“Ramayana -The Epic” releases this Dussehra
Hollywood giant Warner Bros has picked up distribution rights of animated feature film Ramayana -The Epic, presented by the renowned filmmaker Ketan Mehta. Slated for release on Dussehra (15th October), the film will be released in three versions simultaneously across India in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.
A Maya Digital Media production, Ramayana- The Epic is one of the most ambitious and expensive full length animation feature films to be made in India. Directed by debutant Chetan Desai, the film stars Manoj Bajpayee, Juhi Chawla, and Ashutosh Rana, who have lent their voices to the lead characters of Ram, Sita and Ravan respectively.
“Chetan Desai's version of this epic has taken animation films in India to the next level and one has to see it to believe it. We are delighted to be associated with this project,” says Denzil Dias, Deputy Managing Director (Theatrical), Warner Bros. Pictures, India.
“We want to take the most popular Indian story to a global audience. Warner Bros, with its reach and expertise, provides the ideal platform to launch this new avatar of Ramayana, where the past meets the future and mythology meets technology. It's the story of the original Indian superhero," says Ketan Mehta, Chairman and Managing Director, Maya Digital Media Production.