IPL 2018: Here is why Ranveer Singh won't perform at the opening ceremony

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, IndiaUpdated: Apr 02, 2018, 03:24 PM IST
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A file photo of Ranveer Singh. Photograph:(Twitter)

Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh will not perform at the opening ceremony of the upcoming edition of Indian Premier League which is scheduled to take place on April 7.

Ranveer suffered a shoulder injury during a football match and doctors have advised him to not perform after doing multiple check-ups.

As per his spokesperson, "After multiple medical check-ups, the doctors have strongly advised Ranveer Singh to not perform at this year's IPL opening ceremony in which he was doing the finale act. They feel his high-energy performance would only overstrain his shoulder and aggravate the injury."

The 'Padmavat' star had taken a whopping Rs 5 crore for 15-minute performance in IPL’s eleventh edition.

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Picture Credit: Yogen Shah

He is currently shooting for his upcoming film "Gully Boy."

Apart from that, he is working in Rohit Shetty's cop film "Simmba" and Kabir Khan's sports drama "83", in which he would portray former Indian cricket captain Kapil Dev.

"Ranveer will continue to shoot for 'Gully Boy' as per its shooting schedule which is not physically strenuous since only performance-based talkie scenes are left to be shot," the statement added.