Ramayana to be made as three-part film for Rs500 crore

The achievements and worldwide acceptance of Baahubali 2 has prompted producers Allu Aravind and Madhu Mantena to bring to life the story of the Ramayana for the big screen in India. 

Madhu Mantena and Allu Aravind


After the success of epic drama Baahubali 2, three filmmakers have come together to make Ramayana as a three-part live-action film with a budget of Rs500 crore.

A source in the know of developments told IANS: "Ramayana is being helmed as one of the most ambitious projects of India with a budget of Rs500 crore. The film will bring to life the rich storytelling culture of our country and for the same, the film team is in conversation with a renowned Indian director who will bring this larger than life scripture to the universal audience."

Three producers -- Allu Aravind, Namit Malhotra and Madhu Mantena -- have joined hands to make this project come alive. It will be shot in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu, said a statement.

The makers are looking forward to deliver a "spectacular extravaganza".