In recent years, Indian cinema has witnessed a surge in the popularity of folklore and mythological movies. Adding to this growing trend, director Nitesh Tiwari, renowned for his hits like “Dangal” and “Chhichhore,” has been meticulously crafting a script for a new Ramayana adaptation. As the anticipation builds, fans eagerly speculate on the casting choices for the iconic roles of Rama, Sita, and Ravan.
While Prabhas’s much-awaited mythological film “Adipurush” is set to release on June 16, it appears that Nitesh Tiwari is preparing to unveil his unique vision of the Ramayana tale. With the power and depth inherent in this epic narrative, it comes as no surprise that multiple adaptations can captivate audiences.
Initial rumors swirled, suggesting Deepika Padukone and Sai Pallavi as potential contenders for the role of Sita, while Hrithik Roshan’s name emerged for a potential portrayal of Ravan. However, the latest buzz among film enthusiasts is that Nitesh Tiwari has successfully roped in Bollywood’s star couple, Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor, for this ambitious project. Furthermore, the addition of KGF actor Yash in the mighty role of Ravan only adds to the excitement. It is reported that the project is being produced by Allu Aravind and Madhu Mantena.
With speculation at its peak, industry insiders suggest that an official announcement regarding the cast and production details may coincide with the Diwali festivities, months after the release of Prabhas’s “Adipurush.” As audiences eagerly anticipate both adaptations, they are left wondering how Nitesh Tiwari will interpret the timeless Ramayana tale. Will it be a visually stunning war epic with Hollywood-scale visual effects, or a poignant love story depicting the relationship between Rama and Sita? Only time will reveal the director’s unique approach.