Paresh Rawal has been shooting for the Dutt biopic with Ranbir Kapoor. He is fond of Ranbir and is in awe of his talent. He will be playing the role of Sanjay Dutt’s father, Sunil Dutt in the Rajkumar Hirani film.
He spoke to a leading website and praised Ranbir’s talent. He said, “An actor is known for his choices and just look at Ranbir’s choices. No one can dare stand in front of him.”
He also recounted his experience of working with the veteran Naseeruddin Shah and said, “When I was acting with Ranbir in the Dutt biopic, I got a feeling which I had experienced when I was acting with Naseer Bhai during Sir 25 years back. There is an actor in front of you to whom you reacting. The feeling was surreal and it happened after 25 years”
Paresh Rawal had revealed details about the Sanjay Dutt biopic in an interview to a daily earlier this year, “It is chiefly a father-son story. The film is Sanjay Dutt and Sunil Dutt’s story.” He and Ranbir have shot for many scenes together and their relationship is central to the plot of the film. He is very affectionate towards Ranbir and had gushed, “Ranbir Kapoor is a terrific and a unique talent. What an actor he is!”
He has worked with Ranbir's dad, Rishi Kapoor in Patel Ki Punjabi Shaadi which is a romantic comedy. About his experience of sharing screen space with Rishi Kapoor, Paresh Rawal said, “Those from the Kapoor clan are such large-hearted people. I never got this feeling that I am acting with him after such a long period. He is a straightforward man.”