With Tanhaji director Om Raut announcing his Ramayan with Parbhas as Rama and Saif Ali Khan as Ravana, speculation has been rife as to who will play Sita in this new-age interpretation of the timeless tale.
The Southern websites have already picked their Sita. The lovely Keerti Suresh who won the National award for her performance in the Tamil bio-pic Mahaniti.
However sad as it may seem, Keerti is not playing Sita.
When I touched base with Keerti she completely denied playing Sita opposite Prabhas’ Rama.
The other name being thrown around for Sita’s role is Anushka Shetty, Prabhas’ rumoured girlfriend. But she is not playing Sita either, as Prabhas and his director do not want Adipurush to look like Baahubali all over again.
One hears the prime contender for Sita’s role is Deepika Padukone. Perfect fit, don’t you think?