Mani Ratnam’s Raavan – new cast

Posted: April 28, 2009 by moifightclub in bollywood, cast news, News
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     raavanWhat we know : Mani Ratnam’s Raavan is modern day adaptation of the epic Ramayana.  Like Shakespeare’s Othello became Omkara, Raavan is set somewhere in the north and has a rural backdrop. Abhishek Bachchan plays the lead character ( Raavan) who kidnaps Aishwarys Rai ( Sita) and eventually Sita falls for him. Tamil star Vikram plays the role of Ram. Govinda’s role is inspired by Hanuman, Ravi Kissan plays Abhishek’s aide and Nikhil Dwivedi plays a cop.

raavan21What we just got to know : Priyamani, the national award winning actress from film Paruthiveeran plays the role of Shoorpanakha.

And actor Ashish Vidhyarthi plays the role of Abhishek Bachchan’s dad in the film.

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