EXCLUSIVE: Not Ranveer Singh, Ranbir Kapoor to play the lead in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Baiju Bawra

Although earlier reports claimed that Ranveer would have been roped in for SLB's Baiju Bawra remake, now we hear he's reuniting with his prodigy Ranbir after 13 years.
Ranbir Kapoor,Sanjay Leela Bhansali,Ranveer Singh,ExclusivesEXCLUSIVE: Not Ranveer Singh, Ranbir Kapoor to play the lead in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Baiju Bawra
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Last year, Sanjay Leela Bhansali announced not one but two films that he will be directing back to back. While Gangubai Kathiawadi with Alia Bhatt is already underway, with a temporary pause on the shoot because of the Covid outbreak, SLB will also be remaking the classic Baiju Bawra. There were several speculations about the male leads of Baiju Bawra, but now we can confirm that Ranbir Kapoor has been locked for the main role.

A source, close to the development, shares, "Ranveer and SLB were discussing to collaborate on a film, but right now that can't happen. Bhansali will reunite with Ranbir on this one. There are two main male leads in the film, one is of Baiju and the other of Tansen. RK will be playing Baiju's role in the period drama. Recently, he even went to meet the filmmaker at his office where he verbally agreed to do the project. The actor's team is now working out the modalities." This will be RK's reunion with Bhansali after Saawariya, that released 13 years ago. 

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But the schedules aren't fixed yet. "They aren't locking his dates as of now because they need to lock the other actors for the film and if all goes well, the film will only go on floors in the second half of 2021. Bhansali will wrap up work on Gangubai first and then plan the pre-production for this. RK, on the other hand, will start shooting for Luv Ranjan's film and then begins Sandeep Reddy Vanga's next around early 2021." 

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Anonymous 1 month ago

Mr. Bhansali, if you want to save your film, Baiju Bawra.. Don't cast Alia and also don't cast Deepika bcoz we are getting tired of watching her again and again in your films. This time better you cast PRIYANKA or ANUSHKA in this film if you want to save your film because Gangubai will be sure Shot Disastrous Film of your career. Ek toh Female Centric aur upar se that overrated actress Alia aur upar se ek Prostitute turn Gangster ki kahaani.. Koi nhi dekhne jaega is film ko. Haan Agar is film mein PRIYANKA hoti toh chance bhi tha kyunki she is damn good actress. Aur Baiju Bawra mein RK ke alawa please cast Sushmita Sen and Saif Ali Khan in your film..

Anonymous 2 months ago

Another Saawariya on the way ... ha ha ha

Anonymous 2 months ago

SANJAY LEELA BHANSALI MUST CAST KANGANA RANAUT IN HIS FILM!

Anonymous 2 months ago

RK and Hrithik are the only nepo kids who are talented and good looking. Rest are shitty. But leave Bhatts and Alia. Sara and Ranbir will make a good pair onscreen as well as offscreen.

Anonymous 2 months ago

Ranbir is good. Stay away from Butt clan

Anonymous 2 months ago

Vicky is a better choice!

Anonymous 2 months ago

yes..well deserved RK

Anonymous 2 months ago

So happy..love u RK

Anonymous 2 months ago

Ranbir does not have that spark left in him he looks tired and worn out. We have lot more talented actors in Bollywood. Film makers takes the safe bet let us see house movies produced the highest numbers let us cast them. Very tired of Ranbir and Alia. Cast different talented people. It is up to us Audience to make their movies successful or not successful.

Anonymous 2 months ago

We want RK and KR together with SRK in a cameo and KRK as the comedian.

Anonymous 2 months ago

and KR will be RKs baiiiiiii lol

Anonymous 2 months ago

Slb will now work only with alia and ranbir. Deepveer are not his fav anymore.

Anonymous 2 months ago

Lol.DeepVeer was the first choise for this flim.but they don't have dates..

Anonymous 2 months ago

Movie will be a flop tired of watching over hyped Alia.

Anonymous 2 months ago

Bhatts and their future in laws kapoors are Antinational and Terriorist and Murderers. Boycott

Anonymous 2 months ago

Save your country do not waste your time and money to watch Bollywood.

