In at present’s episode of ‘stuff you in all probability didn’t learn about’, actor Meezaan has revealed that he was Ranveer Singh’s physique double in Padmaavat. That would technically imply that Meezaan made his display debut within the hit movie which starred Deepika Padukone, Shahid Kapoor and Ranveer Singh within the lead roles. Meezaan was, after all, formally launched by Sanjay Leela Bhansali himself in Malaal. “Bhansali sir trusted me, and he would rehearse scenes with me. He would file the rehearsals and the blockings, and he’d give me suggestions on my efficiency,” Meezaan stated throughout an interview with an RJ.
He additionally spoke about an intense second when he was requested to come back on set to fill in for Ranveer Singh who was absent for that specific scene. “I was there on set, in costume and makeup. I hadn’t eaten anything, so I was really stressed. I was a little late, and it took an hour for the prosthetics and for me to get into the look. I learned the script in that one hour. The moment I came out, I was already nervous about doing proper acting in front of Sanjay Leela Bhansali, it was technically my ‘silver screen debut’, and there were 500 junior artistes around me, and I had to deliver a whole speech. Then an assistant director comes to me and shows me Ranveer’s version of the shot, and asks me to replicate his mannerisms. I was like, ‘why couldn’t you have told me before! I was already so tense’. But regardless, I went ahead, I was terrified, I was in bad shape.”