highly-successful Phoonk, Ram Gopal Varma has jumped into
another project named Rann; this time also, he has cast his
favourite hero Sudeep in the film. Sudeep first worked with Ramu in
Phoonk and when Ramu announced a sequel to
Phoonk, he retained Sudeep, saying that he is the apt
actor for that role.
Now with Rann, Ramu has once again displayed his
fondness for this Kannada actor by casting him in the role of
Amitabh Bachchan's son. Rann is about the media and the
commercial atmosphere around it. It features the conflict between
journalistic ethics and commercial interests. Amitabh plays the
role of Harshvardhan Malik, India's most respected media
personality who owns the channel INDIA 24/7.
Sudeep plays Jay Malik who views his father Harshvardhan Malik's
channel solely as a business enterprise to make profit. The other
cast includes Manisha Koirala who plays the programme head of INDIA
24/7, Riteish Deshmukh as a reporter and Paresh Rawal as as the
leader of the Opposition.