Anonymous 2 months ago

Film will be a Disasters because Bhatts are Terriorists and if Kapoors marry Bhatts then they too become terriorists and they too will boycotted. Nation comes first not kapoors or bhatts

Anonymous 2 months ago

Save your country do not waste your time and money to watch Bollywood.

Anonymous 2 months ago

In his entire 14 years career Ranbir has given only 5 commercial hits namely Apkgk, barfi, yjhd, Adhm and Sanju. All these films were multistarrer and had the top actresses of that time and top directors under top banners. The list of his flops is so long. He is talented no doubt and can pull certain roles very good but how he keeps getting one big film after the other without any commercial success. He got Sanju after delivering 4 disasters namely Besharam, Roy,Bombay velvet and Tamasha at box office. Whereas Sushant was shown exit after Chichore. Shame on bollywood

Anonymous 2 months ago

Sanju sales numbers were inflated and movie was not true to story lot of things were shown as whitewash,

Anonymous 2 months ago

Why is Ranbir considered hot property?

Anonymous 2 months ago

Why is Ranbir getting so many films so damn easily after so many flops??? Wait until Brahmastra and Shamshera release no! Jaldi kya hai???

Anonymous 2 months ago

Bollywood needs to shut it's shop and focus on being ”human” first and then whatever is left off of it can make cinema with the handful of deserving good artists.

Anonymous 2 months ago

Haha wait till the verdicts are out from CBI..there wont be many left to be cast

Anonymous 2 months ago

He looks so drugged up.

Anonymous 2 months ago

Don’t argue or fight people let box office speak

Anonymous 2 months ago

Who cares? The nepos can play all the characters they want. We are not watching.

Anonymous 2 months ago

After giving 3 hits with the hit couple (DeepVeer) now SLB is casting this flop actor.why ? What is wrong with SLB ? Did he don't know what happened with sadak 2 ? Pv plz post this

Anonymous 2 months ago

Ranbir is the only starkid who can act. No problem with him. If 52 years old Akshay Kumar can play 25 years old prithviraj then why can’t Ranbir play 21 years old Baiju Bawra. Audience will decide the fate of the movie not kangana chudail and her bots. SLB takes 2 years to complete a project. Ranbir’ll have say no to lots of future projects for this one movie.

Anonymous 2 months ago

shut up your mouth hater. RK is a great actor. Ranbir, dump this stupid ass Alia and focus on your career. I swear, your fans will be damn happy and appreciate your work!!! We are eagerly waiting for your return

Anonymous 2 months ago

Hrithik doesn't say much on social media...and Ranbir is virtually speechless

Anonymous 2 months ago

Ranbir & Hrithik have ALWAYS BEEN A TARGET FOR KANGANA.....It's just a FACT

Anonymous 2 months ago

I hope its not with Deepika or Alia.

Anonymous 2 months ago

Brahmastra, Shamshera, Luv Ranjan, Vanga's Devil, Baiju Bawra and Possibly ANOTHER YRF movie ..... THE STAR KID GETS ALL . WHAT ABOUT OTHER TALENTED ACTORS, Ayushman , Vicky Kaushal , Tahir Bhasin , when will it be a fair deal ???? Not watching him in any of these films from the above .

Anonymous 2 months ago

Are you seriously acting like Brahmastra, Shamshera, luv rajan, rockstar 2.0 and kabir 2.0 are actually good?

Anonymous 2 months ago

No thank you. Not watching him or any star kids for that matter , these privileged kids could do without our money . They don't need poor people money , let them shine on their parents money .

Anonymous 2 months ago

RK is not that hot property anymore. He looks tired. There are better actor and as well as better looking actors now in Bollywood but it SLB’s money and SLB’s choice. We can just make it flop.

Anonymous 2 months ago

After giving 3 hits with hit jodi (DeepVeer) now slb is casting flop hero.this movie will be flop like sawariya.

