Rarely do star heroes get a chance of working in offbeat films. Bollywood star Ranveer Singh got such a chance for the first time with the film Lootera. This Vikramaditya Motwane directorial project is a film that always remains a special one in Ranveer's career. Today, the film celebrates seven years of its release. On this occasion, we bring you a recap into it.
Lootera is heavily inspired by the short story The Last Leaf, written by O. Henry. The film featured Sonakshi Sinha as the female lead. It is a romantic tale set in the early 1950s. How the love story between an archeologist and an elite-class woman takes several turns forms the major crux of the movie. The film is like a poem. It just sways into our minds with ease. Ranveer and Sonakshi enthralled us with their scintillating performances. Their chemistry also got wide applause from the viewers. It is quite sad that both of them never got a chance to team up once again.
The music of Lootera got composed by Amit Trivedi. All the songs were huge hits. Especially, tracks like Sawaar Loon and Zinda remain in the playlists of the music lovers. Upon its release, Lootera gained a positive response from both critics as well as the audiences. It remained a successful venture at the box office. It got nominated for several Filmfare Awards and won one for Best Singer Female.