Ranbir kapoor to play a detective in 'Jagga Jasoos'

Added by harini on Jun 18, 2013

Filmmaker Anurag Basu and actor Ranbir Kapoor, who created magic with their movie ‘Barfi!’, are reuniting for yet another movie titled ‘Jagga Jasoos’.

Actor Ranbir Kapoor revealed that he will be playing a detective for the first time in ‘Jagga Jasoos’.

“Yes, this is our second film together. It's a detective film,” confirmed Ranbir Kapoor to IANS.

The actor revealed that the movie will go on floors next year.

Along with ‘Jagga Jasoos’, the team of Anurag Basu and Ranbir Kapoor will also be making a biopic based on legendary singer Kishore Kumar’s life. But the project has been shelved indefinitely.

Speaking on the eve of his grandfather Raj Kapoor’s 25th death anniversary, which falls on June 2, Ranbir Kapoor said that he is what he is today because of his grandfather.

“I am standing here just because of Raj Kapoor. He showed me the way," said Ranbir Kapoor.

Raj Kapoor, known as ‘Showman of Indian Cinema’, is remembered for his roles in movies like ‘Awaara’, ‘Shree 420’, ‘Mera Naam Joker’ etc. He won two National Awards, nine Filmfare awards and much other recognition. He is often created for strong base to the Indian cinema.

He died June 2 in 1988.

"I hope he would be smiling at me watching me in the films that I am doing and he is proud of me," concluded Ranbir Kapoor.

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