He is someone who is never short of words but when it comes to love, actor Ranveer Singh says it's tough for him to articulate the feeling. Ranveer, 31, who has portrayed the character of a passionate lover in films like Bajirao Mastani and Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela and his upcoming film Befikre thinks that the word is thrown around too easily.
"Love is not just an emotion. Love is a concept that artistes time immemorial have tried to express, understand, comprehend, experience, articulate but till date, it's not ever been understood or explained," Ranveer told PTI.
"Love has to do with one's soul. I believe we all have a soul in all of us. Love is loosely thrown around, but it's a big thing. When you love someone, it is absolute purity. I always struggle to articulate what love feels like. But, it's about a connection of souls," he added.
In his six-year-long career, the actor has had his fair share of link-ups and relationships, but Ranveer, who initially used to get affected by such reports does not get perturbed by them now.
"When you are a professional actor, then by default you are a public figure. I have faced a lot of scrutiny about my personal life. There have been instances in my earlier years in the showbiz where I used to be perturbed, but I don't anymore."
The actor said he is now mature enough to take all the scrutiny and has understood that people have the short affiliation with reports on the personal life of celebrities. "I now have the maturity to understand that it comes with the territory. I don't let it affect me because I know now that public memory is short. Therefore, the effect should be in the limited capacity. I don't get fazed by the scrutiny. It does get irritating but not catastrophic," Ranveer said.
Ranveer will next be next seen in Yash Raj Films' Befikre, which also stars Vaani Kapoor. It marks Aditya Chopra's comeback to director's chair after a gap of eight years. The movie, extensively shot in Paris, is scheduled to release on December 9.
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