The first trailer of Rang Rasiya, based on Ranjit Desai's novel on Raja Ravi Varma, is out.
Directed by Ketan Mehta, the film stars Randeep Hooda and Nandana Sen in the lead roles. Rajat Kapoor and Ashish Vidyarthi also feature in the movie.
In the two minute, 17 seconds video, Randeep Hooda is seen as the rebel painter fighting charges of obscenity for his creations. It is refreshing to see Hooda play the subtle rebel's role -- one who does not flare his nose or has anger boiling in his eyes when he responds to allegations. When a priest asks him who gave him the permission to paint gods, he says calmly, "
Swayam devtaon ne
The trailer hints at a lot of issues of our society -- hypocrisy, religious bureacracy and more.
Will the movie address them the way it should? We need to wait till Diwali when the film is slated to hit theatres.
Nonetheless, the filmmakers as well actors Randeep and Nandana need to be lauded for the brave step.