The movie is set against the backdrop of a popular Gujarat folk theatre Bhavai with a history of 700 years, according to the official announcement
Bollywood film Ravan Leela (Bhavai) starring Pratik Gandhi, of Scam 1992 fame, is all set for its theatrical release on October 1 this year. The movie helmed by Hardik Gajjar stars Aindrita Ray as the female lead.
Pratik Gandhi, who gained popularity for his role in the thriller web series Scam 1992, will be seen playing the lead in the Bollywood film. The actor will be seen in a completely different and powerful appearance in the movie. Even though many details about the movie are still under wraps, it is expected to be a love drama, which will ‘stay in the audience's heart forever’.
The actor took the news to Instagram and shared the poster of the film in his feed. ‘मुखौटे पे मुखौटा.. राम के रावण की लीला #RaavanLeela(Bhavai) in Cinemas on 1st October 2021’, wrote the actor.
Raavan Leela is backed by Pen Studios, which is known for the production of hit films such as Kahaani, Helicopter Eela, Namaste England and The Accidental Prime Minister. The movie is produced by Dhaval Jayantilal Gafa, Aksshay Jayantilal Gada, Parth Gajjar and Hardik Gajjar films in association with Backbencher Pictures.
Pratik Gandhi who works primarily in Gujarati theatre and cinema also has films such as Dedh Bigha Zameen and Athithi Bhooto Bhava on his plate. The actor is also ready to team up again with the filmmaker Hansal Mehta, after the duo's hit series Scam 1992. The -yet-to-be-titled project with Bhushan Kumar, Krishnan Kumar and Shaileesh R Singh, is expected to be a family drama as per the reports. He will also be sharing the screen space with actor Khusali Kumar, in an upcoming film helmed by Pulkit, who is the director of Brose: Dead or Alive.