Zee Media Bureau
Mumbai: Ever since Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh started working in Bhansali`s mega production `Ram-Leela`, the rumour mills went abuzz about their relationship. After months of waiting, Singh has finally come forward to clarify the situation.
The actor said that the two were not a couple but she is really special to him.
"No (there is nothing between us).. She is a very special person in my life and is a very close friend. She is one of the most wonderful people I have met. I have great amount of admiration and respect for her as an artist and as a professional. That`s it," Ranveer told PTI in an interview.
Their sizzling chemistry in the movie had sparked the romance rumours, especially the onscreen kiss they shared in the movie. The link up was further overplayed when reportedly Ranveer travelled to Dubai where Deepika was shooting for `Happy New Year`. The two however have never acknowledged the rumours and maintained a dignified silence even when they were spotted together at most of the award ceremonies early in the year.
The `Gunday` actor said that he does not pay heed to any gossip and keeps himself busy with work.
"I am completely immersed in my work. I don`t subscribe to tabloids. I go on with my daily life and completely devoted to my work," he added.
"I think people are jumping the gun. I think it is very presumptuous of people to assume that two people are romantically involved if they are seen going out together. I don`t think that is correct judgement," he said.
The hunk of an actor has recently joined the social media via Facebook. He added that this was just to connect with his fans.
"I don`t intend to use this social media platform to refute anything. I want to stay connected with my fans and I love them, that is why I am on social media," he added.
(With Agency Inputs)