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Rang Rasiya (2008)

Not Rated | | Biography, Drama, Romance | 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
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Govardhandas
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King Ailyum Thirunal
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Justice Richards
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Chintamani Pandit
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Keshav Shastri
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Fritz Schleizer
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Bakubai
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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)
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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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A must watch
17 May 2015 | by See all my reviews

Rang Rasiya is a movie everybody should watch, the lead played by Randeep Hooda & the talented beauty Nandana Sen. The movie takes you through the late 18th century & early 19th century when religious vandals ruled freedom of speech, art & expression. Raja Ravi Verma championed this cause & eventually won the battle. Rang Rasiya is a masterpiece which is on par with the greatest of world cinema or even better than most. The narration is so smooth, acting is superb, sets dating back over a century is also so immaculate & sex is refreshing to see in Indian cinema. Randeep & Paresh have done superbly well. Nandana looks stunning throughout the movie so is the Scottish girl. Hope there are more movies like this coming which are true to the script.


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