Anonymous 2 months ago

Nepotism or not, this one's for blockbuster written all over it. I mean I'm for talent - inside, outside, whatever - the actor has to be true to their art. There are talentless 'insiders' like Arjun Kapoor, Sonam, Ananya, Salman family, Tiger, Harshwardhan, Sonakshi, Jhanvi, Esha; mediocres like Abhishek, and there are fine performers like Ranbir, Shahid, Akshay Khanna, Alia, Konkana, Hrithik, etc. The transitionals like SRK, Akshaye, Ajay, Anushka, Katrina, Priyanka, are another aspect. On the other hand - mass entertainer materials like Varun, Kareena Kapoor, Sara Ali, et al. Outsiders bhi sab kahan Nawazuddin, Irrfan, Rajkumar, Vicky, Aayushman Kahan, Pankaj Tripathi, Sanjay Mishra, Kalki, Rasika Duggal, Manoj Vajpayee hotey hain. Aur kitna repeat karenge. It has to be a synergy. I'm against bad talent. Bas. Public will decide, ultimately.

Anonymous 2 months ago

Sorry SlB sir I respect you but both your upcoming movies will be flops. You should have go for RS DO again. Your trumpH cards . I know you don’t take married woman as heroine which is so disgusting. This Rk looks way older and sick for his age. Ali doesn’t have the royal feeling. This is going to be disaster. I wish if not RS you should go for some new raw talented people.

Anonymous 2 months ago

BOYCOTT THESE NEPO monsters films .. they are selfish cowards and totally SILENT ON JUSTICE FOR SUSHANT

Anonymous 2 months ago

Ranbir and Hrithik are the two insider actors I would not reject, because they are down to earth and good actors. If he gets married to Alia, then I have no interest in him.

Anonymous 2 months ago

Alia is interested in Ranbir and Ranbir in Alia.who are u silly ?

Anonymous 2 months ago

Who cares ... both drugaddict nepokids

Anonymous 2 months ago

I want RANBIR as Baiju, PRIYANKA as Gauri, AJAY/AKSHAY as Tansen and SUSHMITA as DACOIT ROOPMATI in Baiju Bawra...

Anonymous 2 months ago

Flop flop flop

Anonymous 2 months ago

If Sara & Sushant were together, Kanagana would have hated them also.....Don't fool yourself :)

Anonymous 2 months ago

Kangana hates anything or anyone connected to Ranbir; Vicky, Ranveer, Deepika, Karan and Alia.

Anonymous 2 months ago

great line up buddy! hope reddys and RK will happen. we love RK in andhra

Anonymous 2 months ago

With Alia ? Eww

Anonymous 2 months ago

Awesome .. Ranbir rocks. no Alia or Deepika please Can we have a new pairing - kiara or someone

Anonymous 2 months ago

I don't care who the leading actor is , as long as Aishwarya is the leading lady. I really miss the Aishwarya and Sanjay combo and it will be great if they worked together on another project.

Anonymous 2 months ago

Aishwarya?? From where did you get the idea? Aishawarya can play now baiju bawra Mom.

Anonymous 2 months ago

Did ranbir kapoor stole this film again from Ranveer ? I KNOW this film was for Ranveer Singh . Sad Sanjay leela will work with a flop actor

Anonymous 2 months ago

Ranveer didn’t have the dates free. Stole by a flop actor? Hahahahaha LOL

Anonymous 2 months ago

But we need sandeep reddy Vanga ranbir project

Anonymous 2 months ago

Great Line Up for Ranbir Kapoor from what I see. Brahmastra, Shamshera, Luv Ranjan, Vanga's Devil, Baiju Bawra and Possibly a YRF50 project apart from Shamshera. As to boycotting on social media platforms, Aam Janta watch movies for entertainment. They don't care if an insider or outsider is onscreen as long as the films can entertain them. Boycott gang can stay in their delusion where Kangana's Last films were Blockbusters LOL.

Anonymous 2 months ago

Stop deluding yourself. Sooo embarrassing.. luv= typical love story. Reddy=kabir copy. Baiju= extremely weird stupid story . The other two are boring:-)

Anonymous 2 months ago

exciting!

Anonymous 2 months ago

If with Alia then not interested

Anonymous 2 months ago

This 40 years old druggie Is playing Baiju Bawra? I doubt it

Anonymous 2 months ago

shut it kangoli....your jeaousy knws no limit... aaaa thu

Anonymous 2 months ago

Not interested

Anonymous 2 months ago

baiju bawra will be historic.

Anonymous 2 months ago

a historic flop, yes. public is now woke!

