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Warner Bros to distribute Ramayana -The Epic

MUMBAI: Warner Bros. India will distribute Maya Digital Media‘s animated feature Ramayana - The Epic.


The film will be released in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu on 15 October.


The film is the directorial debut of Chetan Desai and features voiceovers by Bollywood stars Manoj Bajpayee, Juhi Chawla and Ashutosh Rana for Ram, Sita and Raavan respectively.


Said Warner Bros Pictures India deputy managing director Denzil Dias, "Chetan Desai‘s version of this epic has taken animation films in India to the next level and one has to see it to believe it. We are delighted to be associated with this project."


Added Maya Digital Media chairman and managing director Ketan Mehta, "We want to take the most popular Indian story to a global audience. Warner Bros, with its reach and expertise, provides the ideal platform to launch this new avatar of Ramayana, where the past meets the future and mythology meets technology. It‘s the story of the original Indian superhero."


Ramayana will be the second attempt by a Hollywood studio in the area of Indian animated feature content, after Walt Disney India‘s co-production with Yash Raj Films‘ Roadside Romeo.
 

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