The 20th edition of The International Indian Film Awards, IIFA was held in Mumbai last night. Amid several stalwarts of B-town, Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh stole the show with their romantic banter throughout the night.
It was when Ranveer Singh bagged the Best Actor award for his film Padmaavat, which also starred Deepika Padukone, the actor had an emotional speech. For those uninitiated, Deepika already has her own wax statue in London at Madame Tussauds. Ranveer mentioned that his mother-in-law wanted him to follow in her footsteps too. "My mother-in-law was like you've to work hard too, we want a statue of you also. Mama, we're going to London. I'll see you."
Adding to the praises he said, "My wife's statue is the sexiest of all. Deepika is a perfectionist, she was very particular about all the time she dedicated to her statue. Her statue is the best one. Baby, you and Morgan Freeman have the best statue. I've to figure out my pose and dress."
Deepika's wax statue was unveiled in March at Madame Tussauds, London. Meanwhile on the work front, Ranveer and Deepika will feature together in the film 83, which will be their first outing together post marriage. Ranveer plays the titular role of former Indian cricket team captain Kapil Dev, and Deepika is playing his wife, Romi Dev.