Mumbai August 2017. Grey, Overcast. The city moves as it does. I’m meeting Ranveer, a bona fide superstar, an ace performer and also a guy most guys can associate with. He’s a Maxim guy. A man’s man. We’ve all heard stories of how he’s wild. True. How he’s intense. Also true. But what we haven’t seen is the man who’s got his own battles to fight, a dude who has a philosophy of living and a guy who works to party. Get ready to meet that Ranveer.
Hi, Ranveer, we’re very happy to have you back again. Your last Maxim shoot created a lot of ripples.
Thank you for having me. Yeah, that was a really sexy shoot. It’s probably still my sexiest shoot.
But it’s been a while.
It has. I guess, in my head, Maxim only puts hot women on the cover, not men. So, it didn’t strike me. But then, when I bumped into you the other day, it sort of struck us: “Hey, listen, why aren’t we collaborating again?” I’m glad to be back.
Nobody captures the essence of what Maxim is about like you. How do you stay so active? I see you and I want to kill myself. I wake up dead, and you’ll probably die charged.
I don’t know, man. People ask me this all the time, and it’s made me think about it. I’ve realised that it&rsquo