Lara Dutta has reportedly been approached to play the role of Kaikeyi, the step-mother of Lord Ram in Nitesh Tiwari’s ‘Ramayana’.
A source told PinkVilla, “Nitesh Tiwari wants to cast actors who are apt to play the characters belonging to the most timeless tale of Indian History. He feels Lara Dutta is perfect to play the part of Princess Kaikeyi, the third consort of King Dasharatha. It’s a pivotal character that leads to the entire conflict in Ramayana, and Lara is excited to entire the fantastical world of Nitesh Tiwari.”
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The film, which stars Ranbir Kapoor, is expected to go on the floors in March. ‘Ramayana’ is expected to release in the second half of 2025.