Ranbir Kapoor won't make public appearances until Sanjay Dutt biopic releases?

FP Staff

Mar,29 2017 17:15 30 IST

There's immense buzz around Sanjay Dutt's biopic being helmed by Rajkumar Hirani, especially since Ranbir Kapoor stars as the actor.

Ranbir Kapoor on the sets of the Sanjay Dutt biopic. Twitter

Ranbir Kapoor on the sets of the Sanjay Dutt biopic. Twitter

Ranbir Kapoor has been sporting different looks to portray to the life of the troubled star, and the film will apparently graph Sanjay Dutt's life in the movies, his various relationships including one with his father. Ranbir has apparently bulked up 13 kilos in muscle for this role, and will also need to lose weight to shoot for the prison parts.

The first shooting schedule, that kicked off last month, focuses on Dutt's contemporary phase. Ranbir will be sporting 6 different looks in the film.

However, despite multiple reports and so much buzz, there's a sense of secrecy around Ranbir Kapoor's portrayal of Dutt. The shoot happens in closed studios, and the makers are allegedly very strict about leaks. And now it being reported that Ranbir will not be making any more public appearances until the film is ready.

Times of India reports that Hirani has asked Ranbir to generally keep a low profile, and not be spotted around too much.

Further, Catch News reports that Ranbir and Hirani had gone to meet Aditya Chopra as the YRF film Tiger Zinda Hai has been slotted to released on Christmas 2017, when they had planned to release the Dutt biopic. The meeting was reportedly to discuss avoiding a clash with a Salman Khan film.

The Sanjay Dutt biopic, tentatively titled Dutt, is slated to release this Christmas. It is directed by Rajkumar Hirani and also stars Sonam Kapoor, Paresh Rawal, Vicky Kaushal, Jim Sarbh and Dia Mirza.