Actor Ranveer Singh, who is basking in the glory of his latest release Padmaavat, stated that box office numbers are a validation for him as an entertainer. The handsome hunk is on cloud nine these days as Padmaavat is storming towards Rs 200 cr mark.
"It feels amazing. As an entertainer, box office numbers are a validation that I am being able to entertain audiences and to me that's everything," Ranveer said in a statement.
"Padmaavat" has earned the actor commercial and critical acclaim for his portrayal of Delhi Sultan Alauddin Khilji. The movie, since releasing on January 25, has minted Rs 192.5 crore till February 2.
"My intention with every project has been to make audiences believe in the character that I have been given to portray on screen," said the actor, whose last big box office delight was "Bajirao Mastani".
"Khilji was one of my toughest roles. Furthermore, the process of creating Khilji has been extremely rewarding. So, this success is incredibly special.
"I'm thankful to Sanjay Leela Bhansali for giving me a film and a character that will always be remembered and cherished," he added.
(With IANS Inputs)