Ramayana: News

10 Apr 2024

Nitesh Tiwari

'Ramayana': Yash boards as a producer; will not portray Ravana

Yash has reportedly taken on a new role behind the scenes in Nitesh Tiwari's highly-anticipated mythology film, Ramayana.

05 Apr 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

Kejriwal in Tihar: CM spends time meditating, reading, doing yoga

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal who is in a 15-day judicial remand in Tihar Jail spends his time meditating, writing, reading books, and doing yoga, a report has said.

05 Apr 2024

Ranbir Kapoor

'Ramayana': Hans Zimmer might make Bollywood debut in ARR musical

Hollywood meets Bollywood is happening for real!

30 Mar 2024

Nitesh Tiwari

Nitesh Tiwari's 'Ramayana' to begin production on this date!

With every update, the anticipation for Nitesh Tiwari's Ramayana is reaching a new high!

24 Mar 2024

Nitesh Tiwari

Ranbir Kapoor-Sai Pallavi and team 'Ramayana' to 'disappear' soon: Report

Renowned filmmaker Nitesh Tiwari is reportedly gearing up for the most ambitious project of his career—a cinematic rendition of the revered epic Ramayana.

21 Mar 2024

Nitesh Tiwari

'Internal issues' delay Nitesh Tiwari's 'Ramayana' production 

Ramayana is an emotion for Indians and even after several adaptations, the Arun Govil starrer is hailed as the supreme version.

16 Mar 2024

Ranbir Kapoor

Why Ranbir Kapoor-Nitesh Tiwari-Sai Pallavi's 'Ramayana' has been delayed

Ranbir Kapoor's much-awaited Ramayana, directed by Nitesh Tiwari, has reportedly encountered delays and production challenges.

10 Feb 2024

Nitesh Tiwari

Rakul Preet Singh might play Shurpanakha in Nitesh Tiwari's 'Ramayana'

The cast ensemble of Nitesh Tiwari's ambitious mythological epic Ramayana is getting grander with each passing day.

03 Feb 2024

Ranbir Kapoor

Ranbir Kapoor set for 60-day 'Ramayana' shoot starting March

Ranbir Kapoor is reportedly gearing up for his next venture, Nitesh Tiwari's Ramayana, following the immense success of Animal.

31 Jan 2024

Doordarshan

Guide to watch Ramanand Sagar's 'Ramayan' on TV

Ramanand Sagar's iconic television series Ramayan is set to return to the television screens once again.

26 Jan 2024

Vijay Sethupathi

Vijay Sethupathi may join Ranbir Kapoor's 'Ramayana' as Vibhishana: Report

Nitesh Tiwari's magnum opus Ramayana has become the talk of the town. The upcoming mythological film is once again in the news for its casting. According to reports, Tamil superstar Vijay Sethupathi is in talks to portray Vibhishana's role in the film.

20 Jan 2024

Ayodhya

January 22 will be historic day: 'Ramayan' actor Sunil Lahri

India is gearing up for the much-awaited Ram Mandir consecration ceremony, which will take place in Ayodhya on Monday (January 22).

13 Dec 2023

Bollywood

'Ramayana': Ranbir Kapoor-Sai Pallavi to start filming in March 2024

Indian cinema and its obsession with Ramayana is a never-ending saga. From adaptations to making films based on the Ramayana structure, Indian cinema has been doing it all.

06 Dec 2023

Bollywood

'Dashmi' teaser fails to tease or stir interest

Indian cinema is heavily influenced by Indian mythology and Ramayana is one of the most adapted of them.

28 Oct 2023

Spirituality

Valmiki Jayanti: Celebrating the creator of the epic Ramayana

Valmiki Jayanti (also called Pragat Diwas), an important Hindu festival commemorates the birth anniversary of Maharishi Valmiki, the revered sage who composed the epic Ramayana. Maharishi in Sanskrit means great monk.

24 Oct 2023

Shah Rukh Khan

Dussehra special: 'Raavan' to 'Lanka Dahan'—Ramayana film adaptations to watch

The Hindu mythological epic Ramayana has inspired numerous plays, novels, poems, films, and music for decades now.

15 Jul 2023

Japan

Want to watch Yugo Sako's 'Ramayana' theatrically? Sign this form!

When the heavily-criticized film Adipurush released last month, Indian cinephiles immediately started comparing it to Ramayana: The Legend of Prince Rama, saying it's the "superior version."

25 Jun 2023

Box Office

#BoxOfficeCollection: 'Adipurush' witnesses slight improvement, but uncertainty looms amid controversy

Om Raut's Adipurush has been mired in controversy since its release on June 16, primarily due to its shoddy VFX, dialogues, and misinterpretation of the revered epic, Ramayana.

23 Jun 2023

Adipurush

#NewsBytesExclusive: Aashiesh Sharrma says, 'Siya Ke Ram' is Gen-Z's 'Ramayana' 

TV actor Aashiesh Sharrma, who played Lord Ram in the 2015 TV series Siya Ke Ram, has now opened up on the debate surrounding Om Raut's magnum opus Adipurush.

