The film “Raavana”, starring Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai, Vikram, Govinda and Ravi Kissen in the lead roles, is directed by Mani Ratnam and Jointly produced by the director’s production house Madras Talkies and Reliance BIG Pictures.
“Raavana” is touted as one of the biggest films being made in the country and has been shot in the jungles of Kochi and later in Jhansi. The story is said to be a contemporary interpretation of the epic Ramayana. Mani Ratnam had earlier made “Dalapathi” which was a modern take of another epic Mahabharatha.
The Shooting of “Raavana” has been completed and the post-production works are in progress. The film being made in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu is planned for a summer vacation release in 2010.