Ram Gopal Varma is making a realistic bio-pic “Rakta Charitra” on the life and times of late Paritala Ravi, a politician of Rayala Seema, who was assassinated. The film is being made in Telugu and Hindi.
Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi is playing the role of Ravi and Kollywood actor Surya is playing the role of Maddelacheruvu Suri, the accused in Paritala’s liquidation. According to sources, National Award winning Malayalam actress Priyamani has been signed up to play the female lead opposite Surya. Veteran actor Shatrugun Sinha is playing the role of late NT Rama Rao.
“Rakta Charitra” is being jointly produced by Madhu Manthena and Sheethal Vinod Talwar under the banner of CinErgy.