelson (Jailer) and shown interest in an action movie with AR Murugadoss as the narrator (Ghajini, Holiday). Singh’s aspirations to transcend genres are further evidenced by his forthcoming encounter with HanuMan director Prasanth Varma. Furthermore, Ranveer has been contacted by Lokesh Kanagaraj (Vikram) for a possible cameo in his upcoming Rajinikanth movie.
Ranveer is also considering Basil Joseph’s Shaktimaan, a joint venture with Sony Pictures India, which is scheduled for release in 2025. In addition, Jayantilal Gada and Shankar are in talks to work together again after their earlier projects, Aparichit and Vellpari, ran into legal issues.
As to the report, close sources of Ranveer stated that he is now giving priority to commercially viable projects over films that are solely driven by content. Ranveer continues to fulfill his Bollywood obligations while assiduously pursuing his South Indian aspirations.Don 3 is presently in the scripting phase, with production scheduled to start in early 2025 or by the end of 2024.