Actor Yash Declines Role of Raavan in Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt's Ramayan

Actor Yash Declines Role of Raavan in Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt’s Ramayan

Popular actor Yash, known for his role in the blockbuster film KGF: Chapter 1,  KGF: Chapter 2, has declined an offer to portray the character of Raavan in the highly anticipated movie Ramayan. 

The film, directed by Nitesh Tiwari, will feature Ranbir Kapoor as Lord Ram and Alia Bhatt as Sita

Yash’s decision to reject the negative role has garnered praise from his fans.

Yash’s Reluctance to Play a Negative Character

Actor Yash Declines Role of Raavan in Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt's Ramayan

According to a recent report, Yash was reluctant to take on a negative role at this career stage. 

He is aware of the expectations of his fans, who prefer to see him in positive and heroic characters. 

A source mentioned that Yash holds his fans’ sentiments in high regard and respects their wishes, so he declined the offer.

Fans Laud Yash’s Decision

Fans of Yash took to Twitter to show their support for the actor’s decision. Many users commended him for prioritizing their expectations. 

One user praised his choice, while another thanked Yash as “Anna” (brother). 

Some even suggested that Yash would be a perfect fit for the role of Lord Ram, with Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt suited for supporting characters.

Alia Bhatt Confirmed as Sita

Alia Bhatt
Alia Bhatt

In Nitesh Tiwari’s Ramayan, Alia Bhatt has been confirmed to play the character of Sita. 

Earlier, she was the first choice for the role but could not accommodate the film’s shooting schedule for various reasons. 

However, with the film facing significant delays, the director and producer have decided to proceed with Alia as their initial choice. 

Alia is reportedly thrilled to portray a character that could leave a lasting impact, and Ranbir Kapoor is equally excited about taking on the role of Lord Ram.

Yash’s Upcoming Project

While Yash’s next project remains undisclosed, recent reports suggest he has signed a film with director Geethu Mohandas, tentatively titled Yash 19. 

Geethu revealed in a recent interview that the film would be a gangster flick with a fresh perspective, focusing on the female gaze. 

Fans eagerly anticipate the official announcement of Yash’s next venture.

Yash’s Past Success

Yash’s previous film, KGF: Chapter 2, released last year, achieved massive success at the global box office. 

The movie surpassed the remarkable milestone of ₹1000 crore in collections, establishing Yash as one of the industry’s leading actors.


Actor Yash’s decision to decline the role of Raavan in Ramayan has garnered appreciation from his fans, who admire his commitment to their expectations. 

The film continues to generate buzz, with Alia Bhatt confirmed as Sita and Ranbir Kapoor as Lord Ram. 

Yash’s followers eagerly await his next project, which is speculated to be a gangster film helmed by director Geethu Mohandas.


Why did Yash reject the role of Raavan in Ramayan?

Yash declined the role as he is currently not keen on playing negative characters in his career, considering the expectations of his fans.

Who will be playing Lord Ram and Sita in Ramayan?

Ranbir Kapoor is set to portray Lord Ram, while Alia Bhatt has been confirmed to play the role of Sita.

What is Yash’s next project?

Yash’s next project has yet to be officially announced. However, reports suggest he has signed a gangster film with director Geethu Mohandas, titled Yash 19.

How successful was KGF: Chapter 2?

KGF: Chapter 2, featuring Yash, was a massive success at the global box office, grossing over ₹1000 crore and establishing Yash as a prominent actor in the industry.

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