Nandamuri Family is well known for the mythological characters and films. Sr.NTR had acted in roles like Shri Krishna, Dyryodhana, Raavana Brahma and many others. His son, Nandamuri Balakrishna also continued the same legacy with his characters in Krishnarjuna Vijayam, Shri Rama Rajyam. Coming to the younger generation, Jr.NTR has excelled his character in Yamadonga and Jai Lava Kusa. Hence, the team of Ramayana had decided to ask Jr.NTR to perform the character of Ravana in the movie.
The film Ramayana will be directed by Nitesh Tiwari and Ravi Udyawar.The project is going to be bankrolled by Allu aravind in association with Madhu Mantena and Namit Malhotra. The project is mounted on an estimated budget of Rs.500 crores. The directors are well known for their projects, Dangal and Mom. The entire film will be shot in 3D and is decided to be released in Telugu, Tamil & Hindi. Ramayana will be made with actors from Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Gujarati and Punjabi film industries as the makers are targeting pan-India as well as the global audience.The project has been in progress for the past three years. They have decided to shoot the project in three parts. The team is hoping to start production next year and eyeing a 2021 release for the first part.
There are also rumors that Ram Charan was asked to play as Lord Rama and he rejected. Ramayana will be released in three parts with less intervals.Tarak is currently busy with SS Rajamouli’s RRR, A multi starrer with Ram Charan. Alia Bhatt as leading lady.