Recently, Dangal director Nitesh Tiwari along with Ravi Udyawar announced their big project, Ramayana, which will be made in the 3D version with a massive budget of 500 crores. Soon, rumours surrounding Hrithik Roshan & Deepika Padukone playing the titular role of Lord Rama & Sita were rife. We directly spoke to the director and he’s made the much-awaited big revelation!
Nitesh is currently promoting his upcoming directorial, Chhichhore, which stars Shraddha Kapoor & Sushant Singh Rajput in lead roles and is a college drama. While interacting for the same, we told him about the news of Deepika & Hrithik being a part of Ramayana going viral. To this, he smartly said, “You said ‘rumours’, right?”
Furthermore, upon being asked if anyone was approached, the director said, “I have not yet started thinking about the cast yet. First we are trying to get it right on papers, with our executions, and with our thought process and everything. We are still trying to get there.. baaki baate we’ll start with later.”
Nitesh also revealed about reuniting with Aamir Khan after the blockbuster Dangal, and went all praises for him.
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To be produced by Madhu Mantena, Allu Aravind and Namit Malhotra, the project has been a work in progress for the past three years.
“Ramayana will be made with actors from Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Gujarati and Punjabi film industries as the makers are targeting a pan-India as well as global audience,” read a statement earlier.