The rumoured lovebirds Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone scorched the screen together in ‘Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-leela‘ and now the sizzling pair is going to team up again for the next film ‘Bajirao Mastani‘, a period-drama by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, reportedly. Bhansali is in no mood to leave any stone unturned to make this project a grand success.
Going by the latest news update, Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone will be trained in Kalaripayattu, an age-old fighting system as well as an ancient martial arts form. The dance exponent Deeksha Sheth will be providing this training to Ranveer and Deepika. The lead duo will be receiving this training for their respective roles in ‘Bajirao Mastani‘, an epic saga. A close source revealed that being a period-drama, Ranveer is required to perform multiple war sequences and the locations has been locked in by Bhansali in Gujarat, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh. Ranveer’s character needs to master the art of grappling, striking, weaponry and kicking.
Talking about the need of Kalaripayattu for Deepika’s character, the source said she will be seen doing several dance numbers, so she also needs to take lessons in Kathak as well as an extensive training in Kalaripayattu.
Deeksha Sheth holds expertise in various traditional dance-forms like Kalaripayattu, Kathak, Mallakhamb and Chhau.