23 Jun 2023

Box Office Collection

#BoxOfficeCollection: 'Adipurush' diminishes further

Adipurush is an example of how a film with a great base and sure-shot box office mileage can crash if the packaging is not good. The film is based on Ramayana and this poor portrayal has hurt the sentiments of many.

20 Jun 2023

Adipurush

Arun Govil criticizes 'Adipurush' makers for 'fooling around'

Om Raut's Adipurush has become a bag of jokes and a turf of controversies. Since its release last Friday, it has been brutally trolled and criticized, especially for its VFX and dialogues written by Manoj Muntashir.

19 Jun 2023

Adipurush

Hindu outfit members create ruckus at 'Adipurush' screening in Maharashtra

Members of some Hindu outfits created a ruckus during the screening of Adipurush at a movie theater in Maharashtra's Palghar on Sunday and called on people not to watch the film, claiming that it insulted the gods.

17 Jun 2023

Adipurush

Now, 'Adipurush' draws ire of Ramanand Sagar's son Prem Sagar

Adipurush was released just a day ago but has been ensnared in raging controversies ever since the first reviews started coming out.

16 Jun 2023

Nepal

'Sita is India's daughter': 'Adipurush' released in Nepal after changes 

Adipurush and controversies go hand in hand. The film is in massive buzz and recently, it dabbled with a dispute regarding an international release.

12 Jun 2023

Box Office Collection

#BoxOfficeBuzz: Prabhas-Kriti's 'Adipurush' sells over 36,000 tickets on Day 1

Adipurush is enjoying huge buzz in India. Om Raut's magnum opus received massive flak- from netizens criticizing its VFX to the recent kiss controversy. Yet, it seems to be holding the fort quite strong.

08 Jun 2023

Bollywood

Prabhas-Kriti's 'Adipurush' makers to distribute 10,000 free tickets in Telangana

Om Raut's magnum opus Adipurush is currently in the buzz as the film's release is around the corner. The makers are leaving no stone unturned for the big-budget film.

04 Jun 2023

Adipurush

Sunil Lahri, original 'Ramayan's Lakshman, shares his thoughts on 'Adipurush'

Sunil Lahri, who shot to nationwide acclaim for his portrayal of Lakshman in Ramanand Sagar's Ramayan in the late 1980s, has opened up about Om Raut's upcoming mythological drama Adipurush.

29 May 2023

Bollywood

Prabhas-Kriti's 'Adipurush' new song 'Ram Siya Ram' is out

Adipurush is one of the most anticipated films of 2023. Inititally, the film received flak for its VFX, but the makers postponed the release and now the film looks way better. The story is based on the epic Ramayana, hence the anticipation is huge.

08 Apr 2023

Indore

BJP's Kailash Vijayvargiya sparks outrage with 'girls like Shurpanakha' remarks

Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kailash Vijayvargiya has allegedly compared girls who wear "dirty clothes" to Shurpanakha, who is depicted as a demoness in the ancient Indian epic Ramayana.

19 Feb 2023

Bollywood

Kangana supports Rajamouli over religious views after 'right-wingers' slam filmmaker

Kangana Ranaut has always been known to speak her mind. Whether it is about slamming trolls or voicing her opinion on nepotism, political scenarios, and more, she has never minced her words.

13 Nov 2022

Kerala

This Islamic institute in Kerala is teaching its students Sanskrit

An Islamic institution in Kerala is sending positive signs of communal and religious harmony by teaching Sanskrit to its students.

26 Sep 2022

Durga Puja

5 traditional Bengali sarees to wear on Durga Puja

Durga Puja is all about good food, reunion with friends and family, and pandal hopping while flaunting your new stylish outfits.

14 Jul 2022

India

5 Indian mythological retellings you must read

India has much more to offer in mythology besides Ramayana and Mahabharata.

08 Jul 2022

Vidyut Jammwal

'Khuda Haafiz Chapter 2': Vidyut Jammwal shines in undercooked thriller

Khuda Haafiz: Chapter II—Agni Pariksha released in theaters on Friday.

06 Oct 2021

Doordarshan

Arvind Trivedi, who played Ravana in 'Ramayana,' passes away

Arvind Trivedi, who had immortalized the role of Ravana in the landmark TV show Ramayana, passed away last night due to a heart attack.

02 Jul 2021

Nitesh Tiwari

Working on 'Ramayana' trilogy for a global audience: Mantena

Producer Madhu Mantena is working on an ambitious, three-part retelling of Ramayana from Valmiki's standpoint and he is confident that the story will have a global appeal with its never-before-seen visuals.

13 Jun 2021

Mahesh Babu

After trending #BoycottKareenaKapoorKhan, netizens want these actresses to play Sita

Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan drew the ire of netizens for apparently demanding Rs. 12 crore to play Sita in an upcoming mythological drama.

