Ram-Leela : Bhansali’s take on Romeo & Juliet

M_Id_439757_ramleelaRam-Leela, renamed as Goliyon Ki Raasleela – Ram-Leela, is a romantic-drama film directed and produced by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. It stars Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone as the eponymous leads. The film is said to be an adaptation of Shakespeare’s epic love story Romeo and Juliet, set in violent times. Rated 18+ in the UAE, the film opens on Thursday and hopes to attract SLB’s fans in large numbers.

The movie generally got positive reviews. Taran Adarsh of Bollywood Hungama gave the movie 4.5/5 stars, commenting “On the whole, GOLIYON KI RAASLEELA RAM-LEELA ought to be watched for multiple reasons: the electrifying chemistry between its lead actors, the strong dramatic content, the scintillating musical score, the violent streak in the narrative and of course, Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s execution of the material. A masterpiece by the master craftsman Sanjay Leela Bhansali!” Meena Iyer of The Times Of India gave the movie 5/5 stars.

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