28 Feb 2021: 'Baahubali' writer roped in for 'Sita - The Incarnation'
Veteran screenwriter KV Vijayendra Prasad has been roped in to write the upcoming multilingual film Sita - The Incarnation, makers announced.
He has films like the Baahubali franchise and Bajrangi Bhaijaan to his credit, among others.
The film will be released in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada, and will be directed by Alaukik Desai. Prasad will pen the story and screenplay with him.
Announcement: Based on 'India's mythological magnum opus'
According to the film's makers, Sita - The Incarnation will take the audience on a journey of "India's mythological magnum opus."
The announcement read, "An untold story of India's largest divine epic Sita - The incarnation is being written by #Bahubali's veteran writer #KVVijendraPrasad and @alaukikdesai along with dialogue and lyrics writer @manojmuntashir, directed under the vision of director @alaukikdesai (sic)."
Fact: Here is what the director shared
Details: Many big names associated with the project
The story draws inspiration from the Hindu epic Ramayana, which tells the story of Lord Rama and his wife Sita.
The big screen project has several big names attached to it.
Manoj Muntashir, a renowned dialogue and lyrics writer in the Hindi film industry, has also been roped in to write the film's dialogues, the makers revealed.
Career: Prasad has penned several blockbusters
Apart from the superhit Baahubali franchise, Prasad has penned many blockbusters.
His collaboration with SS Rajamouli has been particularly special. They had worked together on Magadheera before Baahubali and are also currently working on another magnum opus RRR.
He has also written Hindi movies like Salman Khan-starrer Bajrangi Bhaijaan and Kangana Ranaut-starrer Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi.