Ranveer Singh will play the role of bisexual character Alauddin Khilji in Padmavati, the period drama which is going to be released at the beginning of the winter following the ‘life’ of of Rani Padmini, the queen mentioned in ancient Hindu poems and that is now going to be the star of social networks. In the poem. Padmini is wife of Rana Rawal Ratan Singh, the ruler of Mewar. In 1303, the Tukic ruler of the Delhi Sultanate laid siege on the kingdom. The poem explains Khilji was motivated to invade by some love attraction to Padmini. Singh found a love for performing as a child but realized that acting was a very tough career. So instead he went on to study a Bachelor of Arts at Indiana University in the USA. He took up acting classes and chose theatre as his minor. Upon returning to Mumbai in 2007, Singh worked in advertising as a copywriter for three years. His acting break came in 2010. Singh has received 51 award nominations in his time as an actor. He won 36 of them. He has 9.1 million followers on Instagram and 6.51 million followers on Twitter.