Ranbir Kapoor has undergone major transformation to essay the role of Sanjay Dutt in the biopic based on the veteran actor’s life. The film which is yet to be titled is directed by Rajkumar Hirani. To essay the role Sanjay Dutt, the Kapoor lad had to undergo major transformation and through the pictures which leaked online, we saw how Ranbir looked exactly like Sanjay. Not just the fans, but even Sanjay couldn’t stop singing praises seeing Ranbir’s avatar.

At an event Sanjay Dutt said, “I’m lucky and humbled that they are making a biopic on a guy who is still alive. Ranbir has done a fantastic job, there is nobody better than Rajkumar Hirani,” reports India Today Television. In an interview to a leading daily Ranbir Kapoor revealed how he managed to get Sanjay Dutt’s look. (ALSO READ: Ranbir Kapoor Talks About Portraying The Most Controversial Man Onscreen, Sanjay Dutt)

The handsome hunk said, “We worked really hard at it, doing four months of prosthetic (make-up) trials, lots of disappointments, thinking that it’s not going to work out. But you need to put in that time and effort. It’s a daunting task to play someone like Sanjay Dutt, who everybody knows anyway.” Produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra, the untitled Dutt biopic also stars Manisha Koirala, Dia Mirza, Paresh Rawal, Sonam Kapoor in key roles. The film is slated to release in March next year.