10 interesting facts about Ranveer Singh

The actor chose to drop his real surname, Bhavnani, because he thought ‘Ranveer Singh’ sounded short and crisp, unlike his original last name. In an interview, Singh revealed that he found it too long, and didn’t have the right ring to it

es, the two Bollywood icons are related. Ranveer Singh is Sonam Kapoor Ahuja’s second cousin, on the maternal side of her family. He even played a big part at the Kapoor-Ahuja wedding, MC-ing alongside Arjun Kapoor at the couple's mehandi.

While earning his degree at Indiana University, Singh worked part-time as a server at Starbucks. He would even make and sell butter chicken to earn some extra cash from his room in college.

After graduating college, Singh worked as a copywriter at advertising agencies like O&M and J Walter Thompson before deciding to quit and pursue a career in Bollywood.

Singh rejected two offers before getting cast as the male lead in Band Baaja Baaraat (2010) as he didn’t deem them the right scripts for his debut

Singh needs his spaces to be immaculate, and hygiene is extremely important to him. You'll find products like hand sanitiser, eyedrops, mouth-freshener, deodorant, perfume, and chewing gum with him at all times.

After his role in Zoya Akhtar’s Gully Boy—a movie based on India’s hip-hop scene—Singh launched his own independent music label, IncInk Records in March 2019

The actor thinks Govinda’s role in Raja Babu, a 1994 movie co-starring Karisma Kapoor, is his spirit character. So much so, that he had changed his WhatsApp display picture to an image of Govinda as Raja Babu in 2017,