07 May 2021

MX Player

Kunal Kohli's 'Ramyug' review: Do we really need another 'Ramayan'?

Hum Tum director Kunal Kohli entered the digital forum with Ramyug, his vision of Ramayan.

30 Apr 2021

Web Series

'Ramyug' trailer: Kunal Kohli goes all out for debut web-show

The tale of Ramayan has been told multiple times on celluloid. While some versions made a mark, others failed.

15 Apr 2021

Arun Govil

Ramanand Sagar's 'Ramayan' returns on television; Know when to watch

Viewers will be able to enjoy Ramanand Sagar's Ramayan on their television sets again.

Rama belongs to all, says Priyanka Gandhi before Ayodhya event

Breaking Congress' silence on the groundbreaking ceremony in Ayodhya tomorrow, the party's General Secretary for UP East, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, on Tuesday said Lord Rama belonged to everyone and called for "national unity" and "cultural harmony."

18 May 2020

BBC

Why Ramanand Sagar did not allow BBC to run 'Ramayan'

Ramanand Sagar's epic television rendition of Ramayan captured the attention of crores of Indians when it made a comeback on TV, just like it did during its original telecast three decades ago.

10 May 2020

Doordarshan

Monotony, injuries, technical issues: The many challenges of making 'Ramayan'

Ramanand Sagar's three-decade-old mythological epic Ramayan recently returned on TV, and it was a smash hit.

08 May 2020

Instagram

Ramayan's Sita Dipika Chikhlia to play Sarojini Naidu in biopic

Actor Dipika Chikhlia Topiwala, best known for portraying the role of Sita in Ramanand Sagar's epic mythological serial Ramayan, is all set to play freedom fighter and poet Sarojini Naidu in a new film.

01 May 2020

Doordarshan

With 7.7cr viewers in one day, 'Ramayan' creates world record

Even 33 years after its original release, Ramanand Sagar's Ramayan is not only relevant, in fact, it is smashing viewership records around the world.

20 Apr 2020

Doordarshan

'Ramayan' fans claim scenes were edited; DD clarifies

As the rerun of Ramanand Sagar's Ramayan came to its conclusion a few days ago, fans did not seem satisfied.

20 Apr 2020

Doordarshan

TV-shoots to resume from May 4? Producers could approach government

Indian television viewers don't have anything new to watch since shoots have been stalled due to coronavirus.

15 Apr 2020

Akshay Kumar

Schoolboys' competition: Shatrughan Sinha's indirect jibe at Akshay Kumar

Plain-speaking Shatrughan Sinha has gone all guns blazing.

13 Apr 2020

Ramanand Sagar

'Ramayan': Reel-life Ram and Sita share iconic throwback picture

An iconic picture of the Ramayan cast is doing the rounds on social media.

10 Apr 2020

Sonakshi Sinha

Shatrughan Sinha slams Mukesh Khanna for mocking daughter Sonakshi

The ongoing reruns of classics Ramayan and Mahabharat are triggering two things the most: massive viewership for Doordarshan and some fresh controversies.

09 Apr 2020

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Actor Shyamsundar Kaalaani, who played Sugriva in 'Ramayan', passes away

TV actor Shyamsundar Kaalaani, who played the role of Sugriva and Bali, in Ramanand Sagar's Ramayan, has passed away.

03 Apr 2020

Doordarshan

'Ramayan' breaks records, garners 17 crore viewers in first weekend

Three-decades-old Ramayan is a hit on TV, once again!

28 Mar 2020

Doordarshan

Doordarshan starts 'Ramayana' and 'Mahabharat' reruns from today; details here

National broadcaster Doordarshan has started airing reruns of the iconic 80s shows Ramayana and Mahabharat.

26 Mar 2020

Doordarshan

DD classics 'Ramayan' and 'Mahabharat' to return to TV?

India is on a binge-watch mode.

02 Aug 2019

Deepika Padukone

Hrithik as Rama, Deepika as Sita for Nitesh Tiwari's next?

The success of Super 30 has translated into a lot of scripts for Hrithik Roshan.

22 Jun 2019

Haryana

UP: Adityanath's minister gets his shoelace tied by government employee

The politicians of this country sit on high-horses and swim in a pool of privilege. They have little to no regards for anyone else.

19 Oct 2018

Dussehra

This Dussehra, looking at five lessons Ramayana's pivotal-characters taught us

Among the 365 days of the year, nothing tells us good will finally defeat the evil like the day of Dussehra.

08 Jul 2018

India

Explore Lord Rama's life across India via Sri Ramayana Express

What is common between Ayodhya, Sitamarhi, Nandigram and Sri Lanka?

01 Jun 2018

Gujarat

Gujarat board textbook blooper: Sita was "abducted" by Rama

A paragraph in Class XII Sanskrit textbook of the Gujarat board seems to have got some basic facts wrong about Ramayana as it reads, "There is a very heart-touching description of the message conveyed by Laxman to Ram when Sita was 'abducted' by Rama."