Makers of the movie Rang Rasiya have received a legal
notice alleging that Raja Ravi Verma, on whom the film is based, is
portrayed in an 'erotic' and 'playboy' manner.
Directed by Ketan Mehta, the movie Rang
Rasiya is based on Ranjit Desai's novel titled 'Raja Ravi
Verma' and now grand-daughter of the legendary painter has sent a
legal notice to the makers of the film.
It has been alleged that Raja Ravi Verma has been portrayed in
an inappropriate manner, lowering the moral and intellectual
character of the painter.
On the other hand, director of the film Rang Rasiya
asserted that the film is made according to the novel which was
based on the painter and he feels that the legendary painter should
get recognition for being the pioneer of Indian art. Also, the
director raised fingers on the intention of the complainant for
sending the legal notice just on the eve of the film's
The movie Rang Rasiya starring Randeep Hooda and Nandana Sen will release on November 7th.