Nitesh Tiwari’s next directional venture Bawaal is confirmed for direct OTT release but his next project Ramayan is in the news since Om Raut’s Adipurush was released in theatres and received a massive negative response all over.
It’s confirmed that Dangal director Nitesh Tiwari to make a film on Ramayana. The movie is said to be an adaptation of the legend of the Ramayana, and the director is teaming up with Namit Malhotra, the mastermind behind the exceptional VFX of films like Brahmastra and Dune.
The movie Ramayana will have grand VFX, and it will be made on a huge scale. As per the sources, special sets are being built to shoot the film, and Niteish Tiwari has roped in some of the biggest stars for the biggest magnum opus of his career.
Already, the movie Adipurush, which was based on the Ramayana, is facing a lot of backlash because of its dialogues, VFX, and performances. Now it will be interesting to see if Nitesh Tiwari can do justice to Ramanyana with his new movie.
Ramayana Release Date
Till now, the makers of Ramayana have not even started shooting for the movie, so it would be super early to predict a release date for the film. So, if we take a rough idea, the movie could be released at the end of 2024 or the beginning of 2025. Even the makers have not given any hint regarding the release of the movie, but this upcoming project of Nitesh Tiwari will be worth the wait.
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Ramayana Star Cast
As per various sources, the real-life couple Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Singh have been roped in for the characters of Ram and Sita. This is not the first time the couple has shared the screen; earlier they were featured in the movie Brahmastra, which was a super hit, and the audience loved the chemistry between Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt.
Earlier, some reports were also claiming that Yash had been approached for the character of Ravana. But now some sources are claiming that Yash will never play the character of Ravana because his fans won’t like him in that character. So, it will be interesting to see who plays the character of Ravana in the movie.
These days, the director, Nitesh Tiwari, is busy with his upcoming film, Bawaal, which features Varun Dhawan and Janhvi Kapoor. Nitesh Tiwari has also said that once he completes the shooting of Bawaal, he’ll get back to work on his ambitious project, Ramayana. So, it can be expected that the trailer for the movie will be launched two to three months before its release.
Ramayana Plot & Budget
The core story of the movie will be the same as the original, but as it is a movie, the writers might take some creative liberty. The Original Ramayana is all about how Lord Rama fights against evil and saves the goddess Sita, so the basic theme of the story will be the same.
As the story of the Ramayana is legendary, it will take a lot of time and have a high production value. Several media reports are claiming that the budget of this magnum opus is Rs. 750 crores, and it is considered one of the most expensive movies of all time.
FAQs related to Ramayana
A. The upcoming movie Ramayana will be directed by Dangal Director Nitesh Tiwari.
A. Ramayana movie can be released by the end of 2024.
A. Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor will be featured in the lead role in the Ramayana movie.
A. Ramayana will be made with a humongous budget of Rs. 750 crores.