Anonymous 2 months ago

seems like the next decade will be RK decade....the movies he has signed are huge and slb reunion gives like a start all over again! im not for nepotism but RK is a great talent and we must not hate simply

Anonymous 2 months ago

KILLER!!!!! dying to see RK with SLB!!! mega blockbuster

Anonymous 2 months ago

All the dumb a*s Ranbir haters are here again. I bet you jobless fools must be getting paid for this.

Anonymous 2 months ago

Bollywood mafia spotted!!

Anonymous 2 months ago

Did SLB have a open audition for this role? Were any outsiders given a chance to prove their acting skills? Probably not........just gave the role on a platter to this Nepo product. BOYCOTT BOLLYWOOD.

Anonymous 2 months ago

BEST ARGUMENT IS NUMBERS........IT'S THAT SIMPLE :)

Anonymous 2 months ago

druggies are going to get arrested.

Anonymous 2 months ago

Well I advise you to stop take it.

Anonymous 2 months ago

FACTS: Ranbir's last two movies IN THE THEATERS (AE DIL...& SANJU) grossed over 2.5 BILLION crore.....He isn't on social media like you..........SO DON'T HATE

Anonymous 2 months ago

HOW OLD ARE HIS PEERS? NEARLY 20?.......LOL

Anonymous 2 months ago

He looks old because of drugs and alcohol

Anonymous 2 months ago

another swariya comming. SLB can give hit only with RS AND DP. sometimes a typical team crack the equation of sucess. BOth Gangubai and Baiju Bawra will be flop. wait and watch.

Anonymous 2 months ago

Wonder who the singer will be. Ranbir is perfect for such roles.

Anonymous 2 months ago

I doubt. RK is nearly 40 and fading from public memory .when was his last good role? He must have reduced his free why else will s good director take him .

Anonymous 2 months ago

Shut the f up

Anonymous 2 months ago

MORE THAN 3/4 OF A BILLION CRORE........ FOR JUST TWO MOVIES.........DON'T HATE

Anonymous 2 months ago

Ans: Ranveer (GullyBoy) 270-280CR and Ranbir (Sanju) 580-590CR respectively...........ALL IN THE NAME OF NEPOTISM............DON'T HATE

Anonymous 2 months ago

Gully Boy was a niche strictly metros/multiplex film Sanju was a commercial film with the biggest Director of Bollywood RK's last niche film was Flop Jagga Jasoos,then he did commercial film with biggest Director of Bollywood While Ranveer's last full Commercial film was Simmba & b4 that Padmaavat which did more business per screens than Sanju. If both had same screens then Padmaavat would've grossed 360 crores

Anonymous 2 months ago

Ranveer is a self made with nonsurname in Bollywood not a nepotism product as Ranbir Kapoor

Anonymous 2 months ago

Ques: What did each Actor's Last Movie gross 'AT THE THEATERS'? ......... NUMBERS DON'T LIE

Anonymous 2 months ago

Sometimes you have to take HEIGHT into consideration FOR THE LEAD ROLE :)

Anonymous 2 months ago

LOL Ranveer couldn’t gives dates because of takht

Anonymous 2 months ago

Thats such a sweet news. Ranbir is BACK...

Anonymous 2 months ago

What's the difference? Ranveer is 1.78 m. RK is 1.80 m. That much height difference is even tough to spot on the monitor. Only place where height matters is an erotic film lol

Anonymous 2 months ago

With Alia?

Anonymous 2 months ago

Boring!

Anonymous 2 months ago

SLB + RK (Drugbir) = Boring combination. SLB does not even try to work with different artists. Rajkummar Rao is such a fine actor but SLB wont take him. Not going to watch SLB movies now. PV post it

Anonymous 2 months ago

Really

Anonymous 2 months ago

Ok na dekho

Anonymous 2 months ago

Age wise he is perfect for tansen’s role.

Anonymous 2 months ago

So SLB is going to give flops again. Another Saawariya.

Anonymous 2 months ago

Let the director worry about it

Anonymous 2 months ago

As long as Alia is nowhere near it. Gangu Bai will flop. Nothing can save her now or other nepo kids. In RK's case, this boy can act!

Anonymous 2 months ago

So Can Alia

Anonymous 2 months ago

Stop talking shite

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