Anil Kapoor is so impressed by nephew Ranveer Singh's performance in Bajirao Mastani that the superstar has compared his performance with that of Hollywood actor Russell Crowe's in his Oscar-winning role Gladiator.

Anil said Ranveer role as Peshwa Bajirao in the Sanjay Leela Bhansali-directed period drama was his best work of his career so far.

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Crowe starred as General Maximus in the Ridley Scott-directed, Gladiator, an epic historical drama, that earned him a Best Actor Oscar.