The golden children of Bollywood, Hrithik Roshan and Aishwarya Rai, will now play Ram and Sita in Sanjay Khan’s upcoming project The Legend of Rama.Zayed Khan will play Lakshman and Amitabh Bachchan will play Dashrath.
The Legend of Rama will be produced and directed by Sanjay Khan, who is Hrithik Roshan’s father-in-law and Zayed Khan’s father.
The Legend of Rama will be written by Sanjay Khan along with Farrukh Dhondy has been quoted as saying that The Legend of Rama will be a modernized version of the Ramayana, and that it will be the Ramayana in The Lord Of The Ringsgenre. He also added that the screenplay has the motion, motivation and movement of a Shakespearean play. The characters will be flat and unidimensional. Rama will be a goody-two-shoes, Lakshman even more so, and Sita’s bharatiya nari cloying martyrdom will make you gag.