Ranbir Kapoor to spend a week in Bhopal Central Jail, here’s why

Ranbir Kapoor will spend a week in Bhopal Central Jail. The ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ actor has not been jailed for any crime. Rather, he is there to shoot for his next project which is a biopic on Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt.

Ranbir, who is essaying the character of the ‘Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.’ actor in the yet-untitled biopic, is prepping really hard to get into the skin of the character. He’s already put on over 13 kgs to play the part and now, Ranbir will actually be spending one week in jail, to get a real shoot and experience of what an inmate would go through.

The actor arrived in Bhopal on Sunday (March 5) and on Monday around 10.30 am the shooting for the started. The Bhopal schedule extends till March 12. Ranbir’s ‘Bombay Velvet’ and ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ co-star Anushka Sharma is also a part of the schedule. She will be seen in the role of Dutt’s wife Maanyata Dutt.

The biopic on Sanjay Dutt is being directed by Rajkumar Hirani and also stars Paresh Rawal as Dutt’s father Sunil Dutt and Manisha Koirala as his mother Nargis. It also stars Sonam Kapoor, Dia Mirza and Vicky Kaushal in pivotal roles. The movie went on floors in January 14 and is scheduled to release during Christmas season this year.