Janhvi Kapoor to replace Sai Pallavi in Nitesh Tiwari’s mythological drama ‘Ramayana’- Report

Ranbir Kapoor had a blast in 2023 and delivered the second-highest-grossing film of the year. For the new year, the actor has many amazing projects lined up ahead, which he will be commencing in the following months. Now, Ranbir is hearing up his upcoming mythological period drama Ramayana.

Helmed by Nitesh Tiwari, the film features Ranbir Kapoor as Lord Ram, while South superstar Yash will be playing the role of Ravana. Vijay Sethupathi will essay the role of Ravana’s brother Vibhishana and Sunny Deol will embody the role of lord Hanuman in the epic mythological drama.


Earlier, it was reported that Sai Pallavi would be portraying the role of Maa Sita. However, according to recent reports, it has been known that Janhvi Kapoor will be the one playing the role of Maa Sita, replacing Sai Pallavi.

Janhvi Kapoor last worked with Nitesh Tiwari for Bawaal alongside Varun Dhawan. Now, the makers have chosen Janhvi for the role as she will be well-suited for it.

It has also been reported that Ranbir Kapoor will refrain from drinking and eating meat during the shoot of Ramayana. The actor’s honest conviction towards his role showcases a pure sense of dedication. The shooting for the film is scheduled to begin soon and will be released in 2025.

Meanwhile, on the work front, Janhvi Kapoor will be next appearing in Mr and Mrs Mahi. The film marks the second collaboration between the actress and Sharan Sharma after the success of Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl. Mr and Mrs Mahi is a sports drama produced by Dharmatic Productions, wherein Janhvi and Rajkumar Rao will portray the characters Mahima and Mahendra respectively. The film is slated to release on the 19th of August.

Moreover, Janhvi will also be appearing in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Love and War. The film features Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, and Vicky Kaushal in key roles. It is scheduled to hit the theatres in 2025.