RGV’s Rakta Charitra is a biopic on Paritala Ravi
Maverick director Ram Gopal Varma has just completed the film Agyaat with Nitin and back on floors for India 24/7 with Amitabh Bachchan.
RGV’s next venture is Rakta Charitra which is based on the life and times of Paritala Ravi, the dreaded factionist from Anathapur district of Andhra Pradesh.
Paratala had been accused of masterminding murders of rival factionists. There had been several attempts on his life and finally liquidated by Moddu Seenu and his gang.
Paritala is said to be a naxal sympathizer and he was an active politician belonging Telugu Desam Party. Foe sometime he was also a minister in the state cabinet.
We will have to wait and see what Ram Gopal Varma’s take wood be on Paritala Ravi. Whatever it is, Rakta Charitra is sure to prove the adage, “ Those who live by the sword, die by it”