The popularity of Doordarshan programmes Mahabharata and Ramayana, as well as their triumphant re-run during the COVID-19 lockdownshows the interest of Indian viewers towards this genre. B-Town directors have also always been inspired by the mythological texts. A slew of new films have been announced, with stories that appear to be influenced by epics. Not just Bollywood actors, but even South Indian cinema actors, appear to be drawn to epics these days.
Here is a list of some of the upcoming films based on the epic Ramayana tale.
Om Raut’s latest film is Adipurush, after last year’s success Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior. The legendary Ramayana storey will be depicted in the film. Prabhas will play Lord Rama. Saif Ali Khan and Kriti Sanon also appear in the flick in the roles of Raavana and Sita respectively. It is slated to release on August 11, 2022.
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