✍️Bobby Deol and Lara Dutta in Talks for Roles in Nitesh Tiwari’s ‘Ramayan’✍️
Speculation is rife that director Nitesh Tiwari is considering Bobby Deol for the role of Kumbhakarna and Lara Dutta for the role of Kaikeyi in an upcoming film adaptation of the Indian epic, ‘Ramayan.’ Negotiations are also underway with Sunny Deol for the significant role of Lord Hanuman. This casting approach is aimed at capturing the essence of the timeless characters from the mythological tale.
According to reports, Nitesh Tiwari finds Lara Dutta to be a perfect fit for the pivotal character of Princess Kaikeyi, the third consort of King Dasharatha. The film is envisioned as a trilogy, with Lara Dutta expected to play a significant role in ‘Ramayan: Part One,’ joining Ranbir Kapoor during the initial shoot scheduled for March.
While discussions for other roles are ongoing, Bobby Deol is yet to confirm his involvement, with his recent success in ‘Animal’ leading to a flood of offers. The team is also in advanced negotiations with Sunny Deol, with Ranbir Kapoor set to portray Lord Ram and Sai Pallavi cast as Sita. Yash, known for his role in KGF, is set to play Ravana.
As the film’s casting continues to unfold, it is evident that Nitesh Tiwari is committed to assembling a stellar cast that can do justice to the beloved characters from the Indian epic.
Q: When is the initial shoot for ‘Ramayan: Part One’ scheduled?
A: The initial shoot for ‘Ramayan: Part One’ is reportedly scheduled for March.
Q: Who is expected to join Ranbir Kapoor in the initial shoot?
A: Lara Dutta is expected to join Ranbir Kapoor in the initial shoot for ‘Ramayan: Part One.’
Q: Who has been approached for the role of Lord Hanuman?
A: Negotiations are underway with Sunny Deol for the role of Lord Hanuman in the upcoming film adaptation of ‘Ramayan.’
The prospect of Bobby Deol and Lara Dutta taking on the roles of Kumbhakarna and Kaikeyi, respectively, in Nitesh Tiwari’s ‘Ramayan’ has generated significant buzz. With discussions in progress and negotiations underway for other pivotal roles, the film aims to capture the essence of the timeless characters from the Indian epic. As the casting unfolds, the anticipation for this much-anticipated adaptation continues to grow.