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Colours of Passion (2008)

Rang Rasiya (original title)
Not Rated | | Biography, Drama, History | 7 November 2014 (India)
A look into the life of 19th century Indian painter Raja Ravi Varma.

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Raja Ravi Verma
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Sugandha
Paresh Rawal ...
Govardhandas
Ashish Vidyarthi ...
King Ailyum Thirunal
Sachin Khedekar ...
Justice Richards
Darshan Jariwala ...
Chintamani Pandit
Vikram Gokhale ...
Keshav Shastri
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Fritz Schleizer
Suhasini Mulay ...
Bakubai
Prashant Narayanan ...
Visakham (as Prroshant Narayannan)
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Paachan
Shri Vallabh Vyas ...
Hirachand
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Kamini (as Rachna Shah)
Feryna Wazheir ...
Frenny (as Feryna Wazheir)
Rajat Kapoor ...
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Inspired by the real life of Raja Ravi Varma, a young Raja Ravi Verma looking for an inspiration for a painting. He meets a girl and starts the painting. His first two paintings of Lakshmi and Saraswati are praised but after the woman starts feeling love for him, she seduces him. He then starts a relationship with her, which destroys his inspiration, and he starts painting inappropriate images, which brings anger in people. Written by Sumer Singh

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A story of a great Painter, who created the pictures of Hindu God in India.


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Rang Rasiya was made in 2008, and even premiered at Cannes Festival, however was not released in India, because of certain bold scenes. The film was finally given a theatrical release after six years in 2014. See more »

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Recommended for those who have a love for seeing quality Movies
2 January 2015 | by (India) – See all my reviews

I had never heard of Raja Ravi Varma, and after seeing the movie I got to know much about the lost literature and piece of history unknown to me. Since I was unaware of any fact regarding the character, hence I can't criticize on any point or misleading detail. And the speeches were really well delivered both by talented actor Randeep and gorgeous Nandana.

I enjoyed the movie and I wish to see the standards of Indian cinema more alleviated and up to the mark. Because in recent years the quality of movies is degrading at a accelerating rate and this movie provided some of the healing aid to the classical cinema lovers.


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