It seems Shahid and Mira decided to take a short vacation before the actor gets busy shooting Sanjay Leela Bhansali's magnum opus Padmavati, co-starring Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh. Shahid will be seen as Raja Ratan Singh, husband to Deepika's Padmavati, while Ranveer will play the role of Alauddin Khilji.
The period drama stars Deepika Padukone in the lead role of Rajput queen Padmavati and features Shahid Kapoor as Raja Ratan Singh. Ranveer Singh is essaying the role of Alauddin Khilji, the medieval-era Delhi sultan, who falls in love with Padmavati
"Santoshi's character will now be very different since another soul has entered her body and she keeps doing strange things which are nowhere like Santoshi's actions. I hope the viewers enjoy my new avatar," said Ratan Rajput
"Every character has its own time span in a story and mine may come to an end. It's sad if I have to leave such a wonderful show. My character is certainly dying. But if she comes back to life, that remains to be seen," Ratan Rajput said
Actresses Smita Bansal, Kamya Punjabi and Ratan Rajput attended the funeral of actress Pratyusha Banerjee in Mumbai on April 2. Pratyusha died after allegedly committing suicide in Mumbai on April 1.