Ranveer Singh had his moment at the Filmfare Awards on Tuesday night when he won the Filmfare Award for Best Actor. Dressed in a red suit and bow tie, Ranveer received his award for his performance in the film 83 on stage, from none other than his actor wife and 83 co-producer Deepika Padukone. Ranveer and Deepika were all smiles at the ceremony and he also gave her a hug and a kiss on the cheek on stage. Also read: Ranveer Singh delivers energetic performance on his song Khalibali
Deepika, meanwhile, was in a much simpler avatar in a long blue shirt and matching jeans. She dropped the heels to opt for white shoes to match her look and had her hair tied up in a simple bun.
After receiving the award, Ranveer Singh also quipped in a heavy accent: “How I wish you – ‘Ranveer Singh powered by Deepika Padukone’.”
Prior to Filmfare, Ranveer was awarded the Best Actor award for his performance in 83 at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM) 2022. Led by Kabir Khan, 83 centers on India’s historic victory in the 1983 Cricket World Cup. Ranveer as Kapil Dev, captain of the World Cup winning team. Deepika also had a small but pivotal role as Kapil Dev’s wife Romi Bhatia in the film. She was also the co-producer.
83 released in theaters after multiple delays due to the Covid-19 pandemic. However, it could deliver the expected numbers at the checkout. It had a gross worldwide collection of $193 million.
Ranveer Singh’s latest release Jayeshbhai Jordaar also failed to hit the box office. He will now be seen in Rohit Shetty’s Cirkus, in which he has a dual role. He has also completed shooting for Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani, which would mark Karan Johar’s return. It also has stars Alia Bhatt, Jaya Bachchan, Dharmendra and Shabana Azmi. Deepika has Pathaan and Fighter from Siddharth Anand in the pipeline.