Mumbai: Actor Ranveer Singh stopped watching television and using his cell-phone while preparing for his forthcoming release "Lootera", which is a period romance drama. Set in the 1950s, Vikramaditya Motwane directed film will see Ranveer playing an archaeologist.

"It was very interesting to do a period film because a new world is created. I had no clue about 1950s, so to live a character who is living in that era, was very interesting," said Ranvir.

"I did very interesting preparation before playing the character. I stopped watching television and using mobile," said the actor.

"I became very calm. I have given a very calm performance," he added.

His last release was 2011 hit Ladies vs Ricky Bahl and Ranveer want to end the 'long wait' with "Lootera". Featuring Sonakshi Sinha in the female lead, the film is slated for July 5 release.

"My film is releasing after a very long time, it's been 19 months when my last film was released. It's been a long wait. I have seen the film and I am very happy. I am very excited and can't wait for people to see it," said the 27-year-old who made his debut with blockbuster Band Baja Baraat in 2010.

 

Ranveer Singh and Sonakshi Sinha in a still from Lootera

(Agencies)

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