The Ramayana is one of the most beloved epic of all time that has influenced masses irrespective of religious boundaries. From the tales of a prince who fights asuras or evils, to a son who willingly accepts 14 years of exile to keep father’s promise, the legend has something to offer for everyone. Thus, over the years many films have taken inspiration from the epic with some traditional and modern touches. First: Sampoorna Ramayana- The 1961 movie is a retelling of the entire Ramayana that was directed by Bahubhai Mistry and features several renowned artists like Mahipal, Anita Guha, Sulochana Latkar, Helen and Lalita Pawar. Second: Kalyug aur Ramayan- This is a modern day version of Ramayan where Lord Hanuman takes a tour in modern world and witnesses the regression in the society. The story continues as he helps an ordinary man and his father to re-establish the good over evil theory. Third: Luv Kush- The film starring stars like Jeetendra, Jaya Prada and Aruna Irani was based on the story of Lord Rama’s twin sons, Luv and Kush. Fourth: Hum Saath Saath Hai- Sooraj Barjatya’s family drama was heavily inspired by the Ramayana. The affluent Chaturvedi Family and their internal struggles is a perfect example of modern day Ramayan. The film also delivers perfect dose of humour and comfort for festive mood. Fifth: Raavan- The movie is Mani Ratnam’s interpretation of the epic. Raavan follows a bandit Beera who kidnaps the wife of a police officer only to fall in love with her later. The multi-lingual film wasn’t big at box office but was critically praised. Sixth: Baahubali Series: In the conclusion part of the epic drama, Devsena and Baahubali banished from the Royal Palace drew inspiration from Ramayana. Even the filmmaker Rajamouli said that all his films have inspiration from Mahabharata and Ramayana as these epics have been fed to him from his childhood days. Seventh: RRR: Another global film by Rajamouli was inspired by the epic Ramayana. It bears similarities as the central trio of Alluri Sitarama Raju, Komaram Bheem, and Sita resemble Lord Rama, Hanuman, and Lady Sita from the Ramayana. Eighth: Adipurush- Recently, Om Raut’s film also celebrated the epic. The film performed very well in initial days but some segments of the film hurt people’s sentiments and stirred political and religious uproar.