Raavan, One of the most awaited films of the year. Mani Ratnam is reportedly producing a present day version of the Indian epic Ramayana which tells the story of Rama, whose wife Sita is abducted by the demon (Rākshasa) king of Lanka, Ravana.Mani Ratnam had earlier directed Thalapathi which bore close resemblance to the Mahabharata. It stars Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Vikram in the lead roles while Govinda, Ravi Kishan. Aishwarya Rai plays a contemporary Sita, appearing as an accomplished Carnatic Musician in both versions of Mani Ratnam's films and A.R. Rehman’s mesmerizing music that needs no introduction.
The story of Raavan revolves around Abhishek Bachchan playing the title role of Ravana whose sister suffers humiliation at the hands of Vikram, the south star. To seek revenge he kidnaps Vikram’s wife played by Aishwarya Rai and elopes in the woods later to fall in love. Raavan is not a story but a world. Dev (Vikram), a policeman, falls in love with Ragini (Ashwariya), a classical dancer. They are both unconventional. They get married and he takes her to his new post in Lal Maati, a small town in northern India. A town where the word of law is not the police but Beera, a tribal who has, over the years, shifted the power equation of the place from the ruling to the have-nots of the area. Govinda enters the story just a Hanuman to help Vikram find his wife and Ravi Kissan is Abhishek’s trusted friend in the movie. Isn’t it Ramayana with lot of new twists? Raavan is a Hindi language film directed by Mani Ratnam set to be released no 18th Jun, 2010
Raavan has been shot in numerous locations around India including the forests of Kerala, Ooty, Jhansi, Kolkata, and in Maharashtra at Mahabaleshwari and in the Malshej Ghats. Major plot of the movie unfolds in dense forests, so the movie is mostly shot in outdoor locations in forests. The movies also sports Kaliripayatu Martial Arts, has great stunts and action sequences. It is produced by mani ratnam’s Chennai based Madras Talkies. Indian fashion designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee designed Aishwarya Rai’s costumes in the film.
Starring :Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai, Govinda, Ravi Kishan, Priyamani, Vikram.
Directors : Mani Ratnam
Music Directors : A. R. Rahman
Producers : Mani Ratnam
Release Date: Jun 18, 2010
Official Website : www.raavan-thefilm.com
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