Three Filmmakers have joined hands to Produce 500 Cr Film ‘The Ramayana’
After the grand success of highly budgeted Baahubali 2, first UAE based Indian businessman B.R. Shetty came forward to invest whopping amount of 1000 crore in cinematic adaptation of Mahabharata, 2 parts series based on the classic novel Randamoozham.
Now three filmmakers Allu Aravind, Namit Malhotra and Madhu Mantena Varma have joined hands to produce adaptation of Ramayana at 500 crore. Reportedly it will be three parts trilingual 3D film, will be made simultaneously in Hindi, Telugu and Tamil.
A source told, “The Ramayana is being helmed as one of the most ambitious projects of India with a budget of Rs 500 crore. It will bring to life the rich storytelling culture of our country and for the same, the team is in conversation with a renowned Indian director who will bring this larger than life scripture to the universal audience.”
Quoting the same report, filmmaker Aravind said, “It’s a huge responsibility but The Ramayana needs to be told on the big screen in the most magnificent way possible. We are committed to delivering a spectacular extravaganza,”. He had also produced popular films like Aamir Khan’s Ghajini with Madhu Mantena and Magadheera (Telugu).
Namit Malhotra who is best known for handling visuals in very popular Hollywood films- Transformers and The Martian, promises superlative visuals in The Ramayana. So far there is no hint regarding the starcast and release date of the film, expected to be announced soon.