Ramayan actor Sunil Lahri doubts Alia Bhatt to play Sita in Nitesh Tiwari’s next; says ‘not sure she’ll be convinced’ | Hindi Movie News – Times of India

About Raut tried to bring epic Ramayan on the big screen with his filmAdipurush, The next director in line to re-tell the Hindi epic will be Nitesh Tiwari, According to reports, he is eyeing a power couple. Ranbir Kapoor And Alia Bhatt To play the roles of Lord Ram and Sita.
Actor in conversation with a news portal Sunil Lahriwho played the role of Laxman Objected to Alia playing the role of a goddess in Ramanand Sagar’s Ramayana.
When asked about Ranbir and Alia being the frontrunners to play the lead, Lahiri said they were both ‘very good actors’ and he felt they would do justice to the role. He even said that RK was a good choice to play Lord Ram as he can perform well. Sharing his thoughts on Alia’s casting, he expressed his objection saying that though the actress is talented, he feels they would have done justice to her. the role if he had done it five years earlier. Emphasizing that this is only his personal opinion, he said that he feels Alia has ‘changed’ and was not sure about how believable she would be as Sita.
Although there is no official announcement or confirmation regarding the casting of the film, the two are believed to be the frontrunners for the role.

Interestingly, when Alia was called ‘Sita-ji’ by the paparazzi recently, she got confused and laughed at the cameraman.
As per reports, the team is expected to start work on the film soon and the makers are eyeing a late 2024 or early 2025 release.

Watch ‘NOT SURE’: Sunil Lahri aka Lakshman of Ramanand Sagar’s ‘Ramayan’ reacts to Alia Bhatt playing Sita in Nitesh Tiwari’s ‘Ramayan’