Will Ranbir Kapoor's Ramayana be costliest film ever made?

An ambitious film project directed by Nitesh Tiwari and starring Ranbir Kapoor, Ramayana, is making waves in the world of movie buffs. Given that the first phase alone has a budget of over $100 million, this project may be the most expensive in India.

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Film Director Nitesh Tiwari's Ramayana is creating buzz among the film lovers' community. This ambitious project, starring actors including Ranbir Kapoor and Sai Pallavi, can be released in 2027. The film is already garnering worldwide attention because of its staggering budget of over $100 million, approximately Rs. 835 crores. With such an enormous budget, the film could be India's costliest project.

Will Ramayana be the costliest Indian movie?

As per media reports, the filmmaker has been categorising it not like a film but rather as an emotion that he wants to make a global spectacle. Interestingly, the speculated budget has been approved only for the first installment of the franchise, with its makers planning to expand it further with the growth of the same.

When will the film be released?

According to some reports and critics, the film is slated to be released in October 2027.

How long will it take for the movie to be complete?

The shooting of the film has already begun in the last month. It is anticipated that it would require another 600 days of post-production work, which reflects the amount of the work in terms of stellar visuals and graphics that would be put into it to make it the country's finest release on the global stage. 

Who are the movie's dazzling star cast?

Though the official statement on the final list of the star cast is yet to be released, it is anticipated that Ramayana: Part One has a promising star cast including Ranbir Kapoor in the role of Lord Ram, Sai Pallavi as Goddess Sita, Lara Dutta as Kaikeyi, Sunny Deol as Hanuman and Sheeba Chaddha as Manthara. 

Which are previous big-budget Indian movies?

The only other films with a whooping budget, surpassing the Rs. 500 crore mark include Prabhas and Deepika starrer 'Kalki 2898AD', 'Adipurush' and 'RRR'.

Why investment in movies have increased?

With the ever-increasing popularity of Indian films in international markets, filmmakers have been spending extraordinarily on producing films that meet international standards. To produce films that are a reflection of society, the filmmakers are investing more in films to create exotic locations and elaborate sets that meet international standards.