After a long wait, Farhan Akhtar announced ‘Don 3’ last week. Along with this, it was also revealed that Ranveer Singh will be seen in this crime thriller franchise, not Shahrukh Khan. Ever since the news broke that Ranveer Singh will be replacing Shahrukh in the film. The internet has been garnering mixed reactions from people. While Ranveer’s fans are happy. Some people are questioning his casting in the film and are unable to accept him. The director has now broken the silence in this matter.
Farhan Akhtar replied on the casting of Ranveer Singh in Don 3
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Farhan Akhtar has given a befitting reply to the questions arising on the selection of Ranveer Singh as the new don. He said on the rising controversy and trolling, ‘I am really very excited about this film.’ He further said that Ranveer Singh is a brilliant actor. He is perfect for this part of the film. Ranveer himself is very excited and nervous about this film. You can imagine how it feels when you step into someone’s shoes!
Farhan further said, ‘We have gone through such questions. And emotional process before when we made ‘Don’ with Shah Rukh Khan. At that time everyone said that ‘Oh my God, how can you replace Amitabh Bachchan? But, after that things happened and the audience liked it.
Farhan justified Ranveer’s casting in the film, saying, ‘It’s just that an actor is going to play a part and is ready to portray it realistically. He will do it in his own style and style. The biggest thing is that he has that talent. Farhan Akhtar showed confidence in Ranveer Singh and said, ‘He is going to play this role in a great way. I feel the responsibility is now more on me to ensure that the script and the film work as per my vision. Let us tell you that the work on ‘Don 3’ will start in January 2025 and it is also ready to release in the same year.