With every passing day Nitesh Tiwari’s Ramayan is getting bigger and better. It already has Ranbir Kapoor, Sai Pallavi, Yash, Sunny Deol and Lara Dutta on board to play Lord Ram, Sita, Raavan, Lord Hanuman and Kaikeyi respectively. Now if reports are to be believed, Rakul Preet Singh is in discussions to join the cast. Tiwari is in touch with Rakul to play the Raavan’s sister Shurpanakha in Ramayana, reports Pinkvilla.
t is Shurpanakha’s character that changes the course of Ramayan and brings Lord Ram and Raavan face to face. The report also suggests that Rakul has done the look test for the film and if all goes as planned then Ramayan will be the first film Rakul will shoot for after her wedding with Jackky Bhagnani in Goa.
Ramayana begins filming in March 2024, with Ranbir Kapoor and Sai Pallavi. Sunny Deol is slated to commence shooting for his role in May with Yash joining the cast in July. The team aims to wrap up Ramayana shoot after completion of Yash's scenes, targeting a Diwali 2025 release.The film is planned to be a three part series.