“Firecracker’s proving to be a hit which all of us are very grateful for”: Ranveer Singh
Jayeshbhai Jordaar, a big-screen family entertainer from Yash Raj Films, stars Ranveer Singh as a new brand of hero and heroism that is uncommon in Indian cinema. Ranveer Singh debuted the first song from Jayeshbhai Jordaar, Firecracker, to great fanfare and frenzy at a Mumbai college yesterday. Ranveer, who arrived in style for the event, danced his heart out with the college students who took part with zeal. Ranveer received a standing ovation from the students at the end of the event for being such a showman. With his performance, he truly brought the house down. The anticipation for the song was palpable, and it appears that Ranveer has broken the internet with his endearing item boy avatar in the song.
A thrilled Ranveer says Firecracker is the most memorable song in his filmography. He explains, “There are some songs that instantly pop out to you when you hear them at the audio level, and Firecracker is definitely one of those. Maneesh, when he made me hear it, he built my expectations – Oh my God, Vishal-Shekhar have smashed it, you’ve got to hear the song! So, I was already going in with expectations. In spite of that, it exceeded all my high expectations. I was like Wow! This is a smash hit.”
Ranveer admits that he had the same reaction when he heard his chart-topping single Nashe Si Chadh Gayi from Befikre. He claims, “I remember having the same reaction when Adi (Aditya Chopra) made me hear Nashe Si Chadh Gayi, when Ali made me hear Tune Maari Entriyaan. It’s in the first 20 to 30 seconds that you are just hooked on to the song. That’s what happened with Firecracker for me. It was an instant hit with me.”
He continues, “And it’s proving to be a hit with people which all of us are very grateful for. The accurate interpretation of the lyrics is a father is singing this about his daughter and I think that it’s a lovely expression. I am really happy about the song and happy that it’s being appreciated.”
Jayeshbhai Jordaar, a hilarious social satire produced by Maneesh Sharma, also stars Arjun Reddy fame Shalini Pandey, who makes her Bollywood debut opposite Ranveer Singh. The film, directed by Divyang Thakkar, will be released worldwide on May 13.