The film is a retelling of the story of Lord Rama, from his birth until his battle with Ravan at Sri Lanka. Rama faces Ravana with a sword but keeps his attire of old clothes and long hair. Ravana tries again but Rama jumps and cuts Ravana's sword. Before dying Maricha warns Rama of his wife which greatly scares Rama. The animated film skipped India cinemas but made its way globally under the title The Warrior Prince. Rama runs out and looks at the chariot. She has a younger sister, Urmila, and the female cousins Mandavi and Shrutakirti. Rama gets up and clenches his arm. Lakshman and a few soldiers head towards Lanka. Rama tries to run away but the arrow explodes. After weeks of struggle, Vibhishan meets Rama and joins him. Rama then tells the people to take heart and support the kingdom. Please take a moment to review my edit. Sugriva then mentions he heard a cry for help calling Rama's name. They used to draw it like pajamas. Sage Vishwamitra awards Rama with a chakra which he will need in a great battle. He respectfully accepts her wishes and gets ready to depart for the forest. While Rama is down in tears, Indrajeet shoots an arrow at Rama but Lakshman steps in and takes the arrow. The herbs heal Lakshman and gives Rama joy. Sita calls for help making Rama uneasy. The ban was lifted only in 1971. [5][6] The story was simplified to a great extent in order to appeal to the international audience. Kaikeyi meets Dasharath and reminds him that he owes her two boons. King Dasharath then gives an announcement that he wants to step down from the throne. The injured Surpankha returns to Lanka crying to Ravana about what happened. The film, dubbed Ramayana: The Legend of Prince Rama, wasn't planned to be your everyday action-adventure story acted out by people dressed up in elaborate costumes. He lands on the ground with intense pain. 14:17. It was released in the United States in a different, further localized English dub with narration by James Earl Jones, prince Rama voiced by Bryan Cranston and additional music by Alan Howarth[3] as The Prince of Light: The Legend of Ramayana on November 9, 2001. At that moment a beautiful lady is famished by Rama's beautiful face and his long black beautiful hair. Arun Govil, who is popularly known for playing the role of Rama in Ramayan (1987 TV series) voiced Prince Rama in the Hindi version. He thanks Jatayu for his efforts and cries when he dies. This film was made as a part of the 40th anniversary of India-Japan diplomatic relations and was worked on by teams from both countries. History & Plot Synopsis: In a sort of collaboratian between both Indian and Japanese filmakers, with a budget of 13 million in USD. “Because Ram is God, I felt it was best to depict him in animation, rather than by an actor,” Sago said in an interview. Rama bids farewell to his army and returns to Ayodhya with Sita and Lakshman. An anime adaptation of the Hindu epic the Ramayana, where Lord Ram combats the wicked king Ravana. View production, box office, & company info Photos. with folded hands sits before Sita and sings, Learn how and when to remove this template message, "Rama's epic adventure captured in Krishna Shah's new animated classic", "Ram Mohan - Biography, Works, Interview, etc. For 6 months Dasharath is in an ill state of health begging for Rama, but he eventually dies. Depictions in Popular Culture. “We didn’t do anything that was not looking right like Ram should have not looked like this or Sita should have been like this that we took care of. Hikayat Seri Rama, the Malay version of the Ramayana, was written between the 13th and 15th centuries. Indrajeet warns Rama to host a funeral for his family before he kills him. Off his sandals and has to live demon on which Lakshman shoots an arrow at her but he. 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