Sunny Deol To Play Lord Hanuman In Nitesh Tiwari’s Ramayana: Report

It has been reported that actor Sunny Deol would play the powerful Hanuman in Nitesh Tiwari’s ambitious project ‘Ramayana’.

After months of fervent speculation and casting rumours, the part of Lord Hanuman is finally cast. And its none other than actor Sunny Deol. The ‘Gadar’ actor has been confirmed to portray the mighty Hanuman in Nitesh Tiwari’s Ramayana. This project boasts the star cast of Ranbir Kapoor, Sai Pallavi, and Yash.


Deol’s association with the project has generated considerable excitement among fans. Sources describe him as “all charged up” to take on this iconic role, calling it a “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.”

He is a good fit for the role because of his commanding physical presence and unrelenting determination, which embody the unshakable loyalty and power connected with Hanuman.

The creators are unfazed despite certain internet debates casting doubt on Deol and Kapoor’s age differences. The newspaper claims that they interpret the casting by considering how timeless the Ramayana story is and how character bonds transcend the confines of earthly time.

“It’s a legacy part, and the teams are unfazed by the social media chatter,” the insider was reported by the newspaper. Ranbir holds Sunny Deol in the highest regard and believes that he is one of the best performers in Indian cinema. On the big screen, spectators will be treated to a captivating chemistry between the two actors. The intention is to visually represent the unadulterated relationship between Lord Hanuman and Lord Ram.”

More About Tiwari’s Ramayana

With Sai Pallavi as Sita, Yash as Ravana, and Lara Dutta as Kaikeyi, Deol joins an amazing ensemble. Negotiations are in progress with Vijay Sethupathi to play the pivotal part of Vibhishana. The remaining important characters will soon be decided.

Beginning in March 2024, Ranbir Kapoor and Sai Pallavi will start the quest to bring this epic to reality. The first part of the Ramayana will be filmed through May, with a wrap in July. It is anticipated that this initial instalment’s post-production will take a year and a half.