MUMBAI: This October on Dusshera, filmmaker Ketan Mehta will be releasing Ramayana – The Epic in 3D across India.
The film will be released across India in Hindi and English along with regional language versions like Tamil, Telegu, Gujarati and Marathi.
The film is a mythological adventure, picturised in a stylized and contemporary manner with quality action sequences rivaling international standards. Ramayana – The Epic has Manoj Bajpayee, Juhi Chawla, and Ashutosh Rana lending their voices to the lead characters of Ram, Sita and Ravan respectively.
A Maya Digital Media production, Ramayana – The Epic is one of the most ambitious and expensive full length 3D animation feature films made in India.
Mehta said, “The legend of Rama, the original Indian Superhero, is the most popular Indian story ever told. With Ramayana – The Epic Indian animation industry is scaling new heights. It is an spectacular audio visual experience far beyond any thing ever attempted in India with skills and designs matching international standards of Computer animation and Digital Visual effects. Art inspires technology, and technology inspires art.”
The movie is directed by debutant Chetan Desai.
Desai added, “Ramayana-The Epic is the end result of nearly five years of hard work. The concept consumed me for nearly three years after which we worked on our computer screens day and night for over two years to come up with the final result. The film is like my first baby and will always have a special place in my career and life. Now all hopes are pinned on the audience- I hope they accept it with as much love as we have made the film with.”
“It should be noted that this film is made in 3D animation technology but does not need the viewer to wear the cumbersome 3D glasses,” Desai said.