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Rang Rasiya (2008)

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
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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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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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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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