MUMBAI: Bollywood heartthrob Ranveer Singh has talked about how the continued lockdown initiated due to the coronavirus has been going or him. He revealed that he has been living through various phases within this isolation period.
He said, "I have been engaging this period of lockdown in very different ways. In the first 2 weeks, it felt like something, then in the first month, then a month and a half and now it's been 2 months. So, I have been going through various phases."
He also opened up regarding the things that have been upsetting him during this period, "
Every time you wake up in the morning and read the news, read what is happening and it's a very grim scenario. It's disturbing, it's actually devastating to witness what is happening in this unprecedented pandemic to all our brothers and sisters not just in our country but across the world."
The 'Band Baja Baraat' debutant also talked about how this dire circumstance has been affecting him mentally, "You know what the world is facing, this global crisis, that it really weighs down on you. So, I was going through my own process to - wrapping my head around it in a way that it has an effect on you emotionally, mentally. I don't think I was prepared to engage anyone or anything in public."
Apart from this, Singh also mentioned all the thing which are helping him have a positive mindset, "I'm staying home and making sure that I'm using this time in a positive way as much as possible. Trying to be positive, trying to be optimistic, trying to find the silver lining, trying to see the brighter side of things as grim a scenario that it is."
The actor revealed how his busy schedule left him no time to take some time to himself and simply relax. It had been this way since the last 5 years! He is using the lockdown period to simply reinvigorate right now.
Ranveer explained, "I must say before this, life was moving at a very frenetic, at a very hectic pace. I felt I was a hamster on a wheel especially after 'Padmaavat', 'Simmba', 'Gully Boy'. My workload in the past year, year and a half increased to a level where I was teetering to a level of burnout. I have lived this period being under the radar, off the grid as they say."