Ramayana: The Ranbir Kapoor starrer film is the talk of the town at the moment. There are news of the selection of actors for this film being directed by Nitish Tiwari every day. Recently, rumors were rife that Janhvi Kapoor has replaced Sai Pallavi as Sita. Now according to recent reports, Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan has also been approached for one of the most iconic roles in Ramayana. However, there is no official confirmation from the actor’s team or the makers regarding the above news.
Ramayana: Will Amitabh Bachchan play the role of King Dasharatha?
According to gossip mongers, Shahenshah of Bollywood Amitabh Bachchan has been approached by the makers to play the iconic role of King Dasharatha. Dasharatha was the king of Kosala kingdom and father of Lord Rama. The superstar is currently reading the script and has shown keen interest in the film, which is definitely a big green signal for the makers of the Ranbir Kapoor starrer. However, since the senior Bachchan has not signed on yet, it is too early to say whether Amitabh will actually play Ranbir’s father in Ramayan or not.
Ramayan: List of actors who have been approached for the Ranbir Kapoor starrer
Apart from Amitabh Bachchan, names of many actors have come forward for Nitesh Tiwari’s Ramayana. Lara Dutta is speculated to play the role of Kaikeyi, while KGF fame Yash is speculated to play the role of Ravana. Bobby Deol and Sunny Deol have been approached for the respective roles of Kumbhakarna and Lord Hanuman. Vijay Sethupathi can play the role of Vibhishan and Naveen Polishetty can be seen in the role of Laxman.
At present, only Ranbir Kapoor has been officially signed for the role of Lord Ram. The makers will soon reveal the cast details on social media. To prepare for his role, Ranbir has given up alcohol and non-veg. According to speculations, he is currently undergoing a look test for the role of Lord Ram. This film is said to be one of the most expensive films. At present the budget is said to be Rs 350 crore, but as the shooting of the film starts, the budget is expected to increase.