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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
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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
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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A film on painter Raja Ravi Verma was first to be made in 2006 as " Suryamukhi". Starring Ajay Devgan and Madhuri Dixit, directed by Shaji Karun. Due to some nudity scenes, Madhuri refused and the film got shelved . See more »

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Good start. Needs more refinement
7 November 2014 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Rang Rasiya - first of all, Hats off!! to the team for persisting with the final print. It takes courage for the cast, especially Nandana Sen, to deliver content as bold as this. The frontal nudity was handled perfectly and given just the right amount of attention it deserves. Nothing more. Nothing less.

Just like Sunny Leone coming to Bollywood, this movie is a very very bold move and am glad that the movie hall full of grown ups handled it maturely.

Good to see India progressing!!!

Coming back to the movie, too much content to be covered in too short a time. Would have been great if the movie focused on Raja Ravi Verma and his protagonist as the story felt too boring at times.


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